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Brit N.

Frankfort, IL

$35/hr

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Elmhurst College
Special Education

Education

Elmhurst College (Special Education)

About Brit

My name is Brit, and I am a graduate from Elmhurst College. I have my bachelor's in special education and have an Illinois teaching license. I currently teach 7th grade special education in the suburb of Manteno. I cover all four main content areas throughout the day.

It goes without saying that I enjoy working with students. I teach because I love to see a person grow. There is no greater feeling than seeing an "a-ha" moment when a student finally grasps a concept because of your instruction. I've worked with kids in the babysitting and the nannying setting. Both have included homework help and preparing for school tests.

Since I studied education, I have been in the school setting a great deal. I have over two-hundred hours of participation in classrooms ranging from preschool to grade 12. I've taught lessons to large groups, led small group instruction, and have also worked one-on-one with many students. I completed my student teaching in Spring of 2014 with 4th graders with learning disabilities and a multi-needs middle school.

In high school I was almost always on high honor roll, and if I wasn't, I was on honor roll instead. I graduated with a 3.5 GPA and received a 26 on my ACT. During my college experience, I was on the Dean's list multiple semesters. I graduated with a 3.7 GPA.

Overall, I would really enjoy the opportunity to work with your students. I believe that teachers can learn from students as well as the other way around. Since I do currently teach, my availability is mostly after schools on Mondays, Wednesdays, some Fridays, and most weekends. I look forward to hearing from you.
My name is Brit, and I am a graduate from Elmhurst College. I have my bachelor's in special education and have an Illinois teaching license. I currently teach 7th grade special education in the suburb of Manteno. I cover all four main content areas throughout the day.

It goes without saying that I enjoy working with students. I teach…
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Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Frankfort, IL 60423
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary (K-6th),
English, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

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ADD/ADHD

When it comes to this particular area of students, I have had great experience using different behavior strategies to focus a learner. Rather than motivate students extrinsically, I have used methods such as schedule reminders and finger prompts to make sure students with ADD/ADHD are actively engaged during the lesson. I am currently in my third year of school at Elmhurst College studying special education.

Aspergers

Since I'm a special education major, I have learned quite a bit about working with students on the autism spectrum and other various disabilities ranging in severity. I have had experience working one-on-one with this particular disability for four years, and I am currently working with some students with this disability.

Autism

Autism spectrum disorders are an area in which I have had a great deal of experience. I have worked one-on-one with students as well as small group instruction. Using prompting strategies and explicit instruction, I have been able to help teach students with exceptionalities the basic skills they need to know. I am currently in college studying special education.

Dyslexia

I am taking literacy classes that give explicit strategies to teach students with dyslexia in order to improve reading. I have different activities starting from the basics (phonemic awareness, phonics) to the ending goal (fluency, comprehension).

Elementary (K-6th)

I have over thirty hours of experience working in a classroom with this particular population of students. I have taught small groups elementary science, math, and English skills. I have also worked on writing prompts with students in this age level.

Phonics

I am currently in my third year of school at Elmhurst College studying special education. In order to be become a fluent reader and comprehend text, phonics is one of the main skills needed to do that. I have used many strategies with students that relate to building words, looking at word families, teaching multisyllabic decoding strategies, and letter-sound correspondence. I have used traditional ways (word families, word building) and spelling strategies to teach phonics skills.

Elmhurst College
Special Education

Education

Elmhurst College (Special Education)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Brit will travel within 15 miles of Frankfort, IL 60423.

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