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Sara B.

Successful, Experienced Educator

Successful, Experienced Educator

$50/hour

  • 193 hours tutoring

  • Houston, TX 77090

About Sara


Bio

I have recently retired from Klein ISD after 25 years of teaching special education students and 18 years of classroom teaching in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In my home, I have taught piano, organ, and flute students, as well as tutoring all elementary, middle school, high school, and college students. My students have included students from surrounding public and private schools. Since I have retired, I am seeking to expand my tutoring base, as I am available for more hours during the day. My...

I have recently retired from Klein ISD after 25 years of teaching special education students and 18 years of classroom teaching in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In my home, I have taught piano, organ, and flute students, as well as tutoring all elementary, middle school, high school, and college students. My students have included students from surrounding public and private schools. Since I have retired, I am seeking to expand my tutoring base, as I am available for more hours during the day. My students have depended on me to help them be successful with their educational needs.


Education

National College
undergrad
Southern University at Baton Rouge
MEd
Louisiana State University
Other

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 5 miles of Houston, TX 77090
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 8/7/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

GRE

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified elementary teacher with over 40 years' experience of teaching in public schools. I have spent many of those years working with students who have special needs, including dyslexia, learning disablities, and a variety of special needs. Tutoring for elementary students would include working with reading improvement and mathematics understanding. It is very important to support what is happening in the classroom in order to improve progress; therefore, I would include work with science and social studies, also. The goal would be to be in contact with the student's teacher to support what learning is taking place. I am certified in reading and elementary math, therefore, this would translate to all elementary subjects.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

In order to improve study skills, it is necessary to organize the student's work. To organize academic subjects, a student must have a system of folders or binders. These need to be organized according to subject. It is also necessary to keep the work and notes organized together. Another key aspect for study skills is an organized schedule or planner, focusing on assignments and important projects, etc. by day and by month. I have spent over 50 years as a teacher and a tutor helping students to learn how to study each subject, taking notes, highlighting important points, and organizing their academic subjects. Students who follow my procedures are able to achieve improved grades and understanding of their learning.
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing

History

American History, Geography

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified elementary teacher with over 40 years' experience of teaching in public schools. I have spent many of those years working with students who have special needs, including dyslexia, learning disablities, and a variety of special needs. Tutoring for elementary students would include working with reading improvement and mathematics understanding. It is very important to support what is happening in the classroom in order to improve progress; therefore, I would include work with science and social studies, also. The goal would be to be in contact with the student's teacher to support what learning is taking place. I am certified in reading and elementary math, therefore, this would translate to all elementary subjects.
Piano,

Piano

I am an accomplished pianist with a bachelor's degree in piano and organ performance from National College, Kansas City, Missouri. I have taught piano lessons for many years. My piano course is based on the Frances Clark method of teaching piano. This method is based on the interval approach to learning to play the piano. It enables the student to sight read and play music other than what is presented in the lessons. Beginning students learn to read music, as well as learn music theory and basic foundations for music that enables them to transfer knowledge to other instruments and vocal music. Progress is based upon one-30 minute lesson a week with encouragement given to daily practice. The ultimate goal is for the student to learn to play the piano for his own enjoyment or to pursue a career in music if that is his desire.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

In order to improve study skills, it is necessary to organize the student's work. To organize academic subjects, a student must have a system of folders or binders. These need to be organized according to subject. It is also necessary to keep the work and notes organized together. Another key aspect for study skills is an organized schedule or planner, focusing on assignments and important projects, etc. by day and by month. I have spent over 50 years as a teacher and a tutor helping students to learn how to study each subject, taking notes, highlighting important points, and organizing their academic subjects. Students who follow my procedures are able to achieve improved grades and understanding of their learning.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spelling, Writing

Language

ESL/ESOL

Math

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified elementary teacher with over 40 years' experience of teaching in public schools. I have spent many of those years working with students who have special needs, including dyslexia, learning disablities, and a variety of special needs. Tutoring for elementary students would include working with reading improvement and mathematics understanding. It is very important to support what is happening in the classroom in order to improve progress; therefore, I would include work with science and social studies, also. The goal would be to be in contact with the student's teacher to support what learning is taking place. I am certified in reading and elementary math, therefore, this would translate to all elementary subjects.
Piano,

