About Sorena Linton
Sorena Linton is currently in a Ph.D. program and certified to teach a wide range of subjects – English as a Second Language (ESL), English, biology, general science, foundational math, social studies, special education, computer concepts and applications, reading and psychology.
Ms. Linton has 17 years’ experience teaching a wide array of pupils from autistic pre-K children to adults. She has taught on three different continents and her pupils have been from 41 different countries.
Among her success stories was a special education student who jumped from a fourth to eleventh-grade reading level in one year and a Saudi Arabian adult education student who is now on his way to earning a Ph.D.in English.
Ms. Linton is a passionate believer in education, “Sometimes, a well-prepared 15-minute lesson can be truly transformative. I relish being able to give all the tools I can to help students navigate their world.”
She compares teaching to farming, “I do not know which “seeds” will grow and produce fruit for which students, so I continue to sow them (education) with enthusiasm so each person will have an opportunity to get something of value from class.”
A brown-belt in karate, Ms. Linton has studied seven other languages – Hebrew, Greek, Sanskrit, Arabic, Chinese, French and German.
- Algebra 1
- Algebra 2
Mr. Littler currently teaches anatomy/physiology, microbiology and chemistry at Rhodes State University and is certified by the state of Ohio to teach general science, biology, chemistry physics and earth science.
Prof. Elmor’s goal is “to inspire a love of the Arabic language in my students; to nurture an appreciation of Arabic culture through language, poetry and content curated to each student’s learning ability”.
Ms. Rinaldi’s experience includes working with a wide array of students from elementary school to adult education in nine different countries across 5 continents, including special needs students.
Ms. Odell has extensive experience teaching biology along with earth science, and worked for ten years as a math tutor. She is also a strong believer in innovative teaching methods making extensive use of smart boards and tablet computers.
Danny Didomenico is a veteran online instructor who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and music from Bennington College. Danny has been working with students for over 10 years, both in the classroom and online.
Ms. Ebs’ areas of expertise are biology and geosciences (earth science). She has also taught math and science for the ACT; foundational, middle-school, pre-algebra, and algebra math classes; general science; and chemistry.
Ms. Kaufman’s experience includes teaching both mainstream and special needs elementary school students. In addition, she has taught adult education classes and worked as a private piano teacher.
Momeena Garcia teaches math (K-12 and college), English language arts (elementary and middle school), special education (K-12), and Spanish, as well as preparation for exams such as the SAT and ACT.
Ms. Frias teaches elementary and high school literature, reading, English and college-level pedagogy and business. She also has training by the AVID organization in how to teach for college readiness.
Mr. Golabek holds an M.A. in teaching and an M.Ed. in educational technology. He holds an Illinois teaching license, and is certified in secondary education (English language arts grades 6-12) and special education.
Mr. Litwack loves to learn as well as teach, and brings his curiosity and knowledge on a wide range of topics into the classroom, such as history, sociology, philosophy, and more.
Ms. Powell is certified in New York to teach social studies and special education social studies to grades 7-12; in California to teach social sciences and special education (moderate disabilities) to grades K-12; and in Massachusetts to teach history and political science/philosophy to grades 8-12.
“I believe that all students can and will learn if they are motivated, engaged, and given enough time,” she says. “Students are individuals and so are their needs. I always want to know if there is a better way to teach a lesson, and go in search of tools or ideas that would take my lessons to the next level.”