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Erin G.

Ventura, CA

$50/hour

Elementary Reading, Writing and Language Arts Tutor, M.Ed. Degree

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Michigan State University
Communication Arts and Sciences
Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI
MEd

Education

Michigan State University (Communication Arts and Sciences)

Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI (MEd)

About Erin

I am a certified elementary educator with endorsements in Early Childhood Education and Language Arts. I hold a Masters in Education (M.Ed. Degree). I am patient, understanding and flexible. I have experience working with diverse learning styles and strive to differentiate lessons in ways, which provide hands-on learning, whenever possible. I am open to tutoring your child in all aspects of Language Arts: reading, spelling and writing. I am a certified elementary educator with endorsements in Early Childhood Education and Language Arts. I hold a Masters in Education (M.Ed. Degree). I am patient, understanding and flexible. I have experience working with diverse learning styles and strive to differentiate lessons in ways, which provide hands-on learning, whenever possible. I am Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Rate may be negotiable, depending on distance to travel, hours per week and other factors.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Ventura, CA 93001
Special Needs:
Phonics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have obtained my Masters in Education from Aquinas College this past August. I currently teach First Grade at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School in Camarillo, CA. I am certified to teach all subject areas grades K-5, with endorsements in Language Arts and Early Childhood Education.

English

An understanding of the English language is crucial for daily living in our modern society. Without basic English, it would be difficult for any student to thrive in the classroom. English can become an art form expressed through many types of expressive writing.

Grammar

I currently teach phonics in a first grade classroom as part of a Common Core standards based curriculum. Phonics as a subject area is a major building-block in teaching a child the foundations of learning to read. I am well-versed in a variety of teaching strategies, and have tools at my disposal for teaching phonics to elementary students.

Phonics

Phonics is a critical part of teaching the foundations of reading to young children. I currently teach phonics as part of a Common Core Standards based Language Arts Curriculum. I employ many teaching strategies and have numerous tools at my disposal for exploring this subject with students.

Reading

I currently teach Reading and Phonics as part of a Common Core standards based Language Arts program in my First Grade classroom.

Vocabulary

I believe in the importance of developing a student's vocabulary from a young age. The development of vocabulary will prove useful in a student's written and verbal communication. An expansive vocabulary can be the sign of one who is well-educated and qualified for a position.

Writing

I am passionate about the subject of writing and believe it to be the most critical form of communication. In today's educational system, Common Core standards have placed significant importance upon developing different styles of writing, including persuasive, narrative and expository. Writing does not come easily to all students, so as a tutor, I will strive to provide my students with strategies and techniques to develop their craft.

Michigan State University
Communication Arts and Sciences
Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI
MEd

Education

Michigan State University (Communication Arts and Sciences)

Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Rate may be negotiable, depending on distance to travel, hours per week and other factors.

Travel policy

Erin will travel within 20 miles of Ventura, CA 93001.