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Sharon H.

Littleton area Reading and Writing Tutor

Littleton, CO (80121)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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I have a Master's from Regis University with a Special Education endorsement. I have taught for 16 years at the middle school level; 6th, 7th and 8th grade. My area of expertise is reading and writing for struggling readers. My students have always shown growth on the CSAP and TCAP.

I am retiring from public education this year but want to maintain my teaching skills without working full-time. I have been trained in several methods of teaching phonics and reading comprehension. I was able to use this training in my classroom.

I also have had training in writing instruction, which I use everyday. I enjoy working with and getting to know students on a one-on-one basis.

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Sharon’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL
English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Dyslexia

A large part of my current job has been to identify students with dyslexia. I use the standardized assessments. The Woodcock-Johnson III is one assessment that I use to diagnose and progress monitor students. All of my students over the years have learning disabilities to some degree. I use phonemic awareness, reading strategies and phonics instruction to help students improve their reading skills.

Phonics

I have been trained in several phonics instructional methods including: Linda-Mood Bell, Wilson, Rewards, LANGUAGE!, and LTRS. I have used each of these methods in teaching students that struggle with reading. I use assessments to determine the best method to use and I assess regularly to check for student understanding as well as to help improve my instruction.

Reading

I have taught reading for 17 years. I am very eclectic, I use a variety of comprehension and phonics strategies to help students master reading. My students have consistently shown growth on the state achievement test.

Special Needs

I have a Master's degree in Special Education. I have taught Special Education reading classes for 17 years. My students show growth on the state achievement test every year.

Study Skills

I have taught writing for the past three to four years. The curriculum I used provided tools for me to use to teach students all stages of writing; from the planning stage to the revision and rewrite stage. The students enjoyed learning to write with this curriculum because it provided them with a structured way to complete writing assignments; not only in my class but all classes that required them to write.

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Education

Western State College of Colorado

Regis University (Master's)

Very Patient! My daughter's confidence in her reading has greatly increased and she has improved a lot already! Sharon is very patient and my daughter looks forward to her tutoring lessons! ...

— Natalie from Littleton, CO on 11/10/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Multiple hour lessons will be termed with the student

Travel policy

Sharon will travel within 10 miles of Littleton, CO 80121.

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