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Lori Z.

Downers Grove, IL

$40/hour

Knowledgeable and experienced Primary Tutor (Kindergarten-Grade 3)

In-person lessons

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Illinois State University, Normal
Early Childhood Ed.

Education

Illinois State University, Normal (Early Childhood Ed.)

About Lori

I currently teach Early Childhood Special Education, but have taught First and Second Grades as well. I attended Illinois State University, and have tutored students from Kindergarten through Third Grade in Reading, Language Arts and Math. I enjoy working with Early Childhood students and helping them learn the basic skills they need to build a strong foundation for success in school.

I would love the chance to help your child attain the skills they need in a way they can understand. I use different methods depending on your child's interests and needs that makes learning fun.
I currently teach Early Childhood Special Education, but have taught First and Second Grades as well. I attended Illinois State University, and have tutored students from Kindergarten through Third Grade in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Downers Grove, IL 60516
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
Common Core
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Elementary (K-6th)

I taught Preschool (3-5 year-olds) for 8 years, First Grade for 2 years, and Second Grade for 3 years. I am very knowledgeable in Early Childhood/Primary aged curriculum, skills and needs. I provide a variety of activities for my students and differentiate according to students' needs.

Phonics

I teach phonics in a fun way that my students can actively participate in every day. I enjoy developing games and activities around the phonics skills to make it exciting. Starting with assessing the students' knowledge of the alphabet and letter sounds and moving onto blending letters and, finally, words. I have used a variety of phonics support materials including Modern Curriculum Press, Scott Foresman Reading Street and Heggerty Phonics.

Illinois State University, Normal
Early Childhood Ed.

Education

Illinois State University, Normal (Early Childhood Ed.)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Lori will travel within 10 miles of Downers Grove, IL 60516.