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Sarah D.

5th Grade Certified Teacher Exceptionally Qualified in All Areas

Redmond, WA (98052)

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I am a 5th grade teacher who teaches all subject areas, and I have a great deal of experience in working with children of all ages. I am fun-loving and enjoy working with students, especially students who do not enjoy school. My first goal when working with students is to create a rapport with students to ensure that our work together will feel comfortable and fun. I have significant experience with students with ADD/ADHD and feel comfortable with other behavioral needs as well. I emphasize open and honest communication and will work with you and your child to make sure that your child feels successful and confident about his or her academic accomplishments. I am exceptionally qualified to work with students in all subject areas. I have continuing professional development about best teaching practices, including how to best implement the use of technology when working with students. I work very effectively with all students and will make sure that your student feels successful and that you feel good about the growth your student makes during our tutoring sessions.

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Sarah’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading
Elementary (K-6th), Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
American History
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing


I have worked as a 5th grade teacher for 4 years, and I have had 3-5 students with ADD/ADHD each year. I have had to work within the classroom setting to accommodate these students and provide a classroom environment that met their needs. I have also worked in tutoring situations with these students, and I have taken classes about how best to provide education and learning for these students. I feel very comfortable working with students with ADD/ADHD.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified teacher in Washington State in Elementary Education. I have worked as a 5th grade teacher for four years, teaching in all subject areas. I have my bachelor's in Elementary Education, and am working on my master's in Technology Integration in the Elementary Classroom.


I have worked with students to teach them how to read, and I have strong skills with decoding skills and letter sounds/phoneme identification. I took several classes specifically geared around phonics when I was in college, and I work with students frequently on their phonics skills. I feel very comfortable working with students of all ages and abilities in this skills.

Study Skills

I have worked as a 5th grade teacher for 4 years. In this capacity, I teach students how to use a planner, how to organize their binders and notebooks, and how to take notes in class. I also communicate effectively about what the organizational system is to parents, so that they can be supportive at home. This makes me very qualified to work with students of all ages on their organizational skills.

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Northwest Nazarene University

Walden University (MEd)

Great teacher Great teacher. Provides extra materials, helpful and informative on child's progress and needs. Kids really like her, she is encouraging. Thanks Teacher Sarah! ...

— Meg from Kenmore, WA on 10/20/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

$65 an hour for single student, minimum one hour for all tutoring sessions. Rate for two or more students is $80.

Travel policy

Sarah will travel within 10 miles of Redmond, WA 98052.

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