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Caitlin O.

Columbia, SC

$50/hour

Certified Elementary Teacher

In-person lessons

$50/Hour


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(2) University of South Carolina.
early childhood

Education

(2) University of South Carolina. (early childhood)

About Caitlin

I was a teacher for four years. I have three years of experience in Kindergarten and one year of experience in First grade. I have recently left the field so I can stay at home with our daughter for one year. I specialized in urban schools and my four years of experience are in Title 1 schools. All of the students I taught were high risk and well below grade level in academics.
As a tutor my goals are to not only to increase their academic success but to also increase their confidence. I would start out with a quick assessment, ones that I used in my own classroom, to see where your child falls and what areas they need help in. I would like to communicate with their teacher to gain knowledge on the specific skills they are being taught so I can provide extra help. Every child learns differently and I would discover your child's strengths and build off of them. I want children to love going to school and to love learning!

I taught math for four years. I used small groups to help students struggling with certain skills. I am trained in and have experience teaching the new common core standards.

I taught reading for four years. I used small groups and individual assessments to help students struggling with certain skills. I have experience using many different reading problems such as CAFE and Fountas and Pinnell. I have experience teaching with non fiction text which schools are putting a big emphasis on especially with common core. I also utilized online resources to enhance skills and make learning fun.

I taught reading, math, science, and social students for four years. For two years I taught in Arizona and became trained in ESL (English as a second language).

Phonics is one of the basics of reading. I taught kindergarten for three years and a kindergarten teacher works extensively with phonics so a child can start blending sounds and learn problem solving skills to help them read.

I am a patient teacher and understand that every child learns at their own pace. Every child learns differently and a good teacher finds their strengths and builds off of these skills to help them succeed. A love for school and learning is very imperative to help them succeed in higher grades and I plan to instill this love for learning in your child.
I was a teacher for four years. I have three years of experience in Kindergarten and one year of experience in First grade. I have recently left the field so I can stay at home with our daughter for one year. I specialized in urban schools and my four years of experience are in Title 1 schools. All of the students I taught were high risk and well Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Columbia, SC 29209
In-person lessons
English:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina. I have four years of teaching experience.

(2) University of South Carolina.
early childhood

Education

(2) University of South Carolina. (early childhood)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Caitlin will travel within 10 miles of Columbia, SC 29209.