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Jessica G.

Wilmington, DE

$45/hour

Enthusiastic educator with 20 years of experience

In-person lessons

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George Washington University
Elementary Education
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Master's
Wilmington University
Other

Education

George Washington University (Elementary Education)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Master's)

Wilmington University (Other)

About Jessica

I have been an teacher for 20 years. I LOVE teaching and helping my students succeed. Watching their confidence grow as they succeed is inspiring, and I am fortunate to have been a part of many of these experiences. I have worked with students from ages 4-17 in Reading, Writing, and learning the English language. I was also a librarian for three years and LOVE to read! The Harry Potter series is one of my all-time favorites. :)

I am married and have a daughter, Lily, in middle school. I also have a dog named Sami (she's a sweet 9-year-old Smooth Collie). We live in a wonderful neighborhood that is very close to one of my favorite libraries, Brandywine Hundred Public Library (although New Castle County has so many fabulous libraries).

I have my ESL certification and have worked with English Language Learners for most of my teaching career. I believe in providing multi-media experiences as part of the learning process.

I have my Reading Specialist certification and LOVE to teach my students the ins and outs of the reading process. I have a special way to break down the process so that reading becomes more of a joy and less of a chore. I use the computer, as well as good old-fashioned word and sound sorts (and books, of course) to help my students gain the skills they need to become confident readers.

I LOVE SPELLING!!! I need one of those shirts that say "I am silently correcting your grammar" because I am constantly proofreading and editing in my head. I have loved spelling since I was a child. I teach spelling through spelling patterns and helping my students make connections between words, which will make spelling a breeze!

Please feel free to email me any time! I will respond promptly, usually within the hour. We'll "talk" for a bit in order to introduce ourselves so that you are comfortable working with me as your tutor. I look forward to helping you succeed!
I have been an teacher for 20 years. I LOVE teaching and helping my students succeed. Watching their confidence grow as they succeed is inspiring, and I am fortunate to have been a part of many of these experiences. I have worked with students from ages 4-17 in Reading, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Wilmington, DE 19803
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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George Washington University
Elementary Education
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Master's
Wilmington University
Other

Education

George Washington University (Elementary Education)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Master's)

Wilmington University (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jessica will travel within 10 miles of Wilmington, DE 19803.