Cheetah L.

Denver, CO

$30/hr

Patient and Flexible Summer Tutor Specializing in Reading & Writing

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at University of Colorado, Denver
Elementary Education

Education

at University of Colorado, Denver (Elementary Education)

About Cheetah

Having recently completed my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Creative Writing at the University of Colorado-Denver, I know first hand the importance of strong reading and writing skills. I can help any elementary student gain and strengthen their skills whether it be in reading, comprehension, grammar, spelling and/ or writing. And while I specialize in language arts, I am able to help students also strengthen their math and science. After all, strong reading skills can translate into strong math and science skills. I can also assist students in becoming more organized while creating good study habits . As a tutor I am certified by the College Reading and Learning Association. In August 2015 I will begin student teaching in the Denver Public School District. Having recently completed my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Creative Writing at the University of Colorado-Denver, I know first hand the importance of strong Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Denver, CO 80236
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Corporate Training:
Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Elementary (K-6th)

Having recently completed my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in creative writing, I am set to start student teaching for Denver Public Schools in August of 2015.

Phonics

I have worked with helping children learn to read both as a homeschooling mother and as an educational assistant in the reading resource room at an elementary school in Eugene, Oregon. Working in groups of 2 - 6, I facilitated phonics lessons for students in K - 5th grade. I have successfully completed a course entitled: Foundations of Education and Language Strategies. This course provided me with additional skills needed when working with students as they learn to read.

Reading

My expertise in reading comes from my own passion for reading, teaching my own two children to read before they entered school and college courses such as Foundations of Education and Language Arts Strategies, Introduction to Phonetics, and numerous literature and writing classes.

Study Skills

As a non-traditional student myself, I had to learn how to balance all facets of my life; school, parenting, marriage, and work. I discovered the benefits of knowing about learning styles and types of learning. I also learned a lot about procrastination and how to avoid the traps like, "I have to clean my desk first..." I can help students discover their own learning style, homework and study pitfalls, and customize a homework/study schedule that will work for them.

Writing

I have been a writer for over thirty years. In addition to being a published poet and freelance journalist, I was editor of my own newspaper for over three years. I have also been the director of a girl's writing group for several years.

at University of Colorado, Denver
Elementary Education

Education

at University of Colorado, Denver (Elementary Education)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Cheetah will travel within 10 miles of Denver, CO 80236.

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