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Samad D.

Tutor with experience

Tutor with experience

$50/hour

  • Nashville, TN 37218

About Samad


Bio

I have dedicated my life to teaching and tutoring young children with varying abilities, cultural backgrounds and varying ambitions. Highly education with a doctorate in Elementary Education, has a TN license in exceptional education. My special interest areas include, but not limited to teaching and tutoring struggling readers, essay writing, phonics/phonemic awareness.
I apply Common Core and Tennessee State Curriculum Standards in all my instructional delivery.Most importantly, I gather...

I have dedicated my life to teaching and tutoring young children with varying abilities, cultural backgrounds and varying ambitions. Highly education with a doctorate in Elementary Education, has a TN license in exceptional education. My special interest areas include, but not limited to teaching and tutoring struggling readers, essay writing, phonics/phonemic awareness.
I apply Common Core and Tennessee State Curriculum Standards in all my instructional delivery.Most importantly, I gather the best teaching resources to best meet the needs of my students.

I am a competent, experienced, and culturally diverse educator is seeking a teaching and tutoring positions around the Metropolitan Nashville area. I have an interest in fostering student learning outcomes through scientific-based research methods. And I have knowledge of learning and curriculum theories, curriculum design, special education, teaching and instruction. I combine strong work ethics with good interpersonal relations, integrity and demonstrates a commitment to academic excellence and service to community.

I have Substitute Teaching experience at. Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools: (2010-2015). And I have worked as a Freshmen Tutor and Coordinator at a Learning and Resource Center- Tennessee State University (2004-2008).
My job functions at the Learning Resource Center included, but was not limited to: Tutoring Freshmen Reading and Study Skills. And I supervised students’ work in the tutorial lab. My educational background is as follows:

Ed.D.Curriculum and Instruction (2007 – 2010)
Department of Teaching and Learning
Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee,
Dissertation: A Comparison of the Six Principles of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) of the United States, and the Persons with Disability Act of Ghana

Ed.S.Educational Administration and Leadership (2006 - 2007)
Department of Educational Administration and Leadership
Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee

M.Ed. Special Education (K-12 Certified) (2003 - 2005)
Department of Teaching and Learning
Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee

B.A.French and Comparative Study of Religions (1987 - 1991)
Department of Arts
University of Cape coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

Diploma Certification in Business Teacher Education (1987 – 1991)
Curriculum and Instruction
Department of Education
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana


Education

University of Cape Coast
French
Tennessee State University
MEd
Tennessee State University
EdD

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Nashville, TN 37218
  • Lesson cancellation: hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Elementary Education

Phonics,

Phonics

As a certified K-12 exceptional educator, one of the critical skilled areas that I teach is phonics. I have thus, studied and has taught phonics for the past ten years as a private tutor and as a school teacher. I'm still a teacher in Stratton Elementary (Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools), and I taught phonics this past school year (2016/17).
Reading

Reading

I'm a certified exceptional educator (K-12) in the State of Tennessee. Reading is one of the critical subject areas in exceptional education, as it poses the biggest challenge to students with exceptional needs. And as an exceptional elementary educator, I employ some of the best research-based instructional approaches in order to help my students achieve their reading objectives. Specific areas of focus include sight words fluency, word recognition, vocabulary, reading fluency, and reading comprehension.

English

Reading,

Reading

I'm a certified exceptional educator (K-12) in the State of Tennessee. Reading is one of the critical subject areas in exceptional education, as it poses the biggest challenge to students with exceptional needs. And as an exceptional elementary educator, I employ some of the best research-based instructional approaches in order to help my students achieve their reading objectives. Specific areas of focus include sight words fluency, word recognition, vocabulary, reading fluency, and reading comprehension.
Writing

Homeschool

Reading,

Reading

I'm a certified exceptional educator (K-12) in the State of Tennessee. Reading is one of the critical subject areas in exceptional education, as it poses the biggest challenge to students with exceptional needs. And as an exceptional elementary educator, I employ some of the best research-based instructional approaches in order to help my students achieve their reading objectives. Specific areas of focus include sight words fluency, word recognition, vocabulary, reading fluency, and reading comprehension.
Writing

Most Popular

Reading,

Reading

I'm a certified exceptional educator (K-12) in the State of Tennessee. Reading is one of the critical subject areas in exceptional education, as it poses the biggest challenge to students with exceptional needs. And as an exceptional elementary educator, I employ some of the best research-based instructional approaches in order to help my students achieve their reading objectives. Specific areas of focus include sight words fluency, word recognition, vocabulary, reading fluency, and reading comprehension.
Writing

Special Needs

Phonics,

Phonics

As a certified K-12 exceptional educator, one of the critical skilled areas that I teach is phonics. I have thus, studied and has taught phonics for the past ten years as a private tutor and as a school teacher. I'm still a teacher in Stratton Elementary (Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools), and I taught phonics this past school year (2016/17).
Special Needs

Special Needs

I hold a masters degree (M.Ed) in exceptional education (K-12) about ten years ago with Tennessee State license. Before my employment with Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools,I served as a substitute teacher in the greater Nashville area for more than five years. I currently have a case load of about twelve students where I put together their IEPs, plan and deliver lessons according to each child's individual area of need.

Summer

Reading,

Reading

I'm a certified exceptional educator (K-12) in the State of Tennessee. Reading is one of the critical subject areas in exceptional education, as it poses the biggest challenge to students with exceptional needs. And as an exceptional elementary educator, I employ some of the best research-based instructional approaches in order to help my students achieve their reading objectives. Specific areas of focus include sight words fluency, word recognition, vocabulary, reading fluency, and reading comprehension.
Writing

$50/hour

Samad D.

$50/hour

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