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I have worked with children and adults of all ages, most of whom were not successful in a classroom setting. I love when my students get what I am teaching and I keep trying to find new ways to teach until that happens. I understand the problems that come with being ADHD and my goal is always to build confidence along with knowledge. I also understand how difficult it is to study a subject that has always been a problem, how hard it is to make yourself work on it. I also know how great it feels to master a subject that seemed impossible to conquer.
I have worked with kids who were behaviorally challenged and young adults and adults involved in the criminal justice system. I have taught in grade schools, special ed, junior high, high school and college. I have also taught senior citizens how to use the internet.
I love working one-on-one, and my students and I always have fun together while they learn.
I tutored elementary students last year for Professional Tutors of America and on my own. The students' grade levels ranged from 2nd grade through 6th grade. I tutored in both reading and math quite successfully. Although I had textbooks, I was also able to supplement the curriculum using resources available on the internet. I feel very confident in my abilities to be an excellent tutor for elementary grade students; I also have great references.
West Virginia University (Language Arts, Edu.)
Boston University (Enrolled)
Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00
Ellen will travel within 20 miles of Sarasota, FL 34236.
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