Over 5 tutoring hours

Ellen W.

Sarasota, FL

$30/hr

Have fun and learn quickly!

In-person lessons
Replies in 17 hours
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
3 Ratings
 
 
17hrs Response Time

Message Ellen

Send Ellen a message explaining your needs and you will receive a response by email. Have you already emailed Ellen or another tutor? If so, you have an account! Sign in now

 This tutor hasn’t set his or her schedule.
Please enter the tutor's email address.
Please enter the student's email address.
Please describe how you heard about us.
I have read and agree to the terms of use. *

Receive responses from additional tutors

If you select this option, WyzAnt will ask interested tutors to contact you by email if they are able to help. A maximum of five different tutors will email you and none of your personal information, including your email address, will be released.

West Virginia University
Language Arts, Edu.
Boston University
Enrolled

Education

West Virginia University (Language Arts, Edu.)

Boston University (Enrolled)

About Ellen

I have worked with children and adults of all ages, most of whom were not successful in a classroom setting. I love when my students get what I am teaching and I keep trying to find new ways to teach until that happens. I understand the problems that come with being ADHD and my goal is always to build confidence along with knowledge. I also understand how difficult it is to study a subject that has always been a problem, how hard it is to make yourself work on it. I also know how great it feels to master a subject that seemed impossible to conquer.

I have worked with kids who were behaviorally challenged and young adults and adults involved in the criminal justice system. I have taught in grade schools, special ed, junior high, high school and college. I have also taught senior citizens how to use the internet.

I love working one-on-one, and my students and I always have fun together while they learn.
I have worked with children and adults of all ages, most of whom were not successful in a classroom setting. I love when my students get what I am teaching and I keep trying to find new ways to teach until that happens. I understand the problems that come with being ADHD and my goal is always to Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Sarasota, FL 34237
In-person lessons
Math:
Prealgebra
English:
English,
Grammar, Proofreading, Vocabulary
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English,
Prealgebra
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

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 tutored elementary students last year for Professional Tutors of America and on my own. The students' grade levels ranged from 2nd grade through 6th grade. I tutored in both reading and math quite successfully. Although I had textbooks, I was also able to supplement the curriculum using resources available on the internet. I feel very confident in my abilities to be an excellent tutor for elementary grade students; I also have great references.

English

Formerly a high school English teacher, I now teach GED studies and tutor in English. I specialize in helping students become fluent writers and like to make English fun. I have great references!

West Virginia University
Language Arts, Edu.
Boston University
Enrolled

Education

West Virginia University (Language Arts, Edu.)

Boston University (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Travel policy

Ellen will travel within 10 miles of Sarasota, FL 34237.

Background Check Status for Ellen W.

Ellen W. has not yet had a background check. After sending a message to Ellen, you will be able to order a background check for $7.99. The check will be processed by First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

As part of your tutor selection process, we encourage you to run updated background checks. Please also review the safety tips for hiring tutors.