Barbara L.

Van Nuys, CA

$45/hr

Algebra, English and study skills- teacher for learning challenge

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Univ of Oregon
Enrolled
BA from Cal State Northridge
Graduate Coursework

Education

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Univ of Oregon (Enrolled)

BA from Cal State Northridge (Graduate Coursework)

About Barbara

I have been a Resource Specialist at a high school for 28 years. I work with students who have learning challenges, teaching all subjects, teaching study skills and teaching algebra and CHSEE math classes. I use a variety of strategies to help students understand concepts. I have experience in diagnosing areas of weakness and can break down concepts so that students can understand all the parts of the whole.

I use multisensory techniques for teaching reading-phonics, comprehension and critical thinking.
I have been a Resource Specialist at a high school for 28 years. I work with students who have learning challenges, teaching all subjects, teaching study skills and teaching algebra and CHSEE Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Van Nuys, CA 91401
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Autism,
Dyslexia,
Phonics, Special Needs
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Prealgebra, Reading, Study Skills
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

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ADD/ADHD

I have worked with learning disabled students with ADD and ADHD for 35 years. I am a resource specialist with an LH credential, also have a resource certificate, a multiple subject credential, and a certificate to teach asperger students.

I have been chair person of my Special Ed department, I have been coordinator of Title 1 for English and math after school tutoring programs. These are my qualifications.

Autism

I have completed a required course on working with autistic children.
I now have a certificate for working with autistic/asperger children.
That was part of my multiple subject and specialist credential.
I also have an English learner credential- CLAD.

Dyslexia

I have a mild handicapped learners credential and I am qualified to teach gen ed. students k-9.
I have taken classes to teach reading and have taught students reading through DISTAR, Corrective Reading, phonics, story boards and the whole writing method. I use kinesthetics to help students remember letters and their directionality as well as color-coding and tactile activities.

These are reasons I am qualified to work with Dyslexic students.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a multiple subject credential which means I can teach grades K-12. I have taught all grades 1st-6th, 7th-8th and 9th through 12th.

Special Needs

I have a current LH credential, which means I am approved to teach students with mild learning handicaps.

I have been teaching algebra to high school students with learning challenges for the past 15 years.
I also have taught a CAHSEE English class to students to help them prepare for the requisite exam.

I have autism certification after taking and passing an on-line course for this certification.

Study Skills

I have been teaching study skills at the high school level for the past 25 years. I work as a resource specialist helping students with all subjects. I have taught algebra and CHSEE math prep classes for the last 5 years.

state univ college at NY/
Univ of Oregon
Enrolled
BA from Cal State Northridge
Graduate Coursework

Education

state univ college at NY/

Univ of Oregon (Enrolled)

BA from Cal State Northridge (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Barbara will travel within 20 miles of Van Nuys, CA 91401.

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