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Lynn B.

Monterey, CA

$55/hour

Licensed English and Special Ed teacher with 10 years experience

In-person lessons

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Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
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Cleveland State University
Master's
Virginia Commonwealth University
Master's

Education

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH (Education)

Cleveland State University (Master's)

Virginia Commonwealth University (Master's)

About Lynn

I'm a licensed teacher for both English and Special Education with over ten years of experience. I've worked for one of the best school districts in the country as a Literacy Coach, and I've recently moved to Monterey. When I work with students, I try to identify why the child is struggling: is it organization, memory, study skills, learning styles, a learning disability, or other reason. Then using that information, I create customized lessons and materials to help each child find success within that area. My goal isn't to just help the child with the content, but to learn skills and strategies to become a more effective learner. This is true for elementary through college; I've worked with all the above.

I prefer to work online, so I can be available more frequently, but I'm also available to meet face-to-face. I currently work at a high school and at CSUMB as a college lecturer, so I'm pretty busy. However, I have a very respectable reputation from hundreds of students over the years, and I'm looking forward to developing new opportunities through tutoring services.

Because I have a very structured approach with direct instruction and use the learning style that meets each student's needs, I've had excellent success. In fact, I've had 98% of my students pass their state-mandated tests and college placement exams in both reading and writing. For writing, I use a backwards approach. I teach organization first and then structure, and finally details. It helps students not feel so overwhelmed with the idea of a blank sheet of paper. For reading, I help students decode words, identify meanings through sentence structures and clues, increase their fluency, and improve their comprehension.

Please feel free to contact me to learn more. You can also see my profile through social media and business networking sites. On a personal note, I've traveled most of Europe and love to explore new cultures. In fact, my profile image is from Amsterdam. If you have any questions, I'm here to help. If I don't know the answer, I'll be honest and find the answer.
I'm a licensed teacher for both English and Special Education with over ten years of experience. I've worked for one of the best school districts in the country as a Literacy Coach, and I've recently moved to Monterey. When I work with students, I try to identify why the child is Read more

Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Monterey, CA 93940
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Public Speaking,
Reading, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Public Speaking

I have a Master's degree in communications and have taught public speaking at both the high school and college environments. I'm currently teaching communications courses at CSUMB and have taught them at Kaplan and DeVry. In fact, I've taken my high school students to state competitions due to winning local, district, and regional competitions within various areas of public speaking and debate.

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
Education
Cleveland State University
Master's
Virginia Commonwealth University
Master's

Education

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH (Education)

Cleveland State University (Master's)

Virginia Commonwealth University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Lynn will travel within 15 miles of Monterey, CA 93940.