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Donna B.

Hampton, VA

$35/hour

Full-Range Language Arts Grades 6-12

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5+ Hours
5.0 average from 2 ratings

$35/Hour


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Old Dominion University
Secondary English Education

Education

Old Dominion University (Secondary English Education)

About Donna

Seeking an experienced educator who is patient, reliable, organized, dedicated, and innovative to help your struggling student achieve success? If so, you have found one! I believe in a student-centered approach where not only subject-specific academic skills are addressed, but also skills related to student success in general areas such as organization, study habits, and test-taking. Experienced middle-school teacher (grades 7 &8) with classical undergrad training in secondary English/Language Arts education seeking opportunities to apply knowledge and skill in VA-SOL skills of reading, grammar, writing/composition, and literature through one-on-one tutoring partnerships. Possesses previous teaching experience in secondary and post-secondary gifted, general ed., and inclusion English and ESL settings. Currently licensed in the state of Va. to teach English for grades 6-12; Spring 2012 magna cum laude graduate of Old Dominion University. Advanced skill in writing and composing. Seeking an experienced educator who is patient, reliable, organized, dedicated, and innovative to help your struggling student achieve success? If so, you have found one! I believe in a student-centered approach where not only subject-specific academic skills are addressed, but also skills related to student success in general areas such as Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Hampton, VA 23669
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

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Approved subjects

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Writing

B.A. English with Secondary Teacher Licensure with a heavy concentration in formal and creative writing. GPA of 4.0 in all English, grammar, and related writing-intensive coursework. Test scores as follows: Praxis 2 185 (out of 200), VCLA Reading 278 & VCLA Writing 287 (470 min. req.), Praxis 1 Reading 181 (200), Praxis 1 Writing 184 (200).

Old Dominion University
Secondary English Education

Education

Old Dominion University (Secondary English Education)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Donna will travel within 20 miles of Hampton, VA 23669.