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Joanne A.

Los Angeles, CA

$50/hour

English, writing, special needs, learning disabilities, ESL

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 10/24/15
4.9 average from 27 ratings
Excellent!
— Jill, Santa Monica, CA on 8/28/15

$50/Hour


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CSU Northridge
Theater Arts

Education

CSU Northridge (Theater Arts)

About Joanne

Hello! My name is Joanne and I have been teaching with the Santa Monica Unified school district for the past twelve years. I am familiar with curriculum in all grade levels, and often work with adults as well. I tutor most subjects, but my favorite subjects are history and English. I tutor all ages in reading, writing, grammar, formulating topic sentences, and teaching the five paragraph essay. I also love to create that WOW topic sentence and paragraph that draws the reader in right away. Over the years I've often worked with special needs students with a variety of learning challenges including, Autism, auditory processing delays, ADD, Dyslexia and other physical and cognitive challenges. I find these students to be very endearing and truly deserve to feel that they can learn. I also really enjoy working with exceptional students who need to be challenged beyond what they experience in the typical classroom. When I first meet a student, I assess their learning style in order to create plans that are customized to their strengths. learning should be fun, so I use games and strategies that enhance the task at hand. Elementary students are so inquisitive, and really enjoy learning, especially learning games. Additionally, I am inspired by secondary students who have a higher capability for deductive reasoning and with whom I can have more in depth conversations. I have also helped adults who just needed to feel more confident. The thing I love most is to see a student of any age feel good about themselves, learn, and believe that they can succeed. I do have references.
I look forward to hearing from you!
Hello! My name is Joanne and I have been teaching with the Santa Monica Unified school district for the past twelve years. I am familiar with curriculum in all grade levels, and often work with adults as well. I tutor most subjects, but my favorite subjects are history and English. I tutor all ages in reading, writing, grammar, formulating topic Read more

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Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90064
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Excellent!"

- Jill, Santa Monica, CA on 8/28/15
Joanne replied on 8/31/2015

Thank you so much for that positive review! I have lots of experience, and I'm happy that it shows.

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Vocabulary, Writing
Special Needs:
Dyslexia, Hard Of Hearing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary

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CSU Northridge
Theater Arts

Education

CSU Northridge (Theater Arts)

Excellent!

Very patient with my fidgety 7 year old, has great rapport with him and is helping him with reading comprehension.

— Jill, Santa Monica, CA on 8/28/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Joanne will travel within 6 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90064.