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Carole A.

Naples, FL

$60/hour

Reading/Language Arts from Elementary to High School

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$60/Hour


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Edinboro University
Speech Pathology
University of Pittsburgh
MEd
Benedictine University
MEd

Education

Edinboro University (Speech Pathology)

University of Pittsburgh (MEd)

Benedictine University (MEd)

About Carole

I am a retired Reading/English teacher who had 24 years teaching Elementary students in grades 1-3 and 10 years teaching High School students. I have a BS in education and an MEd. I also have a master's in Reading Specialist. I am also proficient in deaf education using American Sign Language. I have also written IEP'S and attended numerous IEP meetings. My tutoring methods will provide expertise, experience and encouragement. I will assist students in problem solving and in getting answers, using my students learning style(s) to complete their tasks. My goal for my students is to become independent learners using critical thinking. I am a retired Reading/English teacher who had 24 years teaching Elementary students in grades 1-3 and 10 years teaching High School students. I have a BS in education and an MEd. I also have a master's in Reading Specialist. I am also proficient in deaf education using American Sign Language. I have also written IEP'S and attended numerous IEP Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Naples, FL 34120
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Language:
Sign Language
Special Needs:
Hard Of Hearing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar,
Reading,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I taught for 24 years in elementary at different levels from 1st to 6th grade. I also have a reading specialist certification that allows me to teach from k-12th grade. I have 34 years of experience teaching students.

Grammar

As a teacher I taught Language Arts, which included teaching students grammar. Teaching hearing impaired students grammar was necessary because they can't hear and learning grammar rules was very important. Grammar is also very important for students learning English because it has many rules that are different than other languages.

Hard Of Hearing

I have a Master of education in deaf education. I also taught deaf students.

Reading

I'm a certified Reading Specialist from K-12. I have taught reading for 34 years in grades 1-12. I was a Reading Specialist in the school I taught and worked with students that were several years behind in Reading because the students were hearing impaired. I have also tutored student in the community where I lived after school.

Sign Language

I taught deaf students at the Western PA School for the Deaf for 34 years using American Sign Language to teach classes. I had an advanced rating using the Sign Language Proficiency interview, which is how the staff was rated on their signing ability. The rating is developed from Rochester Institute for the Deaf.

Vocabulary

Vocabulary is very important for reading, so the students understand how the vocabulary connects to the topic they are reading. Students need to understand the strategies to learn new vocabulary. One of the most effective methods of helping children learn new vocabulary words is to teach unfamiliar words used in a text prior to the reading experience.

Edinboro University
Speech Pathology
University of Pittsburgh
MEd
Benedictine University
MEd

Education

Edinboro University (Speech Pathology)

University of Pittsburgh (MEd)

Benedictine University (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Carole will travel within 15 miles of Naples, FL 34120.