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Robert K.

Pompano Beach, FL

$40/hr

Reading Specialist

Background check passed as of 1/28/13
Usually responds in about 11 hours

Reading Specialist

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Does your student hate reading? Certified Florida State Teacher with Master's Degree in Reading Education (k-12) seeks tutoring positions for students of all ages. Innovative and interactive lessons will help boost your child's self-confidence as well as their performance. Focus on phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Experience with ESE and ELL students. Currently teaching grade 6 reading. Over 10 years classroom teaching experience.

Testimonials

"Excellent Tutor!!"

- Lynne, Boca Raton, FL on 7/21/14

"Very Patient with Special Needs Child and Gets Results!"

- Eileen, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 7/13/13
Math:
ACT Math, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading,
SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English,
ESL/ESOL, Prealgebra, Reading,
SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ADD/ADHD

I hold a Florida State Certification for Exceptional Student Education Grades K-12. I have over 10 years teaching and tutoring experience with ESE students, many who suffer from ADD/ADHD combined with other disorders.

Aspergers

I have more than 10 years teaching experience as an ESE teacher working specifically with students with varying degrees of Asperger's syndrome.

Autism

I hold a Florida State Certification for Exceptional Student Education Grades K-12. I have over 10 years of teaching experience with ESE students including working at a Center for emotionally disturbed students of varying disabilities; including but not limited to, SED, autism, and Aspergers syndrome.

Dyslexia

I have recently earned a Master's Degree in Reading Education from FAU for grades K-12. Combined with over 10 years classroom and tutoring experience in working with struggling students and low performing readers, I have been able to recognize and help students with varying degrees of learning disorders such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and aphasia.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have over 10 years teaching and tutoring experience for grades 3-7. I have also recently earned a Master's Degree in Reading Education for grades K-12. While at FAU, I also worked as a tutor in the Reading Lab, assisting students in grades 1-5 in all subject areas. Since reading skills and strategies can be applied to any subject, these students were able to improve in all academic areas.

English

I am a certified Reading/Language Arts teacher with over 10 years teaching/tutoring experience.

Hard Of Hearing

I hold a Florida State Certification for Exceptional Student Education Grades K-12. I have over 10 years teaching experience with ESE students, including VE and SVE students who have vision, hearing, or motor skill problems. Many of these students have different learning styles, many of which require teaching practices such as hands-on learning through manipulatives and individual one-on-one instruction.

Phonics

I have a Master's Degree in Reading Education from FAU for grades K-12. I also have over 10 years classroom and tutoring experience in working with struggling students and low performing readers.

Reading

Sixth grade Reading teacher with 10 years' experience and master's degree in Reading Education for grades K-12. Innovative and interactive lessons that will motivate your child and make learning easy and fun. Focus on phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and reading comprehension.

Special Needs

I hold a Florida State Certification for Exceptional Student Education Grades K-12. I have over 10 years teaching experience with ESE students.

Study Skills

In working with ESE and low achieving students, I have taught a unit on study skills to help students improve their academic performance. Skills range from time management, organization, memorization (acronyms and mnemonics), and communication skills to test taking strategies.

SUNY Buffalo
FAU Boca Raton
Master's

Education

SUNY Buffalo

FAU Boca Raton (Master's)

Excellent Tutor!! — I am very pleased I found Robert. I hired Robert to tutor my nephew (3rd grade) during the summer. They quickly established a nice rapport. My nephew looks forward to his tutoring sessions and I can see the progress he is making. I am very pleased with his progress and with his increased confidence in reading. Robert makes the sessions interesting, fun, and beneficial. Robert is smart, reliable, v ...

— Lynne, Boca Raton, FL on 7/21/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 15 miles of Pompano Beach, FL 33073.


About Robert

Does your student hate reading? Certified Florida State Teacher with Master's Degree in Reading Education (k-12) seeks tutoring positions for students of all ages. Innovative and interactive lessons will help boost your child's self-confidence as well as their performance. Focus on phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Experience with ESE and ELL students. Currently teaching grade 6 reading. Over 10 years classroom teaching experience.

Testimonials

"Excellent Tutor!!"

- Lynne, Boca Raton, FL on 7/21/14

"Very Patient with Special Needs Child and Gets Results!"

- Eileen, Fort Lauderdale, FL on 7/13/13

Education

SUNY Buffalo
FAU Boca Raton
Master's

Education

SUNY Buffalo

FAU Boca Raton (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Pompano Beach, FL 33073

Robert’s Subjects

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

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Robert K.

Robert K. passed a background check on 1/28/13. The check was ordered by Robert through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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