Teresa Levine

Teresa L.

Atlanta, GA

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About

Teresa delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+ and special needs

Teaching since:
March 2012

Greetings! I’m Teri. If you are looking for a comprehensive tutor with an advanced education and a love for helping students grow academically, then I would love to help!

A snapshot of my background:

• Grew up in Atlanta
• Earned a master’s degree in Organizational Psychology from Walden University, where I graduated with a 3.7 GPA and was inducted into the Psi Chi Honor Society.
• Graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a 3.5 GPA.
• Tutored students of all ages, backgrounds and academic ability, and I always strive to make learning a fun experience.
• Have over 15 years experience writing for online and offline media platforms.


In addition to helping students improve their grades, I am also highly dedicated toward helping children (and adults) become successful learners and critical thinkers. My approach gives them the academic tools they will need during their elementary and middle school years in addition to helping them tackle the difficult high school and college curriculum they will face in the future. However, I never use a “one size fits all” approach. I always make sure that every child’s individual earning styles and abilities are addressed in order to foster a more personalized learning relationship.

As an avid reader, former writer and editor, I like to include the mechanics of good English in all the subjects I teach. Whether it’s biology, history, literature or language arts, using proper English on tests and papers is essential. In fact, we know that communication skills in general are important, and having that foundation early in life is an advantage in an otherwise competitive world. However, I am committed to creating an atmosphere that is stimulating and adaptive to the varied needs of students, so my aptitude is to remain flexible and adaptable toward each student’s needs.

Over the years, it’s been wonderful to witness my students learn and grow individually and within a classroom setting. Whether it’s a graduate student I’ve helped on a research paper or a first-grader I’ve worked with in math, it’s rewarding to know I’ve helped my tutees, even just marginally, establish the confidence and skills they’ll need to be successful in life.

I am excited about working with your student to help them discover their own path to learning, and teaching them the communication skills necessary to become successful adults in all aspects of their lives.

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Experience

English and ESL Tutor
Oct 2014 - Present
Inlingua

Inlingua is one of the world’s leading language training organizations with 308 language centers in 35 countries around the world. My responsibility is to assist international students grasp all aspects of English using a variety of methods
including sentence structure, conversational listening, grammar, reading and writing exercises, pronunciation and phonics. My students benefit by my tutoring style which is patient, upbeat and motivational. In addition, I tutor each student according to their ability and learning style using the unique Inlingua method.

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English Tutor
Mar 2012 - Present
WyzAnt

Tutor all aspects of English including grammar, sentence structure, reading comprehension, language arts, literature, vocabulary, spelling, writing, and more.

Education

Masters degree
Feb 2004 - Jul 2008
Walden University
Bachelors degree in Psychology and English
Mar 1996 - Apr 2000
Georgia State University

Languages

Hebrew
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

Basic Mediation
Mar 2014
Supreme Court of Georgia

Certified to mediate disputes between landlords and tenants as well as court-related cases in the Atlanta area.

Life Coach
May 2005
Coach Training Alliance

Instructed by Eddie Marmol, one of the leading business coaches in the Southeast, I learned a variety of techniques to help clients reach their goals and find balance between work and family. Weight loss, ADHD, education, self-esteem, depression and family dysfunction are among the issues I deal with, and I focus my sessions according to the individual needs of my clients.

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Awards

Media 3 Art Biennial Award of Distinction Nominee
Sep 2011
Media 3
Artist's Art Annual Honorable Award of Excellence
May 2011
Biennial Art
Who's Who in America
Apr 2011
Cambridge
Psi Chi Honor Society
Jul 2008
Walden University

Affiliations

Psi Chi
Aug 2008

Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, was founded in 1929 with a mission to encourage excellence in scholarship and advance the science of psychology. More than 600,000 lifetime members have joined in this worthwhile cause including Distinguished Members such as Drs. Albert Bandura, B. F. Skinner, and Phillip Zimbardo. A few popular Membership Benefits include international recognition for academic excellence, as well as access to our three publications and more than $400,000 in annual awards and grants.

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American Psychological Association
Mar 2007

The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 122,500 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.

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