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Teresa W.

Little Elm, TX

$45/hr

M.S.Ed., Ed.S/Board Certified Teacher/Educational Specialist

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M.S.Ed., Ed.S/Board Certified Teacher/Educational Specialist

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I am a Texas Board Certified Teacher in EC-6, Special Education EC-12, and ESL EC-12. My area of expertise is in Reading strategies, Phonics, English, Writing, Language Arts, and ESL. Furthermore, I hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Secondary Education, a Master of Science Education Degree, and Education Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership.

My strategies include identifying learning styles and differentiated instruction. I also modify instruction to meet students needs. My goal is to meet the students where they are and bring them to the next level using research-based strategies.

I have over 12 years of teaching experience from Pre-K-8, and I am looking forward to working with my students with great pride and enthusiasm for teaching and learning.

Testimonials

"Outstanding tutor!"

- Randy, Melissa, TX on 3/21/11
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading

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.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a Texas Board Certified teacher. I am fully certified to teach EC-6, ESL EC-12, and Special Education EC-12.

ESL/ESOL

As an undergraduate student, I majored in English. During my graduate studies, I learned teaching strategies to assist students with learning all subjects, including ESL strategies. ESL students need to learn strategies in phonemic awareness, sentence structure, parts of speech, and grammar and composition. I am experienced in implementing best research-based strategies to assist students with diverse needs to achieve their academic goals.

Special Needs

I am certified to teach Special Education EC-12 as a Texas Board Certified teacher. I have worked directly with Special Education students and have developed lesson plans and IEPs to meet the diverse needs of students with learning disabilities. I am experienced in making necessary modifications to meet special needs students academic needs.

Teresa’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Teresa. View all of Teresa’s resources

This is a summarizing strategy for expository material: T-R-I is commonly used with expository text. Frame Questions: T - What is the general topic? R- What information restricts the topic? I- What examples illustrate the topic

Reading ability improves by reading a lot. Reading achievement is directly related to the amount of reading students accomplish during school and outside of school. With this in mind, get your children lots of fun books and have them read a variety of books. Also, make books readily and easily available to students. One thing that I have done for my own children is providing them with a bookshelf... read more

A narrative frame or story frame is commonly found in fiction with these elements: 1. Characters: Characteristics of main characters in a story 2. Setting: time, place, and context in which story takes place 3. Initiating event: the event that starts the action rolling in a story 4. Internal response: the main characters emotional response to the initiating event 5. Goal: planned... read more

The University of Bridgeport
English and Educatio
The University of Bridgeport
MEd
Walden University
Other

Education

The University of Bridgeport (English and Educatio)

The University of Bridgeport (MEd)

Walden University (Other)

Outstanding tutor! — Teresa was outstanding in her approach in tutoring me, I look forward to working with her in the future. She is an outstanding credit to your business. You are very fortunate to have her on your team. I highly recommend her. ...

— Randy, Melissa, TX on 3/21/11

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Teresa will travel within 15 miles of Little Elm, TX 75068.


About Teresa

I am a Texas Board Certified Teacher in EC-6, Special Education EC-12, and ESL EC-12. My area of expertise is in Reading strategies, Phonics, English, Writing, Language Arts, and ESL. Furthermore, I hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Secondary Education, a Master of Science Education Degree, and Education Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership.

My strategies include identifying learning styles and differentiated instruction. I also modify instruction to meet students needs. My goal is to meet the students where they are and bring them to the next level using research-based strategies.

I have over 12 years of teaching experience from Pre-K-8, and I am looking forward to working with my students with great pride and enthusiasm for teaching and learning.

Testimonials

"Outstanding tutor!"

- Randy, Melissa, TX on 3/21/11

Education

The University of Bridgeport
English and Educatio
The University of Bridgeport
MEd
Walden University
Other

Education

The University of Bridgeport (English and Educatio)

The University of Bridgeport (MEd)

Walden University (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Little Elm, TX 75068

Teresa’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading

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.


Teresa’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Teresa. View all of Teresa’s resources

This is a summarizing strategy for expository material: T-R-I is commonly used with expository text. Frame Questions: T - What is the general topic? R- What information restricts the topic? I- What examples illustrate the topic

Reading ability improves by reading a lot. Reading achievement is directly related to the amount of reading students accomplish during school and outside of school. With this in mind, get your children lots of fun books and have them read a variety of books. Also, make books readily and easily available to students. One thing that I have done for my own children is providing them with a bookshelf... read more

A narrative frame or story frame is commonly found in fiction with these elements: 1. Characters: Characteristics of main characters in a story 2. Setting: time, place, and context in which story takes place 3. Initiating event: the event that starts the action rolling in a story 4. Internal response: the main characters emotional response to the initiating event 5. Goal: planned... read more


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