Kelly Minks

Kelly M.

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Developing a love for reading can make school and learning so much more enjoyable and successful for students. There are various obstacles that can lead to reading struggles and I am here to help you identify and supersede them so that you can become a confident, proficient reader! I've been very successful in helping students reach grade level proficiency in a matter of months.

About Kelly M.

Kelly is a highly skilled teacher who is bilingual in Spanish and English and licensed to teach children, teens, and adults. With over 10 years of experience teaching throughout the United States, Latin America, and Asia, Kelly has developed a passion for language education and multiculturalism. Her teaching philosophy focuses on the development of authentic, student-centered learning opportunities that promote long-term success. She is an enthusiastic, charismatic teacher who is eager to design the perfect course to help you reach your learning goals!

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Anna
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Posted Sep 23, 2019
Yuheng
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Posted Aug 5, 2019
ILMO
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It was very productive~!

Posted Aug 2, 2019
Yasuyuki
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Posted Jul 31, 2019
Linda
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Posted Jul 26, 2019
Raissa
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Excellent instructor!

Posted Jul 16, 2019
Myla F.
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An amazing teacher. My daughter never liked reading until now.

Posted Jun 12, 2019
Carol F.
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I liked the class!

Posted May 15, 2019
Avril L.
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Kelly is patient, kind and understanding.

Posted May 8, 2019
Alan
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Posted Apr 16, 2019
Lily
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Very nice start

Posted Mar 29, 2019
Lily
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it was a really nice first class, thanks

Posted Mar 29, 2019
Veronika
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You are an awesome teacher and I am so looking forward to our next lessons and to see my progress! :-)

Posted Mar 12, 2019
Molly
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Kelly is a great teacher. She really listens to what you're trying to get out of lessons and creates plans that are challenging and fun.

Posted Feb 9, 2019
Beth R.
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Kelly has helped my 1st grader so much. Her fluency is up. Her confidence is up. I take the tricky topics from the school week and turn to Kelly to help us break it down. Kelly has given us direction and a path to fluency.

Posted Feb 8, 2019
Lindsay
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Kelly has been extremely helpful in my accent reduction classes. She finds a way to make it fun for me, and I really appreciate that.

Posted Feb 8, 2019
Alisa
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Amazing!

Posted Jan 11, 2019
Vikas
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She is very helpful and gives good feedback. I would recommend her

Posted Nov 19, 2018
Kurumi W.
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Awesome lesson, thank you

Posted Nov 8, 2018
Eunju
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Posted Oct 19, 2018
Thiagu B.
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I have taken only two lessons so far and Kelly is an amazing teacher.

Posted Sep 10, 2018
Thiagu B.
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Posted Aug 17, 2018
Sai K.
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Posted Aug 15, 2018
Vineeta M.
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I liked the teaching style of Kelly. She carefully listened my objectives and decided how to proceed from there. This is my first class and I am very excited to learn in future classes.

Posted Aug 6, 2018
Juho
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Kelly is accommodating (scheduling wise) and spot on in identifying the areas where my son needs help and in building lesson plans around them. A relief to know someone like Kelly!

Posted Jul 8, 2018
Jelena J.
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Kelly is highly knowledgeable and very pleasant to work with. I like her style and flexibility.

Posted Jun 29, 2018
Alle
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great teacher

Posted Jun 13, 2018
Ivana
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She is patient, polite, easy to talk to and has a lot of knowledge. She was more like my friend than my teacher, and she made learning fun. I loved taking her classes because it was never awkward. Most importantly she gave me good ideas on how to continue improving on my own.

Posted Jun 5, 2018
Simona
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She was spot on the problems. Thank you so much!

Posted Jun 4, 2018
Simona
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Posted Jun 4, 2018
Naho Samayoa
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Posted May 24, 2018
Jun K.
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I just finished my third lesson with Kelly. I'm getting a really deep understanding of various pronunciations!

Posted May 1, 2018
Guillermo Maza
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Having classes with Kelly is a great experience. She goes the extra mile to adjust the teaching to your needs

Posted Apr 13, 2018
Jun
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The first lesson went very well, and I look forward to the next one!

Posted Apr 4, 2018
Mahta
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Kelly is great at customizing the lessons to my specific needs and learning goals. I really enjoy our weekly classes and she is helping me slowly build my vocabulary and learn grammar.

