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Kelly N.

Danvers, MA

$40/hour

Elementary School Teacher/Reading Specialist

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Regis College
elementary Education
Regis College/MGH IHP
MEd

Education

Regis College (elementary Education)

Regis College/MGH IHP (MEd)

About Kelly

I have been a public school teacher for 25 years and have taught grades K-2. I am also a reading specialist and have worked with children using multi-sensory language techniques to support children in all aspects of language acquisition. I am able to assess a student's individual needs and then tailor instruction to help a child become more fluent and confident in their ability to read and to write.

I love books and reading and hope to inspire my students to love reading, too. I try and expose/match my students to books they might find to be of high interest as well as to authors and genres they might like. Reading can be a very tedious task - especially if you don't think you are good at it. However, to become a better reader you must practice every day! Mastering basic reading skills while reading great books is a must in order to motivate a child to become a better reader.

I am both a licensed reading specialist (K-12) and early childhood teacher (K-3). I currently teach grade 2.

I am a trained teacher of multi-sensory language instruction. I am able to assess your child's target area of need and tailor instruction to support that need.

I love children, books and dogs! I love to pass on my love of books and reading to children! I also love to help children develop strategies that enable them to read and to feel like s/he is a confident reader. Nothing breaks my heart more than to hear a child say, "I hate reading." Every child can be a fluent reader with support, encouragement and the right text in their hands!
I have been a public school teacher for 25 years and have taught grades K-2. I am also a reading specialist and have worked with children using multi-sensory language techniques to support children in all aspects of language Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Danvers, MA 01923
In-person lessons
English:
English, Reading
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Phonics,
Reading, Spelling

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Phonics

I have taught grades K-2 as well as been a reading specialist in a Massachusetts public school system for 25 years. I am a licensed Massachusetts Teacher in both Early Childhood/K-3 and Reading Specialist, which includes phonics. I was trained at he MGH/IHP in multi-sensory literacy techniques. I worked in their Speech and Language clinic for six weeks. My MAT in Reading was issued through Regis College in Weston, MA, in conjunction with MGH.

Regis College
elementary Education
Regis College/MGH IHP
MEd

Education

Regis College (elementary Education)

Regis College/MGH IHP (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kelly will travel within 30 miles of Danvers, MA 01923.