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Chelsea O.

Cleveland, OH

$50/hour

Elementary School Teacher with an M.Ed and Reading Endorsement

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The Ohio State University
HDFS and Early Ed
John Carroll University
Master's
Lake Erie College
Other

Education

The Ohio State University (HDFS and Early Ed)

John Carroll University (Master's)

Lake Erie College (Other)

About Chelsea

When I was a child I wanted to be a teacher. I find happiness in helping others learn because learning can be challenging. When I was in first grade my teacher called on me to read and I didn't know how. That memory is vivid in my mind because if it weren't for my teachers and parents helping me I wouldn't be where I am today.
I have taught PK and Second Grade in Chicago, and Kindergarten for the last two years in the greater Cleveland area. I am a firm believer in teaching strategies and teaching through play. Worksheets are not my first, second or third approach to teaching because it is rote. Anyone can memorize, I believe it's important to teach children the strategies of higher levels of thinking.

Math curriculum today has changed. Children are required to explain their thinking. I know various games and how to apply number talks to improve your child's mental math skills.

I am a certified PK-3 teacher and have a Reading Endorsement K-12. With my students I focus on a word study approach that incorporates phonics and patterns in words to advance spelling and vocabulary. I incorporate reading strategies to build on a child's fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. In Mathematics I use Number Talks and a game - based approach to learning.

As your tutor we will play games that will help you learn and apply your learning in a deeper way, rather than do worksheet after worksheet and require you to memorize information.
When I was a child I wanted to be a teacher. I find happiness in helping others learn because learning can be challenging. When I was in first grade my teacher called on me to read and I didn't know how. That memory is vivid in my mind because if it weren't for my teachers and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Cleveland, OH 44113
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified PK-3 grade teacher with a K-12 Reading Endorsement. I have taught Pk, 2nd grade and Kindergarten the last four years. I have also tutored refugee children in Chicago, ran a 2nd grade gifted program, and a summer camp for refugee students to continue learning through summer.

The Ohio State University
HDFS and Early Ed
John Carroll University
Master's
Lake Erie College
Other

Education

The Ohio State University (HDFS and Early Ed)

John Carroll University (Master's)

Lake Erie College (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Chelsea will travel within 20 miles of Cleveland, OH 44113.