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Tammy R.

Brooksville, FL

$40/hour

Tammy---High School 11th/12th Grade Reading Teacher

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 2 ratings
Very informative and helpful
— Tammy, Spring Hill, FL on 6/8/15

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St. Leo University
Elementary Education

Education

St. Leo University (Elementary Education)

About Tammy

I am currently an 11th/12th grade reading teacher with a high success rate with the FCAT and Reading ACT. I have taught reading to various other grade levels as well, including elementary and middle school. I am also a PLC facilitator for my department and often times direct other teachers with coursework that will increase their student's success rate on standardized tests. Currently, my students are responsible to pass the FCAT, but I teach using Common Core (Aligned to the FSA standardized test ) and I am trained with the new FSA assessment requirements. I hold an Elementary Education Degree that has a reading and ESOL endorsement fused into it through the state of Florida.

My philosophy in a classroom is to build rapport with the student, and learning will naturally occur as a result. I encourage my students to think outside the box and to take risks to expand their knowledge. On a more personal note I am an avid writer/reader in my spare time, which helps me to find resources that will encourage my students to take those risks using materials that are more to their liking. I encourage a student's strengths through positive reinforcement, and believe that is the key to success for students and adults alike.
I am currently an 11th/12th grade reading teacher with a high success rate with the FCAT and Reading ACT. I have taught reading to various other grade levels as well, including elementary and middle school. I am also a PLC facilitator for my Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Brooksville, FL 34613
In-person lessons

"Very informative and helpful"

- Tammy, Spring Hill, FL on 6/8/15
English:
ACT Reading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading
Elementary Education:
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

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Study Skills

I am a current teacher of 11th & 12th grade intensive reading students. I also do a push-in service to various other content areas. At the beginning and throughout the year, I teach students how to become organized within their subjects to start with, and then I teach them how to set up to study (to start reading each and every time you study in a different location, studying in increments of 20 minutes, creating index cards, and various other techniques based on the student's individual needs).

St. Leo University
Elementary Education

Education

St. Leo University (Elementary Education)

Very informative and helpful — Tammy has been fantastic helping my son prepare for ACT and SAT. He had very little time to prepare and she really has taken the time to assist him in being prepared and confident enough to take the tests. ...

— Tammy, Spring Hill, FL on 6/8/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tammy will travel within 25 miles of Brooksville, FL 34613.