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Kate G.

Wellesley, MA

$70/hr

Reading Specialist

Background check passed as of 10/20/13
Usually responds in about 19 hours

Reading Specialist

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I specialize in teaching children with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. I am a licensed teacher with an Master's degree in Education. I am trained in many specialized programs for teaching children who struggle with reading, writing, spelling, and handwriting. I am Wilson Reading certified. I am also trained in Handwriting Without Tears, RAVE-O, Project Read (Story Form, Report Form, and Framing Your Thoughts), LiPS, Orton Gillingham, and Lindamood Bell Visualizing and Verbalizing.

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Handwriting,
Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar

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.

ADD/ADHD

I have ten years of experience teaching children with ADHD. I have a Masters degree in Special Education. I am trained in Applied Behavior Analysis, Social Thinking, and teaching of executive functioning skills.

Aspergers

I have ten years of experience teaching children on the autism spectrum, including Asperger Syndrome. I have a Masters degree in Special Education. I am trained in Applied Behavior Analysis, Social Thinking, and teaching of executive functioning skills.

Autism

I have ten years of experience teaching children with autism. I have a Masters degree in Special Education. I am trained in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Dyslexia

I have two Masters degrees in Education, including one in Language and Literacy. I am a reading specialist. I am trained in specialized programs for dyslexia including Wilson, Lindamood-Bell, Orton Gillingham, and Project Read.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have ten years of experience teaching elementary education. I have a Masters degree in Education. I am a public school teacher and teach grades K-6.

Handwriting

I am a licensed reading specialist with ten years of experience teaching reading, writing, and handwriting. I am trained in the Handwriting Without Tears program.

Phonics

I am certified in Wilson Reading. I have dual Masters degrees in Special Education and Literacy. I am a certified teacher. I am trained in Lindamood-Bell, Project Read, and Orton-Gillingham.

Special Needs

I have a Masters degree in Special Education. I have ten years of experience teaching children with special needs. I am experienced with IEP and 504 plans.

Study Skills

I am a certified special education teacher. I have two master's degrees in Education. I am trained in executive functioning and study skills. I have ten years of experience teaching these skills to students.

Clark University
Simmons College
MEd
Simmons College
Other

Education

Clark University

Simmons College (MEd)

Simmons College (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kate will travel within 40 miles of Wellesley, MA 02482.


About Kate

I specialize in teaching children with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. I am a licensed teacher with an Master's degree in Education. I am trained in many specialized programs for teaching children who struggle with reading, writing, spelling, and handwriting. I am Wilson Reading certified. I am also trained in Handwriting Without Tears, RAVE-O, Project Read (Story Form, Report Form, and Framing Your Thoughts), LiPS, Orton Gillingham, and Lindamood Bell Visualizing and Verbalizing.

Education

Clark University
Simmons College
MEd
Simmons College
Other

Education

Clark University

Simmons College (MEd)

Simmons College (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Wellesley, MA 02482

Kate’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Handwriting,
Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar

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 Kate G.

Kate G. passed a background check on 10/20/13. The check was ordered by Kate through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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