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Martha B.

Martha loves to teach and talk with children.

Newport, MI (48166)

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Parents and students, I have been teaching children since 1991 when I graduated from college. I have taught children of all ages and ability levels. I believe a child will be more productive if you have a positive rapport with the child. So, I take the time to get to know the child. I want to know what they like, don't like, what they believe in, and how they feel about life in general. Most important, I believe all children can learn. They don't learn at the same pace, same style, or same setting but they can all be taught.
I taught in the Detroit Public School system for 17 years. I resigned this year as I felt my time there was complete. I now teach at a charter school in the downriver area. I teach fourth grade and tutor seventh and eighth graders in math. I enjoy working with children of all ages in all subject areas. I have taught bilingual students and taught students at a Sylvan Learning Center. I enjoy teaching children in any setting and enjoy watching them learn a new concept.
I look forward to helping you in any way I can. I hope to hear from you soon.


Martha B.

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Martha’s subjects

Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Valparaiso University. I also earned a Master of Teaching from Wayne State University.

Elementary Math

I taught fifth grade math a few years ago. I also tutored individual children in math in the summer and during summer school.


I have a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Valparaiso University. I have taught kindergarten and first grade for 9 years combined.


I have a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Valparaiso University. I also have a Master in Teaching from Wayne State University. I have been teaching for 21 years.

Social Studies

I have a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Masters of Teaching. I have taught social studies the past 17 years from grade K to 5th.

Study Skills

I have been a certified teacher for over 20 years. I have taken numerous classes that teach children of all ages how and why study skills are important. If I feel I am not comfortable enough with study skills, there are numerous opportunities for me to gain knowledge.

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Monroe County Community and Valparaiso University

MAT from the Wayne State University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Martha will travel within 20 miles of Newport, MI 48166.

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