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Sue H.

Tutoring: Building Skills and Confidence

Richmond, VA (23227)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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I have a varied background in both teaching multiple grade levels as well as being an Educational Director for an after school program in Richmond. I was a special education teacher for 28 years and especially enjoyed working in the areas of English, Reading, Writing and Social Studies. I worked with many students who had learning disabilities such as ADHD, emotional issues, and academic deficiencies. I enjoyed making lessons that incorporated hands on activities and other creatives resources to help learners who don't learn in traditional ways. I believe learning comes differently to all students and finding resources and methods to clarify concepts is an art in tutoring. This needs to be done in a way that supports what is going on in the classroom and lets the student feel more comfortable learning in their home school environment. That is always the best part of teaching; seeing a student start to enjoy the learning process and feel more confident in their abilities.

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Sue’s subjects

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Autism
Homeschool:
Corporate Training:
Grammar

ADD/ADHD

I have an endorsement in special education for emotionally disturbed from Kansas University.
I taught special education students for 30 years in a hospital setting for children with emotional problems. Many had a diagnosis of ADD/ADHD. I also worked with children who were on the autistic spectrum. I taught five different courses as an adjunct faculty member at VCU in the area of Special Education covering all disabilities with the exception of mentally challenged. I am currently retired.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught for 30 years, levels 4th grade through high school. I have taught remedial reading to middle school students, social studies to middle and high school students, life skills and study skills to middle and high school students. My certifications are in elementary, special education and counselor education. In teaching children with learning disabilities, I helped with organizational skills, mapping and graphing content, reframing information, and using visual mind maps.

English

I have taught English in a self-contained classroom for students thirteen through sixteen who were in a day treatment program in a mental health facility. Of the eight children in my classroom, one was in special education for a learning disability, and the others were either in regular English or AP English before entering the day treatment program. I was a certified special education teacher and worked in this program for five years.

Reading

I have taught for more than 30 years at all grade levels. I took the Wilson Reading Program workshop several years ago and learned how to teach this method. I can furnish the materials. I also use games to help make the process more fun.

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Education

Washburn University (Elem. Educ.)

University of Kansas (Graduate Coursework)

Virginia Commonwealth University (MEd)

Great Job — We have been very pleased with Sue. Our daughter is extremely shy, and Sue is doing a wonderful job of getting her to open up. In just 2 weeks, we have seen progress in her reading and her confidence growing. ...

— George from Richmond, VA on 8/22/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sue will travel within 20 miles of Richmond, VA 23227.

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