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Tina W.

Warren, OH

$35/hr

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Background check passed as of 4/16/11
Usually responds in about 22 hours

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My name is Tina. I am a special education and elementary school teacher. I have been a teacher for 17 years. I have taught all grades from Kindergarten to 8th grade. Throughout my years of teaching, I have worked with learning disabled, dyslexic, autistic, severe behavior, and cognitively delayed students. I have tutored at the high school level, especially math. I am currently teaching first grade after 16 years in special education.

I have a minor in math and love algebra. I also have many specialized reading methods to assist with reading. I have a bachelors in elementary and special education and a master's in early childhood education.I also have 2 children a 17 year old boy and an 9 year old girl. They are the pride and joy of my life.

I believe everyone can learn anything they put their minds too-the only trick is finding the clue to help them learn and remember it. I have tutored several students, including experience working in the reading lab at Youngstown State University when I went to college, helping elementary students read and learn math, working with middle school student to read and write.

Testimonials

"Great insight"

- Marva, Warren, OH on 6/20/12

"PATIENT AND RELIABLE"

- ERICA, Warren, OH on 9/4/11
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
English, Grammar, Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary
Science:
Biology, Psychology
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Dyslexia, Phonics,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Elementary (K-6th),
English, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
GED, LSAT, SAT Math, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
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 taught special education students since 1993. I have worked with several students with ADD/ADHD. I have been trained with several strategies for helping students learn and stay on task. I also have a son with ADD.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a certificate from the state of Ohio to teach elementary grades 1-8. I also have a permanent certificate to teach special education K-12. I have taught in a primary K-2 building since 1999. I have also spent one year teaching grades 2-4 and the remainder of my teaching career teaching grades 6-8. I have taught both math and language arts to all of the grade levels mentioned. I have a vast amount of teaching and tutoring experience in this age level.

Phonics

I have taken certification in the Orton Gillingham Reading Training which is a specialize reading for students who have trouble reading. I have also attending and been trained in the Stevenson Reading program which is another specialized reading program. I have worked with many dyslexic students in my career and have many hands on and multisensory approaches to teaching phonics to students using all senses. I do not believe in a strict pencil and paper approach, but rather a holistic and multisensory approach that will reach all learners even those with difficulty.

Special Needs

I have been a special needs teacher since 1995. I have taught grades kindergarten through 8th grade in math, reading and writing. I have kept up on new methodologies to teach special needs students. I have worked with severe behavior students and autistic students. I have used picture schedules as well.

Youngstown State University
Elem and Spec Ed.
Youngstown State University
MBA

Education

Youngstown State University (Elem and Spec Ed.)

Youngstown State University (MBA)

Great insight — Tina had worked with my daughter for the last two weeks and I must say I'm very pleased. My daughter came from a charter school system into public school where the curriculum is a lot different. Due to this difference she seemed to be very behind educationally compared to the other children. This obstacle left my daughter frustrated and confused and her grades and zeal declined dramatically. I did ...

— Marva, Warren, OH on 6/20/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tina will travel within 30 miles of Warren, OH 44481.


About Tina

My name is Tina. I am a special education and elementary school teacher. I have been a teacher for 17 years. I have taught all grades from Kindergarten to 8th grade. Throughout my years of teaching, I have worked with learning disabled, dyslexic, autistic, severe behavior, and cognitively delayed students. I have tutored at the high school level, especially math. I am currently teaching first grade after 16 years in special education.

I have a minor in math and love algebra. I also have many specialized reading methods to assist with reading. I have a bachelors in elementary and special education and a master's in early childhood education.I also have 2 children a 17 year old boy and an 9 year old girl. They are the pride and joy of my life.

I believe everyone can learn anything they put their minds too-the only trick is finding the clue to help them learn and remember it. I have tutored several students, including experience working in the reading lab at Youngstown State University when I went to college, helping elementary students read and learn math, working with middle school student to read and write.

Testimonials

"Great insight"

- Marva, Warren, OH on 6/20/12

"PATIENT AND RELIABLE"

- ERICA, Warren, OH on 9/4/11
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Education

Youngstown State University
Elem and Spec Ed.
Youngstown State University
MBA

Education

Youngstown State University (Elem and Spec Ed.)

Youngstown State University (MBA)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Warren, OH 44481

Tina’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
English, Grammar, Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary
Science:
Biology, Psychology
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Dyslexia, Phonics,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Elementary (K-6th),
English, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
GED, LSAT, SAT Math, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
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.


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