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Karen S.

Papillion, NE

$35/hour

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UNL/UNO
Elementary Education
UNO
Master's

Education

UNL/UNO (Elementary Education)

UNO (Master's)

About Karen

I am a veteran Elementary Teacher currently teaching 1st grade in a nearby district. I have 23 years of teaching experience and a Masters Degree in Early Childhood. I offer superior interpersonal and communication skills to foster meaningful relationships with students and parents. I am a warm and caring teacher who wants all children to be successful learners and I create an atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging, and adaptive to the varied needs of students.

EDUCATION
I have a Masters Degree - Teacher Education in Early Childhood, a Bachelor of Science - Elementary Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha- 1992, a Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska-Lincoln-1990, a Nebraska Professional Teaching Certification Early Childhood EDUC Pre-Primary K-6: Specialization in Early Childhood
Date Issued: 3 /2011 Date Expires: 2 /2021, and 94 Continuing College Credit Hours.


I enjoy working one on one with students along with building self-confidence and building a feeling of success for each child's learning style and ability. One of my biggest talents are being able to incorporate activities that are hands on and meaningful. I will help students increase their reading fluency, vocabulary, phonics skills, comprehension, writing and math skills. I am an enthusiastic, committed educator with innate ability to understand and motivate children.

I am currently a First Grade Teacher with 20 students, and I accommodate versatile individuals with inspiring hands-on lessons that capture a child's imagination and breed success.

What I can offer:
Currently Tutor Elementary Students and provide 1-on-1 after school tutoring with K-6 grade students providing extra help needed in Reading and Math.

I was a Migrant Tutor 2013-2014- Worked with students and ELL students
Grades: K, 2, 3, and 6th.

I was a Summer School Technology Teacher- 4th and 5th Grade and a Summer School Teacher - taught Post Kindergarten.

I am currently teaching 1st Reading and Math with positive outcomes. I have a proven success rate and results with with all of my students (past and present) with a commitment to maintain high levels of standards in education with an emphasis on developing on grade level outcomes in reading and math skills in pupils.

I am skilled in adapting to students' diverse learning styles and I use individualized instruction, based on student's needs and interests.

I am a dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every child. I am a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated educator who wants all children to be successful learners.

I offer a very flexible tutor schedule. I am available to tutor Monday-Friday (after school hours) Saturday and Sunday Hours (Afternoon).

I offer supplemental learning materials supplied at no additional cost. I instill creative and fun learning techniques and I provide a individualized study plan tailored to your child's specific needs. Take advantage of this great opportunity to improve you or your child's grades before scheduling becomes limited! I look forward to working with you! Please email me to set up a time to work with your child. :)
Karen
I am a veteran Elementary Teacher currently teaching 1st grade in a nearby district. I have 23 years of teaching experience and a Masters Degree in Early Childhood. I offer superior interpersonal and communication skills to foster meaningful relationships with students and parents. I am Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Papillion, NE 68133
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar,
Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
Common Core
Elementary Education:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar,
Handwriting,
Spelling, Vocabulary

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.

Common Core

I have a Master's degree in early childhood, and I currently use the common core curriculum. I must meet district and state standards or benchmarks set by our state. I follow the common core initiatives set by the department of education for student growth.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a veteran (23 years) 1st grade teacher who is currently teaching 20 1st graders in Math, Reading, Spelling, Phonics, and Writing. I currently teach in a nearby district. I have a Masters Degree in Teacher Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha- 2001 and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha- 1992. I have a Nebraska Professional Teaching Certification Early Childhood EDUC Pre-Primary K-6.

Grammar

I Teach 1st grade grammar for 23 years, I give weekly spelling tests, I am trained in words their way and the use of phonics skills.

Handwriting

I have a Masters degree in early childhood, taught the Zaner bloser writing approach, and I am also trained in writing without tears. I use the developmentally appropriate stroke for each letter. I teach the vertical manuscript for each of the alphabet letters.

UNL/UNO
Elementary Education
UNO
Master's

Education

UNL/UNO (Elementary Education)

UNO (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Karen will travel within 20 miles of Papillion, NE 68133.