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    English, Spanish, Social Studies, IB and AP Tutor/Mindfulness Educator

    I have a MSc. in Education, and I am currently a PhD candidate at Leiden University within the Humanities Faculty, as part of the Institute for History - International Studies.
    My academic activities include developing special courses in order to prepare students for TOEFL, SAT, ACT, GRE, and GMAT examinations (American standardized tests required to apply to certain universities).
    I am also an International Baccalaureate® (IB) and Advanced Placement proctor and tutor for the American School of The Hague.

    I have many years of experience teaching English, Spanish, History, Social Studies, Psychology, MS maths and Algebra.

    In addition, I have several years of experience with Mindfulness practices within educational settings in order to address procrastination, stress, anxiety, and enhanced cognitive and academic performance.

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    Location

    At teacher's location: Noord, 2316 HH Noorderkwartier, Netherlands
    At student's location: Around Leiden, Netherlands
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    General info

    Skills:

    English:
    English as a second language (esl)
    Spanish:
    School

    Age:

    Preschool children (4-6 years old)
    Children (7-12 years old)
    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)
    Seniors (65+ years old)

    Student level:

    Beginner
    Intermediate
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    Duration:

    30 minutes
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    60 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English, Spanish

    About Me

    I love teaching and learning, I believe the natural state of mind is that of curiosity and creative engagement.
    I have more than 10 years of experience as international tutor, and impeccable academic credentials. However, I consider equally important the psychological and emotional development of pupils. Therefore I also have several years of experience with science-backed mindfulness practices, as well as attention and emotion regulation techniques and practices. I now integrate those practices into academic environments in order to stimulate cognitive process and promote socio-emotional wellbeing.

    Education

    BSc. Economics;
    Post-grade Education in Latin and American Studies;
    MSc. in Educational Sciences;
    PhD candidate at Leiden University - Social and Behavioral Sciences.
    Mindfulness Educator - Mindful School program.

    Experience / Qualifications

    More than 10 years of experience teaching at American Schools in two continents. Three years of experience working within Higher Education in The Netherlands.
    I have several years of experience with Mindfulness practices within educational settings in order to address procrastination, stress, anxiety, and enhanced cognitive and academic performance. I have conducted Mindfulness-based interventions in education institutions in both Belgium and The Netherlands. I have also followed courses at Mindful Schools among others. In addition, I have a MSc. in Education, and I am currently a PhD candidate at Leiden University within the Humanities Faculty, as part of the Institute for History - International Studies. My academic activities include developing special courses in order to prepare students for TOEFL, SAT, ACT, GRE, and GMAT examinations (American standardized tests required to apply to certain universities). I am also an International Baccalaureate® (IB) and Advanced Placement proctor and tutor for the American School of The Hague. I have many years of experience teaching English, Spanish, History, Social Studies, Psychology, MS maths and Algebra.

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