Lily O.

English Language Tutor

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Lesson

Science is life! The incorporation of Science into the curriculum of children affords them opportunities for to develop understandings and skills necessary to function productively as problem-solvers in a scientific and technological world.

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About

Being a versatile individual, I have had the opportunity to teach students who functioned below-, on-, and above grade level. I have been successful at accommodating diverse student needs by facilitating all styles of learners, offering individualized and extracurricular support . I utilize weekly quizzes and monthly tests to track student progress, locate areas of weakness, and prepare students for finals exams.

My methods are, of course, also informed by a thorough understanding of assessment requirements and criteria both for school entrance examinations and public examinations. I believe that a positive and confident attitude towards the various academic subjects being studied can be hugely beneficial in terms of results, and I try to engender this by providing a supportive yet challenging relationship and environment for study.

I think the most important quality in any tutor is patience. My first step is to perform an assessment of the student; this, along with a comparison of the student's academic goals, forms the basis of our lesson plan. I listen closely to the family's goals in order to tailor my approach specifically to that student.

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Education

  • M.Sc Geophysics Jun 2012 - Sep 2017

    University of Lagos

  • B.Sc Geophysics Aug 2002 - Apr 2007

    University of Calabar

Experience

  • Class Teacher
    Sep 2017 - Present

    Princeton Schools

    As a class teacher at Princeton Schools, I present lessons in a comprehensive manner and using audio/visual means to facilitate learning, I provide individualized instruction to each student thereby promoting interactive learning, I create and distribute educational content (notes, summaries, assignments etc, I assess and record students’ progress and provide grades and feedback, I create rigorous lessons that are aligned with the subject curriculum, I plan and execute educational in-class and outdoor activities and events, I collaborate with other teachers, parents and stakeholders and participate in regular meetings, I observe and understand students’ behavior and psyche and report suspicion of neglect, abuse etc.