Weber State University (Elem. education)
Saginaw Valley State University (Master's)
I am a certified teacher with a background in elementary education. I have also tutored junior high students in all subjects. I believe that teaching through games is quite effective and fun for the students with whom I work. I have spent a good deal of time working with students with learning disabilities, giving them strategies that help them achieve. These strategies also work with students who do not have disabilities. I have had a wide range of experience teaching pre-K through 8th grade.
Since I was an English major, I am well versed in writing, editing, and grammar. I have enjoyed considerable success in teaching reading to the non-reader, from age 5 through age 15. I have a variety of strategies I use, which varies with each student. I feel that each person is an individual that has his/her own special way of learning. I try to match the teaching method to the learning style. I am also fluent in sign language. I am a certified teacher with a background in elementary education. I have also tutored junior high students in all subjects. I believe that teaching through games is quite effective and fun for the students with whom I work. I have spent a good deal of time working with students with learning disabilities, giving them strategies that help them
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I took ballroom dancing classes in college. A few years later, I had the opportunity to teach ballroom dancing to a group of teens. I teach a doing-to-learn approach to dancing.
I have a BS degree in Elementary Education, I have taught all subjects in grades K-6. I have knowledge of subject matter in Language, math, science, social studies, spelling, reading, I have been quite successful in teaching reading to the non-reader and helping the reader become more proficient in his/her reading. I have many strategies to help students achieve in all subject areas.
I have taught math for grades K through 8th grade. I am quite familiar with all the math concepts and have had success tutoring students who struggle in math.
I am quite well versed in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint. I have been using all three applications proficiently for many years and have successfully tutored others in their use.
I have several graduate credits towards my reading endorsement. I have been successful in teaching reading to children with learning disabilities including those who are dyslexic. I also have a degree in special ed., specifically for learning disabilities.