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I have 14 years experience as a teacher of elementary and middle school students, both general education and special needs. My certifications include Language Arts and Social Studies. I have experience teaching Reading, Phonics, Writing, and Social Studies for grades 1 through 8.
Working one-on-one with students using a variety of methods & materials is my specialty.
All American History from colonial days to present.
I have a teaching certification in Elementary Education from the state of Michigan. I have 8 years experience in teaching grades 1 through 6, including Special Needs. I also have the ZA (Early Childhood) Endorsement.
I have completed training in the Reading Mastery program (phonics based) and implemented its use in grades 1 through 4. I have used the REWARDS Reading program for phonics instruction in grades 6 and 8. I have experience in assessing students for phonemic awareness and reading fluency.
Decoding strategies and fluency improvement, as well as comprehension.
Vocabulary building strategies.
University of Michigan, Flint (Early Childhood Edu)
Saginaw Valley State University (Graduate Coursework)
Great Tutor — If your child is having trouble with reading, this is the tutor you need. She was great at assisting us in determining the cause of my child's reading difficulty and was available when needed. Although my child reads slowly, she now reads with much more understanding of the material. At the end of the sessions, she was reading above her grade level. ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00
Cancellation: 12 hours notice required
I'm willing to be flexible and work out arrangements with students if there's a need to do so.
Leisa will travel within 15 miles of Corunna, MI 48817.
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