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I am a retired teacher who worked in Jefferson County Schools for 31 years. I taught grades 5-6 throughout my career. Since retiring I have substitute taught in grades K-8 and really enjoy working with middle school students. I have a passion for teaching and have a positive connection with students. I have also tutored students who are in ESL programs, have learning disabilities, physical challenges, or have simply needed a little boost to gain some academic confidence. I have strengths in Reading, Writing, Study Skills, basic math understanding, and content comprehension. I have a great deal of patience and have the ability to help students find their strengths in basic subject areas. I look forward to working with you and your child.
Throughout my career I have dealt with student with a vast range of challenges. I have patience and a caring manner in helping students with a wide range of learning issues.
While I was a full-time teacher I worked with students with Aspergers. I have a Master's Degree in Psychology and am well aware of a wide variety of challenges that face today students labeled with Aspergers. I believe my patience and empathy are strong assets in dealing with all students.
Throughout my 31 year teaching career I was able to work with a wide range of students with a wide range of learning needs. Since retiring, I have frequently substituted in a severe-needs classroom. My Master's degree is in guidance and psychology and I am well aware of the unique needs of autistic students.
I am a retired elementary teacher with 30+ years experience. I have a positive way with students and have worked with all levels of students. I understand learning issues and am able to connect to the learning style unique to each student.
I have passed the elementary math test on this site with a 100% score. My 35+ years of teaching math at the elementary level has given me many skills to help students feel more confident about their math abilities.
I have passed this site's pre-algebra test with a score of 100%. I taught math to 5-6th graders for 30+ years and feel confident that I can work with pre-algebra students to help them acquire strategies for success.
I have worked with a broad range of special needs students throughout my career. I have a positive way with studets and am able to help them embrace doing the best to their ability.
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