About

I am a writer and editor, and a tutor in All Things English (E.S.L. , literature, writing, reading recovery, etc.)

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WORK HISTORY

Freelance Editor and Writer, 2007 – present
• “Beta-editing” (general and copy editing, before manuscript is sent to agent, editor, professor, etc.)
• Creative writing
• Curriculum
• Academic writing
• Articles and blogs
• Ghost-writing

Private tutor, 2007 – present
• Grades 1 – 12
• Reading and writing skills, essay writing
• Literary analysis and critical thinking
• ESL

E.S.L. teacher at Metasino, 2007 – present
• Teach a wide selection of subject matter, depending on the needs of the students, focusing on a Whole Language approach
• Assess students
• Write curriculum (generally on PowerPoint) for E.S.L. students of various ages and abilities, for six ESL levels
• Interview, hire and support teaching staff (2007-2016)

Grammarly, 2010 – 2012
• Wrote grammar “cards” (summaries of grammatical points)
• Blog entries
• Proofread business communication

English Tutor at The Wisdom Centre, November 2007 – August 2010
• Assisted students with homework and essays, as well as studying skills
• Guided students in correcting and improving written assignments
• Identified students’ weaknesses, and provide resources to strengthen that area
• Prepared further study materials and curriculum for E.S.L. students and students with learning disabilities

Homeschooler, 2000 – 2007
• Created and wrote curriculum for my homeschooled children, from Kindergarten to Grade 8
• Organised and taught group classes for Mississauga Homeschoolers (generally English and social studies)

One thought on “About

  1. Hi Sheila,

    How are you?

    My name is Joseph Monachino. I am a member of the Mississauga Writers Group. I would like to participate as a short-fiction writer at book signings and seminars and workshops, etc. Please contact me with further information at joseph.monachino@yahoo.com. Thank you.

    Regards,

    Joseph A. Monachino

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