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Wanda W.

Lexington, KY

$45/hour

Wanda's Tutoring for Academic Excellence

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University of Kentucky
Education
University of Kentucky (Education)
Master's

Education

University of Kentucky (Education)

University of Kentucky (Education) (Master's)

About Wanda

After working as a banker for 22 years and teaching Junior Achievement classes in elementary schools, I went back to school to get my teaching certificate. I have been teaching in Fayette County for five years. My experience includes teaching all subjects for kindergarten through fifth grade. While I enjoy teaching all subject areas, reading is my area of specialization. My master's degree in education included a literacy concentration or reading focus. This reading endorsement allows me to teach reading and writing to K-12.

My approach to tutoring means taking the time to get to know my students and their families. I want a clear idea of the goals of each. Together, we will develop a plan of action to help students reach their goals and become academically successful. I plan lessons that are interesting, engaging, fun, and have relevance to the real world.

Teaching is my passion, and I love when students show improvement.
After working as a banker for 22 years and teaching Junior Achievement classes in elementary schools, I went back to school to get my teaching certificate. I have been teaching in Fayette County for five years. My experience includes teaching all subjects for kindergarten through Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Lexington, KY 40515
In-person lessons
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, 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.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught in elementary schools for five years. During this time, I have taught all subject areas. I teach across the curriculum, meaning I incorporate math, science, and social studies into reading instruction. I make it a point to stress that vocabulary has multiple meanings across these subject areas.

I also tutored through my graduate program and provided Saturday tutoring at my previous school.

Elementary Math

My classroom teaching experience includes teaching elementary math. I taught math to second and third graders for four years. Math tutoring would involve using manipulatives and other strategies to help students become more confident and successful math students.

Phonics

I have taught reading for five years, including as a reading interventionist for one year. Additionally, my area of concentration was reading in my graduate studies.

University of Kentucky
Education
University of Kentucky (Education)
Master's

Education

University of Kentucky (Education)

University of Kentucky (Education) (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Wanda will travel within 30 miles of Lexington, KY 40515.