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I am currently teaching a mixed class of second and third grade in a private school. This is my seventh year at this school. In past years here I have taught Kindergarten and First Grade. Our classes are always multi-age grouped. Prior to being here I taught at another private school where I taught fourth grade for two years and second grade for four years.
I taught gifted Kindergarten for one year at my local public school and was a substitute teacher in ten public schools for four years. Whew!
I love teaching and my students have made great progress through the years - especially in reading! I can provide your child(ren) with a solid foundation in reading skills. Many students are missing important basic elements that they need to be successful. These skills also are necessary in math, science, social studies, etc.
I have tremendous patience and am always professional. I welcome the opportunity to work with you and your child(ren).
I have taught phonics for over 14 years. I have taught Kinder - gr 3. I know the importance of a strong foundation rich in phonics to master basic reading. I have my own materials and can help with homework and studying.
I am qualified to teach grammar to young students. I have significant experience as I taught grades K-2 for fourteen years. My students learned how to form sentences, when to capitalize, and the basic parts of speech. They benefited from many creative activities that I planned and showed gains in the standardized achievement tests near the end of each school year.
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