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Julie K.

Reading Tutor/Brain Based Instruction

Debary, FL (32753)

Travel radius
8 miles
Hourly fee
$45.00
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"Never question ability, always improve strategy!" (Conyers, 2010)

I have over 20 years of teaching experience with a diverse range of students including those with special needs and learning challenges. I enjoy identifying the learning strengths of each student and implementing effective learning strategies that help him/her meet his/her full learning potential!

I have a Bachelor's degree in Special Education and a master's degree in Brain-Based Teaching: Reading and Literacy. I hold certifications in Varying Exceptionalities K-12, Elementary Education K-6, ESOL K-12, Biology 9-12, and hold a Reading Endorsement. I also have extensive knowledge of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, Individualized Education Plans, and differentiated instruction.

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Julie’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Biology, Elementary (K-6th), ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Language:
Science:
ACT Science, Biology
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

ADD/ADHD

I have been a Special Education Teacher for 18 years and have experience with students with ADD/ADHD. I incorporate physical activities and hands on learning to capture and maintain attention. I also employ redirection skills and teach metacognitive strategies that support the student's ability to learn to self monitor. Additionally, I am familiar with 504 plans and implementation of accommodations.

Aspergers

I have been a Special Education Teacher for 18 years and have experience teaching students with Aspergers and other students who exhibit behaviors that fall on the spectrum of Autism and related disorders. I incorporate differentiated instructional strategies that meet the individual needs of each child. I have extensive experience with Individual Education Plans and accommodations.

Autism

I have been a Special Education Teacher for 18 years and have experience teaching students who exhibit behaviors that fall on the spectrum of Autism and related disorders. I incorporate differentiated instructional strategies that meet the individual needs of each child. I have extensive experience with Individual Education Plans, behavior plans, and accommodations.

Dyslexia

I have a degrees in Special Education and Reading. For the past 10 years, I have been actively teaching reading to students with Dyslexia and Specific Learning Disabilities. I am familiar with powerful brain based teaching techniques and strategies that meet the processing needs of students who struggle in reading.

Elementary (K-6th)

I currently hold certification in elementary education k-6. I have over 18 years of teaching experience in elementary school and over 2 years of online teaching at the elementary level.

ESL/ESOL

I have certification in ESOL K-12. I have worked with many students who were learning English as a second language. I utilize ESOL strategies with all of my students because I highly value those strategies and find them to be very effective with students who struggle with literacy.

Hard Of Hearing

I have used sign language to communicate with hearing impaired students in my classrooms over the years. I have college credits from University of South Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University in the area of American Sign Language. At one time, I was pursuing a Masters degree in Deaf Education.

Phonics

I use the phonics continuum to provide specific interventions with students who struggle with decoding. I have been teaching phonics for over 20 years. In the past I have used Road to the Code, Direct Instruction, and Chall Phonics, just to name a few.

Reading

I am certified in Reading K-12, Special Education K-12, ESOL K-12 and Elementary Education K-6. I have a masters degree in Brain-Based Learning: Reading and Literacy and over 20 years of teaching experience!

Special Needs

I have been a Special Education Teacher for over 20 years. I am certified in Varying Exceptionalities. I have experience with students with learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, communication disorders, rare syndromes, and Autism.

Study Skills

I have experience teaching students who need to learn how to organize and study. Many students who struggle to learn, lack cognitive assets such as organizing, study skills, optimism, time management, and attention.

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Education

State University of New York - Geneseo (Special Education)

Nova Southeastern Fischlers Graduate School of Education (Master's)

Awesome tutor with great results! Julie is absolutely fabulous! Not only is she a wonderful person she is a terrific tutor. Our daughter is a senior with great grades, is very involved in various school activities and has a learning disability. As a result of her learning disability she doesn't do well on standardized tests. Her SAT scores did not meet the minimum requirement for several of the colleges she is interested in. Sh ...

— Tammy from Winter Springs, FL on 3/2/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

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Travel policy

Julie will travel within 8 miles of Debary, FL 32713.

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