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Laura S.

Bloomingdale, IL

$60/hr

Experienced Teacher for your Math & Reading/Writing Needs

Background check passed as of 10/4/13
Usually responds in about 14 hours

Experienced Teacher for your Math & Reading/Writing Needs

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Laura is a highly-qualified mathematics teacher. She has taught math for ten years. The courses Laura has taught include Algebra 2, Algebra, Pre-Algebra, and general math. Laura has also taught several data-driven intervention programs, where her focus was differentiating instruction to aide students in achieving proficiency of learning targets. Laura has taught a diverse group of students during her tenure, which has provided her with the opportunity to develop into the exceptional teacher and tutor she is today. Her first position was in a very diverse school in Niles. Her latest experience was at a high-performing school in Buffalo Grove.

Laura received her Bachelor's in Education from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She earned her Master's degree from Roosevelt University.

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Autism, Special Needs
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary (K-6th), Prealgebra, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

Having taught for ten years, I have worked with a number of students with ADD and ADHD. I implement different strategies when working with children who have ADD and ADHD, to ensure their needs are being met. The success that these students attain while working with me is commendable.

Laura’s Resources

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Let x= number of dimes Let y = number of nickels   Create a system of 2 equations and solve by substitution or elimination method.   x + y = 32 0.10x + 0.05y = 2.35       Have you learned systems of equations? If so, I will...

University of Illinois- Champaign Urbana
Elementary Education
Roosevelt University
Master's

Education

University of Illinois- Champaign Urbana (Elementary Education)

Roosevelt University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Laura will travel within 25 miles of Bloomingdale, IL 60108.


About Laura

Laura is a highly-qualified mathematics teacher. She has taught math for ten years. The courses Laura has taught include Algebra 2, Algebra, Pre-Algebra, and general math. Laura has also taught several data-driven intervention programs, where her focus was differentiating instruction to aide students in achieving proficiency of learning targets. Laura has taught a diverse group of students during her tenure, which has provided her with the opportunity to develop into the exceptional teacher and tutor she is today. Her first position was in a very diverse school in Niles. Her latest experience was at a high-performing school in Buffalo Grove.

Laura received her Bachelor's in Education from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She earned her Master's degree from Roosevelt University.

Education

University of Illinois- Champaign Urbana
Elementary Education
Roosevelt University
Master's

Education

University of Illinois- Champaign Urbana (Elementary Education)

Roosevelt University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Laura’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Autism, Special Needs
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary (K-6th), Prealgebra, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

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.


Laura’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Laura. View all of Laura’s resources

Let x= number of dimes Let y = number of nickels   Create a system of 2 equations and solve by substitution or elimination method.   x + y = 32 0.10x + 0.05y = 2.35       Have you learned systems of equations? If so, I will...


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