Archive for the ‘Teachers’ Category

Ed Selling

Posted on February 11th, 2009

I am a retired NYC Fireman. I have been teaching chess to children for eight years. I believe chess has many benefits for kids. From being able to focus and think ahead to having confidence in their own ability to learn. Sportsmanship, whether you win, lose, or draw, is extremely important to me and the […]

Polina Telerman

Posted on January 5th, 2009

Education: Cernovcy State University (Cernovcy,  Ukraine) – Teacher of Russian Language and Literature Adelphi University, New York (MS, 1993; MS, 2003) – Special Education; English as a Second Language License of New York State in Special Education and TESOL Experience: Teaching Russian Language and Literature in the former Soviet Union Teaching ESL in public schools […]

Natalya Makarova

Posted on January 5th, 2009

Education: Experience: “Where do gifted and talented children get their gifts and talents?  How to help kids find and cherish their special abilities?  When should we start help children develop their talents?  How to make students want to learn with true passion and get joy out of learning new things?  I started asking myself these […]

Maya Shrago

Posted on January 5th, 2009

Marina Kalinovsky

Posted on January 5th, 2009

Education: Classes of academic drawing in Repin Institute Institute of theater, music and cinema Private lessons from Ludmila Kucenko in Saint Petersburg Experience: Working in art schools and studios Private lessons “I strive to teach children how to use materials freely, to help them discover rewards of creative work and to cultivate respect for art […]

Jenya Frid

Posted on January 5th, 2009

Education: Parsons School of Design (BA, 2000) – Artist, Illustrator Experience: Taught various classes for kids and adults in schools of New York According to Jenya’s philosophy, we need to encourage creative individual potential in each child; help children express themselves brighter, introducing them to new concepts, skills and creative methods. Jenya Frid’s Website

Ludmila Gozun

Posted on January 5th, 2009

Education: Kishinev State University – Teacher of Russian Language and Literature Moscow State University (PhD) – Russian Language and Literature Experience: Teaching Russian in schools of New York Authoring, hosting, participating in radio and TV programs about Russian Literature in New York Ludmila combines individual approach to each child with a thought-out methodology of teaching […]

Elena Leonova

Posted on January 5th, 2009

Education: State Pedagogical University Nizami (Tashkent, Uzbekistan) – Teacher of Russian Language and Literature Experience: Working with preschool kids in Tashkent Multiple years of experience in the field of learning to read and overall early development in child care centers of New York Private lessons for children of preschool or grade school age: development of […]

Victoria Usova

Posted on January 5th, 2009

Education: Towson University (2002) SACI, Florence, Italy (2000-2001) Courses at SVA, Art Student League, Bridgeview School of Fine Art Experience: Working in schools, children art camps Private lessons My main goal is to teach kids to see things around us and not to be afraid to create.  Teach to see the beautiful, out-of-the-ordinary, not just […]

Natalya Miklavsky

Posted on January 5th, 2009

Education: Belarusian State University – Philology, Teacher of Russian Language and Literature Experience: Numerous years of teaching children of various age groups Creative approach to planning lessons Ability to find nonstandard solutions to standard educational problems During her lessons Natalya concentrates on development of creative thinking and love for the beautiful.  Students will not only […]