Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA (elementary education)
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA (Master's)
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I have a passion for teaching. Sometimes I think I'm more excited than a student when they make progress. I taught reading for 30+ years in public schools, and have experience with students in grades K-6. I keep current by attending the annual KSRA (Keystone State Reading Association) conference, and by going to Butler Lawrence Mercer Reading Council meetings. I also watch professional webinars, and read professional books and journals. I recently became a certified Orton-Gillingham instructor.
One of the most important factors to a student's success is motivating him, so I want to know about a student's interests inside and outside of school. I also feel that working with the classroom teacher helps the student succeed. My goal is not only helping a student get through the school year, but to make him become independent and responsible for his own learning. Thank you for responding to my profile on Wyzant.
I have a passion for teaching. Sometimes I think I'm more excited than a student when they make progress. I taught reading for 30+ years in public schools, and have experience with students in grades K-6. I keep current by attending the
Nancy is currently helping my son with reading and even after the 1st meeting he was very comfortable with her. I'm looking forward to his future lessons
Mrs. Nancy is an excellent teacher, she has been helping my son with his reading and spelling lessons, he is doing very well. I strongly recommend her.
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I studied the multi -sensory Orton Gillingham method of teaching students with dyslexia at the New Castle Dyslexia Center, in New Castle, PA. I am also tutoring there. Recently, I became a Certified Dyslexia Screener by attending a seminar presented by Sue Barton, creator of the Barton Reading and Spelling System.
I have 40 years experience teaching elementary students. Thirty-seven of those years were spent as a Title l reading and math teacher for Wilmington Area School District. I have a BS in elementary education and a Masters degree as a reading specialist.