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Salve Regina University
University of New Orleans (Master's)
I am a Louisiana certified Secondary English teacher valid for life. I have taught in the Greater New Orleans area in both public and private schools for over twenty years. I have successfully tutored students with learning disabilities with great success. I also teach organization and study skills as well as reading, literature, and writing. I have the ability to foster trust and increase self-esteem. I also work well with parents. Test preparation is another of my specialties. I enjoy one-on-one tutoring immensely. I can achieve results within a short period of time. I am a Louisiana certified Secondary English teacher valid for life. I have taught in the Greater New Orleans area in both public and private schools for over twenty years. I have successfully tutored students with learning disabilities with great success. I also teach … Read more
Mary did a great job tutoring our daughter. We have noticed an overall increase in reading speed, fluency and comprehension. Mary consistently gave us great feedback and updates on our daughter's progress and helped get her excited about becoming a better reader. Thanks Mary for doing such a great job!!
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I have taught sixth grade English as well as tutored students in grades K-6 in reading, phonics, spelling, and writing. I have a BA and MA degree in English Education. I have taught in both public and private schools in the Greater New Orleans area.
Both my B.A. and M.A. degrees are in English Education. I am a Louisiana certified Secondary English teacher valid for life. I have taught in the Greater New Orleans school system in both public and private schools. I have tutored students with learning disabilities who progressed from a failing grade to a high C or B.
I have taught and tutored English, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and writing skills for over twenty years. I learned basic grammar from Warriner's textbooks which was the gold standard for teaching grammar.
I have taught English, American, and World literature to Secondary-level students for over 20years. I enjoy teaching literature and share this love of literature with each student. I break down the book or short story into manageable sections. I discuss theme and other literary devices used by the author. Before each tutoring session, I research the piece on the Internet to increase the enjoyment of the student.
I am qualified to tutor phonics due to my teaching and tutoring background in English, reading. writing, and grammar. I would begin teaching phonics with pronunciation of each letter in the alphabet. I am patient and experienced with young children. I have two granddaughters, three and six, both of whom I have read to extensively. A solid knowledge of phonics is necessary in order to teach reading.
I have a B.A. and M.A. degree in English from a small college in New England. My advanced degree is from UNO. My proofreading skills have been honed from correcting student papers. Additionally, I have worked as a technical editor and medical editor, where proofreading skills were part of my job description.
I have a BA and MA degree in English Education. I have taught reading and writing skills for over 20 years. I believe that oral reading is extremely important in a tutoring session. When the student hears his/her voice, they rise to the occasion and try their best to read clearly with comprehension. I have had great success in teaching students to read at their grade level.
During my time spent tutoring, I have counseled students in the proper study techniques. Time management and organization of paperwork and subject matter are key elements of studying for a test. Proper study skills can be mastered by anyone within a short period of time.
I have taught vocabulary, including reading and writing skills, to children of all ages. I have taught English in both public and private schools in the Greater New Orleans area for over 20 years. I believe that a good vocabulary is the cornerstone of good writing.