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Beverly K.

Las Vegas, NV

$50/hour

I am a Liberal Artist

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 11/13/14

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UNiversity of Akabama at Birmingham
Elementary Education
Webster University
Graduate Coursework

Education

UNiversity of Akabama at Birmingham (Elementary Education)

Webster University (Graduate Coursework)

About Beverly

My background is in Elementary Education. I have worked with Pre-K to 12th grade students with different abilities extensively. I assess my student's current ability level and then I re-assess to measure progress. I use observation and tests that I develop myself according to grade level. I give my students ownership for their learning. For instance, I give them a certain amount of choice as to what they would like to read from book lists such as accelerated reader. I will encourage library use and reading from a variety of genres such as science or historical fiction.

I use a variety of proven methods, such as leveled books for reading, making sure that my students learn the vocabulary used in the stories they read by creating a personal dictionary with the definition of these words. And allowing for further practice of new vocabulary such as rewriting the ending of a short story, completing sentences taken from the story with a few missing words, identifying story elements such as character, plot, setting, etc., for comprehension, I will develop questions about the beginning, middle and end of stories.

Furthermore, I will teach sentence structure and punctuation using sentences from the story being read. I would use those same sentences scrambled and give the student the opportunity to reconstruct the sentence into a meaningful properly constructed sentence. In another lesson, I would give my student practice in proper punctuation of those same sentences taken from the story being read. Then, I would teach several lessons on paragraph development. Starting with developing a good topic sentence and how to develop a paragraph with sentences that support a topic. Meanwhile, students are learning how to control their topic. I would give examples of good topic sentences and allow for practice in creating topic sentences. I would incorporate technology use by using a phonics website for further practice. I would also make suggestions about websites that are good for math practice.

I am a firm believer that students should master how to do math manually before allowing the use of a calculator. Once I have determined the need of my student through observation, student work samples, tests and I.E.P.s, I can determine appropriate work levels. Students need to become fluent in math facts and learn how to apply those facts to solve problems. I will give much opportunity for practice and a variety of examples as to how to arrive at the same answer for any given math problem.
My background is in Elementary Education. I have worked with Pre-K to 12th grade students with different abilities extensively. I assess my student's current ability level and then I re-assess to measure progress. I use observation and tests that I develop myself Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Las Vegas, NV 89102
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Prealgebra
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a love for learning and teaching. I have a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education and more than 7 years experience in teaching and tutoring. I am patient and eager to help all children to learn. I am willing to go that extra mile to help.

UNiversity of Akabama at Birmingham
Elementary Education
Webster University
Graduate Coursework

Education

UNiversity of Akabama at Birmingham (Elementary Education)

Webster University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Beverly will travel within 10 miles of Las Vegas, NV 89102.