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Sharon R.

Elementary Teacher and Spanish Tutor

Ocala, FL (34472)

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Sharon's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Math:
Prealgebra
English:
English
ESL/ESOL more »
Grammar
Reading more »
Computer:
Mathematica more »
Language:
ESL/ESOL more »
Spanish more »
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
Elementary Math more »
Grammar
Phonics more »
Reading more »
Special Needs:
Phonics more »
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
English
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Prealgebra
Reading more »
Spanish more »
Test Preparation:
TEAS
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Elementary (K-6th)

I am a teacher and have taught elementary school for over 40 years. I have taught all of the academic subjects at different levels. I approach reading with phonics and try to stimulate reading comprehension. Reading is the most important thing a student should learn. It is needed for all other academic areas. I approach math with a hands on learning so the student not only knows how to do the math but also why he/she is doing it. I stress learning the math facts thoroughly using flashcards and other aids. I try to develop a report between the student and myself so the student will want to learn and enjoy doing it.

Elementary Math

I have taught elementary math in all grades and feel that I am able to help the student understand the principles of math as well as learning the math combinations and other skills needed to be successful in math. I believe it is very important to learn addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts thoroughly in order to be able to perform these operations quickly and accurately. I also use many forms of hands on materials to make understanding of concepts easier.

ESL/ESOL

I am a teacher and I lived in Santiago, Chile for 38 years. While there I taught English to Chilean students in our Bible Institute and also had ESOL classes in my church with students at different levels of English learning. We spoke as much English as possible and tried to make the class as fun as possible, playing games and using role playing and story telling as a means of speaking English.

Mathematica

I am an elementary teacher and have taught mathematics for 38 years, specifically in the primary grades, but I am qualified to teach all elementary mathematics. I believe in hands on teaching and enjoy finding games and fun ways to teach math. I am presently working with several students who have improved their math grades as a result of my teaching.

I have also worked with my own two daughters as they studied math at all of the elementary and high school levels. At present I will be working with a college student with college level mathematics. I have worked extensively with A Beka math and Saxon Math in the school where I taught. I believe it is important not only to memorize things in math but also to understand what it is you're memorizing, and how it works.

Phonics

I am an elementary school teacher with more than 40 years of teaching experience. I have mainly taught primary grades in reading and phonics and this has involved teaching phonics, which I believe to be a very important part of learning to read. I enjoy teaching phonics and feel it can open a wide range of vocabulary for young readers.

Reading

My reading instruction is based on phonics. I feel it is important to learn phonics in order to be able to sound out any word you may encounter in your reading. I also believe comprehension is important and use many activities to develop comprehension in the reading of my students. I believe reading is one of the most important skills a person can develop because this is necessary for learning all other subject matter. I have taught elementary reading for over 40 years and have seen my student become confident readers.

Spanish

I am a teacher and lived in Santiago, Chile for 38 years teaching in an American school for the children of missionaries. I am fluent in Spanish and am actively teaching several students in Spanish at the present time. I am able to teach not only the language, but also the culture of Latin American countries. I have a good number of resources that I use. My students are doing well at learning Spanish.

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