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Ms. Dana B.

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"Hello and welcome to my Bio. Your child has substantial gifts and talents! At times, we feel our children will not advance due to challenges at school. Well, that's a misconception that you can change by one on one interaction with a professional tutor!! It's already there! My professional education includes two years of preschool teaching, 16 years of teaching at an elementary school magnet more...

"Hello and welcome to my Bio. Your child has substantial gifts and talents! At times, we feel our children will not advance due to challenges at school. Well, that's a misconception that you can change by one on one interaction with a professional tutor!! It's already there! My professional education includes two years of preschool teaching, 16 years of teaching at an elementary school magnet specializing in math, science, and technology, three years instructing grades 6-12, and the past six tutoring on Wyzant's platform. Through my experiences I have detetermined that ALL children can focus, learn, and develop academically when given the most optimal opportunities for their learning. For this reason, I have dedicated my entire life's work to their academic success and social development.

I have been tutoring through Wyzant for the past seven years and have taught every grade from preschool to adult. I have obtained a Bachelor's in Liberal Studies with a Spanish Emphasis, a Bilingual/Bicultural Teaching Credential in Spanish, a Master's degree in Educational Administration as well as Certificates in Autistic Behavioral Therapy and Special Needs. I have taught advanced as well as students with some challenges, both of which I excelled the academic growth of each child.

I begin each session getting to know your child and assessing him/her to discover his/her academic level in all areas. I can give you immediate results during our first session time together. And remember, your first session is always free!

Reading: Reading is a learned skill that doesn't come easily for some children and it's not their fault. It's not yours either. There have been many ways to teach reading but what has worked best for me is a strong foundation in a well established phonics program. In fact, I have taught many non-readers from preschool to adults, not only how to read, but to understand what they have read.

Common Core: The Common Core Curriculum has been a wake up call for all of us. It is a drastic change of" less...

Details

fee: $35 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 25 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Dana B. is a certified tutor

San Diego State University, Liberal Studies with Spanish Emphasis

California State University, San Marcos, Graduate Coursework

Concordia University, Masters

Vista, CA 92084

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - Grammar - Prealgebra - Reading - Spanish - Writing - English - ESL/ESOL - Proofreading - Elementary Math - Elementary Science - Elementary (K-6th) - Phonics - Study Skills - Special Needs - ADHD - Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) - Handwriting - Common Core