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Geraldine Y.

Children's Author and pre-school teacher

Children's Author and pre-school teacher

$30/hour

  • 166 hours tutoring

  • Evans, GA 30809

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About Geraldine


Bio

I have three years of coursework at Augusta State University in Childhood Educaton and Psychology.I started, owned and operated an educational child care center in the Atlanta area for 6 years.I then worked for Department of Family and Children's Services for 24 years.Currently I have developed a reading readiness class that I take into local child care centers.I, along with my daughter, the illustrator, have written and published two children's values-series books, THE BIG BOLD LIE and THE...

I have three years of coursework at Augusta State University in Childhood Educaton and Psychology.I started, owned and operated an educational child care center in the Atlanta area for 6 years.I then worked for Department of Family and Children's Services for 24 years.Currently I have developed a reading readiness class that I take into local child care centers.I, along with my daughter, the illustrator, have written and published two children's values-series books, THE BIG BOLD LIE and THE PURPLE TROUBLE. Our third book is out to market.I am very excited about helping your child learn the joys of reading and writing!!


Education

Augusta State Univ.
Psychology
Augusta State Univ.
Graduate Coursework

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $30
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 15 miles of Evans, GA 30809
  • Lesson cancellation: hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 6/4/2016

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Geraldine hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Business

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

I had two quarters in college and made A and A plus; plus I have spoken in public for Family and Children's Services, as well as performing as a vocalist. I think I would have a lot to offer a student in confidence as well as writing speeches, as I write and publish children's books.

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I just completed a tutoring job with a wonderful student from Saudi. It was very rewarding for both of us. I have all the information and resources to teach English as a second language.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I had two quarters in college and made A and A plus; plus I have spoken in public for Family and Children's Services, as well as performing as a vocalist. I think I would have a lot to offer a student in confidence as well as writing speeches, as I write and publish children's books.
Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am qualified to teach levels K-6th (Elementary) because of my college credits and extensive work with children. I owned an educational childcare center in Atlanta and am currently teaching reading readiness to pre-school children. My background with Family and Children's Services makes me want to motivate and encourage children to do their best and realize their full potential. I am in tune with the fact that we all have different learning styles and that is one of the things I look for in my students and classes. I like to gear the challenge to the individual child even if I am teaching a class of many children in order to give confidence and self-esteem to each child. Because I write children's books, I am delighted to help children learn to read. Reading sets the bar for all other academics.
Phonics,

Phonics

I started teaching phonics to my children and then taught at my educational child care center in Atlanta for 6 years. I have recently developed a reading readiness enrichment program which I have sold for the past 6 years to centers as an hourly class.I have also tutored first graders in phonics as the key to reading. My theory for reading is first capital letters and then lower case, but at the same time, I teach phonics and use great educational, including electronic, resources.
Reading,

Reading

I teach reading by starting with the basics of alphabet, upper and lower case letters, as well as phonics, using an electronic word whammer. I also use a lot of hands-on tactile items, as well as rhyming and nonrhyming books to be read by the student by filling in words until the whole book is accomplished. I also use sight words that are expected in kindergarten and first grade. I write children's books and am so very interested in helping children learn to read!
Elementary Science, Grammar, Vocabulary

English

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I just completed a tutoring job with a wonderful student from Saudi. It was very rewarding for both of us. I have all the information and resources to teach English as a second language.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I had two quarters in college and made A and A plus; plus I have spoken in public for Family and Children's Services, as well as performing as a vocalist. I think I would have a lot to offer a student in confidence as well as writing speeches, as I write and publish children's books.
Reading,

Reading

I teach reading by starting with the basics of alphabet, upper and lower case letters, as well as phonics, using an electronic word whammer. I also use a lot of hands-on tactile items, as well as rhyming and nonrhyming books to be read by the student by filling in words until the whole book is accomplished. I also use sight words that are expected in kindergarten and first grade. I write children's books and am so very interested in helping children learn to read!
Writing,

Writing

I also did some writing in my job for the State. Some of my work, which was intended for the local office, found its way up to the State level. Writing is a joy to me!
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary

History

American History, Geography

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am qualified to teach levels K-6th (Elementary) because of my college credits and extensive work with children. I owned an educational childcare center in Atlanta and am currently teaching reading readiness to pre-school children. My background with Family and Children's Services makes me want to motivate and encourage children to do their best and realize their full potential. I am in tune with the fact that we all have different learning styles and that is one of the things I look for in my students and classes. I like to gear the challenge to the individual child even if I am teaching a class of many children in order to give confidence and self-esteem to each child. Because I write children's books, I am delighted to help children learn to read. Reading sets the bar for all other academics.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I just completed a tutoring job with a wonderful student from Saudi. It was very rewarding for both of us. I have all the information and resources to teach English as a second language.
Reading,