Posted Mar 24, 2018
James K.
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Posted Mar 21, 2018
Shanshan
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Posted Mar 21, 2018
Sissi
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I am very, very happy with my ESL class, because I use to be very insecure to talk in English and after few classes I am much more secure and comfortable to talk. Kelly is very nice, I love the way she teaches, she is very caring and patient, it means a lot to me. I feel blessed.

Posted Mar 19, 2018
Gabriel
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Great teacher, I learned so much in a little time. My writing improved due to her teaching style.

Posted Mar 19, 2018
Brian
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Profesora Kelly is very professional and experienced; she has excellent resources for students and is flexible in lesson planning - highly recommended!

Posted Mar 16, 2018
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Outstanding experience, very intelligent and engaging instructor, highly recommended

Posted Mar 16, 2018
Niraj
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u r awesome

Posted Mar 16, 2018
Sisil
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Great tutor!

Posted Feb 27, 2018
Adolfo Fuentes
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Kelly is not only an instructor, she is a professional teacher with an amazing background that helps you to learn with your own day-to-day examples in a warm and friendly manner.

Posted Feb 26, 2018
Sunny K.
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Posted Feb 1, 2018
Mahta
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Kelly makes learning fun and customizes the lesson plans to my needs.

Posted Jan 23, 2018
Adolfo Fuentes
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Kelly is not only a very experienced educator, beyond that she is the nicest person that you can find, demonstrating genuine interest in your development.

Posted Dec 19, 2017
Hope
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I've had 3 classes with Kelly and they've been great. Her method is fun, engaging and I look forward to continuing. I've tried several self-study options without success, whereas Kelly's teaching methods keep me engaged. She uses techniques I didn't know existed and I'm not just memorizing pages of words. As an adult learner, I have finally found a great option to learn Spanish.

Posted Dec 14, 2017
Nick
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Great first lesson; Kelly is very helpful and patient. Looking forward to our next lesson!

Posted Dec 10, 2017
Jasmine
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I like Kelly, who is a phenomenal instructor. I love sessions with her. The slangs and idioms she shared are very helpful! Thank you, Kelly

Posted Dec 1, 2017
Meena
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Posted Nov 27, 2017
Jasmine
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I`m excited to start class with Kelly. I greatly appreciate her extensive teaching experience and resourceful learning materials!

Posted Nov 20, 2017
Renettra M.
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Kelly is so good! She keeps the lessons fun, informative, and relevant. And she has so many resources. I can’t wait until my next lesson.

Posted Nov 20, 2017
Elizabeth
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Excellent communication, feedback and support.

Posted Nov 10, 2017
Nicole
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Very helpful, very patient.

Posted Nov 3, 2017
Hiren B.
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Posted Nov 1, 2017
Sissi
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I had a very good experience
I am happy for the class
thank you very much

Posted Oct 30, 2017
Sissi
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I enjoyed very much.
Thank you

Posted Oct 30, 2017
Shamma
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First session was good, can't wait to experience the second

Posted Oct 2, 2017
Peggy
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Posted Sep 29, 2017
Lili L.
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I'm so comfortable having class with Kelly. She is just amazing!

Posted Sep 17, 2017
Ashvika D.
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thanks! :)

Posted Aug 27, 2017
Carolyn
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Great first lesson!

Posted Aug 24, 2017
Carolyn
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Posted Aug 24, 2017
Beverly B.
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She's excellent at teaching and has lots of great resources.

Posted Aug 17, 2017
Ryan
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My seven year old boy just finished online summer reading instruction with Kelly. And wow...what a difference those 3 months made. This was our first experience with online tutoring and Kelly made it an extremely positive one. Aidan went from reading at a level D to a level H in just a few short months. Not only that, he is now reading independently and enthusiastically! No longer does reading seem a chore. I would highly recommend Kelly to anyone looking for reading instruction. She was wonderful and it was certainly money well spent.

Posted Aug 16, 2017
Matt S.
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Kelly has been an absolute blast to work with. I have had 4 different tutors through take lessons and none of them compare. By meeting once a week, my Spanish speaking skills have increased tremendously. She designs classes around my desired goals and always provides extra study material to complete throughout the week. Kelly's positive attitude and love for teaching has been an enormous factor in my decision to continue working with her. Because of her background in education she has proven to be one of the best. I highly recommend Kelly for anyone who wishes to learn Spanish.

