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Rachel R.

Certified Teacher with 5+ Years of Experience

Atlanta, GA (30338)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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In fall 2014 I will begin my 6th year of teaching. I am certified to teach grades 4-8 in Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Social Studies. One of my biggest strengths is organization, and I love working with children on getting organized and study skills. In college, I studied abroad at Oxford University and earned a GPA of 3.58/4.0. I graduated from the University of Georgia with my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. I also earned my Masters of Education degree from Georgia State University, and my Educational Specialist from Valdosta State University.

When I start tutoring a child, I like to first determine the student's present levels of performance. This provides me with a clearer picture of how I can help the student reach his or her academic best. Because of this, the first session is diagnostic before a plan is put in place for future sessions.

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Rachel’s subjects

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Special Needs:
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Sports/Recreation:
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

ADD/ADHD

I hold my Masters Degree in Behavioral and Learning Disabilities, which included strategies for keeping students with ADD/ADHD focused and engaged while learning. I have been diagnosed as ADD and can identify with students who also have difficulty concentrating. I know the research-based strategies for instruction as well as what has helped me be academically successful.

Dyslexia

I hold my Masters Degree in Behavioral and Learning Disabilities. I have worked as an interrelated teacher and have taken classes specific to dyslexia and dyscalculia. Many students I teach have dyslexia, so I have tried numerous strategies in helping them learn to cope with their dyslexia while being successful with reading.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified teacher for grades 4-8. While earning my Masters Degree, I worked with 4th grade students in reading, writing, and mathematics over the summer to increase their academic achievement.

Elementary Math

Mathematics was always my strongest subject as a student. I am certified in the state of Georgia to teach Mathematics to students in grades 4-8.

Handwriting

I hold a Masters Degree in Behavioral and Learning Disabilities. I have worked as an interrelated teacher and worked with students having significant handwriting difficulties.

Reading

I have my Reading Endorsement and have taught English Language Arts for 5 years. Over these 5 years, my students average between 1.5 and 2 years of reading growth per year. Some students have grown as much as 4 grade levels in reading in one school year!

Sewing

I have taught many people how to begin sewing. I have taken many sewing classes and would be able to tutor someone as to how to begin sewing.

Special Needs

I hold my Masters Degree in Behavioral and Learning Disabilities.

Study Skills

As a teacher, I have worked with an advisory group on study skills, led a study skills club titled "Work Your Way to the Top," and work with students on their study skills daily during homeroom and weekly during tutorial.

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Education

University of Georgia (Psychology)

Georgia State University (Master's)

Valdosta State University (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rachel will travel within 10 miles of Atlanta, GA 30338.

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