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Ian V.

Certificated Elementary School Teacher

Certificated Elementary School Teacher

$35/hour

  • Fresno, CA 93723

About Ian


Bio

I am a retired teacher who has 29 years of experience teaching in elementary schools, 26 of those years teaching in Fresno County schools. I am also currently working at Steinbeck Elementary School in Central Unified School District as a Reading Intervention Teacher. This is a full time substitute position. I am able to tutor in late afternoons, evenings, and weekends. My passion is in helping students understand subject material and experience the joy of learning.

I am a retired teacher who has 29 years of experience teaching in elementary schools, 26 of those years teaching in Fresno County schools. I am also currently working at Steinbeck Elementary School in Central Unified School District as a Reading Intervention Teacher. This is a full time substitute position. I am able to tutor in late afternoons, evenings, and weekends. My passion is in helping students understand subject material and experience the joy of learning.


Education

Michigan State University
Elementary Education
Michigan State University
Other

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $35
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 25 miles of Fresno, CA 93723
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 4/24/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Ian hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Corporate Training

Grammar

Grammar

I have been a certificated Elementary School teacher with a Multi-Subject credential for 29 years. This includes being certified for teaching elementary grammar. I believe that the use of correct grammar is very important and is the sign of an educated person. So I teach grammar and expect students to use correct grammar in their speaking and in their writing.

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been a certificated Elementary School teacher for 29 years, and have taught all grade levels from 1st to 6th. I am actually certified to teach all subjects in Elementary School, as I have a Multiple Subject Credential.
Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have taught math in all grade levels from first to sixth. In college, I minored in math for elementary education. I like math and I feel I am strong in this area. When I teach math I want students not only to know how to do the mechanics of math but to have an understanding of how math works.
Elementary Science,

Elementary Science

I am very fond of science. I think science can be very fun to learn because students are curious about how the world works and science is what explains this. I like to employ a hands on approach because this is how scientists learn and this is how students learn best.
Grammar,

Grammar

I have been a certificated Elementary School teacher with a Multi-Subject credential for 29 years. This includes being certified for teaching elementary grammar. I believe that the use of correct grammar is very important and is the sign of an educated person. So I teach grammar and expect students to use correct grammar in their speaking and in their writing.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have taught lower elementary grades for almost 30 years. Learning to read is a very important subject at these grade levels. Phonics is an important and effective method used in reading instruction. I have employed this method as well as others in teaching children to read. I have had success using phonics as an instructional method in reading.
Reading,

Reading

Teaching Reading is one of my strengths. At the present time, I am a Reading Intervention Teacher at Steinbeck Elementary School in Fresno. I employ many reading strategies to ensure student success in Reading.
Spelling,

Spelling

I am naturally a good speller because I visualize how words are spelled, but I also know the rules of spelling including the phonetic rules of spelling and have taught these rules successfully for many years.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

I have been a certificated Elementary School teacher with a Multi-Subject credential for 29 years. This includes being certified for teaching vocabulary. I understand that learning vocabulary is a vital component in learning to become a good reader. So I place a high importance on vocabulary acquisition and use many strategies to help students develop vocabulary skills.

English

Grammar,

Grammar

I have been a certificated Elementary School teacher with a Multi-Subject credential for 29 years. This includes being certified for teaching elementary grammar. I believe that the use of correct grammar is very important and is the sign of an educated person. So I teach grammar and expect students to use correct grammar in their speaking and in their writing.
Reading,

Reading

Teaching Reading is one of my strengths. At the present time, I am a Reading Intervention Teacher at Steinbeck Elementary School in Fresno. I employ many reading strategies to ensure student success in Reading.
Spelling,

Spelling

I am naturally a good speller because I visualize how words are spelled, but I also know the rules of spelling including the phonetic rules of spelling and have taught these rules successfully for many years.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

I have been a certificated Elementary School teacher with a Multi-Subject credential for 29 years. This includes being certified for teaching vocabulary. I understand that learning vocabulary is a vital component in learning to become a good reader. So I place a high importance on vocabulary acquisition and use many strategies to help students develop vocabulary skills.

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been a certificated Elementary School teacher for 29 years, and have taught all grade levels from 1st to 6th. I am actually certified to teach all subjects in Elementary School, as I have a Multiple Subject Credential.
Reading,

Reading

Teaching Reading is one of my strengths. At the present time, I am a Reading Intervention Teacher at Steinbeck Elementary School in Fresno. I employ many reading strategies to ensure student success in Reading.
Spelling

Spelling

I am naturally a good speller because I visualize how words are spelled, but I also know the rules of spelling including the phonetic rules of spelling and have taught these rules successfully for many years.

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been a certificated Elementary School teacher for 29 years, and have taught all grade levels from 1st to 6th. I am actually certified to teach all subjects in Elementary School, as I have a Multiple Subject Credential.
Reading

Reading

Teaching Reading is one of my strengths. At the present time, I am a Reading Intervention Teacher at Steinbeck Elementary School in Fresno. I employ many reading strategies to ensure student success in Reading.

Special Needs

Phonics

Phonics

I have taught lower elementary grades for almost 30 years. Learning to read is a very important subject at these grade levels. Phonics is an important and effective method used in reading instruction. I have employed this method as well as others in teaching children to read. I have had success using phonics as an instructional method in reading.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been a certificated Elementary School teacher for 29 years, and have taught all grade levels from 1st to 6th. I am actually certified to teach all subjects in Elementary School, as I have a Multiple Subject Credential.
Reading

Reading

Teaching Reading is one of my strengths. At the present time, I am a Reading Intervention Teacher at Steinbeck Elementary School in Fresno. I employ many reading strategies to ensure student success in Reading.

$35/hour

Ian V.

$35/hour

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