Posted Aug 4, 2017
Shanna
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Posted Aug 2, 2017
Ryan
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Posted Jul 16, 2017
irina
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Kelly is very professional, organized and communicative. She is able to create connections with students from the very first minutes of the lesson.
The quality of her lessons is outstanding. My daughter's English SAT score was boosted by 80 points after just a few lessons.

Posted Jul 15, 2017
Matthew
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first lesson went well. i was a bit anxious and nervous about it, but she made me fell very calm and engaged.

Posted Jul 11, 2017
Andres
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Posted Jun 27, 2017
Aidan
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Aidan's, my seven year old boy, first lesson with Kelly was excellent. Kelly was both patient and supportive in her approach. Aidan took to the lesson very well. Based on this initial lesson I'm thinking Aidan should be well on pace for his second grade reading and comprehension levels. We look forward to our follow-ups over the summer.

Posted Jun 11, 2017
Andy S.
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For first lesson Kelly was really organized and asked a lot of great questions so she can tailor my learning experience. Looking forward to more.

Posted Jun 8, 2017
tom
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Posted May 25, 2017
Nicole
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Always a joy to learn from Kelly!

Posted May 15, 2017
ANA MARIA
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Posted Apr 27, 2017
Monica D.
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Although it was our first class, the connection was immediate. Kelly is very open, well rounded, friendly, passionate and much more. I am not only excited about improving however i am thrilled to know I have an instructor who really cares! Looking forward to much more!

Posted Apr 22, 2017
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Posted Apr 13, 2017
Meena
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Kelly is a thoughtful, kind and patient teacher. Her encouragement has made me more confident in re-learning Spanish and becoming conversational/fluent in this ever-present language.

Posted Apr 11, 2017
Harman
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Today was my first lesson with Kelly. I liked her way of teaching. I will highly recommend her to anyone looking for Spanish lessons.

Posted Apr 10, 2017
Rani H.
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Best teacher I ever met. Enjoy her class!

Posted Apr 10, 2017
Kirtana
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Posted Apr 10, 2017
Jennifer
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Kelly is very caring, patient and professional. Besides helping me with my oral English, she also gives good advice on some of my problems in life.

Posted Apr 9, 2017
Renee
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Kelly was well prepared, tailored the lesson to my needs and gave me great resources to use. We worked collaboratively on my goals and I felt comfortable learning something new.

Posted Apr 7, 2017
Bella M.
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Very professional!

Posted Apr 6, 2017
Sheena D.
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Posted Apr 2, 2017
Alexis T.
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She was amazing, I understood what was going on and I'm ready to show my teacher what I'm actually capable of when taught the right way!

Posted Mar 18, 2017
Mark
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Posted Mar 16, 2017
Oktaviani W.
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Posted Mar 15, 2017
Rani H.
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great teacher, great class!

Posted Mar 8, 2017
Rani H.
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enjoyed the class.

Posted Mar 8, 2017
Amy
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Has great ideas to help with Organization and Study Skills.

Posted Mar 4, 2017
Jorge
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Kelly is a great professional.

Posted Mar 3, 2017
Peggy
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Kelly is a great teacher. She is helpful, patient, encouraging and flexible. My son likes the way she teaches and feel comfortable. She also put extra efforts to provide him homework to improve his English. I see the improvement on my son's score and self-confident. I would definitely recommend her.

Posted Mar 2, 2017
Minhaj K.
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My son is her student and so am I - Learnt something new in each of my class with her. My son has shown improvement in the last three plus months of classes. Am glad she always make up for any missed classes and continue from where she left. She is very flexible and adjust so well with any kind and capacity of student she is dealing with. Two Thumbs Up for her!!!

Posted Mar 2, 2017
Meirong
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Kelly is an experienced and patient English teacher. My daughter loves her classes so much and thinks Kelly is the best English teacher ever taught her .Thanks Kelly.

Posted Jan 10, 2017
Kenneth J.
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I have taken lessons from Kelly for about a year and a half. I am constantly surprised at the quality of lessons and the detail in homework she provides me. She keeps me motivated when life gets busy and it is hard to find the time. Even though it is my goal to learn Spanish, I feel it is equally her goal to help me succeed. I have tried several methods and having instruction from Kelly ties everything together.

I HIGHLY recommend her if you are interested in learning any area she instructs. You won't be disappointed.

