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The Best Reading Tutors in Des Plaines, IL

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Fran L.
60/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Harvard graduate seeks to foster excitement for learning

My master's degree in urban planning from Harvard University has prepared me well for working with students and professionals from a number of different fields. My studies spanned topics in history, geography, community organizing, public health, civil rights, economics, graphic design, data visualization, transportation... read more

60/hour
4.9 (11)
22 hours tutoring
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My master's degree in urban planning from Harvard University has prepared me well for working with students and professionals from a number of different fields. My studies spanned topics in history, geography, community organizing, public health, civil rights, economics, graphic design, data visualization, transportation... read more

Jacqui Z.
40/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

MFA in Creative Writing with 5 Years of Teaching Experience

I incorporate reading into many of the classes that I've taught. We start my creative writing workshops by reading a contemporary poem out loud and identifying different types of figurative language within the poem. I also tutor reading comprehension for children ages 8-10. read more

40/hour
5.0 (12)
26 hours tutoring
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I incorporate reading into many of the classes that I've taught. We start my creative writing workshops by reading a contemporary poem out loud and identifying different types of figurative language within the poem. I also tutor reading comprehension for children ages 8-10. read more

Daniel L.
200/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Special Needs reading and math tutor specializing in Orton Gillingham

I have many years of experience using the Wilson Phonics Program and the Orton-Gillingham approach and have seen tremendous student growth using this approach. These programs utilize a multi-sensory approach to reading, phonics and spelling. I provide all materials and, additionally, model for parents a daily... read more

200/hour
5.0 (152)
127 hours tutoring Reading out of 514 hours
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I have many years of experience using the Wilson Phonics Program and the Orton-Gillingham approach and have seen tremendous student growth using this approach. These programs utilize a multi-sensory approach to reading, phonics and spelling. I provide all materials and, additionally, model for parents a daily... read more

Melanie S.
50/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Doctorate of Audiology with years of tutoring experience

I have years of experience as a tutor for all ages, and various subjects. I worked as a reading and writing tutor throughout high school, and as a sign language and writing tutor for college athletes at the University of Illinois. Most recently, I have been a TA for two courses at Northwestern University. I... read more

50/hour
5.0 (7)
40 hours tutoring
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I have years of experience as a tutor for all ages, and various subjects. I worked as a reading and writing tutor throughout high school, and as a sign language and writing tutor for college athletes at the University of Illinois. Most recently, I have been a TA for two courses at Northwestern University. I... read more

Julia C.
30/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Bachelors in English, Experienced SAT Reading Tutor

While achieving my degree in English, I spent the better part of four years refining my reading comprehension skills. Then for the next four years, I learned how to teach those skills as a SAT/ACT Reading tutor. I am able to help students cut through unnecessary babble and interpret pieces of writing... read more

30/hour
4.8 (5)
8 hours tutoring Reading out of 36 hours
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While achieving my degree in English, I spent the better part of four years refining my reading comprehension skills. Then for the next four years, I learned how to teach those skills as a SAT/ACT Reading tutor. I am able to help students cut through unnecessary babble and interpret pieces of writing... read more

Olivia S.
55/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Harvard Grad Tutoring Science, History, English, and Test Prep

In addition to my passion and expertise, I can share a perspective on practical applications and experimental design gained through several years of lab experience. For those seeking help with English, I can help with reading comprehension, literary analysis, and writing skills. My background in English includes... read more

55/hour
5.0 (80)
206 hours tutoring
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In addition to my passion and expertise, I can share a perspective on practical applications and experimental design gained through several years of lab experience. For those seeking help with English, I can help with reading comprehension, literary analysis, and writing skills. My background in English includes... read more

Tammy L.
60/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Professional blogger, author, and writing coach works with all ages

Thank you for checking out my profile! I have a degree in journalism from Indiana University and after college worked as a marketing copywriter. I have always wanted to write books, and I recently finished my second one, which is a memoir. I am a community blogger for the Huffington Post, and now offer classes on how to... read more

60/hour
5.0 (1)
3 hours tutoring
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Thank you for checking out my profile! I have a degree in journalism from Indiana University and after college worked as a marketing copywriter. I have always wanted to write books, and I recently finished my second one, which is a memoir. I am a community blogger for the Huffington Post, and now offer classes on how to... read more

Emily C.
40/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Biologist with College Teaching Experience

This technique helped me excel as a student and, according to the students I taught while I was in grad school, be a great teaching assistant who explains things in a graspable way. Thanks so much for taking the time to read about me. I’m excited for the opportunity to help students excel in science. If... read more

40/hour
5.0 (69)
165 hours tutoring
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This technique helped me excel as a student and, according to the students I taught while I was in grad school, be a great teaching assistant who explains things in a graspable way. Thanks so much for taking the time to read about me. I’m excited for the opportunity to help students excel in science. If... read more

Valeria M.
30/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Experienced ESL tutor and Ecologist

I tutored reading comprehension and English language skills to kindergarten through 5th graders at a Chicago public school for 2 years whose teachers were very pleased with my work. I later taught English to a 2nd-grade Korean student online for a year with satisfactory results. read more

30/hour
5.0 (23)
21 hours tutoring Reading out of 53 hours
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I tutored reading comprehension and English language skills to kindergarten through 5th graders at a Chicago public school for 2 years whose teachers were very pleased with my work. I later taught English to a 2nd-grade Korean student online for a year with satisfactory results. read more

Ashley W.
40/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Creative classroom teacher helping students gain confidence

I have a Master's in Reading Education. I have been teaching first grade students to read for five years. My yearly data consistently shows growth from the beginning of the year to the end of the year. I have attended many conferences by top educators in the field of reading. Which has shown... read more

40/hour
4.9 (256)
4 hours tutoring Reading out of 366 hours
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I have a Master's in Reading Education. I have been teaching first grade students to read for five years. My yearly data consistently shows growth from the beginning of the year to the end of the year. I have attended many conferences by top educators in the field of reading. Which has shown... read more

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