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"Hello! My name is Brenda. I am an experienced educator and have a current professional level teacher certification in special education for K - 12th grades. As a requirement of the Maine certification, the State of Maine conducts background checks and indicates the status on the certification. I am happy to share a viewing of my certification which indicates my passing the background check with my more...

"Hello! My name is Brenda. I am an experienced educator and have a current professional level teacher certification in special education for K - 12th grades. As a requirement of the Maine certification, the State of Maine conducts background checks and indicates the status on the certification. I am happy to share a viewing of my certification which indicates my passing the background check with my clients. I also have over 15 years of teaching experience at the college level. I love the challenge of individualizing learning to meet a student's specific needs. My goal is the student's success without stress! I am quite adept interacting with students of all ages, having taught at the preschool, elementary, and college levels of education.

I have a Masters degree in Education with two majors, one in teaching students with learning disabilities and the other in teaching students with behavioral issues. I also have a degree in Psychology and apply research from psychology when teaching to identify motivational and learning techniques to unlock a student's potential. I first identify individual learning strengths. I follow this up by the use of strategies that break down learning tasks into smaller manageable pieces that are specific to a student's learning style and needs. My goal is for learning new things to become a chain of manageable confidence-building successes.

At the preschool level, I offer tutoring in language and vocabulary development, reading readiness, prewriting, math, and social skills. I use a combination of focused play, movement, and table sitting to build attention, pre-academic skills and on task behaviors. I use the State of Maine Early Learning Guidelines to identify gaps in a preschooler's learning and development. I then teach those skills to prepare for kindergarten entrance using developmentally appropriate practices that will appeal to preschoolers.

At the elementary level, I offer tutoring in language arts, including reading, writing, spelling, and vocabulary development; math," less...

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fee: $60 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 40 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Brenda C. is a certified tutor

University of Southern Maine, Gorham, Psychology

Keene State College Keene, NH, MEd

Freeport, ME 04032

Subjects Tutored

Algebra 1 - Algebra 2 - Biology - Vocabulary - Grammar - General Computer - Geometry - Microsoft Word - Prealgebra - Reading - Writing - English - Psychology - SAT Math - GED - SAT Reading - SAT Writing - ASVAB - PSAT - SSAT - Spelling - ACT Reading - ACT English - ACT Math - Elementary Math - Elementary Science - Elementary (K-6th) - Phonics - Study Skills - Special Needs - ADHD - Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) - Computer Science - Dyslexia - ISEE - Sociology