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Karen J.

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Fairfax, VA (22030)

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Welcome to WyzAnt! I'm glad you found me here. I have a Master's Degree Education and have primarily taught K-3. I am a veteran public school teacher, however, I choose to tutor one-on-one to meet the individual needs of children with success. There are a variety of learning styles, teaching styles, and personalities. I strive to learn about my clients and design lessons customized to fit their needs.

You'll find my personal hands-on approach to learning will benefit your child immensely!

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Karen’s subjects

ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism, Phonics
Elementary (K-6th), ESL/ESOL, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a highly qualified and certified K-6 teacher. I have taught K-5th grades for 15 years.

Elementary Math

I am a certified (K-6) teacher. I am highly qualified to teach K-6 math, reading, and writing.


I have taught K-1 for 12+ years and have substantial experience teaching phonics for reading and fluency.


I have taught K-1 reading for 15 years. I will assess reading skills to determine what gaps need to be filled to become a successful reader! Phonics, decoding, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension are all vital elements for reading!


Writing and reading work in tandem. I have experience with teaching writing to K-6 grade students. I use a rubric for scoring and for a student to be involved in the assessment of their own writing.

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Indiana University, Bloomington

JFK University, California (MEd)

Karen is great with my active sons — Karen has been fabulous about working with my two active sons who are not always fond of sitting down and writing. Both of them have been diagnosed with ADHD, which makes it more difficult to get them to focus for long periods on their academics. To help my sons focus, Karen gives them breaks and tries to come up with funny stories. We often hear them giggling in the other room, which I think is g ...

— Erinrose from Oakton, VA on 8/8/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Karen will travel within 10 miles of Fairfax, VA 22030.

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