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Kim F.

Dover, DE

$35/hour

specail education teacher

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Hood College
special education
Millersville University
Master's

Education

Hood College (special education)

Millersville University (Master's)

About Kim

I have thirty years of experience in teaching reading, writing and math at the elementary level. I am available on Tuesday and Wednesday after school and in the evening. I am available some weekends. I would be available during the summer for tutoring as well. References are available upon request. We can meet at your home or at the library.
I have taught learning disabled and other health impaired students. I work with speech and language therapists. I have taught in a resource room setting and an inclusion setting. I have taught summer and an after school program. I feel I am qualified to work with and help first through fourth graders.
I have thirty years of experience in teaching reading, writing and math at the elementary level. I am available on Tuesday and Wednesday after school and in the evening. I am Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Dover, DE 19904
English:
Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
Common Core
Elementary Education:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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ADD/ADHD

I have a master's degree in special education. I have taught special education students for 30 years. I have worked with students, families and physicians regarding an ADHD/ADD diagnosis. I have worked with students who have not been taking medication for ADD/ADHD. I have used behavior charts and contracts. I have used weighted cushions for focusing. I have implemented many strategies to help students to focus and to learn.

Aspergers

I have taught special education students for 31 years. I have taught students with Aspergers. I have a master's degree in Special Education. I know that students with Aspergers communicate in a variety of ways and that communication can be difficult for them. They have difficulty dealing with change or transitions. They are sensitive to sounds.

Common Core

I have a master's degree in special education. I have taught for 30 years. I have implemented the common core standards during the 2014-2015 school year to prepare students for SBAC testing in third and fourth grade.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught for 30 years at the elementary level. I understand and know the standards and curriculum for elementary age students. Kindergarten students need to develop phonics skills and sight words to become fluent readers. Once they become fluent readers then they need strategies to develop comprehension skills. Kindergarten students needs to develop number concepts and understanding of numbers one to one hundred. This is the foundation of learning reading and math. I have a master's degree in Special Education. I have taught extra time and summer school with second, third and fourth graders.

Handwriting

I have a master's degree in special education. I have taught for 30 years. I have worked closely with occupational therapists to improve penmanship. I have had students use a variety of pencil grips and different types of lined paper. I have used handwriting without tears and D'nealian handwriting.

Phonics

I have been a teacher for thirty years. I have taught reading for thirty years. I have a master's degree in special education.

Special Needs

I have taught for 31 years. I have taught special education students for 31 years. I have a master's degree in special education. I have taught learning disabled students, other health impaired students, emotionally disturbed students, and students in the autism spectrum.

Hood College
special education
Millersville University
Master's

Education

Hood College (special education)

Millersville University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kim will travel within 20 miles of Dover, DE 19904.