Belhaven University (English)
I am a preschool teacher who specializes in teaching reading and writing. I have also done private tutoring for ages 5 through 12. My goal is to make reading fun and enriching for the student. I use a combination of phonics and sight words to teach emerging readers. For older students, I can help with grammar rules, spelling and vocabulary.
In addition to my tutoring and preschool work, I have a good bit of experience with teaching study skills to middle-school students. I was a middle-school substitute teacher for six years in my local school district. I relate easily to middle-schoolers, and enjoy helping them master the skills needed for success in school. Organization, along with a strong foundation in reading and writing are vital to helping this age group with their demanding school curriculum. I am a preschool teacher who specializes in teaching reading and writing. I have also done private tutoring for ages 5 through 12. My goal is to make reading fun and
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As a preschool teacher for the past two years, I use phonics everyday. Many of the beginning readers I teach are sounding out words using phonics. The teaching materials at our preschool are geared towards training the teacher to use phonics to best help the student. I find that phonics is a good basis for helping a new reader get started.