Personal Description:

A TEACHER
AN ENGLISH AND LITERACY PROGRAMME

a. ENGLISH ( For Non English Speaking Background )
All ages

b. SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES
Near 100% success rate for learners who are older than 9 years

1. Dyspraxia
2. A.d.h.D
3. Down Syndrome
4. Auditory Processing Disorder (A.P.D.).
5 Aphantasia (A life without mental images)
* Professor Zeman. Exeter University. (U.K.)

ALSO
Skype tuition
N.C.E.A. coaching

Tutoring Experience:

1. Specialist multicultural teacher (Auckland)
2. School principal (Northland and Bay of Plenty) (4 years)
3. Literacy-language researcher (3 years)
4. Private tutor in schools, workplaces and homes

REMEDIATION OF READING DISABILITY
For 9 years of age, and older

1. Dyslexia
2. Dyspraxia
3. A.D.h.D.
4. Down Syndrome
5. Aphantasia

FREEDOM TO LEARN FOR ALL
This programme remediates learning disabilities by developing meta-linguistic, and working memory capabilities

ENGLISH LEARNERS.
All ages
Success for all !

1. Spoken fluency and pronunciation development
2. Reading comprehension
3. Vocabulary acquisition

Tutoring Approach:

I have a good rapport with students of all ages

SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES
EFFECTIVE IDEA, AND WORKING MEMORY DEVELOPMENT
The memory (Gathercole,1986) is influenced not only by concrete concepts of words, but also by knowledge of the structure of the language

This is the only programme
1. With learning benchmarks for cognitive processing (36 levels) The rate of speaking and reading progress is easily seen.
2. High-level thought is developed for listening and reading progress. Reading competency goals are able to be set, and met, without fear of failure

FAMILIARITY WITH ENGLISH LANGUAGE STRUCTURES IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS LEARNING THE LETTERS AND THEIR SOUNDS

Automatic thinking when speaking and reading produces
a. Better organization and expression of spoken and written information
b. Faster and more natural learning of vocabulary, sentences and ideas

A LIBRARY (The Authentic, Graded Library)
a. Independent reading
b. 36 reading levels-for precision teaching
c. 4,000 books for seamless learning , and a deep knowledge of English

LEARN
Vocabulary, grammar, ideas and concepts together
a. English culture
b. Topic knowledge
c. Vocabulary in context
d, Comprehension and expression

ENCLISH
Precise learning
a. Listening
b. Speaking
c. Reading
d. Working memory

Qualifications:

  • Ministry of Education (1977) - Trained Teachers Certificate (Professional)