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Nana V.

Glen Rose, TX

$35/hour

Teacher lady loves to teach

In-person lessons

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Southwest Texas State Univ. (now Texas State Univ.)
Sul Ross State University
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Education

Southwest Texas State Univ. (now Texas State Univ.)

Sul Ross State University (0)

About Nana

I have taught in various capacities for the last twenty-five years. I have taught and tutored in many different settings ranging from tutoring international doctoral candidate in English, to working with high school and college students in student ministries, to teaching second grade. I have tutored high school students in math and English and helped them get organized so that they were better able to make use of their time and their own motivation.

I believe that all students have different learning styles and different motivators. If I want a student to learn something (especially something that doesn't really interest them) then I have to find out how they learn and what motivates them. Working from there, I believe that most students can learn. I also believe that organization and time management are key for many students who find learning certain things a challenge. When I tutor a student, I start out by finding out what their supplies look like (not brand, but organization), what they like, what they want and how they learn. Then I devise a plan to help that student understand that learning what they need to learn can get them what they want in life. I help the student set goals and get organized so that they can see when they reach their goals. After finding out the students learning style I develop lessons that meet the students needs and help them reach their goals.
I have taught in various capacities for the last twenty-five years. I have taught and tutored in many different settings ranging from tutoring international doctoral candidate in English, to working with high school and college students in student ministries, to teaching Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Glen Rose, TX 76043
In-person lessons
English:
Bible Studies, Grammar, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking, Sewing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I hold a Texas Teachers certificate that includes an EC thru 12 Special Ed certification. I have worked in classrooms for eleven years in which I have had to help students manage their ADD/ADHD including a learning lab that concentrated on teaching students management strategies for dealing with attention deficits.

Aspergers

I hold a Texas Teaching Certificate that includes an EC-12 Special Ed certification. I have taught for 11 years in classroom that included several students on the spectrum. Additionally, I have an autistic son and have attended more autism professional development than most.

Dyslexia

I hold a Texas Teaching certificate that includes an EC-12 Speial Ed certification. I have worked in classrooms for eleven years in which I had to help students manage their dyslexia. I worked in a learning lab for 4 years than concentrated on teaching students strategies for managing learning disabilities including dyslexia.

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a Texas Teaching Certificate (provisional-lifetime)for grades 1-8. I taught 2nd grade for five years. I am also certified to teach special education EC-12.

Phonics

I hold a Texas Teaching Certificate (lifetime-provisional) grades 1-8. I have taught Saxon Phonics for over 5 years.

Special Needs

I hold a Texas Teaching Certificate that includes an EC-12 Special Ed certification. I have taught in classrooms for eleven years, some of which had students with special needs included. Four of those eleven years were spent in a learning lab that focused on helping students with special learning needs.

Southwest Texas State Univ. (now Texas State Univ.)
Sul Ross State University
0

Education

Southwest Texas State Univ. (now Texas State Univ.)

Sul Ross State University (0)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nana will travel within 25 miles of Glen Rose, TX 76043.