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Charlotte C.

Dayton, OH

$25/hour

Patient Language Arts Tutor specializing in Reading and ESL

400+ Hours
Background check passed as of 1/14/15
4.8 average from 162 ratings
Very patient and understanding Tutor
— Danicia, Dayton, OH on 9/25/17

$25/Hour


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Capital University
Paralegal Management
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
Master's

Education

Capital University (Paralegal Management)

Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio (Master's)

About Charlotte

Working with people to help them learn a new concept is my passion. I understand that there is nothing more frustrating than not being able to understand what you are learning. Whether it is comprehending what you have read or trying to learn a new language; not understanding can become a road block to your success without the right person to guide you. That's where I come in! With over 10 years experience working with students and 5 years tutoring ESL students, I believe I have the strategies necessary to help students succeed. Because students are on different levels of learning, I develop individualized learning plans for each student. The student's progress is monitored along the way and changes are made to the plan when necessary. My challenge is to make learning fun and enjoyable while accomplishing educational goals.

I have a Master's Degree from Wright State University. While working on my thesis, I gained insight into what professors are looking for when producing essays and other college writing. I have tutored elementary students (language arts, writing, reading and math), middle school students (reading, writing, math, and social studies), high school students (ACT prep (Reading and Writing), reading and vocabulary, English literature, and study skills), and college students (study skills and essay development)

My goal is to see you succeed and I would love to be your tutor!
Working with people to help them learn a new concept is my passion. I understand that there is nothing more frustrating than not being able to understand what you are learning. Whether it is comprehending what you have read or trying to learn a new language; not understanding can become a road block to your success without the right person to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

I am available during the evenings and Saturdays by appointment for 1-on-1 sessions. If you need multiple hours, we can work on special rates. Please inquire.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Dayton, OH 45420
Background Check: Passed

"Very patient and understanding Tutor"

- Danicia, Dayton, OH on 9/25/17

"Great teacher"

- Tina, Dayton, OH on 9/12/17

"Kind tutor!"

- Renugadevi, Short Hills, NJ on 1/21/17

"Great Tutor"

- Devon, Columbia, SC on 9/3/16

"Has been great for and with our son."

- Ken, Dayton, OH on 5/10/16

"Friendly and patient"

- Ziqin, Springboro, OH on 5/6/16

"amazing"

- Shefali, Mount Holly, NJ on 2/19/16

"Very helpful and knowledgeable!"

- Joy, Lancaster, SC on 10/14/15

"We absolutely love Mrs. Charlotte, Brandon is a very different child but she manage him very well. She always encourage him to reach his highest goals and very patient."

- Cherrelle, Dayton, OH on 8/4/15

"Well-prepared tutor"

- Kazuhiro, Springboro, OH on 4/17/14

"Thanks!"

- Osama, Dayton, OH on 3/25/14
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading,
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar,
Proofreading,
Public Speaking, Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading,
Career Development, College Counseling,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading,
TOEFL, Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th),
Phonics, Reading,
Study Skills
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar,
Phonics, Reading,
Study Skills,
Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Career Development, ESL/ESOL,
Public Speaking, Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ACT Reading

I have 6+ years working with students to help with ACT test taking strategies.

College Counseling

As an Academic Coach for 7th-12th graders, I have experience working with students to help them prepare for college. I work with seniors to develop a timeline that includes, college admission deadlines, scholarships, personal statements, and testing. Meeting with the students are held on a regular basis to assess progress.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have five years experience tutoring students in grades K-6th. I have tutored in the areas of reading, spelling and language arts. For reading students, my strategy is to give them a reading test to determine their reading level. I have five years experience developing lesson plans to fit each individual student. Although my degrees are not in the area of Education, I have taken approximately 16 hours of intensive writing courses geared towards elementary students.

English

I have several years experience working with students to improve their grammar and writing skills. We can develop a lesson plan tailored to the areas you wish to improve.

ESL/ESOL

I have over six years experience tutoring ESL students on various learning levels. While working on my thesis, I completed a course that helped me to develop a curriculum for various levels of ESL students. Some students need help with learning ABC's, basic words, grammar (parts of speech, tense), writing sentences, and understanding the meaning of words. Other students require intermediate grammar and writing lessons. Advanced students generally require some help developing their writing skills or gaining confidence in speaking.

Grammar

Master's degree In Humanities
10 years experience in written communication

Proofreading

Sometimes proofreading a paper can be frustrating. How many times have you turned in a paper only to find errors later. I have over 10 years experience reviewing papers and making suggestions to help students turn in a paper that flows and meets your professors approval. In addition, completing my Master's Degree has helped me to develop and improve my writing skills.

Reading

Reading is fundamental to the success of our students. If they do not comprehend what they are reading at an early age, they will have a hard time adjusting as they get older. When I work with students, I like to do an assessment to see what level they are on. From there we develop a reading plan that details various benchmarks to be accomplished. Additionally, we work on strategies that will assist the student in reading comprehension. The ultimate goal is for the student to love and comprehend what they read!

Study Skills

I have 2 years experience teaching students about developing study skills. Students take three assessments in order to better assist them in improving their study skills. The first assessment determines the student's learning style. The second assessment helps the student find out about their study habits and attitudes. The third assessment evaluates the places they study. Once students have this information they are able to develop their own study plan based on their results. Students who have participated in my workshops gain a better understanding of how their learning style and study environment affect their study habits. In addition, they can see what areas in terms of study skills need improving. They walk away with a realistic plan that will help them develop and maintain better study habits.

Writing

I have over ten years experience writing in various styles. My educational background (a Bachelors and Masters) has provided me with tremendous experience writing essays as well as legal research papers. I have conducted several workshops on Writing the Essay and College Level Writing. Additionally, I have experience working with students to prepare them for college level writing.

Capital University
Paralegal Management
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
Master's

Education

Capital University (Paralegal Management)

Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio (Master's)

Very patient and understanding Tutor

Charlotte is teaching my daughter Reading/language arts. When my daughter stared tutoring last year she was failing reading/language and was 2 grades behind. She came from a 3rd grade level to a 5th grade level in 4 months of working with Charlotte. She was only going for 1 hour a week and then I added another hour at the end. My daughter loves Charlotte I've never seen her so excited about readi

— Danicia, Dayton, OH on 9/25/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

I am available during the evenings and Saturdays by appointment for 1-on-1 sessions. If you need multiple hours, we can work on special rates. Please inquire.

Travel policy

Charlotte will travel within 15 miles of Dayton, OH 45420.