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Laura M.

Lapeer, MI

$30/hour

Elementary Tutor--- fun while learning :)

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Background check passed as of 11/23/16
4.4 average from 28 ratings

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University of Michigan -Flint *Early Childhood
Elementary Education
University of Michigan-Flint *Literacy Education.
Master's

Education

University of Michigan -Flint *Early Childhood (Elementary Education)

University of Michigan-Flint *Literacy Education. (Master's)

About Laura

Hello. Thank you for choosing to review my profile.

I am confident, that together, we will be able to improve your child's study skills with an emphasis in reading and writing. I am committed to helping your child develop a passion for learning, while gaining a sense of confidence within themselves, their classroom, and their school. Through hard work, fun, and consistency, my main priority will be helping to ensure your child's goal in reaching their full potential as a student.

I am active within the community in animal rescue, and I have been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity for several years.

Thank you again for taking an interest in my profile. I look forward to meeting with you and your child at your earliest convenience.

I am currently enrolled at U of M Flint, in the Graduate Program for Literacy Education.

Sincerely,

Laura
Hello. Thank you for choosing to review my profile.

I am confident, that together, we will be able to improve your child's study skills with an emphasis in reading and
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

1 1/2 hour lesson: $40.00 2 hour lessons: $50.00 Discount for groups of two or more.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Lapeer, MI 48446
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Art:
Theatre
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
German, Sign Language
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Autism,
Hard Of Hearing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking,
Softball

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.

ADD/ADHD

I am an educator with a current bachelor's in elementary education as well as a current student at the University of Michigan-Flint in Literacy Education. I work with children with ADD/ADHD on a daily basis. I have the patience and understanding to do so.

Autism

During my time as a student teacher, I had two students with autisim. I have also had experience in this field throughout my teaching experience. I feel confident in knowing that I have the patience and compassion for teaching, not matter what the situation.

Classics

I have a B.S. in Elementary Education, U of M Flint 2008.

I am familiar with the classics and able to help understand the meaning of such great novels.

I have a strong love for reading, which i will hopefully be able to pass along to you as a reader.

Cooking

I do not have any formal training as a chef. However, I am an experienced cook and am confident that I am able to teach basic cooking skills, as well as provide assistance in creating any dish desired.

IF you can read, you cancook. It is a simple process of following basic steps in order to create wonderful,healthy dishes.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified in Elementary Education, (K-8) with an emphasis in Early Childhood.

I have a true love of children. I am able to adapt and create a balance to any situation within a classroom.

I will provide positive instruction, in order to create a disciplined and respectful learning environment.

In doing so, I can help your child develop his/her own sense of individuality as a learner.

ESL/ESOL

I am confident that together we will be able to greatly improve your English speaking skills.

Please feel free to email me, and we can get started :)

Grammar

I have a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate.

Proper grammar is very important to me.

I am able to teach and encourage the use of proper grammar when engaged in a conversation.

I will also be able to help you with writing.

Hard Of Hearing

I have a B.S. in Elementary Education, with an emphasis in Early Childhood. U of M Flint- 2008

I have a Certificate of Completion, Mott Community College-1999.

I am able to provide basic sign language skills to your child, while tutoring.

Proofreading

I have a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate.

I am able to help encourage a love of reading with a focus on taking one's time to detail.

Reading

I love to read, and I am confident, that I will be able to help your child gain confidence in his/her reading skills.

Reading is fun and magical, and together, we will help to improve your child's reading level and their love of reading by the end of the summer. :)

Hope to meet with you soon!

Sign Language

I have a Certificate of Completion from Mott Community College- 1999.

I can provide basic instruction in American Sign Language, while tutoring your child in Elementary Education K-8.

Social Studies

I am 3 credits shy of a social studies minor, and am confident in the fact that I am able to teach this subject matter. History and Social Studies are my strongest subjects, and I enjoy working with students in order to further expand their knowledge in this important area of learning.

Softball

I played softball growing up and am able to teach and play.

Study Skills

I am a certified elementary teacher K-8, with an emphasis in early childhood. I am able to provide a balanced educational plan to promote an interest in learning, through respect and structure. Finally, I have experience in creating a disciplined, yet flexible environment in order to encourage creativity and a sense of individuality as a learner.

Theatre

I have a Fine Arts minor, and I am confident that I am able to teach drama, basic dance and art classes.

Vocabulary

I have a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate.

I believe the best way to improve your vocabulary, is through reading.

I am confident, that together, we will be able to improve you or your child's vocabulary within our time spent together.

Through practice and continued learning, your vocabulary will improve.

Writing

I have a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate.

I enjoy writing very much, and am confident that I will be able to help encourage your child's passion for writing.

University of Michigan -Flint *Early Childhood
Elementary Education
University of Michigan-Flint *Literacy Education.
Master's

Education

University of Michigan -Flint *Early Childhood (Elementary Education)

University of Michigan-Flint *Literacy Education. (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

1 1/2 hour lesson: $40.00 2 hour lessons: $50.00 Discount for groups of two or more.

Travel policy

Laura will travel within 30 miles of Lapeer, MI 48446.