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Alisa T.

Wilmington, DE

$50/hr

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I have a Masters degree in Elementary education and have done work on a Masters in reading and a Masters in English as a second language. I have worked as a substitute teacher and a math and reading tutor for third and fourth grade students. I am also certified in Special Education in Delaware.

I believe that students will learn more while having fun. I try to make every lesson involved for the students. That could mean they pick the book we read, or we move around while we learn. I try to include visual, hearing, kinetics or touch in all of my lessons. I do not like reading and then answering questions about it very much, that can be boring and the child does not learn very much about what we are studying that well. I also believe every child can learn, they may just learn in a different way.

I am very easy going and patient. I have never met a child I did not like. At times it seems as if children are drawn to me. My husband and I were traveling to see family, when we had a lay over in one of the airports a mom and her daughter had been traveling for some time. The mom was really tired and the daughter came over and stood by me, looking at me as the students do when I am subbing. I very simply asked if she needed anything, she said no. I pulled some of the children's books on Thanksgiving that I had with me and we read them together. Even though she was not of the age to be reading, I let her "read" a book to me by looking at the pictures and making up the story as she did.

English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Computer:
Photography
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Music:
Piano
Art:
Photography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics, Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
ESL/ESOL, Piano, Reading, Study Skills
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Basketball, Chess, Cooking, Needlework, Sewing, Yoga
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Masters in Elementary Education. I am also certified in Elementary Education and Special Education.

Wilmington University Delaware
Elementary Education 1-8
Master's

Education

Wilmington University Delaware

Elementary Education 1-8 (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alisa will travel within 40 miles of Wilmington, DE 19805.


About Alisa

I have a Masters degree in Elementary education and have done work on a Masters in reading and a Masters in English as a second language. I have worked as a substitute teacher and a math and reading tutor for third and fourth grade students. I am also certified in Special Education in Delaware.

I believe that students will learn more while having fun. I try to make every lesson involved for the students. That could mean they pick the book we read, or we move around while we learn. I try to include visual, hearing, kinetics or touch in all of my lessons. I do not like reading and then answering questions about it very much, that can be boring and the child does not learn very much about what we are studying that well. I also believe every child can learn, they may just learn in a different way.

I am very easy going and patient. I have never met a child I did not like. At times it seems as if children are drawn to me. My husband and I were traveling to see family, when we had a lay over in one of the airports a mom and her daughter had been traveling for some time. The mom was really tired and the daughter came over and stood by me, looking at me as the students do when I am subbing. I very simply asked if she needed anything, she said no. I pulled some of the children's books on Thanksgiving that I had with me and we read them together. Even though she was not of the age to be reading, I let her "read" a book to me by looking at the pictures and making up the story as she did.

Education

Wilmington University Delaware
Elementary Education 1-8
Master's

Education

Wilmington University Delaware

Elementary Education 1-8 (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Wilmington, DE 19805

Alisa’s Subjects

English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Computer:
Photography
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Music:
Piano
Art:
Photography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics, Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
ESL/ESOL, Piano, Reading, Study Skills
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Basketball, Chess, Cooking, Needlework, Sewing, Yoga
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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