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Maryhelen R.

Tustin, CA

$40/hour

Maryhelen, Experienced Tutor, K through 6 and ESL!

5.0 average from 83 ratings
I am very impressed with Maryhelen
— Peter, Santa Ana, CA on 2/21/16

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CSU, Fullerton
Child Development
CSU, Fullerton
Master's

Education

CSU, Fullerton (Child Development)

CSU, Fullerton (Master's)

About Maryhelen

As an elementary school teacher, I worked with children who were behind grade level. As a result, I have been trained to teach social studies and science, while keeping my students engaged. At the present time, I work with first through sixth grade special education children along with children who are behind grade level and help them with language arts and mathematics. I strive to use encouragement and positive reinforcement to help promote the learning process. In addition, I utilize manipulatives to help children understand mathematical and numerical concepts as well as reciprocal teaching to teach expository text within social studies and science courses. I believe that children need to experience literature in a positive way that demonstrates the power of a great book! I have worked with a variety of students that are still acquiring the english language and thoroughly enjoy working with children and adults who are learning english. I also have my CLAD.

As an elementary school teacher, I worked with children who were behind grade level. As a result, I have been trained to teach social studies and science, while keeping my students engaged. At the present time, I work Read more

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Cancellation
10 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of Tustin, CA 92780
Background Check: Passed

"I am very impressed with Maryhelen"

- Peter, Santa Ana, CA on 2/21/16

"An awesome and patient tutor!"

- Veronica, Orange, CA on 5/19/16

"Maryhelen is great with my daughter, she is very patient."

- Aaron, Santa Ana, CA on 5/14/16

"Very motivating!"

- Claudia, Santa Ana, CA on 5/5/16

"Very knowledgeable and organized."

- Chris, Tustin, CA on 7/15/15
Math:
Algebra 2, Elementary Math,
Prealgebra
Science:
Psychology
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics, Reading,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a teaching credential. I taught elementary school for 9 years.

Elementary Math

I taught math to fourth and fifth grade children for years. At the present time, I work with second through fifth grade students who are behind grade level and help them with mathematics.

ESL/ESOL

I teach ELD (English Language Development) to second through sixth grade children and I have also taught ESL to adults as a tutor and as an instructor with a community college.

Handwriting

I taught handwriting to my class as an elementary school teacher. We would practice by placing a thin piece of graph paper on top of another piece of paper so that the students could copy the correct cursive for each letter. I demonstrated to my class how to write each letter.

Prealgebra

You will see that prealgebra is one of the subjects that I am qualified to teach by looking at my profile. Thank you!

Reading

I am an experienced and credentialed elementary teacher and I work with children that are below grade level in small groups with Anaheim City School District. Thank you for your time, :)

CSU, Fullerton
Child Development
CSU, Fullerton
Master's

Education

CSU, Fullerton (Child Development)

CSU, Fullerton (Master's)

I am very impressed with Maryhelen — I am very impressed with Maryhelen about her technique of tutoring Evelyn. She made Evelyn think about what she was reading. Thank you Maryhelen!!! ...

— Peter, Santa Ana, CA on 2/21/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 10 hours notice required

Travel policy

Maryhelen will travel within 6 miles of Tustin, CA 92780.