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BS Elmhurst College
National Louis Illinois (Other)
Southern Ill. Univ.-Carbondale
I have been teaching for the last 10 years. I am focused on working with children with special needs although I have also tutored several general education students in Math, Science and English/ Language Arts. I prefer to work with students using whatever materials are necessary for them to understand the concepts and be successful both with me and their regular classroom teacher. I am available after school and in the evenings . I feel that it is important to keep up their skills through the summer so I am available in the summer as well. I have worked with all grades from Kindergarten to High school. I also am skilled in sign language and have found that to be helpful in working with many students. I have been teaching for the last 10 years. I am focused on working with children with special needs although I have also tutored several general education students in Math, … Read more
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Ms. N has turned my average and low grade child into an all A student. My daughter still has her challenges, but Ms. N is patient, caring, professional, and very intuitive to your child's needs. She is creative in new teaching techniques to figure out ways for children to learn. My daughter loves her tutoring sessions and even during the summer months of having tutoring twice a week, my daughter never complained of having to "work". She also enjoys Ms. N's techniques and creativity. I love that Ms. N remains professional, strict, yet caring and supportive. She maintains structure and strict attention during her lessons which keeps my daughter on track. I would recommend Ms. N!
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I am certified as a special education teacher with LBS1 endorsements allowing me to teach children with various needs. I have worked with students having ADHD for the last 6 years.
I am certified as a special education teacher with LBS1 endorsements allowing me to teach children with various needs. I have worked with students having Aspergers for the last 6 years.
I am certified as a special education teacher with LBS1 endorsements allowing me to teach children with various needs. I have worked with students having Autism for the last 6 years.
I am a certified teacher for students in grades K-12. I have been teaching in the elementary grades for the last 5 years. I have worked with students with many different needs.
I have completed a sign language interpreting program and have been signing for 20+ years. I taught classes in American Sign Language at the local college for 5 years. I use sign language in my special education classroom on a regular basis.
I have a Master's Degree in Special Education, and I have taught students with special needs for the last six years. I have my teaching certificate with endorsements in special needs as well.
I have been working with students on study skills and organization for the last 8 years as a special education teacher. I have taken courses on organization and it's relationship to learning. Study skills are a basis for all special education courses as there are many methods of studying and not all work for everyone. I utilize planners, post-its, and notecards regularly to assist in studying.
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