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Hillery B.

Experienced, effective tutor as well as Licensed Teacher

Experienced, effective tutor as well as Licensed Teacher

$50/hour

  • 306 hours tutoring

  • Boulder, CO 80301


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About Hillery


Bio

As a tutor, I strive to find the intrinsic love of learning in each student to keep learning fun! I have been a licensed teacher in Early Childhood Special Education since 1999. Since then, I have taught, consulted and tutored students with and without special needs in Elementary Education ages 3 1/2 to 24. My students have had Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Dysgraphia. I am familiar with Orton-Gillingham as well as Lindamood-Bell Methods. In 2006, I added a Literacy and Math endorsement to...

As a tutor, I strive to find the intrinsic love of learning in each student to keep learning fun! I have been a licensed teacher in Early Childhood Special Education since 1999. Since then, I have taught, consulted and tutored students with and without special needs in Elementary Education ages 3 1/2 to 24. My students have had Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and Dysgraphia. I am familiar with Orton-Gillingham as well as Lindamood-Bell Methods. In 2006, I added a Literacy and Math endorsement to my license.


Education

Colorado State University
undergrad
University of Colorado at Denver
Masters
Early Childhood Special Education
Other

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Rate details: My rate is $50 per hour for an individual. Ask me about group rates.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 5 miles of Boulder, CO 80301
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 6/13/2011

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 5 years I have taught reading, writing and math to students who are also learning English as a second language. I teach using only English with games and stories to help students enjoy and excel at their learning pursuits.
Grammar

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am licensed to teach Special Education in Colorado for ages 0-8 with endorsements in literacy and math. I have had over a decade of experience with ages 2-23 as a tutor, consultant, and teacher.
Handwriting,

Handwriting

I have used Handwriting Without Tears and other methods including textured paper to support proper technique for handwriting. I encourage students to start at the top of the letter as well as think of the shapes in the letters as balls and bats. Some letters have tails that go under the bottom line.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have successfully used instruction of word families and blends to build phonemic awareness in developing readers with and without Dyslexia. Games and word activities are fun ways to help students associate consonant and vowel combinations with appropriate spelling. Writing activities reinforce the learning while improving spelling and reading.
Reading,

Reading

Literacy is such a crucial skill! Reading can be fun and is best taught when paired with writing. My experience includes students with Dyslexia. I prefer using phonics, spelling rules, using root words, prefixes and suffixes to find word meanings. I have also taught reading comprehension.
Grammar, Vocabulary

English

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 5 years I have taught reading, writing and math to students who are also learning English as a second language. I teach using only English with games and stories to help students enjoy and excel at their learning pursuits.
Reading,

Reading

Literacy is such a crucial skill! Reading can be fun and is best taught when paired with writing. My experience includes students with Dyslexia. I prefer using phonics, spelling rules, using root words, prefixes and suffixes to find word meanings. I have also taught reading comprehension.
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am licensed to teach Special Education in Colorado for ages 0-8 with endorsements in literacy and math. I have had over a decade of experience with ages 2-23 as a tutor, consultant, and teacher.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 5 years I have taught reading, writing and math to students who are also learning English as a second language. I teach using only English with games and stories to help students enjoy and excel at their learning pursuits.
Handwriting,

Handwriting

I have used Handwriting Without Tears and other methods including textured paper to support proper technique for handwriting. I encourage students to start at the top of the letter as well as think of the shapes in the letters as balls and bats. Some letters have tails that go under the bottom line.
Reading,

Reading

Literacy is such a crucial skill! Reading can be fun and is best taught when paired with writing. My experience includes students with Dyslexia. I prefer using phonics, spelling rules, using root words, prefixes and suffixes to find word meanings. I have also taught reading comprehension.
SAT Reading

Language

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

For over 5 years I have taught reading, writing and math to students who are also learning English as a second language. I teach using only English with games and stories to help students enjoy and excel at their learning pursuits.

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am licensed to teach Special Education in Colorado for ages 0-8 with endorsements in literacy and math. I have had over a decade of experience with ages 2-23 as a tutor, consultant, and teacher.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 5 years I have taught reading, writing and math to students who are also learning English as a second language. I teach using only English with games and stories to help students enjoy and excel at their learning pursuits.
Reading

Reading

Literacy is such a crucial skill! Reading can be fun and is best taught when paired with writing. My experience includes students with Dyslexia. I prefer using phonics, spelling rules, using root words, prefixes and suffixes to find word meanings. I have also taught reading comprehension.

Other

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

For over 5 years I have taught reading, writing and math to students who are also learning English as a second language. I teach using only English with games and stories to help students enjoy and excel at their learning pursuits.

Special Needs

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I have over 5 years experience working with students with Aspergers and Autism to help them learn to communicate and participate in a typical school day. I am licensed to teach Special Education in Colorado for ages 0-8 with endorsements in literacy and math. I have had over a decade of experience with ages 2-23 as a tutor, consultant, and teacher.
Dyslexia,

Dyslexia

I have experience working with students with Dyslexia and using phonics and Orton Gillingham techniques to help them learn to read. Children feel success as readers with hands on activities designed to keep reading fun! I have Special Education as well as reading and writing certifications on my teaching license.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have successfully used instruction of word families and blends to build phonemic awareness in developing readers with and without Dyslexia. Games and word activities are fun ways to help students associate consonant and vowel combinations with appropriate spelling. Writing activities reinforce the learning while improving spelling and reading.
Special Needs

Special Needs

My experience includes working with children with various needs and challenges including Autism, ADD, ADHD, and Down's Syndrome to name a few. I also have a Colorado Teaching license in Special Education for ages 2-23.

Sports/Recreation

Yoga

Yoga

My yoga certification in Ahimsa Yoga was earned in January of 2014. I have been teaching children and their families yoga since then. Learning can happen at any moment in any pose!

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am licensed to teach Special Education in Colorado for ages 0-8 with endorsements in literacy and math. I have had over a decade of experience with ages 2-23 as a tutor, consultant, and teacher.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 5 years I have taught reading, writing and math to students who are also learning English as a second language. I teach using only English with games and stories to help students enjoy and excel at their learning pursuits.
Reading

Reading

Literacy is such a crucial skill! Reading can be fun and is best taught when paired with writing. My experience includes students with Dyslexia. I prefer using phonics, spelling rules, using root words, prefixes and suffixes to find word meanings. I have also taught reading comprehension.

Test Preparation

ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews

Awesome tutor

Hillery has worked with my third grade daughter for 4 months now and is very creative, knowledgeable and flexible. My daughter geniunely looks forward to working with her and has made a lot of progress in reading and writing in a short amount of time! We love her! Thanks Hillery!

Melissa, 86 lessons with Hillery

$50/hour

Hillery B.

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