Posted Nov 3, 2016
Doug B.
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Kelly works with two of our daughters. Josie, who is in kindergarten, has just about completed the Lexia kindergarten curriculum. Josie's teacher is really pleased with her performance in school so far. Elizabeth is in 4th grade and Kelly works with her on Moby mathematics. Elizabeth made the honor role this year with all A's and B's. We could not be more pleased with our children's performance in school. This can be attributed to working with Kelly over the summer and on weekends. Kelly has many user friendly fun resources on-line that allow the children interact with Kelly one on one. I definitely would like to recommend Kelly for tutoring. She is absolutely fantastic!

Posted Oct 23, 2016
Taylor
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Kelly is great. She allows me to choose what I want to learn and has a wealth of resources at her fingertips that allow her to adapt to my whims. I've been learning a lot, and am well on my way to being a fluent speaker! I would highly recommend Kelly.

Posted Oct 15, 2016
Duany
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Kelly is a great communicator and is able to teach in simple ways. I definitely recommend her.

Posted Aug 18, 2016
ANA MARIA
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I like her a lot, she is amazing teacher because I feel the online class like it was in person. I am going to have more classes with her, she is good teacher.

Posted Jul 5, 2016
Lisa K.
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Kelly teaches both our children reading and writing. I can't stress to you enough how much we value her skills as a teacher and a person. My daughter who has ADHD went from F's to A's in a six month period. Amazing, I know. She is patient and engaging and worth her weight in gold!!

Posted Jun 4, 2016
Lan
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Kelly is nice and friendly which makes you feel comfortable right from the start - an important factor for an English speaking lesson. She has several years teaching English abroad so she could easily identify the key areas of improvements for non native speakers. So if you are ESL learners and you want to improve your speaking skills or accent, you should definitely contact Kelly.

Posted May 8, 2016
Tammy
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Kelly has been a blessing for us! My daughter is in 3rd grade and her math grades have improved by leaps and bounds. My daughter has more self confidence and actually likes learning about math. Thanks Kelly!

Posted May 2, 2016
Nina
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She is a great teacher. Thank you Kelly!

Posted Apr 1, 2016
Susi F.
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she 's great

Posted Feb 25, 2016
Evelyn G.
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Kelly is a great instructor with a passion for teaching. She brings a positive energy and vibe to the virtual classroom and immediately puts you at ease. She is very friendly, professional, personable, well prepared and has solid mastery on the material. She utilized various media--words in print, video, audio, and conversation, etc., which made the lesson fun and participatory. My daughter loved the class! I highly recommend Kelly!

Posted Jan 23, 2016
Gabriella L
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Follow-up review after 6 months with Kelly as teacher.
I am currently preparing for my DELE C1 exam in April/May 2016 and Kelly has truly helped me expand my vocabulary as well as help me be more disciplined in consistently using the correct conjugations. At the end of the class we review the mistakes, she has a list of new vocabulary and she addresses all the questions I have gathered throughout the week. In addition, she is great fun to work with!

Posted Jan 19, 2016
Brian

Kelly is one of the hardest working teachers I have ever known. Her compassion for students and her attention to the details of teaching are impressive. She also has a great sense of humor, which makes learning new material a lot easier.

Posted Dec 9, 2015
Rachel B
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Kelly takes the time and makes the extra steps!!! She listened to my needs and helped me work on my Spanish for the workplace. I highly recommend her.

Posted Dec 7, 2015
Megan
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Kelly is patient, kind and tough at the same time! She challenges you to reach your goals and keeps you honest along the way. I am looking forward to recommendation her to business partners of mine who can benefit from a conversational usage of the Spanish language.

Posted Dec 5, 2015
Bryan

I can't say enough good things about Kelly as a teacher and person. Kelly has a true and real passion for teaching and helping others. I've known Kelly for many years and she's probably one of the main reasons I graduated college :P Best free tutor a college kid could ask for. She really is wonderful with children and has a way of getting through to them, where many others can't. Fantastic educator!

Posted Dec 3, 2015
Jamie
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Ms Minks has impressed me with her professional skills in helping McKaila with her Spanish class. Kaila is a high school freshman studying Spanish. Ms Minks has been assisting her with on-site tutoring with her language acquisition as her weekly tutor. The homework assignments have been concise and productive and seem to be positive for Kaila as she completes the work regularly and is experiencing improvement with her language success. Ms Minks seems to be able to "capture" the teenager's attention and desire to succeed in a very positive manner. Kaila speaks highly of her. The tutoring is not on line through a company but Ms Minks needs attention and credit for her good work with my niece. I certainly recommend her!

