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Anita S.

Regular and Special Education, ESL, and Test Preparation Skills

Littleton, CO (80125)

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Anita's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Math:
ACT Math
Algebra 1
Prealgebra
English:
ACT English
English more »
ESL/ESOL more »
Grammar
Reading
SAT Reading
TOEFL
Vocabulary
Writing more »
Computer:
General Computer
Language:
ESL/ESOL more »
Speech
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
Elementary Math
Elementary Science
Grammar
Phonics more »
Reading
Spelling
Study Skills more »
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD more »
Aspergers more »
Autism more »
Dyslexia
Phonics more »
Special Needs more »
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1
Elementary (K-6th) more »
English more »
ESL/ESOL more »
Prealgebra
Reading
SAT Reading
Study Skills more »
Writing more »
Test Preparation:
ACT English
ACT Math
ASVAB
GED
GRE
SAT Reading
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL more »
General Computer
Grammar

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ADD/ADHD

Tennessee Certificate: 460 SPED Modified K-12
Also passed certification exams below:
0690 Preschool/Early Childhood Special Education
0353 Education of Exceptional Students: Core CK
0542 Education of Exceptional Students: MTMD

ADD/ADHD is included in the certification testings above.
I have worked with many students in public schools and private settings who have been diagnosed with ADD and ADHD to overcome multiple challenges they experience in the areas of work quantity and quality, focus, organization skills, and time and behavior management.

Aspergers

Certificate: 460 SPED Modified K-12, (current)
Passed the following certification exams:
0690 Preschool/Early Childhood Special Education
0353 Education of Exceptional Students: Core CK
0542 Education of Exceptional Students: MTMD

I have extensive experience in teaching and tutoring students who were diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome in the public schools and in private tutoring sessions. I have helped them to improve attention span, manage time, organize, socialize, and, in some cases, manage anger and excitability from over-stimulation. I have taught these skills using a variety of techniques as they apply to the specific student's learning style. The certification exams listed above cover preparation for successfully meeting the needs of students with Aspergers.

Autism

Teaching Certificate: 460 SPED Modified K-12, (current)
Certification exams successfully completed:
0690 Preschool/Early Childhood Special Education
0353 Education of Exceptional Students: Core CK
0542 Education of Exceptional Students: MTMD

I have worked extensively with students who have autism as a public school teacher and a private tutor. I have used a variety of research-based techniques including ABA therapy and direct instruction curricula. I also have knowledge and experience working with individualized, comprehensive programs for students with autism from institutes such as Hope Cottage and The Institute for the Achievement of Human Potential. I am experienced in working in partnership with parents and coordinating with other professionals to help students improve and resolve sensory issues as well as achieve optimal academic and social growth and success.

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a certification to teach regular education elementary, including reading/language arts. I was certified in the state of Texas to teach all regular education elementary subjects for grades k-6 and have broad experience teaching pre-k through 5th grade in the public schools.

English

My undergraduate degree is in English. I have extensive experience teaching and tutoring writing and proofreading papers from the elementary level through college level.

ESL/ESOL

I have passed the state teacher ESL exam and was certified in ESL. I have effectively taught ESL to Japanese business people, Spanish-speaking children and adults, and others from foreign countries--some privately and some in cooperation with corporations, public schools, and a language conservatory. I have also studied German and French.

Phonics

Tennessee Certificate: 460 SPED Modified K-12
Certification exams successfully completed:
020l Read Across the Curriculum: Elementary
0522 Principles of Learning and Teaching

I have successfully taught many regular education and special needs students in public schools and private settings to read and to build reading vocabulary using the principals of phonetics. I have a degree in English and the certification exams listed above covered techniques and time frames for teaching phonetics as one of the steps in the process of learning to read.

Special Needs

I am very experienced and interested in teaching children who have academic challenges due to a wide variety of disorders. I also have training in teaching techniques, including ABA therapy, for children who are on the autism spectrum.

Study Skills

As a certified special needs teacher, almost all of my students must be coached and advised on study skills, time management, and organizational skills. I am very experienced in helping students to effectively prioritize, strategize, and focus.

Writing

I have a B.S. in English. I have have taught writing classes and tutored writing students of all ages.

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