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Over 50 tutoring hours

Della M.

Saint Charles, IL

$45/hour

Master's in Reading Instruction K12/ BS SPED minor in Art

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 9/11/11
5.0 average from 30 ratings
First Tutoring Session
— Molly, West Chicago, IL on 11/10/15

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NIU
Concordia
Master's

Education

NIU

Concordia (Master's)

About Della

I am a passionate, empathetic reading teacher. I will try my best for you and your student who struggles with reading and writing. One of my greatest joys in life is reading and I love helping students open that door that will lead them toward being a lifelong learner. I am a passionate, empathetic reading teacher. I will try my best for you and your student who struggles with reading and writing. One of my greatest joys in life is reading and I love helping students open that door that will lead Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Saint Charles, IL 60175
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"First Tutoring Session"

- Molly, West Chicago, IL on 11/10/15

"Very Patient, Organized, Timely, and Positive"

- Sarah, Elgin, IL on 4/9/15
Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature,
Reading,
Vocabulary,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Common Core
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

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.

ADD/ADHD

I have a BS in Special Education. I am a certified LBS1 teacher. I understand the difficulties of students with ADD/ADHD and have the tools to help with them with their studies.

Dyslexia

I have a BS in Special Education and am a certified LBS1 teacher. I have also been trained in the Wilson Reading program which often is the key to helping students with dyslexia. My Master's is in Reading.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified to teach K-12.

Literature

I am a qualified Reading instructor. My BS in Special Education endorses me in Language Arts and I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction. Reading and writing go hand in hand. In my Master's courses we covered teaching writing and reading comprehension. I have co-taught High School Literature for two years.

Phonics

I have a reading specialist certification. In our Master's program phonics was taught as part of teaching reading.

Reading

I am a qualified Reading instructor. My BS in Special Education endorses me in Language Arts and I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction.

Special Needs

I have a BS in Special Education. I am a certified LBS1 teacher.

Study Skills

As a special education resource teacher I have spent many hours working on study skills for students. During the last two years my peers and I developed a curriculum for study skills that worked very well. We based most of it on CRISS strategies which I have been trained in.

Vocabulary

I am a qualified Reading instructor. My BS in Special Education endorses me in Language Arts and I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction. Reading and writing go hand in hand. In my Master's courses we covered teaching writing and reading comprehension. Teaching vocabulary is an extension of my Master's in Reading Instruction.

Writing

I am a qualified Reading instructor. My BS in Special Education endorses me in Language Arts and I hold a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction. Reading and writing go hand in hand. In my Master's courses we covered teaching writing and reading comprehension.

NIU
Concordia
Master's

Education

NIU

Concordia (Master's)

First Tutoring Session — Della met with my son Jack and I to discuss Jack's needs. She came to our first meeting with ideas for learning strategies to assist his learning which I was very thankful to receive. He has a central auditory processing disorder which makes learning more challenging. We are excited to move forward with her help! ...

— Molly, West Chicago, IL on 11/10/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Della will travel within 30 miles of Saint Charles, IL 60175.