Many of the students I've tutored and taught in public and private schools have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. I can tutor your child in elementary school subjects and get them to focus when they are with me.
I have been playing chess for many years and can teach beginning chess.
I have previous tutoring experience with at least one dyslexic child. Others were suspected of having it, as well. I can help your child work through their dyslexia for all elementary school subjects.
I have a VA Collegiate Professional Teaching Certificate (preschool - 4th). I have taught and tutored children for over 20 years, from preschool through 5th grade. I've taught children in public school, private school, and child care. I have worked with students one-on-one, in small groups, and as a class.
I am a certified elementary school teacher. I've previously worked as a PRIME (Primary Reading Instruction and Math Education) Teacher in a public school (in addition to being a regular classroom teacher) and have helped many students improve their math grades.
In addition to being a certified elementary teacher, science has always been my favorite subject. I'm very knowledgeable in the area and can help any elementary student with science.
I speak Spanish and have tutored ESL children (Spanish-speaking and other ESL students) in a public school system. I have also worked with ESL children in child care.
I am a certified elementary school teacher, pre-K - 4. I've worked in public and private schools as a regular classroom teacher and a tutor (grades pre-K - 5 for all). I taught grammar to my students and tutees, among other things.
I have tutored and taught many students (preschool - 5th) in reading for over 20 years using phonics. Even adults use phonics to read, but do so at a much more rapid pace than early learners. Adults also use phonics to decode unfamiliar words. I teach students letter sounds, dipthongs, and so forth. I teach them to break the unfamiliar word up into parts they know. I teach students to read by putting together the sounds they've learned - slowly, at first, then more rapidly. This is how most school systems teaching reading, as well.
I have experience editing/proofreading documents and reports. As I teacher and tutor, I have had to proofread reports and other writings of my students.
I have many years teaching reading to students in grades pre-K - 5. I've worked as a reading tutor and a regular classroom teacher with students with reading abilities anywhere from 2 -3 grade levels below their actual grade level to 2 to 3 grade levels above their actual grade level.
I have studied and can teach about Judaism.
I have been playing saxophone for nearly 40 years. I have taught others to play, as well. I model how to play a piece, as well as explaining the notes, their duration, keeping time, and diacritical marks.
I have worked as an elementary school teacher for grades K-5 and specifically have worked as an SOL Remedial teacher for the upper elementary grades.
I am fluent in Spanish, but only comfortable in teaching beginning Spanish.
As a teacher and tutor, I have worked with students who have many different learning abilities/disabilities. I've tutored and taught many students with ADD/ADHD, including one who was dyslexic, as well. I helped her go from being unable to read to reading slightly above grade level. I've also tutored students diagnosed with a general learning disability, who were emotionally disturbed, and who had Asperger's. I've helped many students improve their grades in school and helped some to pass the SOL's at the elementary level.
I've been teaching/working with elementary-aged children for over 20 years. I've had experience helping kids remember how to spell words using phonics and simple rules of spelling (such as "i before e except after c" and so on).
Having taught in school systems (both public and private) and having worked as a tutor previously, I have many years of experience helping elementary students study, organize their notes/material, and prepare for an exam.
I have a couple of years of acting experience and can teach acting basics. I'm also a certified elementary teacher who has worked with students on oral reports and delivery. I have worked with children in an after-school program with dramatic-related games and activities, as well.
While working as a tutor and a regular classroom teacher, I have taught vocabulary to students form grades preK - 5.
I'm a certified elementary teacher who loves to write in her spare time. I've helped many students learn to be better writers and have helped make writing more interesting.