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Sarah B.

Lewes, DE

$25/hour

18 years experience teaching and tutoring K-16

Background check passed as of 2/11/16
4.8 average from 4 ratings

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California State University East Bay
Holy Names University, Oakland CA
MEd
(University of Texas at Austin
PhD

Education

California State University East Bay

Holy Names University, Oakland CA (MEd)

(University of Texas at Austin (PhD)

About Sarah

I hold a current teaching credential in California and Texas to teach K-8 multiple subjects, K-12 mathematics, and Special Education. I have a PhD in Mathematics Education. I have taught College Algebra. I have taught SAT and ACT prep through Huntington Learning and I am familiar with strategies to improve scores on SAT and ACT in all subject areas. I have just moved to Logan, Utah and would love to continue working with students. I am an educational researcher and have a background in statistics, use of SPSS, HLM, and general statistical methods. I enjoy teaching and tutoring and try to make the experience for my students one that is enjoyable and where they experience success. My background in Special Education included work with students with ADD/ADHD, Aspergers Syndrome, high functioning Autism, Dysgraphia, and Dyslexia. I have developed strategies to assist students with diverse needs learn, remember, and achieve. I look forward to the opportunity to work with students here in Logan, Utah. I hold a current teaching credential in California and Texas to teach K-8 multiple subjects, K-12 mathematics, and Special Education. I have a PhD in Mathematics Education. I have taught College Algebra. I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Lewes, DE 19958
Background Check: Passed
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ISEE,
PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers,
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading

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ADD/ADHD

I have a California and Texas teaching credential for Special Education. I taught ADD/ADHD students for 8 years. I have learned and applied strategies for learning, retention, study skills, organizational skills that will assist ADD/ADHD students in their classes.

Aspergers

I have a California and Texas teaching credential for Special Education. I taught students with Aspergers for 5 years. I have learned and applied strategies for learning, retention, study skills, social skills, and organizational skills that will assist Aspergers students in their classes.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a California and Texas teaching credential for Elementary teaching multiple subjects K-6. I have taught and tutored students in grades 3 to 6 including special education students and English Language Learners. I am able to differentiate my tutoring based on student needs in order for them to experience success in school.

ISEE

For four years I taught at a school where students had to pass the ISEE to get into private middle schools. I provided afterschool tutoring for students with learning disabilities to prepare for this exam. More recently, I have tutored two students at Huntington Learning for the ISEE using an ISEE prep book.

Phonics

I have a California and Texas teaching credential for Special Education. I taught students with reading difficulties phonics for 8 years to assist with word decoding and reading. I am trained in Lindamood Bell Auditory in Depth tutoring, University of Kansas strategies for reading and word attack, and Fast Forword. I have learned and applied strategies for decoding, comprehension, study skills, organizational skills that will assist students in their classes.

California State University East Bay
Holy Names University, Oakland CA
MEd
(University of Texas at Austin
PhD

Education

California State University East Bay

Holy Names University, Oakland CA (MEd)

(University of Texas at Austin (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sarah will travel within 15 miles of Lewes, DE 19958.