Posted Dec 1, 2015
J Marie
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Ms. Minks assisted me with my proficiency in Spanish so that I am more successful with my volunteer works in Latin America. She provided the lesson materials that I needed on line with good resources. During our lessons, she assisted me with conjugations of the verbs and choices of the feminine and masculine word forms. She was SO VERY SUPPORTIVE of my efforts and always there, even when I texted her between lessons with questions. I Highly Recommend her as your tutor. J Marie Farr

Posted Nov 29, 2015
Darcy
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Kelly is a world traveler whom has taught students in several countries. She is an excellent teacher. Qualities that set her above the rest are her beautiful personality. When you take a class from Kelly, you feel like you are her only student. She invests time in you and takes great care to develop lessons so that you learn and progress forward. When she is not with you, she is thinking about your lessons and how to best help you achieve your personal goals. Kelly Rocks!!!!

Posted Nov 29, 2015
Glen W.
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Extremely accomodating a needs oriented!

Posted Nov 28, 2015
Glen W.
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Extremely accomodating a needs oriented!

Posted Nov 28, 2015
Jae
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I needed some help with my accent so I chose Kelly mainly due to her teaching experience abroad. I took her classes this year and and her foreign experience shows throughout her lessons. If English is not your native language, I definitely recommend taking her classes. It didn't take us too long either. For me it took couple months (once a week lesson) to gain confidence and skills to speak like a naive speaker, but it might take longer depending on what level your English is. The only issue was that her timezone was in central and mine was in PST so scheduling was a bit chaotic, but she leaves her weekends open for her students so it shouldn't be too much of an issue.

Posted Nov 28, 2015
Rik
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Kelly is attentive, an amazing supporter, and challenges you to the lengths necessary. I would recommend her without hesitation. Like the review says: BEST.INSTRUCTOR.EVER.

Posted Nov 28, 2015
Hal
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Very well-organized. Speaks to her audience, neither talking over people's heads nor being condescending.

Posted Nov 28, 2015
Andrew
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Kelly is an excellent tutor! She has helped me improve my Spanish greatly. She makes each lesson fun and truly cares about my progress. I look forward to each lesson with Kelly!

Posted Nov 28, 2015
Sheila

Great tutor. Why? Kelly has a true passion for teaching and truly cares about her students. She's very attentive to a students individual styles and needs. That's pretty important for me since foreign languages aren't my strong suit.

Posted Nov 28, 2015
Laurie

Kelly is an excellent tutor. She developed a good rapport with my child and really helped her improve the quality of her writing. I would highly recommend her.

Posted Nov 28, 2015
Sue K.
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She is excellent !

Posted Nov 28, 2015
Delfia H.
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Kelly has been fantastic. She is very organized and speaks Spanish very well. Our daughter has learned a lot and we are so pleased with her progress.

Posted Oct 3, 2015
Jason
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Kelly is an excellent teacher. She and I worked together in the Summer ESL program at Lake Forest Academy. Her students loved her and learned a lot from her. As a colleague, I believe she is one of the best teachers I have ever encountered.

Posted Oct 3, 2015
Kate
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a totally dreadful experience. Proceed at your own risk.

Posted Sep 23, 2015
Kenneth J.
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I have taken several lessons from Kelly and am continually impressed with her attention to making sure we have a lesson direction if I don't have a specific area to cover. I am comforted with her ability to teach at my level while challenging me to do more between lessons and at a higher level.

Anyone needing help in an area Kelly has experience would benefit from any lessons taken with Kelly.

Posted Sep 17, 2015
Kenneth J.
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First time user of these services. Kelly is an wonderful teacher. As an adult with little spanish confidence, she is wonderful in determining my needs and learning style, as well as willing to answer emailed questions in detail. I highly recommend Kelly to any student of spanish. She is very competent in both spanish and teaching.

Posted Aug 16, 2015
Gabriella L.
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This is my first on-line Spanish conversation experience and I am very fortunate to have had Kelly as teacher.
She enunciates clearly (therefore very easy to understand), she is disciplined in making corrections and reviews all mistakes at the end of the hour.
Looking forward to my next class.

Posted Jul 25, 2015
Gerardo P.
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Miss Kelly teaches a very professional, dedicated and attentive to my needs specific to the learning and development of the English language, used different teaching methods and tools to give me to understand my language faults.

