I am a certified special education teacher working with K-5 students in southern Maine. I have worked with special needs students Kindergarten through eighth grade both in the classroom and tutoring. I have been working with children in and out of the classroom for almost 20 years.
As a special educator I believe every child to be unique in their educational needs. It is important, if those needs are not being met in the classroom, to supplement or accentuate their education in a one on one setting. A library or other quiet but formal setting is often the best setting for tutoring as it removes common distractions that may be found in the home.
The goal of each tutoring session is to first review, then introduce new topics/concepts and finish with a review of covered material. It is often appropriate to set challenges for the student to be attempted at home. I am a certified special education teacher working with K-5 students in southern Maine. I have worked with special needs students Kindergarten through eighth grade both in the classroom and tutoring. I have been
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I am trained to teach Read Naturally, SPIRE and use many Title I teaching tools in my current, daily practice.
I am currently teaching special education in a resource room setting with experience in a behavioral/emotional disabilities classroom.