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Claudia H.

Elem. ED, ESOL & Reading Certified Teacher

Miami, FL (33101)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$45.00
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I am a dedicated, resourceful, and goal driven educator with over seven years of solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development to every student as well as being an accommodating and versatile individual with the talent to develop inspiring hands-on lesson plans that will capture a child's imagination and breed success. With an aptitude to remain flexible, I ensure that every child's learning styles and abilities are addressed. I have a Master's Degree in Reading (K-12), a BA Degree in Elementary Education, and an ESOL Endorsement. I have a passion for teaching and for student success.

I believe that every child can learn. Believing in yourself is the first step towards achievement. What's also important is having someone there who can inspire, motivate and instill confidence. Teaching has afforded me an invaluable experience working with all kinds of students with all kinds of concerns. I believe You can do it!

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Claudia’s subjects

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified by the Florida Department of Education to teach Elementary Education K-6.

Elementary Math

What helps young students to successfully apply math concepts and procedures and move into applications are a solid foundation in whole numbers, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals. The K-5 Common Core Standards provides detail guidance to teachers on how to navigate through topics such as Operations & Algebraic Thinking, Numbers & Operations in Base Ten, Measurement & Data, and Geometry and should be the focus of instruction. The standards should not only stress procedural skills but conceptual understanding also. This shows that students are learning and absorbing critical information they need to succeed.

Elementary Science

I am certified to teach Elementary Education K-6 which includes the core subjects including Elementary Science. I have taught 5th grade for 3 years. Science is the subject goal for Fifth grade students and is required to be met on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT).

ESL/ESOL

I have met all the requirements for an ESOL Endorsement which was added onto my state certification by the Florida Department of Education.

Grammar

Good grammar is an important skill to embrace both verbally and in writing. I will be able to help you learn, understand and apply the proper grammar rules.

Microsoft Excel

I use Microsoft Excel in the classroom specifically for lesson planning templates.

Microsoft Windows

I've utilized Microsoft windows throughout my career and as a result, I am very knowledgeable utilizing Microsoft windows.

Microsoft Word

I have needed to use Microsoft Excel as an instructional teacher. I have years understanding and working with Microsoft Excel, including creating lesson plans and inserting pictures within Excel.

Phonics

I have an elementary education, k-6 certification from the Florida Department of Education and have taught phonics in kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, and 5th grades. Phonics include consonant blends, short vowels, long vowels, vowel digraphs, consonant digraphs, Y as vowel, R-controlled vowels, Irregular vowels, Sounds of C/G.

Reading

I have experience teaching and tutoring Reading Comprehension in the public school system. My Master's Degree in Reading allows me to teach K-12. In addition to this, I hold a professional teaching certificate in Reading as well.

Spelling

I teach Spelling, Language Arts, and Phonics.
I also teach Phonics and Word Attack skills which make most words easy. There are many fun ways of teaching this skill.

Study Skills

I work with the students constantly on study skills. I also have completed a master's degree in Reading K-12 and this has allowed me in helping others prioritize what they need in order to be successful in the academic world. I have taught various elementary grade levels which has also included study skills.

Vocabulary

There are many rules and exceptions to rules in vocabulary. Speaking clearly, and intelligently can help better convey ideas and feelings. So in order to enhance learning of vocabulary, I try to make it fun.

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Education

Union Institute & University (Elementary Education)

Florida Memorial College (Master's)

Excellent tutor!! Ms Claudia is very patient, loving and caring. She is a great professional who loves children and loves to teach. My 7 years old son enjoys each tutoring session. Ms Claudia knows how to capture his attention with challenging exercises. I highly recommend her. ...

— INDIRA from Miami, FL on 3/18/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Claudia will travel within 20 miles of Miami, FL 33169.

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