Wheaton College (Elementary Education)
I graduated as valedictorian of my high school in Ohio. I taught in Avon Lake, OH, the year after I graduated from Wheaton in Illinois. I then moved to Texas and taught in Arlington. In all I have 29 years in public schools in Texas, with 19 years in the classroom and 10 as a school counselor. In the Quinlan School system, as an elementary and a middle school counselor, I was in charge of testing dyslexic students and made sure accommodations were made. In addition. I trained teachers school-wide on how to teach process writing.
After retiring, I worked part-time as a tutor for the Garland School District, helping to prepare small groups of students for the state test. I tutored at Sylvan Learning Center. I have taught English as a second language to adults in Mesquite and Rockwall. In addition I have tutored individual children. Presently I am counseling at the Pregnancy Resource Center in Rockwall and I am teaching children in my church. I love teaching individuals.
I have an above-average ability in English - especially in grammar. My father wrote books and taught me! Reading is a strong point.
I have 18 years in the elementary classroom. I taught third through sixth grade - all subjects. I taught in a middle school one year.
When tutoring at Southgate in Garland, I also substituted in the special education classroom where I taught phonics to first graders.
I think it is especially important for any student to know I have patience and stick with a new concept until you understand it. I try to make learning fun. I graduated as valedictorian of my high school in Ohio. I taught in Avon Lake, OH, the year after I graduated from Wheaton in Illinois. I then moved to Texas and taught in Arlington. In all I have 29 years in public schools in Texas, with 19 years in the classroom and 10 as a school counselor. In the Quinlan School system, as an elementary and a
$60 per hour for two students
What I learned from Carol was that she teaches me English. It is very useful. She is very patient and kind and is always on time. When I study with her she is always organized and her lessons are easy to understand. I think she was once a teacher so her writing skills are amazing. I recommend this teacher for anyone.
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I taught elementary school (public) for 18 years.
I taught at Sylvan Learning Center, grades 1-6.
My tutoring experience includes teaching small groups at Garland Elementary to prepare them for the state test, as well as tutoring individual children.
I have a BA in elementary education and an MS in counseling. I have been in charge of testing students for dyslexia, so I understand this learning challenge.
As a teacher I try to challenge students, while trying to make learning fun.
My main experience in teaching phonics was when I assisted the special education teacher with young children at Southgate Elementary in Garland.
Working at Sylvan Learning Center also gave me experience in this area.
I grew up in a family where my father and brother authored several books. My father was adamant that I learn proper grammar, English usage, punctuation, and spelling. My written reports showed that I indeed am
above- average in writing and editing a paper. I always received top grades on my written papers in school, including the high school, college, and post graduate levels. One of my principals always asked me to proofread her written reports and communications because she recognized my ability in this area.