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I taught elementary students for five years (from 2008-2013) and am very energetic, creative and committed to helping all students succeed! I am now a stay at home mom to my 6 month old son. I will always have a strong passion for education, teaching and learning! I am highly qualified in planning and executing lesson plans for Math, Reading, Writing, Science and Social Studies. My student's reading levels increase an average of 1.7 years' growth in a school year and they also passed the Virginia Standards of Learning Math tests. I have tutored students after school for four years and enjoy working one-on-one or in a small group with children to better meet their needs. If I become your tutor, I will pre-assess your child to see what their academic strengths and needs are and will then create a plan to help them excel.
I majored in Elementary Education from Wake Forest University in 2008 and graduated with my professional teaching license in k-6. I taught second grade for two years at a charter school in Washington, DC. I then taught first and second grade for two years in Alexandria, Virginia public schools. Last year, I taught kindergarten at an international school in Seaside, CA. I frequently work in small groups and individually with my students. I am a licensed K-6 teacher in every state having reciprocity with all NC states and passed the tests required for NC and VA.
I can help teach your child to read by help them learn how sounds correlate with letters or groups of letters in our alphabetic writing system. I have taught many students how to read through phonics instruction! My creative method of teaching phonics will have your child excited about reading.
GREAT TUTOR! — We were visiting in the Pebble Beach area for 10 days and I wanted to find a tutor for my son. I'm SO HAPPY that I found Elizabeth, she was GREAT! I could not have asked for more in a teacher! My son thoroughly enjoyed his lessons and learned a lot in a short amount of time, which was very pleasing. Elizabeth kept him interested and engaged, which is not easy to do with a 6 year old boy. She made ...
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