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Kendra V.

Providence, RI

$50/hour

Experienced Special Education Teacher for tutoring services

In-person lessons

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University of Rhode Island
Providence College
MEd

Education

University of Rhode Island

Providence College (MEd)

About Kendra

I hope to instill a love of learning in your child. I have been teaching full time for the past 8 years as a special education teacher. I have instructed students grades PreK-grade 7 in all subject areas including reading, writing, math, science and social studies. I enjoy working with students with unique learning needs and I have a great deal of experience working with students with disabilities. By assessing students and tapping into their strengths, as well as teaching with an awareness towards the best practices in education, I have helped many students make measurable gains. I am trained in and have taught using the Wilson Language program for several years, as a means for teaching struggling readers with decoding and spelling. This is a research-based program with proven results. I also have tutored diverse groups of middle school students in reading, writing and math (including prealgebra and algebra I). I am a former tutor for the Princeton Review and I have helped students prepare for the SATs. I hope to make tutoring a fun and worthwhile experience for you and your child, so that they can better succeed both in the classroom and in life. I hope to instill a love of learning in your child. I have been teaching full time for the past 8 years as a special education teacher. I have instructed students grades PreK-grade 7 in all subject areas including reading, writing, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Providence, RI 02904
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers,
Autism,
Dyslexia,
Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I am Special Education certified K-8. I have 7+ years teaching students with ADD/ADHD.
I have taught them organization skills and coping skills.

Aspergers

I am Special Education certified K-8. I have 4 years of experience teaching students on the Autism spectrum - including Aspergers. I have done extensive training with the Autism Project in RI. I helped students by creating visuals, schedules, first/then charts, and positive reinforcement.

Autism

I am Special Education certified K-8. I have 4 years of experience teaching students on the Autism spectrum . I have done extensive training with the Autism Project in RI. I helped students by creating visuals, schedules, first/then charts, and positive reinforcement.

Dyslexia

I have more than 7 years of experience teaching students with significant reading disabilities. I have helped students make measurable gains using the Wilson Language program.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified as an Elementary Teacher and I taught students in every grade from K-6.

Special Needs

I am certified in Special Education and I have been teaching students with special needs for 8 years.

University of Rhode Island
Providence College
MEd

Education

University of Rhode Island

Providence College (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kendra will travel within 15 miles of Providence, RI 02904.