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Michelle R.

Albion, NY

$50/hour

Certified Birth-6th grade Teacher Available for Tutoring

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SUNY Brockport
Psychology
SUNY at Buffalo
Master's

Education

SUNY Brockport (Psychology)

SUNY at Buffalo (Master's)

About Michelle

Teaching children to read, write, and solve mathematical problems is my passion. I am a professionally certified Early Childhood and Childhood teacher. I have 11 years of teaching experience, including 6 years spent teaching 3rd grade. I am currently in my 4th year as a kindergarten teacher. My master's degree is in childhood education with a literacy emphasis. I have proven successes in helping struggling students learn to read and spell, as well as improve upon their existing reading skills, such as decoding and comprehension. Additionally, I am confident in my writing instruction across many genres from narrative to expository.

Recently, I have done a good amount of professional development in mathematical instruction. I have implemented best practices in my classroom of early learners, with great success. As an elementary teacher, I am also comfortable teaching science and social studies content, in addition to reading, writing and math. I enjoy working with all types of learners. My 3rd grade classroom was a special education inclusion room, where I worked closely with a special education teacher learning many methods and techniques to best meet the needs of my students. In addition to being a teacher, I have 2 children ages 14 and 17 which has provided me with great insight into child development, motivation, and overall learning styles of kids at different stages of childhood. I would love to help your school age child reach his or her academic potential!
Teaching children to read, write, and solve mathematical problems is my passion. I am a professionally certified Early Childhood and Childhood teacher. I have 11 years of teaching experience, including 6 years spent teaching 3rd grade. I am currently in my 4th year as a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

Rates are dependent on number of subjects taught during a session.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Albion, NY 14411
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers,
Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I was the general education teacher in a special ed inclusion 3rd grade classroom for 6 years. Many of my students were diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. I successfully implemented lessons that helped them achieve success. Currently, I teach kindergarten where a couple of my students are being evaluated for ADD/ADHD. Again, I have proven success with these students.

Aspergers

I was the general education teacher in a special ed inclusion 3rd grade classroom for 6 years. During that time, I worked with at least 4 children diagnosed with Aspergers and/or autism. I successfully implemented lessons that helped them achieve success.

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold NYS professional certifcations in both Early Childhood and Childhood. I have 8 consecutive years of teaching experience in the same district, where I am currently employed. My students have shown growth every year. Additionally, I have a MS, ed. in childhood education with a literacy emphasis. Teaching reading and writing is a passion of mine.

Reading

I have an Early Childhood and Childhood NYS Professional Teaching Certification, a Master's Degree in Childhood Education with Literacy Emphasis and 9 years of teaching reading to children in grades K-3.

Study Skills

As a practicing elementary teacher for 9 years, I have significant experience in study skills. Organization of materials, making flashcards and study guides, utilizing memory devices, and highlighting key ideas in notes are some of the study skill strategies I teach students so that they can be successful in this area.

SUNY Brockport
Psychology
SUNY at Buffalo
Master's

Education

SUNY Brockport (Psychology)

SUNY at Buffalo (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Rates are dependent on number of subjects taught during a session.

Travel policy

Michelle will travel within 30 miles of Albion, NY 14411.