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My name is Michele and I have 16 years' teaching experience in elementary education. I have taught students in 3rd, 4th, & 5th grades. I am also a reading specialist with a masters in reading/literacy. For 5 years I taught students reading in grades 1st through 6th. My teaching certificates are in both early childhood and elementary education. During the last 3 years I have tutored students in reading within the school district I currently teach at. Last year I tutored students at Huntington Learning Center in Chicago. I have great success improving reading levels for students I have tutored. I provide students with the skills to enjoy reading and become lifelong readers. Lessons are made to be interesting along with making learning fun. Students will learn to become better readers using skills I teach them such as visualizing and making connections when reading.Skills for decoding unfamiliar words are taughts in my lessons. Students find reading more enjoyable when they are provided with books that interest them. This is why I give all of my students a reading survey to find out what students like to read about. I also inform students what our objectives are for each lesson and provide lesson plans during every lesson. This gives students a goal for what they are going to achieve. I would like the opportunity to show your child how to become a great reader and lifelong learner.
I am a certified teacher in elementary education. I have taught 5th grade for five years in all K-6 elementary subjects. I have also tutored students in both math and reading in grade 5. Overall, I have 17 years experience.
I am a reading specialist with a master's degree in reading. I have ten years experience teaching reading in primary grades.
St. Xavier University (elementary education)
St.Xavier University (Master's)
Wonderful teacher — Michele is a wonderful teacher and a great person! Michele has a great love for teaching and children, her positive approach with my son has boosted his confidence, he now comes home with 100's each week each test. Michele made my son very comfortable by reading him a story and getting to know him the first day, he looks forward to her coming each week. ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00
Cancellation: 2 hours notice required
Michele will travel within 20 miles of Lockport, IL 60441.
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