Over 100 tutoring hours

Barb L.

Glendora, CA

$70/hr

Tutoring to Build Skill and Confidence

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Background check passed as of 8/11/14
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
116 Ratings
 
 
8hrs Response Time
Phenomenal tutor with warm personality
— Mary, Monrovia, CA on 6/7/14

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Biola University
Liberal Studies
Santa Clara University
Master's
Talbot Theological Seminary
Master's

Education

Biola University (Liberal Studies)

Santa Clara University (Master's)

Talbot Theological Seminary (Master's)

About Barb

Barb has 30 years experience teaching students who need remediation and academic support. She is trained in the following Orton-Gillingham methods that are proven to work with children who are struggling to learn to read and write: Slingerland, Wilson and Lindamood-Bell multisensory methods. Barb specializes in students with dyslexia and other learning differences. She has an M.A. in special education from Santa Clara University, is a former special day class teacher. She is also a past president of the Northern California Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

In addition to tutoring, services can also include ongoing communication with parents and teachers, learning disability demystification, attending conferences, IEP and SST meetings. She also does the following assessment: Slingerland Screenings to determine processing deficits impacting reading and writing, the Gray Oral Reading Test, and the CTOPP.
Barb has 30 years experience teaching students who need remediation and academic support. She is trained in the following Orton-Gillingham methods that are proven to work with children who are struggling to learn to read and write: Slingerland, Wilson and Lindamood-Bell multisensory methods. Barb specializes in students with Read more

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Travels within 0 miles of Glendora, CA 91741
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Phenomenal tutor with warm personality"

- Mary, Monrovia, CA on 6/7/14

"My child looks forward to every visit too!"

- Jaclyn, Glendora, CA on 4/20/14
English:
Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
Reading,
Study Skills,
Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have 30 years experience in teaching and special ed. I was a special day class teacher and then private tutor for 26 years. Many of my students have had ADHD, and needed the one on one instruction because they could not get all the instruction in a large group setting. Tutoring is a god send for students with attention issues.

Aspergers

I am a special ed teacher with a mild to moderate credential. That and 30 years of teaching in the field bring a lot of experience with these wonderful students who blossom in a one-on-one setting.

Dyslexia

I am the former president of the Northern California Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. I have a credential in special ed and advanced training in the following Orton Gillingham methods: Slingerland, Wilson, Lindamood-Bell.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 30 years of teaching elementary age children and have both a regular ed credential and special ed mild- to moderate credential, both from California.

Phonics

I have training in the following Orton-Gillingham methods that are proven to work with children with learning problems: Slingerland, Wilson and Lindamood-Bell.

Reading

I have been teaching reading for 30 years, have two California state teaching credentials and am trained in the following Orton- Gillingham methods that are mutlisensory and systematic, proven methods for teaching kids to read: Slingerland, Wilson and Llindamood Bell.

Special Needs

30 years teaching students with learning disabilities. Mild to moderate teaching credential.

Study Skills

I have taught study skills for 25 years.

Biola University
Liberal Studies
Santa Clara University
Master's
Talbot Theological Seminary
Master's

Education

Biola University (Liberal Studies)

Santa Clara University (Master's)

Talbot Theological Seminary (Master's)

Phenomenal tutor with warm personality — Barb is the best. Period. If I were to imagine the perfect tutor, she would surpass my dream. She is more than someone who has vast experience tutoring kids. She has great knowledge of specific programs that WORK for kids who struggle with reading and writing. I cannot believe how much she accomplishes in each lesson. She works on so many levels: basic reading skills, handwriting, fluency, power s ...

— Mary, Monrovia, CA on 6/7/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Travel policy

Barb will travel within 0 miles of Glendora, CA 91741.

Background Check Status for Barb L.

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