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Marie M.

Chicago, IL

$45/hr

Learning Enrichment Club

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Hello! My name is Marie M., M.S. Before I say anything about my background, let me say that with me your child, or children, will find true "JOY" in learning. I will help them become super thinkers with all of the confidence of champions...Smile!

As a certified/licensed teacher in the States of Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa, I have over 20 years of professional teaching experience. I have a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in education and a M.S. degree in Teaching The Gifted.

While I specialize in math and science, I am also skilled in teaching all academic subjects on the preschool through elementary school levels. I am currently teaching as a substitute teacher in the public and private schools of Des Moines and Urbandale, Iowa. I work with children/students ages three to eighteen years old. In the area of science, I tutor college students and adults as well. When I was employed by The University of Chicago Science Teacher Education Program, I acted as a mentor for other educators in the art of teaching science. I have worked for public, private and Catholic schools alike.

As far as my teaching skills and style are concerned, I am told that "I have a gift of being able to take complex subjects and break them down into simple, easy to understand learning components". I guess I can safely say "My students love the way I teach". I believe that every student has a gift that can be supported and enhanced to expand his or her mind and heart for investigation and the acquisition of knowledge. I can clearly discern the budding talents in my students, and I am keenly aware of their individual learning styles. Then using this knowledge, I construct super compatible curricula for my students. I love to learn myself and am very versed in many concepts and subject areas.

English:
Reading
Science:
Psychology
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Marie’s Resources

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As a teacher specializing in math, science and the gifted, I have found that www.youtube.com to be a wonderful resource for students to learn how to do math and many other subjects. I encourage my students to go to specific videos to learn by seeing the subject worked out by a teacher or college student.

Chicago State University
Psychology
Chicago State University
Master's

Education

Chicago State University (Psychology)

Chicago State University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Marie will travel within 10 miles of Chicago, IL 60649.


About Marie

Hello! My name is Marie M., M.S. Before I say anything about my background, let me say that with me your child, or children, will find true "JOY" in learning. I will help them become super thinkers with all of the confidence of champions...Smile!

As a certified/licensed teacher in the States of Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa, I have over 20 years of professional teaching experience. I have a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in education and a M.S. degree in Teaching The Gifted.

While I specialize in math and science, I am also skilled in teaching all academic subjects on the preschool through elementary school levels. I am currently teaching as a substitute teacher in the public and private schools of Des Moines and Urbandale, Iowa. I work with children/students ages three to eighteen years old. In the area of science, I tutor college students and adults as well. When I was employed by The University of Chicago Science Teacher Education Program, I acted as a mentor for other educators in the art of teaching science. I have worked for public, private and Catholic schools alike.

As far as my teaching skills and style are concerned, I am told that "I have a gift of being able to take complex subjects and break them down into simple, easy to understand learning components". I guess I can safely say "My students love the way I teach". I believe that every student has a gift that can be supported and enhanced to expand his or her mind and heart for investigation and the acquisition of knowledge. I can clearly discern the budding talents in my students, and I am keenly aware of their individual learning styles. Then using this knowledge, I construct super compatible curricula for my students. I love to learn myself and am very versed in many concepts and subject areas.

Education

Chicago State University
Psychology
Chicago State University
Master's

Education

Chicago State University (Psychology)

Chicago State University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Chicago, IL 60649

Marie’s Subjects

English:
Reading
Science:
Psychology
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), Reading

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.


Marie’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 Marie. View all of Marie’s resources

As a teacher specializing in math, science and the gifted, I have found that www.youtube.com to be a wonderful resource for students to learn how to do math and many other subjects. I encourage my students to go to specific videos to learn by seeing the subject worked out by a teacher or college student.


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