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Loren F.

Summerville, SC

$35/hr

Patient, effective tutor specializing in Special Education

Usually responds in about 17 hours

Patient, effective tutor specializing in Special Education

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I love to help people. I have my masters degree in education. I am a certified special education teacher and I teach at a high school and an elementary school. I love working with children of all ages. I love to read, learn and teach others. I also would love to become fluent in ASL one day.
In addition to teaching I have done reading therapy with my dog. It is amazing what results you can see from a child reading to a dog! I also volunteered at a local children's hospital when I lived up north just playing games with and interacting with patients. It was a truly rewarding experience! I love helping/working with children and hope to get the opportunity to work with your child one day too!

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Sign Language,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Handwriting,
Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Sign Language

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I am certified in special education birth to 2nd grade and k-12. I have patience and compassion in working with this type of children. I have taught ADHD children over the summer when I taught summer school and in addition I currently teach children with ADHD how to swim.

Aspergers

I am certified in special education birth to 2nd grade and k-12. I worked in and out of the school (teaching swimming) with students with Asperger's and also have a friend of the family who has Asperger's. I have a special understanding for those who think differently and a great deal of patience. I think this would help me in working with this type of children.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified in special education birth to 2nd grade and k-12.
I taught summer school this past summer to both regular and special ed students who were about to enter 4th grade.
I am a good teacher and I know how to adapt lessons to various skill levels.
I have done day to day subbing in regular education classes as well as long term sub positions in elementary education classrooms.

Handwriting

I teach 1st grade so I make sure that I have my students work on the proper way to write by modeling and using worksheets where they can trace the dotted letters to assist them.

Hard Of Hearing

I have intermediate sign language skills, and experience with the Deaf and hard of hearing and believe I would be great tutoring hard of hearing individuals.

Phonics

I have experience with phonics lessons. I taught summer school to 3rd graders who were struggling with reading. In addition, I did a long term sub position with kindergarteners who were learning to read.
My specialization when teaching summer school was with incoming kindergarten students working on reading readiness skills.
I am also certified in k-12 special education.

Sign Language

I am qualified to help with basic ASL skills. (ASL level 1/101 and possibly level 2.)

Special Needs

I am certified in special education birth to 2nd grade and k-12.

Study Skills

I would love to help kids with their study skills and I feel like my background would be great in helping me do so. Learning the appropriate skills to do well in school did not come easy for me when I was younger. I had to work really hard and build my own strategies to be successful. I came from someone who struggled in school to someone with a masters in special education.

Hofstra University
Special Education
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Master's

Education

Hofstra University (Special Education)

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Loren will travel within 20 miles of Summerville, SC 29483.


About Loren

I love to help people. I have my masters degree in education. I am a certified special education teacher and I teach at a high school and an elementary school. I love working with children of all ages. I love to read, learn and teach others. I also would love to become fluent in ASL one day.
In addition to teaching I have done reading therapy with my dog. It is amazing what results you can see from a child reading to a dog! I also volunteered at a local children's hospital when I lived up north just playing games with and interacting with patients. It was a truly rewarding experience! I love helping/working with children and hope to get the opportunity to work with your child one day too!

Education

Hofstra University
Special Education
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Master's

Education

Hofstra University (Special Education)

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Summerville, SC 29483

Loren’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Sign Language,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Handwriting,
Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Sign Language

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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