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Kristin B.

Topeka, KS

$30/hour

A tutor who will help a student with any subjects

In-person lessons
4.8 average from 9 ratings
Reading is FUNdamental
— Chad, Topeka, KS on 8/5/12

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Fort Hays State University, Hays KS
Elementary Education
Fort Hays State University
Master's

Education

Fort Hays State University, Hays KS (Elementary Education)

Fort Hays State University (Master's)

About Kristin

I have experience with tutoring a student in a regular classroom, with any type of school subject. I'm also tutoring an adult male who has a reading disorder as a volunteer with the Topeka Literacy Council. I graduated in May 2010 with a master's in education with a reading emphasis. I will help any student with computer classes, or reading problems, literature and English classes/developing study skills. I have experience with tutoring a student in a regular classroom, with any type of school subject. I'm also tutoring an adult male who has a reading disorder as a volunteer with the Topeka Literacy Council. I graduated in May 2010 with a master's in education with a reading emphasis. I will Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Topeka, KS 66604
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Reading is FUNdamental"

- Chad, Topeka, KS on 8/5/12

"Great Tutor. Very Knowledgeable."

- Kathleen, Topeka, KS on 5/15/12
Math:
Algebra 2, Elementary Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading
Test Preparation:
GED
Computer:
General Computer, HTML, Java, Microsoft Word, Web Design
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills
Business:
Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have experience in this area as I've been a substitute teacher for the past five years teaching Social Studies, Science, Math, English and Reading in the elementary grades. I do have a masters degree in education which I received in May 2010. This past year I've had a part time job through the YWCA as a site director for a program called Kids Qwest. This is an after school program for elementary students until their parents get off work to pick them up. In this program, they have a 30 minute block for kids to work on their homework. I helped many kids with their homework in math.

Study Skills

I've helped other students through Wyzant.com in their study skills through tutoring in Math/Reading using practice lessons through work sheets, covering skills on a dry erase board, flash cards, and presenting problems with worksheets I made up. I also work as a substitute teacher grades k through 12, and have helped students' at the elementary/secondary level develop their study skills while preparing for a test such as assigned work sheets, note taking, preparing outlines for a paper, or underlining important concepts in a textbook.

Fort Hays State University, Hays KS
Elementary Education
Fort Hays State University
Master's

Education

Fort Hays State University, Hays KS (Elementary Education)

Fort Hays State University (Master's)

Reading is FUNdamental — Kristen seems very passionate about teaching and is even furthering her skillset to this day. Though my son perhaps took awhile to warm up to her, and he can be uncooperative a good percentage of the time, when I see him excited and smiling when the session is over, I know the time and money spent was used effectively. ...

— Chad, Topeka, KS on 8/5/12

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kristin will travel within 15 miles of Topeka, KS 66604.