Samara L.

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Educational Background

  • B.A. in Spanish (Rutgers University)
  • Graduate Level Teacher Certification program (Rider University)
    • State of New Jersey Teaching Certification for Spanish K-12

 

Educational Philosophy

 I believe that each child is a unique individual who needs a caring and stimulating environment in which to grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, physically and socially.  As an educator it is my role to guide my students to be independent thinkers as they discover themselves and practice skills in authentic situations. 

From my educational experiences, I know how valuable teacher encouragement and motivation is for personal motivation. I intend to develop creative lessons around student interests that foster intrinsic motivation and stimulate the passion to learn.    I am dedicated and passionate about the Spanish language and culture and have so much to offer as your child’s tutor. 

 

Tutoring Areas of Expertise

  • Tutoring experience with High School students for Spanish 1 thru AP and middle school students.

 

Hobbies & Fun Fact(s)

I have a passion for traveling.  I’ve traveled throughout Europe and the Caribbean Islands. Every summer I coordinate a study abroad trip to Granada, Spain with a group of high school students (along with a teacher-friend of mine).  I also enjoy cooking, going to sporting events, and working out.