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Della M.

Saint Charles, IL

$45/hr

Master's in Reading Instruction K12/ BS SPED minor in Art

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Background check passed as of 9/11/11
4.9 Avg. Rating
 
 
15 Ratings
 
 
2 days Response Time
Very Patient, Organized, Timely, and Positive
— Sarah, Elgin, IL on 4/8/15

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NIU
Concordia
Master's

Education

NIU

Concordia (Master's)

About Della

I am a passionate, empathetic reading teacher. I will try my best for you and your student who struggles with reading and writing. One of my greatest joys in life is reading and I love helping students open that door that will lead them toward being a lifelong learner. I am a passionate, empathetic reading teacher. I will try my best for you and your student who struggles with reading and writing. One of my greatest joys in life is reading and I love helping students open that door that will lead… Read more

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Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Saint Charles, IL 60175
Background Check: Passed

"Very Patient, Organized, Timely, and Positive"

- Sarah, Elgin, IL on 4/8/15
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature,
Reading,
Vocabulary,
Writing
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Common Core
Corporate Training:
Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have a BS in Special Education. I am a certified LBS1 teacher. I understand the difficulties of students with ADD/ADHD and have the tools to help with them with their studies.

Dyslexia

I have a BS in Special Education and am a certified LBS1 teacher. I have also been trained in the Wilson Reading program which often is the key to helping students with dyslexia. My Master's is in Reading.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified to teach K-12.

Literature

I am a qualified Reading instructor. My BS in Special Education endorses me in Language Arts and I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction. Reading and writing go hand in hand. In my Master's courses we covered teaching writing and reading comprehension. I have co-taught High School Literature for two years.

Phonics

I have a reading specialist certification. In our Master's program phonics was taught as part of teaching reading.

Reading

I am a qualified Reading instructor. My BS in Special Education endorses me in Language Arts and I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction.

Special Needs

I have a BS in Special Education. I am a certified LBS1 teacher.

Study Skills

As a special education resource teacher I have spent many hours working on study skills for students. During the last two years my peers and I developed a curriculum for study skills that worked very well. We based most of it on CRISS strategies which I have been trained in.

Vocabulary

I am a qualified Reading instructor. My BS in Special Education endorses me in Language Arts and I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction. Reading and writing go hand in hand. In my Master's courses we covered teaching writing and reading comprehension. Teaching vocabulary is an extension of my Master's in Reading Instruction.

Writing

I am a qualified Reading instructor. My BS in Special Education endorses me in Language Arts and I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction. Reading and writing go hand in hand. In my Master's courses we covered teaching writing and reading comprehension.

NIU
Concordia
Master's

Education

NIU

Concordia (Master's)

Very Patient, Organized, Timely, and Positive — Della has been an excellent tutor for my son. She has helped us out tremendously. She is very patient, positive, and encouraging. He really enjoys working with Della and now loves to do his homework and is eager to learn!! ...

— Sarah, Elgin, IL on 4/8/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Della will travel within 30 miles of Saint Charles, IL 60175.

Background Check Status for Della M.

Della M. passed a background check on 9/11/11. The check was ordered by Della through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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