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Mr. Sheryl N.

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"I am an educator with 20+ years of experience and specialize in tutoring students in language arts, including reading, writing, and spelling, as well as in elementary math. I have training as a literacy intervention specialist and am a certified Barton Reading and Spelling tutor; Barton is one of the most popular Orton-Gillingham methods of teaching reading and spelling. Additionally, I also teach more...

"I am an educator with 20+ years of experience and specialize in tutoring students in language arts, including reading, writing, and spelling, as well as in elementary math. I have training as a literacy intervention specialist and am a certified Barton Reading and Spelling tutor; Barton is one of the most popular Orton-Gillingham methods of teaching reading and spelling. Additionally, I also teach elementary math and writing to both children and adults. In the recent past, I also taught Adult Education courses at a community college; my expertise is in working with adult students who struggle with reading and math foundations. I love working one-on-one with students and and have seen exciting progress in students with whom I have worked.

Early in my career, I got my Ph.D. in psychology and taught psychology at the college level. I soon realized that although I enjoy teaching psychology, even more, I enjoy teaching students the skills that allow them to become excellent students and communicators: writing, research, and if needed, reading and spelling. During my decade of being a full-time college professor, I also regularly taught an inter-disciplinary writing course to first-year college students, and this further fed my love of helping students become proficient writers and communicators.

When my children were young, 15+ years ago, I left college teaching to homeschool my children. Being able to work one on one with my students, and teaching to meet their individual needs, was very satisfying to me. Those years of homeschooling allowed me to unleash the creativity in teaching which is so natural when working with small groups of students or with individual students. As homeschoolers often do, we participated in numerous co-ops with other homeschooling families, and I did a lot of teaching in those co-ops as well. Along the way, I had a lot of fun helping my students learn to read, write and spell, as well as understand and solve math problems, and got invaluable experience working with students who respond" less...

Details

fee: $60 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 30 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

Contact

website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Dr. Sheryl N. is a certified tutor

Sterling College, Psychology

Purdue University, Masters

Purdue University, PhD

Monticello, IL 61856

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - Grammar - Reading - Writing - English - Spelling - Phonics - Study Skills - Special Needs - Dyslexia - Homeschool