Reading

I teach reading by starting with the basics of alphabet, upper and lower case letters, as well as phonics, using an electronic word whammer. I also use a lot of hands-on tactile items, as well as rhyming and nonrhyming books to be read by the student by filling in words until the whole book is accomplished. I also use sight words that are expected in kindergarten and first grade. I write children's books and am so very interested in helping children learn to read!
Writing,

Writing

I also did some writing in my job for the State. Some of my work, which was intended for the local office, found its way up to the State level. Writing is a joy to me!
SAT Reading

Language

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I just completed a tutoring job with a wonderful student from Saudi. It was very rewarding for both of us. I have all the information and resources to teach English as a second language.
TOEFL

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am qualified to teach levels K-6th (Elementary) because of my college credits and extensive work with children. I owned an educational childcare center in Atlanta and am currently teaching reading readiness to pre-school children. My background with Family and Children's Services makes me want to motivate and encourage children to do their best and realize their full potential. I am in tune with the fact that we all have different learning styles and that is one of the things I look for in my students and classes. I like to gear the challenge to the individual child even if I am teaching a class of many children in order to give confidence and self-esteem to each child. Because I write children's books, I am delighted to help children learn to read. Reading sets the bar for all other academics.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I just completed a tutoring job with a wonderful student from Saudi. It was very rewarding for both of us. I have all the information and resources to teach English as a second language.
Reading,

Reading

I teach reading by starting with the basics of alphabet, upper and lower case letters, as well as phonics, using an electronic word whammer. I also use a lot of hands-on tactile items, as well as rhyming and nonrhyming books to be read by the student by filling in words until the whole book is accomplished. I also use sight words that are expected in kindergarten and first grade. I write children's books and am so very interested in helping children learn to read!
Writing

Writing

I also did some writing in my job for the State. Some of my work, which was intended for the local office, found its way up to the State level. Writing is a joy to me!

Other

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I just completed a tutoring job with a wonderful student from Saudi. It was very rewarding for both of us. I have all the information and resources to teach English as a second language.
Geography

Special Needs

Phonics

Phonics

I started teaching phonics to my children and then taught at my educational child care center in Atlanta for 6 years. I have recently developed a reading readiness enrichment program which I have sold for the past 6 years to centers as an hourly class.I have also tutored first graders in phonics as the key to reading. My theory for reading is first capital letters and then lower case, but at the same time, I teach phonics and use great educational, including electronic, resources.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am qualified to teach levels K-6th (Elementary) because of my college credits and extensive work with children. I owned an educational childcare center in Atlanta and am currently teaching reading readiness to pre-school children. My background with Family and Children's Services makes me want to motivate and encourage children to do their best and realize their full potential. I am in tune with the fact that we all have different learning styles and that is one of the things I look for in my students and classes. I like to gear the challenge to the individual child even if I am teaching a class of many children in order to give confidence and self-esteem to each child. Because I write children's books, I am delighted to help children learn to read. Reading sets the bar for all other academics.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I just completed a tutoring job with a wonderful student from Saudi. It was very rewarding for both of us. I have all the information and resources to teach English as a second language.
Reading,

Reading

I teach reading by starting with the basics of alphabet, upper and lower case letters, as well as phonics, using an electronic word whammer. I also use a lot of hands-on tactile items, as well as rhyming and nonrhyming books to be read by the student by filling in words until the whole book is accomplished. I also use sight words that are expected in kindergarten and first grade. I write children's books and am so very interested in helping children learn to read!
Writing

Writing

I also did some writing in my job for the State. Some of my work, which was intended for the local office, found its way up to the State level. Writing is a joy to me!

Test Preparation

SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Pre K

I love that Ms. Geraldine teaches phonics, thst was very important to my husband and I. She is great with our daughter and she looks forward to every class.

Rosa, 13 lessons with Geraldine

Prompt and prepared

Mrs. Geraldine was great with Corban. I liked that she got down on his level and played on the floor while teaching him. He was very excited after the lesson and happy to know she'll be back next week. Fabulous!

Genia, 5 lessons with Geraldine

Great Tutor

I was looking for a tutor to help my son get his grades up in Social Studies and Science. Geraldine contacted me and from the first day my son loved her. She is very patient and knows how to explain things to kids. My son got his grades up with just a few lessons with her. She is very sweet and helpful. Brought pictures and other info about the subjects my son had to study about, and helped him out with reading as well. Thanks to her he was able to feel more confident. Very happy with her.

Yennyfer, 13 lessons with Geraldine

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Geraldine Y.

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