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Thaddius M.

Chicago, IL

$75/hr

Learning Disabilities, Reading, Math, and all Behavioral/Special Needs

Usually responds in about 18 hours

Learning Disabilities, Reading, Math, and all Behavioral/Special Needs

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I am an experienced Illinois cerified teacher, with a M.Ed+18, and 20 years teaching/tutoring experience. I am currently Illinois certified in K-21, LD, ED, MR, SED, LBS1. I specialize in learning disabilities and reading remediation, behavior disorders, elementary, high school math and reading.

I also teach effective study skills and organizational goals for students to improve overall grade level achievement. I am an expert in raising test scores and classroom performance.

I am highly qualified, possessing both experience and the requisite degrees. On a personal level, I am friendly, engaging and positive educator.

I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

My experience allows me to promptly identify and remediate behavioral, reading and math difficulties before they become severe. Give your child the edge with one-on one tutoring from an effective, experienced, and patient teacher.

History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling,
Vocabulary
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.

ACT English

I have tutored the ACT test taking process and all of its components. I am adept at teaching study skills and testing strategies. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

ACT Reading

I have tutored, both in public schools and private, ACT reading prep and study. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

ADD/ADHD

I currently hold state certification in LBS1, SED and MR, and have taught elementary and high school students who have had ADD/ADHD. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

American History

I have taught and tutored both American and European history in elementary and high school. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

Art History

I have a bachelor's in Art from The Art Institute of Chicago. I specialize in American and French art of the 19h and 20th centuries. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

Autism

I am certified and taught both populations of high functioning and severe autistic students. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

Drawing

I graduated from The School of The Art Institue of Chicago with a B.F.A.

Dyslexia

I have worked with special education students from elementary through high school. I am currently certified in LBS1 and SED, MR and have successfully remediated special education students with dyslexia.

English

I have tutored English and all of its components. I am adept at remediating any deficit areas and providing your student with successful strategies.

Grammar

I have instructed grammar as part of my elementary and high school classes. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

Literature

I greatly enjoy teaching and tutoring literature to both elementary and high school students. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

Painting

I have a B.F.A. from The Art Institue of Chicago and have worked as an art teacher teaching painting/drawing. I also paint professionally in my spare time.

Phonics

I have taught elementary school and covered phonics during my classroom lessons. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

Proofreading

I have taught and engaged students in high school and college tutoring classes where proofreading was necessary for the final acceptance of the paper.

Reading

I have instructed reading as a course instructor and for individual tutoring. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively re-mediating any deficit areas.

SAT Reading

I have individually tutored SAT reading with great success. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

SAT Writing

I have tutored and instructed SAT writing for individuals. I am highly qualified to raise scores, as well as teach effective study skills.

Special Needs

I have worked with special ed students for 20 years, from elementary grades through high school. My certification is in LBS1, LD, SED, and MR.

Spelling

I have extensive experience teaching spelling to both elementary and high school students. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

Vocabulary

I enjoy teaching and expanding an individual's use and understanding of vocabulary. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

Writing

I have instructed the development and enhancement of writing skills at both the elementary and high school levels. I am extremely proud of my successful career as a teacher and tutor. I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

Art Institute of Chicago
Northeastern University, ongoing...
MEd
online courswork
Other

Education

Art Institute of Chicago

Northeastern University, ongoing... (MEd)

online courswork (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I will reduce my hourly rate dependent upon the time and distance travelled, the ability to schedule additional hours in one trip, as well as for repeat customers.

Travel policy

Thaddius will travel within 15 miles of Chicago, IL 60630.


About Thaddius

I am an experienced Illinois cerified teacher, with a M.Ed+18, and 20 years teaching/tutoring experience. I am currently Illinois certified in K-21, LD, ED, MR, SED, LBS1. I specialize in learning disabilities and reading remediation, behavior disorders, elementary, high school math and reading.

I also teach effective study skills and organizational goals for students to improve overall grade level achievement. I am an expert in raising test scores and classroom performance.

I am highly qualified, possessing both experience and the requisite degrees. On a personal level, I am friendly, engaging and positive educator.

I take the greatest pride in developing individualized lessons and effectively remediating any deficit areas.

My experience allows me to promptly identify and remediate behavioral, reading and math difficulties before they become severe. Give your child the edge with one-on one tutoring from an effective, experienced, and patient teacher.

Education

Art Institute of Chicago
Northeastern University, ongoing...
MEd
online courswork
Other

Education

Art Institute of Chicago

Northeastern University, ongoing... (MEd)

online courswork (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I will reduce my hourly rate dependent upon the time and distance travelled, the ability to schedule additional hours in one trip, as well as for repeat customers.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Chicago, IL 60630

Thaddius’s Subjects

History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling,
Vocabulary
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.


Background Check Status for Thaddius M.

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