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Sandra J.

Barberton, OH

$35/hour

I'd love to help your child develop his/her reading skills

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University of Akron
Elem Ed
Kent State Univ
Master's
University of Akron
Master's

Education

University of Akron (Elem Ed)

Kent State Univ (Master's)

University of Akron (Master's)

About Sandra

My name is Sandra. I received my advanced training in literacy education at The University of Akron. As part of my training, I tutored one-on-one with children in grades K-3. I also tutored at a non-profit organization which assists refugee families. I am familiar with reading assessment protocol and techniques to increase comprehension, vocabulary, and writing. My graduate thesis topic focused on reading motivation, which I believe is one of the contributing factors to challenges children face as they develop reading skills necessary to be successful as a lifetime learner.

Prior to receiving my advanced degree, I was a children's librarian and a preschool teacher. One of my passions is speaking on the importance of early literacy. I am a mother of two boys who experienced reading challenges, so I empathize with those who are frustrated by the norm. I tend to incorporate "authentic" reading materials which appeal to your child's interest.

I have a vast knowledge of print and non-print materials which can be used to develop reading skills.

I taught a college level study skills class to incoming students who needed remedial studies.

If you are looking for a compassionate caring tutor who is willing to do what it takes to assist your child further develop his/her reading skills please contact me.
My name is Sandra. I received my advanced training in literacy education at The University of Akron. As part of my training, I tutored one-on-one with children in grades K-3. I also tutored at a non-profit organization which assists refugee families. I am familiar with reading assessment protocol and techniques to increase comprehension, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Barberton, OH 44203
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary (K-6th)
English:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Reading
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th), Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
ESL/ESOL

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Phonics

As part of my education, I completed two graduate level courses pertaining to phonics and language development. I also have work experience directly related to early language development/phonics.

University of Akron
Elem Ed
Kent State Univ
Master's
University of Akron
Master's

Education

University of Akron (Elem Ed)

Kent State Univ (Master's)

University of Akron (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sandra will travel within 20 miles of Barberton, OH 44203.