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Michelle R.

Pensacola, FL

$50/hour

Exceeding Expectations with Enthusiasm!

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Ball State University
Elementary Eduction
Columbus College
MEd
Troy university
Other

Education

Ball State University (Elementary Eduction)

Columbus College (MEd)

Troy university (Other)

About Michelle

I am a career teacher with 36 years experience teaching. My Florida certification is current for Grades K-5 and Middle School Language Arts and Social Studies. My passion has always been to help students achieve success in school and life. I strive to make learning relevant by using hands-on projects, games, technology, and innovative approaches to learning. I use humor to lighten the rigors and stress of learning concepts that seem overwhelming to students.

If you feel discouraged about learning, let me help you reach a level of understanding that will build your confidence and turn your low grades into "grow grades" of success. Your success is important to me! I have experience teaching 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and Middle School Grades 6 & 7. I have taught for the Dept. of Defense Schools for 20+ years. Also, I was a Starbase Atlantis teacher until the closing of the program in 2013.

I have extensive training in teaching writing skills. For seven years I taught Language Arts and Literature for the Department of Defense Schools at Fort Benning, Georgia. I also taught English/ Language Arts for 2 years at Rome City Middle School in Indiana. In addition, I taught English/Language Arts to 6th Graders in Muscogee County Public Schools in Columbus, Georgia.

Are you ready for fun and success? Let's do this together! I am here to help you have a great year of learning. Please contact me to schedule lessons if you need my help.
I am a career teacher with 36 years experience teaching. My Florida certification is current for Grades K-5 and Middle School Language Arts and Social Studies. My passion has always been to help students achieve Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Pensacola, FL 32504
In-person lessons
Science:
Biology, Physical Science
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary
History:
Social Studies
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified in Florida to teach K-6, which means I have passed the state requirements to teach these grade levels. I have 36 years of teaching experience in Elementary Education and Middle Grades. I have earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, a Master's of Education in Middle Grades Education, and and Education Specialists degree in Elementary Education.

Phonics

My background is in Elementary Education and I have used phonics to teach young learners, over-aged learners, learners with special needs, and those trying to improve their abilities in reading and word acquirement. My youngest students were 1st graders who spoke Italian and Spanish. I was proud to start their journey as learners of the English language and beginning readers.

Social Studies

Certified by the State of Florida to teach grades 5-9 in Social Studies. Experience teaching Elementary and Middle School Social Studies.

Ball State University
Elementary Eduction
Columbus College
MEd
Troy university
Other

Education

Ball State University (Elementary Eduction)

Columbus College (MEd)

Troy university (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michelle will travel within 10 miles of Pensacola, FL 32504.