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Paula T.

Rio Rancho, NM

$55/hour

Retired Teacher Offering High Quality, Compassionate Tutoring

In-person lessons

$55/Hour


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New Mexico State University
psychology sociology
University of Texas El Paso
Master's

Education

New Mexico State University (psychology sociology)

University of Texas El Paso (Master's)

About Paula

I am a retired teacher of 35+ years. Having been a dyslexic child, I know how it feels to not understand why learning is so hard, and to feel powerless and worthless. I have devoted my life to learning the most current and effective practices in teaching and in brain research to help my students learn in ways that are both interesting, nurturing, and highly successful. I have a Master's degree in teaching literacy skills (reading and writing), am certified in three dyslexia program, and gifted and talented education. I was honored with Teacher of the Year Award at two of my schools , with district Teacher of the Year one year, and was presented with the International Reading Association's "Celebrate Literacy" award for my literacy instruction.

I continue to love being a creative, loving catalyst in the lives of children, helping them to love learning, understand and believe in their own abilities, and progress in ways they never thought possible.

I am a literacy specialist who loves and deeply understands the English language and how it works in reading and writing, and that enthusiasm has a positive effect on my students. I am highly skilled in teaching through multi-sensory approach, specialized dyslexia training, gifted and talented instruction, and consideration and use of each child's own unique gifts and challenges.

I consider it my calling in this lifetime to help uncover the beautiful potential that children possess. I never want any child to feel like they are "less than" others, or for their self-esteem to suffer just because they may learn differently than other kids. I am an incurable optimist who sincerely believes that every child is precious and can accomplish their heart's desire in life.

I look forward to working with any student who would appreciate a "hand up" in their learning. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you might have about me or about the way I teach/tutor.
I am a retired teacher of 35+ years. Having been a dyslexic child, I know how it feels to not understand why learning is so hard, and to feel powerless and worthless. I have devoted my life to learning the most current and effective practices in teaching and in brain research to help my students learn in ways that are both interesting, nurturing, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Rio Rancho, NM 87124
In-person lessons
English:
Literature, Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Reading

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.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am elementary certified. A literacy specialist, 35+ years. teaching experience. I also have experience teaching and tutoring middle school and high school. Dyslexia certified, and gifted and talented certified.

New Mexico State University
psychology sociology
University of Texas El Paso
Master's

Education

New Mexico State University (psychology sociology)

University of Texas El Paso (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Paula will travel within 15 miles of Rio Rancho, NM 87124.