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Regina V.

Sykesville, MD

$50/hour

Orton Gillingham Certified Tutor Sykesville, MD

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 4/12/14
4.4 average from 10 ratings
Patient and makes the sessions fun!
— Lauren, Woodbine, MD on 7/25/11

$50/Hour


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Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.
Yes
Graduate Coursework

Education

Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.

Yes (Graduate Coursework)

About Regina

I am an certified Orton Gillingham tutor. I specialize in teaching children with language based learning disabilities. The Orton Gillingham method is a multi-sensory method that teaches children how to read. I love to learn how kids think so I can customize the lessons so the kids learn the way that's best for them. Kids learn through games and activities that help them to incorporate language skills into all facets of learning.

I am also qualified to tutor your student in all of his or her K through 8th grade subjects, including all aspects of English, grammar, phonics, vocabulary and writing; as well as math and science. I work frequently as a substitute teacher at a school for children with Dyslexia, ADHD, and other language disabilities.

Personally I have 4 children, 2 of whom have learning differences. I homeschooled 3 of my children through middle school, one of whom is in high school now and receiving quarterly honors for her excellent grades. Please check out my profile and see how I can help your child love to learn!

I am available some mornings by special request in the summer.
I am an certified Orton Gillingham tutor. I specialize in teaching children with language based learning disabilities. The Orton Gillingham method is a multi-sensory method that teaches children how to read. I love to learn how kids think so I can customize the lessons so the kids learn the way that's best for them. Kids learn through games and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required

Travel of more than 15 miles will result in a $10 travel fee.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Sykesville, MD 21784
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Patient and makes the sessions fun!"

- Lauren, Woodbine, MD on 7/25/11
English:
English,
Grammar, Public Speaking,
Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
History:
Religion
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading,
Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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.

Dyslexia

I completed my 60 hour certification class in the Orton Gillingham Method of teaching children with Dyslexia/language based learning differences in 2008. I completed my teaching practicum in 2009. I have certificates of completion that I can furnish upon request.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a homeschooling mother of four children. I have been helping kids with their elementary school work for 14 years. I am currently teaching 6th and 7th grade. My oldest daughter graduated from High School (MDSA) second in her class. I am a certified Orton Gillingham tutor, which means I can teach children to read through phonemic awareness. I am also certified Handwriting without tears. I have experience with gifted children and children with learning differences.

Elementary Math

As the mother of 4 children I have been helping students with math home work for 14 years. I home school 2 of my daughters who are currently in 6th and 7th grade. I use manipulatives and flash cards to help make math concepts more concrete for children. I help to create study strategies to help children succeed.

English

I currently home-school 6th and 7th grade. My experience includes teaching vocabulary, phonics, grammar, writing and reading comprehension. As a mother to 4 children I have been helping children with reading, proofreading and writing papers for 14 years. I have completed writing workshops that emphasize, organization and writing. I am also an Orton Gillingham certified tutor.

Handwriting

In the Fall of 2013 I completed the Handwriting without Tears K-through 5th workshop. In the workshop teachers are trained to use multisensory strategies, lessons, and practical ideas to teach printing and cursive skills that promote a love of writing. Teachers are also taught to recognize common handwriting problems and apply simple, effective remediation techniques. Using these techniques and specialized manipulatives I am able to help students to learn to write or improve their writing.

Phonics

I completed Orton Gillingham Certification in 2008. I did my teaching practicum at the Friendship School in Eldersburg in 2009. I have been tutoring students with Language based learning disabilities on a part time basis since then.

Public Speaking

In college I majored in Communications Arts. It was a comprehensive communications major which included the study of journalism, film and video production as well as Oral interpretation and speech. I have also taught speech making to students in a local Home school group.

Reading

Orton Gillingham Certified Tutor.

Special Needs

The Orton Gillingham method of teaching is a multisensory approach to teaching with Language based learning differences. I have experience working with children with dyslexia and ADHD.

Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.
Yes
Graduate Coursework

Education

Spring Hill College, Mobile, Ala.

Yes (Graduate Coursework)

Patient and makes the sessions fun!

So Far this summer, my daughter has enjoyed her tutoring with Regina. She is very patient with her and has made her sessions "fun". I look forward to working with her into the school year so that my daughter will have less struggles in middle school.

— Lauren, Woodbine, MD on 7/25/11

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel of more than 15 miles will result in a $10 travel fee.

Travel policy

Regina will travel within 15 miles of Sykesville, MD 21784.