Stacey D.

Ithaca, NY

$25/hr

Patient tutor for reading, writing and ALL elementary subjects.

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Background check passed as of 1/28/15

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C.U.N.Y. York College
Developmental Psycho
University of Phoenix MA Education (Curriculum & Instruction)
Master's

Education

C.U.N.Y. York College (Developmental Psycho)

University of Phoenix MA Education (Curriculum & Instruction) (Master's)

About Stacey

Greetings, my name is Stacey. For the last several years I have taught grades Pre-K to 3, in reading and writing using technology, during our extended session I tutored one on one ELL students in Rescue Reading, prior to that I taught 5th grade for many years. Throughout my career, I have had several professional development opportunities that have helped shape my philosophy of teaching. I was trained by a group called, “All Kinds of Minds,” following the philosophy of Dr. Mel Levine. Like Dr. Levine, I believe every child can learn. Through those workshops I gleaned countless ideas on how to connect with even the hardest students. As an educator, I first identify each student’s strengths so the student can feel successful as a learner. I then address weaknesses so the student can achieve some measure of success in an area they had been weak in. I was also trained in “Fundations” a Wilson-based program for early Childhood Learners. Additionally, I served as a Reading Rescue tutor for several years. This program parallels “Reading Recovery,” which develops metacognitive skills by making students active participants in their learning.These trainings have taught me to be the expert educator I now consider myself. It is my hope that by finding success for each student, they will become more engaged and the achievement gaps for struggling students will close. I look forward to hearing from you. Greetings, my name is Stacey. For the last several years I have taught grades Pre-K to 3, in reading and writing using technology, during our extended session I tutored one on one ELL students in Rescue Reading, prior to that I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Ithaca, NY 14850
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Computer:
Adobe Flash, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Adobe Flash, ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Dyslexia

I have worked with many dyslexic students over the 22 years I was teaching in NYC. My daughter is dyslexic and I have found many useful resources in helping her become a successful student. She is now in 8th grade and doing extremely well.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have New York State certification in grades Pre-K to 6. I taught in elementary schools for over 20 years in New York City.

Phonics

I taught Pre-K to grade 3 in phonics. I used Fundations (A Wilson based program), reading recovery, earobics, starfall and several other phonics based programs and incorporated these into my lessons as I taught students to read and understand how to decode words.

Study Skills

I work in academic intervention in all areas. This requires teaching students how to find information, study and retain the information.

C.U.N.Y. York College
Developmental Psycho
University of Phoenix MA Education (Curriculum & Instruction)
Master's

Education

C.U.N.Y. York College (Developmental Psycho)

University of Phoenix MA Education (Curriculum & Instruction) (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $25.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Stacey will travel within 35 miles of Ithaca, NY 14850.

Background Check Status for Stacey D.

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