Joy Binns

Joy B.

Fayetteville, AR

About Joy B.

Joy teaches: Ages 12 and up
Teaching since: January 2014
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

Want to learn to speak a new language? Spanish? English? ASL? I would love to be a part of your journey!
As a current Spanish, English, and ASL tutor, I am a patient, and friendly person, who is passionate about language learning! I have personal experience on what it takes to learn a second language, for I am a learned Spanish and ASL speaker. My teaching approach is personalized, fun, and focused. I can't wait to meet you, assess your language level, and get started with what will best help meet your goals!

Photos and Videos

Joy and her ESL student with her certification of completion!

Experience

Language Tutor

May 2015 - Present
Online

I currently meet in person or online, giving one on one lessons for my English,Spanish, or ASL students. Either before meeting my student or at the first meeting I give an assessment to gage the student's level. Then I form personalized curriculum to help meet their needs.

ESL Volunteer

Feb 2014 - Present
ESL - Lutheran Church

·Provide engaging lessons for Hispanic adults learning English
· Participate with the team of instructors in program planning and curriculum development
·Assist students with personal goals in the language learning process
·Evaluate program’s effectiveness by measure students’ growth with post tests.

English Conversation Teacher

Jan 2010 - May 2010
La Pedagogica Universidad

· Designed my own lesson plans and materials for a multilevel classroom
·Energetically conducted a safe classroom environment by involving every student in the conversation and lesson

Education

Communications

Aug 2013 - May 2015
University of Arkansas

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
Johnson County Community College

Languages Spoken

ASL

Limited Proficiency

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Professional Proficiency

Affiliations

Phi Theta Kappa

Dec 2011
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The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

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15 Reviews on Joy B.

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David R. Dec 20, 2016
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
I am currently enrolled in Joy's online Spanish lessons. In the beginning, I was a bit apprehensive about receiving private tutoring over the internet, however my apprehensiveness quickly diminished following my first lesson with Joy. Joy has been a wonderful teacher. Her level of patience is remarkable. Also, the way she presents material is in a concise manner makes learning very attainable. She is very passionate and prideful in her work. She is also always able and willing to answer any questions I have either during our lesson, or on a day we do not meet. Joy is a very talented teacher. She has truly made me desire on continuing more Spanish even after I graduate college. If there was one thing I could change, it would be for us to meet more than twice a week. But, above all I look forward to my lessons with Joy every week.
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Ashley K. Nov 21, 2016
American Sign Language · Online
Verified Student
She was delightful and patient! That's all I would ask for.
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Ayako C. Nov 14, 2016
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
Caters the lesson to your needs/weak areas so you will be able to make the most of the lesson..
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Shagufta H. Nov 10, 2016
American Sign Language · Online
Verified Student
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Ayako C. Nov 7, 2016
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
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David R. Oct 21, 2016
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
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Evie L. Sep 13, 2016
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
Great lessons, organized and very patient!!
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Chris J. Aug 23, 2016
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
Awesome lesson; thanks Joy!
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Kelsey Aug 19, 2016
Spanish · In studio
Verified Student
Joy is very friendly and helpful. She tailors every session to what I am working towards and will integrate any and all materials I have or she can find. Great experience so far!
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Tara Jul 24, 2016
Spanish · In studio
I was ready to brush off my high school spanish for a few months when I had some down time from my typical committments. Joy was amazing! She was patient, fun, and most importantly made the lessons relevant to my life and work! It made it so much easier to re-learn as we were focusing on things of interest and easily applicable to my day-to-day life. I highly recommend Joy - if I get another period of downtime I will absolutely go back to Joy to pick up where we left off!
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