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Katherine S.

White Plains, MD

$45/hour

Reading and phonics skills

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Saint Francis University
Elementary Education

Education

Saint Francis University (Elementary Education)

About Katherine

Teaching has always been my passion. I love seeing the excitement in a student's eyes when they achieve something he/she has been working towards. I graduated cum laude from Saint Francis University in Loretto Pennsylvania with a degree in elementary and special education. During college I worked with at risk students in the university reading clinic. After graduating I worked as a middle special education teacher in language arts for three years. I am currently a fifth grade teacher in the Charles county public school district. I am interested in providing some extra help to some struggling students.

I do ask for two hours notice of cancellation but I am flexible about makeup sessions.

My experience in special education has given me a unique perspective in that I have taken students from learning letters and sounds to actually reading words.

Phonics and reading go hand in hand and my background in special education has provided me with the unique experience of working with students of all reading levels and abilities. While teaching middle school I taught the Wilson reading intervention as well as leveled literacy intervention which begins with basic phonics and builds to reading the written word.

Every student has the ability to learn, however, some students benefit from a more individualized one on one situation which I am interested in providing.
Teaching has always been my passion. I love seeing the excitement in a student's eyes when they achieve something he/she has been working towards. I graduated cum laude from Saint Francis University in Loretto Pennsylvania with a degree in elementary and special education. During college I worked with at risk students in the university Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of White Plains, MD 20695
In-person lessons
English:
Reading
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Phonics,
Reading

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Phonics

I have a degree in elementary and special education. I have worked with at risk students at my universities reading clinic as well as after school tutoring. I have taught language arts for two years to special education students as well as teaching the Wilson reading intervention and Fountis and Pinell leveled literacy reading intervention. I was able to see my students move from basics phonics to reading the written word. I am currently teaching fifth grade inclusion and have a wide range of ability levels in my class.

Reading

I am currently an elementary teacher in the Charles County School district. I have a degree in elementary and special education from Saint Francis University in Loretto Pennsylvania. I worked as a special education teacher in language arts for two years before becoming a general education classroom teacher. I have worked with students with a wide range of reading skills. I have watched my students go from learning the letters and sounds to reading the written word. I have taught multiple reading interventions including the Wilson reading intervention which has a focus on phonics skills.

Saint Francis University
Elementary Education

Education

Saint Francis University (Elementary Education)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Katherine will travel within 10 miles of White Plains, MD 20695.