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Kristen W.

Virginia Beach, VA

$25/hour

Elementary school tutor

In-person lessons

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Old Dominion University
elementary education

Education

Old Dominion University (elementary education)

About Kristen

I am currently a junior at Old Dominion University studying elementary education. Aside from working towards my degree, I work as a care provider for two teenagers with autism. This job involves teaching life and social skills. I also work with them to improve their reading and writing skills. In addition, I am a volunteer tutor for Virginia Beach schools. I go into a classroom once a week and tutor first grade students in reading and writing.
I am extremely anxious to start my career as a teacher, but love tutoring and working with children in the meantime. I have gained experience in multiple elementary classrooms throughout my coursework in college. I am creative in the ways in which I teach, and understand children learn best when they're having fun and active!
I am currently a junior at Old Dominion University studying elementary education. Aside from working towards my degree, I work as a care provider for two teenagers with autism. This job involves teaching life Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Virginia Beach, VA 23452
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

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Elementary (K-6th)

I am currently a junior in college majoring in Elementary Education (K-6th). I have multiple hours of experience in elementary classrooms in which I participated in lessons, interviewed teachers and also observed lessons being taught. I am also a reading and writing tutor for a local first grade classroom. Every week, I go over sight words and work on spelling. We then take a picture walk through a new book, and I help my students read the book completely. Afterward, my students write a good sentence about what they read. I also nanny a 4th grader in which I read with him on a daily basis and help in with math problems. He likes various programs on the internet that help him understand math better, and we also play various math games.

Old Dominion University
elementary education

Education

Old Dominion University (elementary education)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kristen will travel within 20 miles of Virginia Beach, VA 23452.