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Nancy D.

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Crystal Lake, IL (60014)

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I am a recently retired, 25+ year elementary education teacher. I taught in one of the best school systems in the country: Valparaiso, Indiana. My school was a Four Star and a Blue Ribbon School consistently, based upon our achievement on the ISTEP, state mandated test of student performance on the Core Standards. In the past, I have taught grades 5th, 4th, and most recently 3rd. I privately tutored students in grades: Kgn-Fifth. I also taught in our remedial summer school sessions in Reading and Math for grades 2-4.

I believe in using a variety of instructional methods,based upon a student's learning styles, interests, abilities, and needs. My teaching style is firm, fair, and fun! I have an undergraduate degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN and a Master's degree from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, IN. References provided upon request.

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Nancy’s subjects

Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
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Elementary (K-6th)

I am a newly retired elementary education teacher. I taught all of the core academic subjects in 5th grade for 17 years, 4th grade for 1 year, and 3rd grade for the last 12 years. I also was involved in teaching in our system's enrichment and remedial summer school program for grades 2,3, and 4 over the past 20 years, in the subject areas of reading/literature and math. I was involved in writing our Jump Start program(remediation in the core standards in math and reading)to prepare lower achieving students for the IN state mandated ISTEP test. In addition, I privately tutored several students in 2nd-5th grades after school for the past 7 years.

I enjoyed my career as a teacher. I especially enjoyed seeing my tutored students learning and striving to improve their classroom successes!

I believe that we all have different learning styles. I use a variety of teaching strategies based upon the student's level of learning, interests, and specific academic needs. I believe in instruction that is structured and delivered in a fun and enriching method!

Study Skills

I have taught K-5 students for over 30 years in the Valparaiso Community School System in Valparaiso, IN. I also privately tutored students for over 5 years, both during the school year and during the summer. I attended many workshops around the state, as requested by my Principals, on the subjects of Learning Styles, Individualized Instruction, and Remedial Instruction for Jump Start Students.

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Indiana University, Bloomington

Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

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Nancy will travel within 20 miles of Crystal Lake, IL 60014.

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