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Ava S.

Enthusiastic and Competent Tutor for K-5, and preschool

Enthusiastic and Competent Tutor for K-5, and preschool

$45/hour

  • 5 hours tutoring

  • Newtown, MO 64667

About Ava


Bio

Every child wants to be successful in the classroom and in life. I have the desire to show your child that success is attainable. My 30 years in education and my Master's Degree in Counseling makes me an ideal tutor. I am creative and bring an enthusiasm that is contagious. I believe in finding out what skill gaps exist and go about remediating them. I also am able to teach handwriting and cursive, skills that are not usually taught in school. I will be your child's advocate in the...

Every child wants to be successful in the classroom and in life. I have the desire to show your child that success is attainable. My 30 years in education and my Master's Degree in Counseling makes me an ideal tutor. I am creative and bring an enthusiasm that is contagious. I believe in finding out what skill gaps exist and go about remediating them. I also am able to teach handwriting and cursive, skills that are not usually taught in school. I will be your child's advocate in the classroom.

I look forward to working with you and your child.
Ava


Education

Cortland State University
undergrad
Towson State University
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $45
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 10 miles of Newtown, MO 64667
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 11/30/2012

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Ava hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have Florida Certification for elementary education; taught 4th grade for 3 years; taught remedial reading for 4th and 5th graders.
Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I believe in the teaching and memorization of math facts. There is no reason a child can't memorize facts especially since they can memorize phone numbers of friends. I teach math concepts and application by using a variety of learning tools. I want children to stop fearing math and learn how our lives revolve around math concepts.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have 30 years in education and my Master's Degree in Counseling. I have taught remedial reading, with an emphasis on vocabulary and phonics. I have worked with students K-5 with phonics, word analysis skills, syllabication and context clues. I believe I am qualified to teach phonics to elementary age children.
Reading,

Reading

I taught remedial reading to elementary school students. I use a variety of materials and focus on a child's learning style in order to promote positive learning. I incorporate phonics, word analysis skills, and vocabulary to create a comprehensive program.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have taught Study Skills to elementary - high school students using the Sylvan learning materials. I focus on time management, organization, test taking strategies, note-taking and outlining strategies. I enhance my tutoring by evaluating the learning style of the student to best incorporate strategies that blend with the specific learning style of the student. I also evaluate where a student does homework and studies and re-design the environment to get optimum efficiency.
Vocabulary

English

Reading,

Reading

I taught remedial reading to elementary school students. I use a variety of materials and focus on a child's learning style in order to promote positive learning. I incorporate phonics, word analysis skills, and vocabulary to create a comprehensive program.
Vocabulary

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have Florida Certification for elementary education; taught 4th grade for 3 years; taught remedial reading for 4th and 5th graders.
Reading,

Reading

I taught remedial reading to elementary school students. I use a variety of materials and focus on a child's learning style in order to promote positive learning. I incorporate phonics, word analysis skills, and vocabulary to create a comprehensive program.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have taught Study Skills to elementary - high school students using the Sylvan learning materials. I focus on time management, organization, test taking strategies, note-taking and outlining strategies. I enhance my tutoring by evaluating the learning style of the student to best incorporate strategies that blend with the specific learning style of the student. I also evaluate where a student does homework and studies and re-design the environment to get optimum efficiency.

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have Florida Certification for elementary education; taught 4th grade for 3 years; taught remedial reading for 4th and 5th graders.
Reading,

Reading

I taught remedial reading to elementary school students. I use a variety of materials and focus on a child's learning style in order to promote positive learning. I incorporate phonics, word analysis skills, and vocabulary to create a comprehensive program.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have taught Study Skills to elementary - high school students using the Sylvan learning materials. I focus on time management, organization, test taking strategies, note-taking and outlining strategies. I enhance my tutoring by evaluating the learning style of the student to best incorporate strategies that blend with the specific learning style of the student. I also evaluate where a student does homework and studies and re-design the environment to get optimum efficiency.

Other

Study Skills

Study Skills

I have taught Study Skills to elementary - high school students using the Sylvan learning materials. I focus on time management, organization, test taking strategies, note-taking and outlining strategies. I enhance my tutoring by evaluating the learning style of the student to best incorporate strategies that blend with the specific learning style of the student. I also evaluate where a student does homework and studies and re-design the environment to get optimum efficiency.

Special Needs

Phonics,

Phonics

I have 30 years in education and my Master's Degree in Counseling. I have taught remedial reading, with an emphasis on vocabulary and phonics. I have worked with students K-5 with phonics, word analysis skills, syllabication and context clues. I believe I am qualified to teach phonics to elementary age children.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have taught Study Skills to elementary - high school students using the Sylvan learning materials. I focus on time management, organization, test taking strategies, note-taking and outlining strategies. I enhance my tutoring by evaluating the learning style of the student to best incorporate strategies that blend with the specific learning style of the student. I also evaluate where a student does homework and studies and re-design the environment to get optimum efficiency.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have Florida Certification for elementary education; taught 4th grade for 3 years; taught remedial reading for 4th and 5th graders.
Reading,

Reading

I taught remedial reading to elementary school students. I use a variety of materials and focus on a child's learning style in order to promote positive learning. I incorporate phonics, word analysis skills, and vocabulary to create a comprehensive program.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have taught Study Skills to elementary - high school students using the Sylvan learning materials. I focus on time management, organization, test taking strategies, note-taking and outlining strategies. I enhance my tutoring by evaluating the learning style of the student to best incorporate strategies that blend with the specific learning style of the student. I also evaluate where a student does homework and studies and re-design the environment to get optimum efficiency.

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$45/hour

Ava S.

$45/hour

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