I taught as a public school teacher in the fifth grade, first grade and special education. After 10 years I became a Mental Health Education Specialist during tutoring with special needs children as well as consultation with public schools in behalf of my students. I left teaching when I completed my Master of Divinity degree and became an elder in The United Methodist Church. During my career as a minister I also helped young church attenders by tutoring them. I am now completely retired and miss associating with the young people.
To see the change in self confidence that comes about with success in their school achievements is like seeing a flower come to bloom. Nothing is more blessed than being able to keep up with class work for a student. Students do know where they fit in with the success of the classroom.
I have taught elementary math as well as having tutored it for a number of year. I also taught elementary reading from first through fifth grades. Have tutored all areas of reading which includes phonics. word recognition and word meanings. I used a reading series in my early teaching that was based on phonics.
I am available to discuss the needs of the student with their parents at any time. I taught as a public school teacher in the fifth grade, first grade and special education. After 10 years I became a Mental Health Education Specialist during tutoring with … Read more
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Spent 11 years in the Elementary Classrooms. And then spent another 11 years as an Educational specialist in a Mental Health Setting. Then did substitute teaching for another 5 years.
My 11 years of classroom teaching used a book series that focused on phonetic.