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University of Maryland
special ed
Beaver College
Master's

Education

University of Maryland (special ed)

Beaver College (Master's)

About Judith

I taught special needs students for 15 years. My experience expands from elementary through high school levels. I have experience with behaviorally challenged, as well as learning disabled children and adults. I also have taught students with Attention Deficit Disorder, as well as having my own teenager who has ADHD. Therefore, I am very experienced at the challenges these students face and the techniques needed for them to succeed. My son is a senior in high school, having all Honors and AP classes and is very successful.

I put a lot of emphasis on organizational skills and time management. This is crucial for success. Study skills are also a major part of what I teach. Many students have the intelligence but do not have the study skills needed to succeed. Depending on your age, I have many ways to encourage and facilitate studying and retention skills. I will use methods that you can use throughout all subjects and areas of study.

School success is a joint effort between the student, the teachers, the administrators and your surroundings. Everything plays a part in your success. I would like to be a part, as well.
I taught special needs students for 15 years. My experience expands from elementary through high school levels. I have experience with behaviorally challenged, as well as learning disabled children and adults. I also have taught students with Attention Deficit Disorder, as well as having my own teenager who has ADHD. Therefore, I am very Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Hampton, VA 23664
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1,
Elementary Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ASVAB,
GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SOL
History:
Social Studies
Special Needs:
ADHD,
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Phonics,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADHD

I have my Master's Degree in Special Education. I taught for 15 years, both in the elementary level and high school level. My students' disabilities included, sensory difficulties- visual, auditory, and tactual, attention deficit disorders- with and without hyperactivity, behavior disorders ranging from autism to mild emotional impairment, as well as mental retardation.

I also have raised a son, who is 16 now, who is diagnosed with ADHD. My experience in the classroom, as well as personally, is broad and comes with many materials and methods to help these students.

Algebra 1

I have tutored over 10 students in Algebra 1 and Algebra 2, all of whom have improved their grades and developed a concrete understanding of the subject. The key to understanding and passing the Math classes is to not only do the problems assigned, but to do problems until there is a complete understanding of the concepts taught. I will teach the concepts, not just the steps to getting an answer.

ASVAB

My test taking teaching methods are how I will help you pass the ASVAB. No one is proficient in all the areas being tested, however we will concentrate on your strengths and I will teach you various methods to increase your ability to choose the correct answer. Many of these tests are built around problem solving and deductive reasoning and how you use these tools to choose the correct answer. We will also use the practice tests that are offered to increase your comfort level and familiarity with the test. Together, we will make certain you pass the test!

Elementary (K-6th)

My degree is in Special Education and Elementary Education K-12. I taught Elementary school for 10 years with an emphasis in Special Ed. The focus was a resource setting which enabled students to get special services but also be integrated into the regular classroom as much as possible. I worked closely with the regular classroom teachers and the academic curriculum.

Phonics

I taught and tutored students in K-12 for remedial and introductory reading. The emphasis was on whole word and phonics as well as using all senses to master reading skills. Phonics was always the foundation I used to build my program.

Reading

I have written reading assessments for an accelerated literacy program used throughout many schools. I am proficient and knowledgeable on The Common Core Standards that have been set in all Virginia schools for current and future curriculums.

Special Needs

I have a Master's degree in Special Ed grades K-12. I am certified in LD, EMR, and Behaviorially Disordered disabilities. I have taught students with all special needs. I am proficient with writing IEP's and administering educational testing.

Study Skills

When I taught Special Education at the High School level for students who needed remediation due to learning disabilities and/or below grade level performance, study skills are what we mainly focused on.

Organizational skills were an integral part of the curriculum. We used the AVID program which concentrates on all of these study skills. Binders were used to keep all materials needed. Daily checks were done to make sure everything was kept neat and organized.

Many of the students diagnosed with ADHD had Study Skills on their IEPs as main objectives to be worked on all year long.

University of Maryland
special ed
Beaver College
Master's

Education

University of Maryland (special ed)

Beaver College (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Judith will travel within 15 miles of Hampton, VA 23664.