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Kara B.

Mckinney, TX

$45/hour

Elementary teacher with 9+ years of experience

In-person lessons

$45/Hour


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Baylor University
Elementary Education
Lamar University
Master's

Education

Baylor University (Elementary Education)

Lamar University (Master's)

About Kara

Hi guys! I have taught elementary school for nine years. My experience includes teaching at both public and charter schools in the DFW and Austin areas. I have taught fourth and fifth grade students the majority of my time in the classroom. Additionally, I have experience teaching 3rd grade as a student teacher as well as small groups of first and second graders during college. Creating a love of learning in students is such a joy as I am a lifelong learner myself!

I love teaching math through songs, games, mnemonic devices and hands-on experiences. Growing up math did not come easily to me. However, when I started teaching I realized that there are dozens of ways to learn various math concepts. I enjoy finding out which strategies work for individual student needs.

I love to read! I am a strong believer that anyone can fall in love with reading. It might take some digging to find the right match, but once it happens the students are typically hooked! Watching my students laugh out loud or smile while reading is one of my favorite parts of being a classroom teacher!

My nine years of experience has allowed me many opportunities to help students achieve success. One of my favorite examples of this is from my time at KIPP: Austin College Prep. When I started there we had 60% of our fifth graders reading at a third grade reading level or below. After one year, 90% of students were on grade level.

Please reach out anytime with any questions. I'm excited to learn and grow with some new individuals! :)
Hi guys! I have taught elementary school for nine years. My experience includes teaching at both public and charter schools in the DFW and Austin areas. I have taught fourth and fifth grade students the majority of my time in the classroom. Additionally, I have experience teaching Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Mckinney, TX 75069
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Reading, Vocabulary
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Baylor University
Elementary Education
Lamar University
Master's

Education

Baylor University (Elementary Education)

Lamar University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kara will travel within 15 miles of Mckinney, TX 75069.