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Martha B.

Newport, MI

$30/hour

Martha loves to teach and talk with children.

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Monroe County Community and Valparaiso University
MAT from the Wayne State University
Master's

Education

Monroe County Community and Valparaiso University

MAT from the Wayne State University (Master's)

About Martha

Parents and students,

I have been teaching children since 1991 when I graduated from college. I have taught children of all ages and ability levels. I believe a child will be more productive if you have a positive rapport with the child. So, I take the time to get to know the child. I want to know what they like, don't like, what they believe in, and how they feel about life in general. Most important, I believe all children can learn. They don't learn at the same pace, same style, or same setting but they can all be taught.
I taught in the Detroit Public School system for 17 years. I resigned this year as I felt my time there was complete. I now teach at a charter school in the downriver area. I teach fourth grade and tutor seventh and eighth graders in math. I enjoy working with children of all ages in all subject areas. I have taught bilingual students and taught students at a Sylvan Learning Center. I enjoy teaching children in any setting and enjoy watching them learn a new concept.
I look forward to helping you in any way I can. I hope to hear from you soon.

Sincerely,

Martha B.
Parents and students,

I have been teaching children since 1991 when I graduated from college. I have taught children of all ages and ability levels. I believe a child will be more productive if you have a positive rapport with the child. So, I take the time to get to know the child. I want to know what they like, don't like, what they
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Newport, MI 48166
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
History:
Social Studies
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Valparaiso University. I also earned a Master of Teaching from Wayne State University.

Elementary Math

I taught fifth grade math a few years ago. I also tutored individual children in math in the summer and during summer school.

Phonics

I have a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Valparaiso University. I have taught kindergarten and first grade for 9 years combined.

Reading

I have a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Valparaiso University. I also have a Master in Teaching from Wayne State University. I have been teaching for 21 years.

Social Studies

I have a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Masters of Teaching. I have taught social studies the past 17 years from grade K to 5th.

Study Skills

I have been a certified teacher for over 20 years. I have taken numerous classes that teach children of all ages how and why study skills are important. If I feel I am not comfortable enough with study skills, there are numerous opportunities for me to gain knowledge.

Monroe County Community and Valparaiso University
MAT from the Wayne State University
Master's

Education

Monroe County Community and Valparaiso University

MAT from the Wayne State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Martha will travel within 20 miles of Newport, MI 48166.