Piano

I am an accomplished pianist with a bachelor's degree in piano and organ performance from National College, Kansas City, Missouri. I have taught piano lessons for many years. My piano course is based on the Frances Clark method of teaching piano. This method is based on the interval approach to learning to play the piano. It enables the student to sight read and play music other than what is presented in the lessons. Beginning students learn to read music, as well as learn music theory and basic foundations for music that enables them to transfer knowledge to other instruments and vocal music. Progress is based upon one-30 minute lesson a week with encouragement given to daily practice. The ultimate goal is for the student to learn to play the piano for his own enjoyment or to pursue a career in music if that is his desire.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

In order to improve study skills, it is necessary to organize the student's work. To organize academic subjects, a student must have a system of folders or binders. These need to be organized according to subject. It is also necessary to keep the work and notes organized together. Another key aspect for study skills is an organized schedule or planner, focusing on assignments and important projects, etc. by day and by month. I have spent over 50 years as a teacher and a tutor helping students to learn how to study each subject, taking notes, highlighting important points, and organizing their academic subjects. Students who follow my procedures are able to achieve improved grades and understanding of their learning.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing

Music

Piano,

Piano

I am an accomplished pianist with a bachelor's degree in piano and organ performance from National College, Kansas City, Missouri. I have taught piano lessons for many years. My piano course is based on the Frances Clark method of teaching piano. This method is based on the interval approach to learning to play the piano. It enables the student to sight read and play music other than what is presented in the lessons. Beginning students learn to read music, as well as learn music theory and basic foundations for music that enables them to transfer knowledge to other instruments and vocal music. Progress is based upon one-30 minute lesson a week with encouragement given to daily practice. The ultimate goal is for the student to learn to play the piano for his own enjoyment or to pursue a career in music if that is his desire.
Music Theory

Other

Study Skills,

Study Skills

In order to improve study skills, it is necessary to organize the student's work. To organize academic subjects, a student must have a system of folders or binders. These need to be organized according to subject. It is also necessary to keep the work and notes organized together. Another key aspect for study skills is an organized schedule or planner, focusing on assignments and important projects, etc. by day and by month. I have spent over 50 years as a teacher and a tutor helping students to learn how to study each subject, taking notes, highlighting important points, and organizing their academic subjects. Students who follow my procedures are able to achieve improved grades and understanding of their learning.
ESL/ESOL, Geography

Science

ACT Science, Biology

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

In order to improve study skills, it is necessary to organize the student's work. To organize academic subjects, a student must have a system of folders or binders. These need to be organized according to subject. It is also necessary to keep the work and notes organized together. Another key aspect for study skills is an organized schedule or planner, focusing on assignments and important projects, etc. by day and by month. I have spent over 50 years as a teacher and a tutor helping students to learn how to study each subject, taking notes, highlighting important points, and organizing their academic subjects. Students who follow my procedures are able to achieve improved grades and understanding of their learning.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified elementary teacher with over 40 years' experience of teaching in public schools. I have spent many of those years working with students who have special needs, including dyslexia, learning disablities, and a variety of special needs. Tutoring for elementary students would include working with reading improvement and mathematics understanding. It is very important to support what is happening in the classroom in order to improve progress; therefore, I would include work with science and social studies, also. The goal would be to be in contact with the student's teacher to support what learning is taking place. I am certified in reading and elementary math, therefore, this would translate to all elementary subjects.
Piano,

Piano

I am an accomplished pianist with a bachelor's degree in piano and organ performance from National College, Kansas City, Missouri. I have taught piano lessons for many years. My piano course is based on the Frances Clark method of teaching piano. This method is based on the interval approach to learning to play the piano. It enables the student to sight read and play music other than what is presented in the lessons. Beginning students learn to read music, as well as learn music theory and basic foundations for music that enables them to transfer knowledge to other instruments and vocal music. Progress is based upon one-30 minute lesson a week with encouragement given to daily practice. The ultimate goal is for the student to learn to play the piano for his own enjoyment or to pursue a career in music if that is his desire.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

In order to improve study skills, it is necessary to organize the student's work. To organize academic subjects, a student must have a system of folders or binders. These need to be organized according to subject. It is also necessary to keep the work and notes organized together. Another key aspect for study skills is an organized schedule or planner, focusing on assignments and important projects, etc. by day and by month. I have spent over 50 years as a teacher and a tutor helping students to learn how to study each subject, taking notes, highlighting important points, and organizing their academic subjects. Students who follow my procedures are able to achieve improved grades and understanding of their learning.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, ESL/ESOL, GED, Geometry, Reading, SAT Math, Writing

Test Preparation

ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT

Ratings and Reviews


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4.7 (37 ratings)
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Reviews

Patient tutor

Sara continues to work with my son and is very patient with him. 'My son enjoys his tutoring session and feels like he is making progress.

Marci , 19 lessons with Sara
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