Vivian D.

Miami, FL

$60/hr

Knowledgeable and Friendly :)

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Background check passed as of 5/16/14

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Florida International University
Elementary Education
Florida International University
Master's

Education

Florida International University (Elementary Education)

Florida International University (Master's)

About Vivian

I have 15 years of teaching experience which include a wide range of ages from kindergarten to seventh grade. I am certified in Elementary Education, grades K-6 (all subjects) and in Middle Grades Math Grades 5-9. I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Florida International University in 1997. In 2000, I applied to graduate school and earned a Master's Degree in Urban Education with a focus on technology integration in 2003. In 2004, I earned National Board Certification in the area of Middle Childhood Generalist. Finally, in 2005, I returned to FIU one more time to pursue certification in Educational Leadership which I received in 2007.

As a classroom teacher, I believe it is important to teach concepts, rather than drill skills. I do not teach to the test. Teach for learning, then expose students to test taking strategies. My method has always proven successful. My students always succeed. I am skilled at understanding a student's learning style. There is no subject matter I cannot teach myself in order to help a student.

I offer three types of tutoring.

Homework help: This is for students who earn average grades but need the extra push or reinforcement with homework.

Remediation: This is for students who are not on grade level. They may have learning gaps that need to be closed. Improvement will not be reflected immediately in grade-level work. The first tutoring session will be dedicated to assessing the student for areas of weakness in order to target areas of instruction.

Test preparation: This is for students who need preparation for standardized and state exams.
I have 15 years of teaching experience which include a wide range of ages from kindergarten to seventh grade. I am certified in Elementary Education, grades K-6 (all subjects) and in Middle Grades Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Miami, FL 33156
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Grammar

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have my Elementary K-6 Certification in the state of Florida and 16 years teaching experience.

Phonics

Thirteen of my 15 years of teaching experience have been in the elementary grades, working with primary and ESOL students to teach them basic reading skills which include phonics, phonemic awareness, fluency and comprehension.

Florida International University
Elementary Education
Florida International University
Master's

Education

Florida International University (Elementary Education)

Florida International University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Vivian will travel within 10 miles of Miami, FL 33156.

Background Check Status for Vivian D.

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