Focuses on reading and understanding a wide variety of literary and informational texts, equipping the children with effective reading strategies and language conventions to interpret both fiction and non-fiction reading.
20 years of teaching/coaching experience in public speaking/debate;
Coached students/teams have great achievement.
Teach students practical skills of public speaking and all significant aspects of speech preparation and presentation needed for success in school and typical public speaking situations.
Development of Skills
Structure of a speech
Effective vocal techniques
Proper eye contact
Effective Body Language
Hold an audience’s attention
Peer to Peer Evaluation and etc.
Meet USTAR Education Teachers
English reading and writing K-3 grade
Ms. Sara has a wide range of experience in the education field, particularly ESL. She holds a Bachelor degree in English, a Master’s degree in TESOL. She strives to meet the needs and strengths of each student through individualized, differentiated instruction. She is an experienced teacher for teaching K-3 English Language Arts, as well as ESOL in a K-8 setting.
English reading and writing K-3 grade
Ms. Saima has taught English to children for 16 years. She loves teaching and watching the young minds shape and mold into wonderful readers and writers Her job as a facilitator is to develop enriching, engaging lessons that stretch the thinking of all her young students.
English reading and writing 3-6
Ms. Benno is an experienced English teacher for public school in Texas, and a Digital Literacy Coach. She has taught literacy through reading and writing for over 20 years. She has served on the Discovery Education Texas State Leadership Council and been a Discovery Star Educator since 2010.
Public speaking 3-6
Ms. Jimilee holds a Bachelors Degree in Speech Communications and Theatre. She has spent the last 20 years working in live theater as an actress, director, and designer. She also spent time in the classroom as a teacher of drama, speech, and debate for grades K-12. She also coached 3rd-6th grade storytelling, impromptu speaking, and oral interpretation, where the majority of her students took home medals.
Public speaking/Debate 5-9
Ms. Bell has nearly 20 years of teaching and leadership experience in education. She has coached several district, regional, state, and national speech and debate team competitors. Her most recent accomplishment was receiving the first Diamond Award which was given by the National Speech and Debate Association to coaches for building successful speech teams
English reading and writing 7-8 grade
Mrs. Glassford holds a Master of Arts in English, majored in Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies; She is high School and Middle School English Composition Teacher, experienced in teaching Pre-AP/Honors American Literature; She taught Middle School English and World Literature, and tutored ACT Prep and college level English
English reading and writing 3-12 grade
Ms. Ayala has been an educator since 2006. She has taught all levels of English and Literature including Elementary, Middle and High School levels as well as regular, honors, Pre IB and AP Literature. She hold a Master in Education, phD (ABD) in Education. She is also a Private school English teacher.
Founder of Joy Education Consultant. Over 20 years of fortune 500 company working experience. Master in Chemical Engineering from Univ. of Colorado at Boulder. Ms. Tan has taught mathematics for elementary and middle school for 15 years. She taught contest math at local Chinese schools and Idea Math in Texas and helped lots of students improve their test scores. She is also a Girl Scout troop leader, various school and community events volunteer.