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Nadia M.

Alpharetta, GA

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Elementary Teacher and Children's Author

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Queens College
Elementary Education
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Master's

Education

Queens College (Elementary Education)

Queens College (Master's)

About Nadia

I have been a teacher for 12 years. I am currently certified in the states of Georgia and New York. I have worked with a variety of students in grades K-3 and 5th grade, ranging from ESOL, gifted, and special education, covering Math, English Language Arts (grammar, phonics, writing), and content areas.

I enjoy working with children one-on-one and giving them the attention they deserve. I have designed individual plans for student success that are based on students' strengths and weaknesses.

Serving on a school leadership team as grade chair allowed me to work closely with staff members and design curriculum based lessons and assessments. A large part of my responsibility consisted of working with children who needed some extra help and attention.

I am the proud author of a children's book about bullying. I have served on an anti-bullying committee and designed and implemented lessons on this subject for grades K-2.
I have been a teacher for 12 years. I am currently certified in the states of Georgia and New York. I have worked with a variety of students in grades K-3 and 5th grade, ranging from ESOL, gifted, and special education, covering Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Alpharetta, GA 30004
English:
Grammar,
Reading,
Writing
Special Needs:
Phonics
Corporate Training:
Grammar

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Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified elementary school teacher. I have taught grades K-3, including ESOL students, general and special education students. I have served on a leadership team as grade chair, and I am the proud author of a children's book about bullying.

I understand the need for individual attention/one on one work with students. My goal as a teacher is to create a specific plan for individual students in order to support his/her academic success.

Elementary Math

Math is a subject I have consistently taught throughout my teaching career. I have worked with numerous math programs, strategies, techniques, etc. I often take a hands-on approach when teaching math, as it seems fit for success. I have also incorporated the use of technology to achieve mastery in this subject.

Grammar

As a writer, I pay close attention to grammar. Through spoken and written language, my grammar lessons address specific grammar rules. I often take an approach of how things sound to support the student in mastering grammar. It is often obvious to a student that a sentence doesn't sound correct, and that leads to the correction of the grammar.

Handwriting

I have experience teaching handwriting, as I have taught Kindergarten and performed many handwriting lessons. I have various resources for letter formation and practice activities. I have also worked with children one on one in practicing and/or improving handwriting.

Phonics

As a Kindergarten and first grade teacher, I have presented numerous phonics lessons. I have used the Saxon Phonics program as well as the Wilson Program. I was selected to model a phonics lesson to district staff. My work with ESOL students truly used phonics.

Reading

Reading is such an important academic subject. I have always brought literature into as many lessons as possible, as well as shared various stories with my students just for fun. I truly enjoy read-alouds and exposing children to reading as much as possible. I have worked one on one with many, many students in reading. With the use of various programs, students have been leveled and advanced well in time. I use numerous techniques to assist students in reading (based on my observations of the student and his/her strengths and weaknesses). I believe that a student should not only be reading books at a comfort level, but also those that give a challenge or the contrary. Listening to reading is another strategy that I have used for mastery. There are many routes you could take.

Spelling

I have had experience teaching spelling along with phonics. My students were taught spelling words through patterns, rhymes, etc. I have also used the techniques of writing to help with spelling mastery. These all go hand in hand.

Writing

As a certified elementary school teacher and a published children's author, I have had quite a bit of writing experience. Writing is often an area that students struggle with. I use various strategies/techniques to assist the student. Often it is difficult for a student to put his/her thoughts down on paper and compose an organized piece of writing. I have worked one on one with many students in order to improve in this content area.

Queens College
Elementary Education
Queens College
Master's

Education

Queens College (Elementary Education)

Queens College (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nadia will travel within 10 miles of Alpharetta, GA 30004.

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