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Marcia D.

Canton, OH

$35/hr

Remedial Reading Skills for Foundational Learning

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Remedial Reading Skills for Foundational Learning

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I am a Learning and Development Specialist. My passion is helping students reach their academic and personal potentials through the development of foundational reading skills. With over 10 years experience in public school special education teaching and private instructional services, I have created and developed a proven phonics-whole language supplemental reading program. Students typically gained 1-3 years reading level advancement in 1-3 months. Upon completion, students have the under-girding necessary for optimal growth and opportunities.

A while back I took a leave of absence to raise my family. Today I'm thrilled to be returning! It's exciting to watch students' lives radically change through my revolutionary approach to teaching primary reading skills in an instructor, student, and parent partnership!

I am offering my in-your-home services to candidates residing in the Canton and Akron metro areas.

English:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Phonics,
Reading
Special Needs:
Phonics,
Special Needs

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I want to teach at the elementary level because my expertise lies in establishing a solid learning foundation, guiding students towards becoming independent thinkers and workers. My teaching reflects remediation through Progress Monitoring and Direct Instruction. Through Scaffolded Instruction and Reciprocal Teaching and an emphasis on the Higher Order of Thinking Skills, my students learn to decipher meaning from given text and are inclined to think critically and creatively. Because of this, my students become lifelong learners!

Phonics

I created a proven and successful phonics program. It works because I have taken all of the bits and pieces associated with understanding and learning phonics and repackaged them into a simple and meaningful concept. Students acquire several strategies that help them to master difficult reading text. Their learning is optimized because instruction is direct and scaffolded, guiding them towards developing independent work habits and meeting accountability expectations.

Reading

My approach to teaching fundamental reading skills produces fluent and confident readers; therefore, reading comprehension is typically a natural by-product because what is read is comprehensible.

Special Needs

My primary goal as a tutor is to help my students develop and apply effective learning strategies, comprehensive reasoning skills and study habits so they can work up to their potential, be accountable and successful in their mainstream classrooms. My approach is clinical and therapeutic in nature. During the lesson and planning for the next session, based on my observations, I shape each and every lesson accordingly in order to achieve maximum results. If necessary, I focus on establishing and maintaining a proper working posture, as well.

I am committed to helping my students be the best they can be!





Findlay College, now the University of Findlay
Elementary Education
University of Dayton
Graduate Coursework
Mankato State
Graduate Coursework

Education

Findlay College, now the University of Findlay (Elementary Education)

University of Dayton (Graduate Coursework)

Mankato State (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Additional Cost: Cost of materials, not to exceed $10.

Travel policy

Marcia will travel within 5 miles of Canton, OH 44718.


About Marcia

I am a Learning and Development Specialist. My passion is helping students reach their academic and personal potentials through the development of foundational reading skills. With over 10 years experience in public school special education teaching and private instructional services, I have created and developed a proven phonics-whole language supplemental reading program. Students typically gained 1-3 years reading level advancement in 1-3 months. Upon completion, students have the under-girding necessary for optimal growth and opportunities.

A while back I took a leave of absence to raise my family. Today I'm thrilled to be returning! It's exciting to watch students' lives radically change through my revolutionary approach to teaching primary reading skills in an instructor, student, and parent partnership!

I am offering my in-your-home services to candidates residing in the Canton and Akron metro areas.

Education

Findlay College, now the University of Findlay
Elementary Education
University of Dayton
Graduate Coursework
Mankato State
Graduate Coursework

Education

Findlay College, now the University of Findlay (Elementary Education)

University of Dayton (Graduate Coursework)

Mankato State (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Additional Cost: Cost of materials, not to exceed $10.

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Canton, OH 44718

Marcia’s Subjects

English:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Phonics,
Reading
Special Needs:
Phonics,
Special Needs

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.


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