Instructor Category: Flushing

James Hoey

Degree(s): B.A. in English (with a focus on Education), Queens College, City University of New York, NY Teaching Philosophy: My philosophy of education is influenced by the diversity of New York City where I was born and raised. Through natural conversation with a focus on the correct grammar structures of the language, I believe anyone […]

William Becker

Degree(s): TEFL Certificate, International TEFL Academy B.A. in Philosophy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Teaching Philosophy: My teaching philosophy is based on the Socratic method, maximizing discussion and guiding students towards a better understanding of the language via guided questions and meaningful dialogue. Learning this way, students maximize their use of English and develop critical […]

Elliot Bauer

Degree(s): M.A. and B.A. in Teaching English/ESL and German, Linguistic University, Vilnius, Lithuania Certificate in Teaching ESL, Stubbs Institute, New York Teaching Philosophy: I try to place myself in my students’ shoes by understanding how difficult it is to learn a foreign language. I myself have struggled learning German and French. On the other hand, […]

Kelly Kennedy

Degree(s): M.A. in TESOL/Bilingual Education, King’s College, PA B.A. in History, King’s College, PA Teaching Philosophy: My educational philosophy is very student-centered. I am grateful that our school supports our teachers so well that it enables us to provide tailored instruction to each individual student. We spend a lot of time on group discussion, critical thinking, […]

Vikram Bal

Degree(s): M.M. in Vocal Performance, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ B.S. in Music & Anthropology, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY CELTA Certificate, International House, Mexico Teaching Philosophy: I believe that language is the threshold to human connection, and at its base form, lies the need for expression. My teaching approach is to be compassionate and patient […]

Xiao Wang

Degree(s): M.I.B., Hult International Business School, Boston, MA B.B.A., Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Helen Park

Degree(s): M.A. in TESOL/Bilingual Education, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University B.S. in Textile & Education, College of Education, Han Yang University, Seoul, Korea.