One of Wyzant's top tutors! Professional, experienced, & happy tutor. Susan LOVES teaching children. She is a natural teacher. She teaches all levels of K-6. Susan is very familiar with Common Core curriculum. She especially works with the children to help them achieve proficiency in math and reading. She has developed her own successful program for reading, phonics, grammar, spelling and writing. She encourages the students to complete tutoring assignments throughout the week to strengthen their skills. She is an excellent math/reading tutor and works tremendously well with younger children. She has a passion for teaching. Her students are very successful. She is a very patient and caring tutor. She believes learning math & reading at an early age is the absolute KEY to their success in Jr. High and High School math classes. She has worked for many years with students and their families through the summers and school years, and she has seen her students at the TOP of their class - and they usually remain at the TOP with continued, weekly reinforcement in math/reading learning. She is typically fully engaged in a student's learning environment, as she stays current with what they are working on and need to know. She believes in preparing ahead of time and challenging the student. This reinforces the learning in class and helps the student understand their homework on the days she is not tutoring them. She has a huge amount of resources and materials available to her and brings them to the tutoring sessions as needed. She believes in your student and every student - that they can learn the material and be successful and thereby gain confidence in their ability to do the work. Susan believes in positive reinforcement and positive encouragement. She wants your student to be successful and gain a positive attitude toward learning. Susan has been tutoring for over 11 years, full-time, and has logged over 10,560 hours tutoring. She knows how to properly tutor for her students to achieve success. A student benefits most from a working partnership between tutor, student and parent- all working together toward the same goal: The student being the best student they can be!