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Barbara G.

East Sandwich, MA

$35/hour

15+ years of Teaching Experience Specializing in Reading

In-person lessons

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Kansas State University
Elementary Education
The University of Kansas (KU)
Master's
Simmons College (Boston)
EdD

Education

Kansas State University (Elementary Education)

The University of Kansas (KU) (Master's)

Simmons College (Boston) (EdD)

About Barbara

My passion is child development, literacy education and building a student's academic self-confidence. I enjoy keeping abreast of the latest research in educational methods as well children’s literature. Recognizing a student’s interest is vital when recommending books to children. Once I observe and analyze a student's reading and writing behavior, I can help design and implement an individualized program that will meet that student’s literacy needs. Observing students, comprehending teachers' priorities and goals, listening to parents' concerns provide me the means to develop a viable framework that differentiates support for each student for every subject.

I have experience with using Shurley Grammar and Ridgewood Grammar programs. However, I find most success comes from teaching grammar within the context of the student's writing. I have completed Reading and Writing Workshop training at Columbia University.

I have contributed behavioral, academic strategies and interventions for publications and presentations. I have attended numerous ASD workshops and conferences. I am also the parent of 2 ASD adults.

Feel free to contact me with questions or concerns. I can be available between the hours of 8am to 9pm.
My passion is child development, literacy education and building a student's academic self-confidence. I enjoy keeping abreast of the latest research in educational methods as well children’s literature. Recognizing a student’s interest is vital when recommending books to children. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of East Sandwich, MA 02537
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Geography, Social Studies
Special Needs:
Autism, Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Handwriting,
Homeschool, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have 15 years teaching in elementary schools. My bachelor's degree major is elementary education. I am a Level II Responsive Classroom trained teacher. I have been a Literacy Specialist for grades preK- 5.

Handwriting

I have had experience with different handwriting programs (Handwriting without Tears, D'Nealian, Zaner Bloser). I am familiar with different grips and assistive technology (low-tech) as well fine-motor activities.

Study Skills

I am well-versed in the SQ3R method and teaching the KWL charts. I have my students focus on materials management, time management, and information/idea management. I specialize with students who have executive functioning deficits.

Kansas State University
Elementary Education
The University of Kansas (KU)
Master's
Simmons College (Boston)
EdD

Education

Kansas State University (Elementary Education)

The University of Kansas (KU) (Master's)

Simmons College (Boston) (EdD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Barbara will travel within 25 miles of East Sandwich, MA 02537.