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Mary B.

Aldie, VA

$45/hour

Elementary teacher + tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 10/7/15

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About Mary

I am an LCPS elementary school teacher and have taught both kindergarten and first grade. I have also tutored older students outside of school. I work with many ELL students, and my classroom is a fun and engaging, hands-on place to be! I earned my master's degree from UPenn in Elementary Education (K-6) and my bachelor's degree from UVA in English.

I love teaching reading and writing, and I enjoy seeing my students' successes and excitement as they become more confident in their abilities. Math is a fun experience in my classroom as well, as it is a very hands-on and student-centric time. I meet each of my students at their current ability level so that I can be sure that they are confident in all materials before moving ahead. I employ the same strategies in tutoring as I do in teaching, ensuring success, fun, and confidence!

I am trained in LCPS' "Pathways" reading/writing program, a strategy-based program that incorporates the skills of spelling, writing, reading comprehension, phonics, and vocabulary.


I employ hands-on, creative, and fun activities for teaching math, writing, and reading.

I use a variety of methods to teach phonics, including songs, movements, and visuals.

I can't wait to meet you and your student! Please contact me today to chat about elementary tutoring.
I am an LCPS elementary school teacher and have taught both kindergarten and first grade. I have also tutored older students outside of school. I work with many ELL students, and my classroom is a fun and engaging, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Aldie, VA 20105
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Reading
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Elementary (K-6th)

I am an elementary school teacher who has taught both kindergarten and first grade. I hold a Virginia teaching license in PK-6. I have tutored in various elementary grades.

Handwriting

I have experience teaching D'Nealian (both print and cursive) as well as Handwriting Without Tears. I regularly teach handwriting in my classroom.

Phonics

Phonics work is a crucial part of my classroom. I regularly utilize a program called "Jolly Phonics," which incorporates short songs and movements to aid in letter sound recognition and application. I use many phonics games that help students to learn and implement the various skills that will aid them in reading and writing.

Reading

I am trained in the LCPS Pathways program, which supports literacy through both reading and writing. I am skilled in DRA leveled reading and am knowledgeable and well-practiced in administering lessons that correlate with specific reading levels. Reading should be fun, and I love to pick out books that are targeted to a student's interests so that it is an engaging, exciting activity.

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mary will travel within 10 miles of Aldie, VA 20105.