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Seeing children achieve their goals in reading and math is my primary focus. I love working with you and your children to set individual goals for tutoring.
I am currently a fourth grade teacher in Lockport. Prior to that I was a second grade teacher for two years. I have also tutored students from first grade through college level. Additionally, I have a Master's degree from Christian Brothers University with a reading specialist license track. My undergraduate degree is from Vanderbilt University in which I majored in elementary education and sociology.
I have experience working with students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and special needs. I am trained in the Orton-Gillingham based method of multisensory language arts instruction. I completed two summers of the Simultaneous Multisensory Institute of Language Arts (SMILA) training. This program is very similar to Wilson. I have also worked as a Title 1 tutor.
I am available after-school or during the summer (June/July).
I look forward to working with you to help your son and/or daughter succeed. Please feel free to contact me for more information.
Tutored and taught numerous students with ADHD. Able to modify lessons to allow movement and keep student's attention.
As a certified teacher, I am able to help students with both algebra and any possible missing building blocks in their mathematical knowledge.
Familiar with the learning differences of children with Aspergers. Able to incorporate life skills and social skills into academic lessons.
I am familiar with the spectrum of Autism. I have had students who are autistic in my classroom. I have a cousin who is severely affected by Autism. I am able to add in life skills and social skills to lessons.
Trained in multisensory techniques based on the Orton-Gillingham method. Familiar with programs such as Wilson. Trained at the Simultaneous Multisensory Institute of Language Arts (SMILA) for two summers.
I am an IL licensed teacher who has taught both fourth and second grades. I have experience tutoring students, though, in all elementary grade levels. While I focus on reading and math, I can tutor any elementary subject area.
I'm an IL certified elementary school teacher who has taught second grade and fourth grade. I have experience with EnVision math, Saxon Math, and Reasoning Mind curriculum. I can help your son or daughter approach the new Common Core standards with success.
Taught Saxon Phonics 2 for two years. Trained in multisensory techniques using synthetic phonics. Able to fill in the gaps for struggling older readers.
For many students, algebraic concepts can be tricky. Using a variety of strategies including direct instruction, guided practice, and games I will help your son/daughter master the language of algebra and gain the confidence needed to be ready for high school math.
I have a Masters of Education with a focus on reading. Pending Reading Specialist certification. I taught second grade for two years and am familiar with Reading Street 2012. I currently teach fourth grade. I can help your son or daughter gain the analytical skills needed for the new Common Core standards.
I was a sociology major at Vanderbilt University. Able to assist with general sociology classes and help students to write in the social sciences.
Have a student who can memorize the words for the weekly spelling test but can not seem to spell the words again the next day?
If so, I can help your son/daughter to learn the rules behind spelling.
By teaching the letter-sound patterns, I can help your son/daughter improve his/her spelling quickly. Don't let spelling be a mystery any longer.
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