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Katherine J.

All Subjects -- Elementary Grades

All Subjects -- Elementary Grades

$40/hour

  • Colchester, CT 06415

About Katherine


Bio

I have 10 years experience in teaching and tutoring with a concentration in writing, reading, and math. This recently culminated in receiving the 2011 Teacher of the Year distinction in the Colchester school district. I enjoy seeing my students excel as they develop their skills, and I utilize strong planning skills to implement lessons that are designed to meet individuals where they are currently, and move them to the next level. Choice in writing and reading are key to capturing and...

I have 10 years experience in teaching and tutoring with a concentration in writing, reading, and math. This recently culminated in receiving the 2011 Teacher of the Year distinction in the Colchester school district. I enjoy seeing my students excel as they develop their skills, and I utilize strong planning skills to implement lessons that are designed to meet individuals where they are currently, and move them to the next level. Choice in writing and reading are key to capturing and holding the interest of my students as they tackle and practice concepts and skills which take them to mastery.


Education

University of Connecticut
DRM
Eastern Connecticut State University
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $40
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 15 miles of Colchester, CT 06415
  • Lesson cancellation: hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Katherine hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Business

Microsoft PowerPoint,

Microsoft PowerPoint

Understanding and practicing the use of PowerPoint enhances the communication of what students have learned. Practice and mastery of this software prepares students for the multitude of opportunities they will encounter as they progress through school.
Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

Understanding and practicing the use of Word enhances the communication of what students have learned. Practice and mastery of this software prepares students for the multitude of opportunities they will encounter as they progress through school.

Computer

Microsoft PowerPoint,

Microsoft PowerPoint

Understanding and practicing the use of PowerPoint enhances the communication of what students have learned. Practice and mastery of this software prepares students for the multitude of opportunities they will encounter as they progress through school.
Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

Understanding and practicing the use of Word enhances the communication of what students have learned. Practice and mastery of this software prepares students for the multitude of opportunities they will encounter as they progress through school.

Corporate Training

Grammar,

Grammar

Activities, games, and practice aid students in the mastery of grammar. Pieces of writing written about topics of the student's choice, hold their interest and allow them to practice real life applications for the correct use of the parts of speech, correct sentence structure and variety, proper spelling, and accurate punctuation.
Microsoft PowerPoint,

Microsoft PowerPoint

Understanding and practicing the use of PowerPoint enhances the communication of what students have learned. Practice and mastery of this software prepares students for the multitude of opportunities they will encounter as they progress through school.
Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

Understanding and practicing the use of Word enhances the communication of what students have learned. Practice and mastery of this software prepares students for the multitude of opportunities they will encounter as they progress through school.

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified K-6 in the state of Connecticut. My experience is in teaching English (writing) and Reading. I have also taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math as a long-term substitute.
Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

Use of manipulatives and practice contribute to student success in elementary math.
Grammar,

Grammar

Activities, games, and practice aid students in the mastery of grammar. Pieces of writing written about topics of the student's choice, hold their interest and allow them to practice real life applications for the correct use of the parts of speech, correct sentence structure and variety, proper spelling, and accurate punctuation.
Reading,

Reading

Fluency and comprehension in reading are paramount to the success of students in any subject matter. Time to read and comprehend text includes strategies in decoding, fluency, and comprehension through the use of teacher chosen and student selected text.
Spelling,

Spelling

Spelling strategies are taught to help students succeed in spelling. In addition, resources for correct spelling are introduced and utilized to broaden student options in proficient spelling.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

The ability to learn how to study is extremely important. Determining which material is key versus which material is extraneous is a skill that needs to be taught and practiced. Note taking strategies, memorization tricks, and rote practice can all be mastered to create confidence while studying.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Vocabulary focus is one of the prime areas in reading curricula. Root word recognition and frequent exposure to a variety of texts aid in building student vocabulary.

English

Grammar,

Grammar

Activities, games, and practice aid students in the mastery of grammar. Pieces of writing written about topics of the student's choice, hold their interest and allow them to practice real life applications for the correct use of the parts of speech, correct sentence structure and variety, proper spelling, and accurate punctuation.
Reading,

Reading

Fluency and comprehension in reading are paramount to the success of students in any subject matter. Time to read and comprehend text includes strategies in decoding, fluency, and comprehension through the use of teacher chosen and student selected text.
Spelling,

Spelling

Spelling strategies are taught to help students succeed in spelling. In addition, resources for correct spelling are introduced and utilized to broaden student options in proficient spelling.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Vocabulary focus is one of the prime areas in reading curricula. Root word recognition and frequent exposure to a variety of texts aid in building student vocabulary.

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified K-6 in the state of Connecticut. My experience is in teaching English (writing) and Reading. I have also taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math as a long-term substitute.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

Manipulatives and practice will bring students success as they work on the more abstract concepts of math.
Reading,

Reading

Fluency and comprehension in reading are paramount to the success of students in any subject matter. Time to read and comprehend text includes strategies in decoding, fluency, and comprehension through the use of teacher chosen and student selected text.
Spelling,

Spelling

Spelling strategies are taught to help students succeed in spelling. In addition, resources for correct spelling are introduced and utilized to broaden student options in proficient spelling.
Study Skills

Study Skills

The ability to learn how to study is extremely important. Determining which material is key versus which material is extraneous is a skill that needs to be taught and practiced. Note taking strategies, memorization tricks, and rote practice can all be mastered to create confidence while studying.

Math

Prealgebra

Prealgebra

Manipulatives and practice will bring students success as they work on the more abstract concepts of math.

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified K-6 in the state of Connecticut. My experience is in teaching English (writing) and Reading. I have also taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math as a long-term substitute.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

Manipulatives and practice will bring students success as they work on the more abstract concepts of math.
Reading,

Reading

Fluency and comprehension in reading are paramount to the success of students in any subject matter. Time to read and comprehend text includes strategies in decoding, fluency, and comprehension through the use of teacher chosen and student selected text.
Study Skills

Study Skills

The ability to learn how to study is extremely important. Determining which material is key versus which material is extraneous is a skill that needs to be taught and practiced. Note taking strategies, memorization tricks, and rote practice can all be mastered to create confidence while studying.

Other

Study Skills

Study Skills

The ability to learn how to study is extremely important. Determining which material is key versus which material is extraneous is a skill that needs to be taught and practiced. Note taking strategies, memorization tricks, and rote practice can all be mastered to create confidence while studying.

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

The ability to learn how to study is extremely important. Determining which material is key versus which material is extraneous is a skill that needs to be taught and practiced. Note taking strategies, memorization tricks, and rote practice can all be mastered to create confidence while studying.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified K-6 in the state of Connecticut. My experience is in teaching English (writing) and Reading. I have also taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math as a long-term substitute.
Reading,

Reading

Fluency and comprehension in reading are paramount to the success of students in any subject matter. Time to read and comprehend text includes strategies in decoding, fluency, and comprehension through the use of teacher chosen and student selected text.
Study Skills

Study Skills

The ability to learn how to study is extremely important. Determining which material is key versus which material is extraneous is a skill that needs to be taught and practiced. Note taking strategies, memorization tricks, and rote practice can all be mastered to create confidence while studying.

$40/hour

Katherine J.

$40/hour

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