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Dana H.

Palm Bay, FL

$45/hour

Dana H. Professional Elem/Middle School Teacher

In-person lessons

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About Dana

I have a current Minnesota teaching license in elementary education, with an emphasis in middle school math (B.S. Elem. Ed., M.S. Ed). My teaching experience covers grades 6 – 8 in math, science, language arts, and reading. Known for having a relaxing, stress free classroom with a caring approach to my teaching, I also have over 13 years of tutoring experience.

I enjoy helping students make sense of things, and leading them toward achieving that “ah-ha” moment. I have found that many students that are in need of tutoring, tend to be more of either a visual learner or a kinesthetic learner. These styles of learning can be challenging to meet in a large classroom setting with strict time limits, which is why tutoring can be so beneficial. Students need to have a strong understanding of their current subjects or those problematic areas will lead to more learning challenges as they are advanced in those subjects. Before a student can be successful in their future classes, they need to be successful in their current classes.

My teaching experience covers: 8 years as a 6th, 7th, and 8th math teacher with a focus on basic math, pre algebra, algebra, geometry, probability, measurement, patterning, etc., with 2 of those years as a math specialist with the responsibility of helping students pass state mandated mathematics tests; 3 years as a 6th grade language arts/reading teacher focusing on skills in grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, spelling, and writing; and 2 years as a 7th grade life science, and 8th grade earth science teacher.

While my 13 years of tutoring experience is with mostly middle school age students (grades 6-8), I really do enjoy helping all ages of students gain a solid understanding of their subjects, and watching their self-esteem increase as they begin to understand and master concepts that they have been struggling to understand.

I look forward to hearing from you, and I look forward to helping your child become more successful in their academics.
I have a current Minnesota teaching license in elementary education, with an emphasis in middle school math (B.S. Elem. Ed., M.S. Ed). My teaching experience covers grades 6 – 8 in math, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Palm Bay, FL 32905
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math, Prealgebra
English:
Grammar, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a current Minnesota teaching license in elementary education, with an emphasis in middle school math (B.S. Elem. Ed., M.S. Ed), and I also have over 13 years of tutoring experience.

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dana will travel within 20 miles of Palm Bay, FL 32905.