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Janet C.

Rock Island, IL

$30/hour

Experienced Teacher and Writer

In-person lessons
Patient and nice
— Ann, Moline, IL on 1/5/15

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Buena Vista College

Education

Buena Vista College

About Janet

I've worked as a teacher and as a writer, so I'm especially interested in helping students of all ages sharpen their reading and writing skills.

If you're a parent of an elementary or secondary student who needs individual attention or if you're a college student or professional person who could use some assistance with your writing skills, I'll be happy to help.
I've worked as a teacher and as a writer, so I'm especially interested in helping students of all ages sharpen their reading and writing skills.

If you're a parent of an elementary or secondary student who needs
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Rock Island, IL 61201
In-person lessons

"Patient and nice"

- Ann, Moline, IL on 1/5/15
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar,
Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Bachelor's degree in elementary education from Buena Vista College, now Buena Vista University, where I earned a 3.43 grade average as a non-traditional student. I have worked with students in grades K-12 as a substitute teacher. From October through May, I worked as a tutor with A+ Learning Solutions and tutored seven children in reading or math. I worked with most of the children individually. Of the seven, six made very substantial gains from pre-test to post-test and attained grade-level skills or slightly better. I used the assigned curriculum which I supplemented with games, books and activities. I have an excellent reference from my supervisor.

English

I have a degree in education with an emphasis in English. I've worked as a teacher for ten years and as a writer for ten years.

Grammar

My degree is in elementary education with an emphasis in English and social studies. In addition to my work in education, I have worked as a writer and have written more than 1,000 articles for print and online publications. My editors often complimented me for writing clean copy, so I guess my grammar skills passed the test!

Buena Vista College

Education

Buena Vista College

Patient and nice — Janet is very patient. Every time, she prepares well with the teaching material based on our previous conversations of what I need. She pronounces slow and clear. I enjoyed talking with her and learning from her. ...

— Ann, Moline, IL on 1/5/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Janet will travel within 25 miles of Rock Island, IL 61201.