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Madeline G.

Loudon, TN

$30/hour

An Engaging Tutor for Elementary School Children

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 8/28/14

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University of Tennessee
Political Science
Wayne State University
Master's

Education

University of Tennessee (Political Science)

Wayne State University (Master's)

About Madeline

Hi, even though I have recently retired, I have a lot of energy and support to help students who need extra help. I am known by my students to be funny, engaging, patient and still maintain high standards. I have an excellent rapport with parents and can articulate student's progress and challenges. My experience covers over 15 years of elementary education in a highly regarded school district. I was also the school building representative for my district. In addition, I have also mentored student teachers with great results. I am able to meet you in a library, or you can come to my home. I look forward to having the opportunity to be part of your child's education. Thank you! Hi, even though I have recently retired, I have a lot of energy and support to help students who need extra help. I am known by my students to be funny, engaging, patient and still maintain high standards. I have an excellent rapport with parents and can articulate student's progress and challenges. My experience covers over 15 years of Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Loudon, TN 37774
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar,
Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Grammar,
Handwriting,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have been an elementary public school teacher for over 15 years in the Bloomfield Hills District, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. I have just recently retired but wish to continue working with students to help them achieve success. I am certified to teach K-5 plus I have an Early Childhood Endorsement.

Elementary Math

I am highly qualified to teach k-6 math. I have taught elementary school math for over 15 years. I am especially familiar with Everyday Mathematics Curriculum.

Grammar

After teaching for over 15 years, I have incorporated grammar into my language arts lessons. Not only did I teach grammar as a separate subject, I would also incorporate grammar into writing workshops and reports. Grammar is critical to making sure students' work is understood by the audience.

Handwriting

While I was an elementary school teacher, I taught handwriting using the Handwriting Without Tears program which I found to be user-friendly and helped children with their fine motor skills. I taught both printing and cursive.

Reading

I am highly qualified to teach reading and comprehension skills to elementary school students. I have worked with various types of literacy programs and my students learned fluency and comprehension skills in my classroom. We also focused a lot of time on non-fiction text and learned how to interpret graphs and other ways to present information.

Study Skills

I taught study skills while teaching test taking skills during elementary school. Also, I taught how to understand what is the main idea and supporting details when interacting with non-fiction.

Writing

Writing workshops formed a large part of my language arts program. We tried to write in our journals everyday based on field trips, reading excellent children's stories, and reading non-fiction texts such as Scholastic News. I encouraged creativity, good leads, and vivid details in my students' writings.

University of Tennessee
Political Science
Wayne State University
Master's

Education

University of Tennessee (Political Science)

Wayne State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Madeline will travel within 25 miles of Loudon, TN 37774.