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Lindsay C.

Morgantown, WV

$25/hour

Teacher with a degree in Elementary Education

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 6 ratings

$25/Hour


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About Lindsay

While I was in college I tutored in a first grade classroom to get volunteer hours. This was the first time I had been in an elementary classroom since I was in elementary school. I tutored there twice a week and grew to love it and looked forward to going. I loved helping the students with learning to read and loved hearing their stories. This positive experience resulted in me pursuing a major in Elementary Education K-6. While in college, I continued tutoring students and participated in many enjoyable field experience through my program. I graduated in December 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education.

Since graduating college, I have been employed in a variety of areas that has all given me great experience in the field of education. I worked as a substitute teacher for four years, I have worked for a short amount of time at a few day cares, I taught preschool for a year and tutored in two different tutoring centers. I am currently a second grade teacher in a public school system. I absolutely love teaching and seeing students learn and grow in academics. I like to try to incorporate hands on activities, tricks and real world examples to help students succeed.

I love to use hands on activities when tutoring. I want to try to help the student learn in a fun way. After learning the activity and doing some hands on activities or games, I then like to assess the student to check their understanding.

I love teaching math because there are a lot of opportunities to create hands on activities and use manipulatives that will help students learn.

When teaching phonics, I feel it is beneficial to share with young students different tricks to help them read the word. I also feel repetition is very important in learning words and patterns.

Reading is my favorite subject to teach! I love to explore stories with students and see and hear their reactions to them. I enjoy talking about the story with students and relating it to their own lives, other stories, and to the world.
While I was in college I tutored in a first grade classroom to get volunteer hours. This was the first time I had been in an elementary classroom since I was in elementary school. I tutored there twice a week and grew to love it and looked forward to going. I loved helping the Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Morgantown, WV 26501
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Reading
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education K-6 from Shippensburg University of PA. I am currently a second grade teacher at Preston County Schools in West Virginia. I have 4 years experience as a substitute teacher, taught preschool for a year, and tutored two years at two different locations. I tutored students ranging from pre-k to high school.

Elementary Math

I have a B.S. in elementary education. I am currently a second grade teacher and teach second grade math each day. I have worked as a substitute teacher and a tutor and have experience teaching math at different levels through both of those positions.

Phonics

I teach second grade and we go over a specific phonics skill each week. I like to find different strategies that will help students remember how to say the words; for example "the silent or sneaky "e" makes the vowel say its name." I have taught phonics in the past as well during my tutoring experience.

Reading

I have a B.S. in elementary education. I have tutored reading in the past at two different centers. I teach reading everyday to my second graders.

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Lindsay will travel within 25 miles of Morgantown, WV 26501.