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Lauren S.

Hawthorne, CA

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About

Lauren delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 3+

Teaching since:
2000

Born and raised in Michigan, I developed a passion for helping others and a need for adventure. From working as a social worker to my treks up and down the world's highest mountains, I have spent much of my life enriching the lives of others while expanding my own horizons. In 2012, after spending many years living abroad in South Korea, I moved to California to begin a new adventure.

My teaching experience is just as extensive and creative. I started tutoring at after school programs when I was in high school, continuing my passion for school aged children through my years in college. After graduating, I took a leap and started my ESL experience in Korea, working with ages 3-50. Over the next 5 years, I switched countries and students many times, but my passion for teaching only continued to grow. Since coming back to my homeland, I have worked for several educational exchange programs, and continued one on one tutoring.

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Experience

After School Tutor
Oct 2013 - Present
Smart Club

* Tutor ages 6-15 years old - mainly math, reading/writing, projects, studying for tests

After School Tutor
Oct 2012 - Present
Independent

* Private one on one lessons
* Students aged 3 - 16 years old
* All subjects - whatever the students needs homework help with - primarily math, writing, test studying

ESL substitute teacher
Mar 2012 - Oct 2012
English Language Center

* ESL substitute teaching and Private lessons for exchange students

Private ESL tutor
Feb 2012 - Oct 2012
WOORI Institute

* Private ESL lessons for professionals in the Los Angeles area

ESL Teacher
Jun 2011 - Sep 2011
Ardmore Language Institute

* taught students aged 10-18 years old from France, Russia, Ukraine and China
* Experience with classroom technology - computer, internet, AV machine
* daily journal checks and word of the day assignments
* this was a live in summer camp, therefore, even outside of class, speaking and grammar were consistently being worked on

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ESL Teacher
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
TOPIA Language Institute

* taught students aged 4-16 years old
* classes in listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, debate, book club, thematic projects
* daily homework checks and vocabulary tests, weekly lesson plans and monthly progress reports

Online ESL teacher
May 2010 - Nov 2010
Language Development Systems/SpeakCare Inc

* assisted students on OPIC and TOEIC exams
* basic conversational classes
* prepared assessments for each students on a daily basis

ESL tutor
Aug 2006 - Nov 2010
Michigan Educational Consulting

* worked with students aged 10-17 years old
* ACT/SAT tutorials
* college applications
* homework assistance in a variety of subjects
* monthly progress reports

ESL teacher
May 2009 - Sep 2009
International Summer Camp Montana

* developed educational materials
* prepared assessments of each student
* attended evening student activities

ESL teacher
Aug 2007 - Aug 2008
Wonderland School

* developed educational programs and materials
* Designed curriculum and prepared weekly and monthly plans
* prepared grades and assessment/evaluation of students
* attended student counseling, phone teaching and teacher workshops

Education

Bachelor of Applied Arts
Aug 2001 - Jun 2006
Central michigan university

Certifications

TEFL - teaching english as a foreign language
Apr 2009
TEFL Worldwide - Prague

3 Reviews

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Stephanie Nov 13, 2015
Algebra 1 · In home

Lauren has helped my daughter tremendously! She is organized, thorough and patient and has passed on great study skills to my daughter. She now has an A in math! I highly recommend Lauren, she is a great tutor and such a nice person.

Kelly Nov 13, 2015
Common Core Math · In home

Lauren is very friendly and knowledgeable. She is great with my child. My daughters grade went up 1 whole grade after Lauren started helping. We love her attitude and approach to math!

Joseph T. Nov 11, 2015
· In home

Lauren is absolutely amazing with my son! Her knowledge and patience have been instrumental in my son's academic success. Could not be happier!

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