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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!
I am certified by the Florida Department of Education to teach Elementary Education K-6.
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.
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).
I have met all the requirements for an ESOL Endorsement which was added onto my state certification by the Florida Department of Education.
I use Microsoft Excel in the classroom specifically for lesson planning templates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00
Cancellation: 1 hour notice required
Claudia will travel within 20 miles of Miami, FL 33169.
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