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Stephanie W.

Sanford, FL

$55/hour

An "Exceptional" Educator for "Exceptional" Students

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$55/Hour


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UCF
Elementary education
UCF
MEd

Education

UCF (Elementary education)

UCF (MEd)

About Stephanie

After graduating from UCF with a B.S. in Elementary Education in 1999, I have had experience teaching both elementary and middle school students. I obtained my Autism Endorsement, and M.Ed. in Exceptional Student Education in 2013, and hold a valid state certification in ESE, elementary general education, and ESOL. I have two children with exceptionalities: a 14 year old, 9th grade boy, with Aspergers, as well as a 10 year old, gifted, 5th grade girl.

I believe that ALL children can learn. During my career, I have successfully taught students with varying ability levels, including students with autism, behavioral difficulties, ADHD, SLD, and Gifted. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with students one-on-one, and discovering how to help them reach their full potential. I teach the basic concepts of each subject and break them down in a simple way. I use many of my own materials that I have collected over my years of teaching. My students are engaged and challenged through fun activities. As a result, their confidence soars along with their abilities.
After graduating from UCF with a B.S. in Elementary Education in 1999, I have had experience teaching both elementary and middle school students. I obtained my Autism Endorsement, and M.Ed. in Exceptional Student Education in 2013, and hold a valid state certification in ESE, elementary general education, and ESOL. I have two children with Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Sanford, FL 32771
In-person lessons
Science:
Elementary Science
English:
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught in elementary school for over a decade. I have experience with all grade levels, as an ESE resource teacher for students with autism and SLD. I have taught grades 2, 3, 4, and 5 as a regular education teacher. I have had experience in the planning and delivery of all subject areas in elementary curriculum. My students who have taken the FCAT in 3-5, have performed above the state benchmark. I am familiar with the format of each subject area tested in each grade. I can teach students how to locate information in text and apply it to the questions asked.

Study Skills

I work with students in need of organizational skills and time management in relation to academics. The student and I come up with a system that best meets his/her individual learning style and needs. Procrastination is countered by evaluating tasks for importance, and creating a timeline for completion.

Additionally, I teach my students how to study, coaching them through the process of locating key points in text, and creating an easy to follow document (i.e. outline). Test-taking strategies are also available.

UCF
Elementary education
UCF
MEd

Education

UCF (Elementary education)

UCF (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Stephanie will travel within 10 miles of Sanford, FL 32771.