Posted Dec 10, 2014
Joel L.
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Kelly spent two quarters with our son when he was struggling with 5th grade math and helped him raise his grades from Cs and Ds to a solid B. What made that even more impressive is that our son goes to a dual language school and most of the math lesson was in Spanish! Kelly has a great personality and relates well to both parents and kids. She was very accommodating and even picked our son up from school when we weren't able to. We highly recommend her.

Posted Dec 2, 2014
Devora B.
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Kelly is a brilliant teacher, who is multi-talented, inspiring and hard-working. Kelly makes learning fascinating and fun, while teaching her students the organizational and academic skills needed to do well now and in their future. Kelly brings out the best in her students, and my daughter now has excellent grades in high school English, History and Spanish as a result of working with Kelly. My daughter looks forward to her lessons because Kelly is a wonderful person to be around and is a joy to learn from. Kelly is always thinking about what is best for her students. She empowers them to be their own advocate at school and talk to teachers when needed. Kelly also takes the time to follow up with emails to parents after lessons and make helpful suggestions. I feel lucky to have found such a great tutor and mentor for my child, and I honestly think that anyone who hires Kelly will feel the same way!

Posted Dec 2, 2014
Yerim H.
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I've known Kelly since we met in South Korea. She has shown that she is a compassionate and passionate teacher who tries anything and everything in order to reach and encourage each and every student. Thus I highly recommend Kelly as a your possible and promising future teacher.

Posted Jun 16, 2014
Sol L.
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Kelly is the best teacher in the world. Always in a good mood, eager to teach and learn. She is very enthusiastic and I recommend her with all my heart because besides learning a lot, you will have lots of fun, meet a great person and professional.

Posted Jun 12, 2014
Monica A.
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I know Kelly for three years now and I have seen how great of a teacher she is. Her positive energy and dedication to her students is a result of her passion for her teaching profession. As a native Spanish speaker I can say that she is fluent. Overall, she is an outstanding teacher and tutor.

Posted Jun 6, 2014
juana P.
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I remember my classes with Kelly as one of the most fun and enjoyable learning experiences!! She was always very enthusiastic, professional and dedicated, always bringing new creative activities for us to do together that were of my interest, and helped me progress fast and well!

Posted Jun 6, 2014
Christopher E.
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Kelly is an enthusiastic teacher who enjoys working with all age ranges. She is a hard worker who cares about her students' educations, and is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure her student understands the lesson.

Posted Jun 6, 2014
Lucio A.
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She was one of my English teachers in Buenos Aires and her classes were interactive and enjoyable!
Very professional and kind person.
Recommended for everybody!

Posted Jun 6, 2014

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Experience

Founder & CEO
Apr 2017 - Present

Bilingual Bridges

Bilingual Academic Tutor
Jan 2008 - Present

Freelance

ESL / English Language Arts Teacher
Oct 2015 - Mar 2017

Indianapolis Public Schools

Dual Language Teacher
Aug 2014 - Aug 2015

Chicago Public Schools

Summer ESL Faculty
Jul 2012 - Jun 2015

Lake Forest Academy

Graduate Research Assistant
Sep 2012 - Jun 2014

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

International ESL Teacher
Mar 2009 - Mar 2011

ILA, Vietnam / HABA Playschool, South Korea / Freelance, Argentina

Education

M.Ed. Bilingual Bicultural Education
Sep 2011 - Nov 2014

DePaul University

B.A. International Studies
Sep 2004 - Jun 2007

Oregon State University

B.S. Human Development and Family Sciences
Sep 2004 - Jun 2007

Oregon State University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Indiana Teaching License (Grades K-12)
Aug 2015

Indiana Department of Education

Elementary Generalist, Spanish, English as a New Language (ENL), Historical Perspectives, Language Arts
Illinois Teaching License (Grades K-9)
Dec 2014

Illinois Department of Education

Bilingual Education, Spanish, English as a Second Language (ESL), Social Studies, Language Arts
CELTA ESOL Teaching Certification
Jun 2009

University of Cambridge

Awards

Student Teaching Scholarship
Oct 2014

DePaul University

Deans Award
May 2012

DePaul University

Teach Grant Recipient
Dec 2011

DePaul University

International Research Scholarship
Dec 2006

Oregon State University

Affiliations

TESOL International Association
Sep 2010
TESOL International Association’s mission is to advance professional expertise in English language teaching and learning for speakers of other languages worldwide.

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