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Ms. Melinda G.

Masters in Learning And Instruction · specializes in Special Needs · 60 or more years old female

"With over 15 years of experience teaching in public schools in San Francisco and Oakland, and another 15 years experience in non-profit organizations, I firmly believe that my greatest role as an educator is as an advocate and facilitator for all students. To become productive citizens in society, all students must acquire life-long learning skills. Only when students have the opportunity to learn in a more...

"With over 15 years of experience teaching in public schools in San Francisco and Oakland, and another 15 years experience in non-profit organizations, I firmly believe that my greatest role as an educator is as an advocate and facilitator for all students. To become productive citizens in society, all students must acquire life-long learning skills. Only when students have the opportunity to learn in a safe and nurturing environment can they develop confidence in themselves and their own abilities. With their increased self-esteem, they will become more receptive to learning fundamental information and able cultivate critical thinking skills. Just as all students are different, I believe there are many ways to make courses of study that relate to studentsí personal interests and skills. One learning approach that I embrace and that is shown to be proven successful for students, especially those with learning disabilities and ADHD, is based on Howard Gardnerís theory of Multiple Intelligences. With my many years working with special education students, I found that Multiple Intelligences approaches education from a fundamental basis that results in individuals doing their best and being the best that they can be. All students should be given the opportunity to find success in life based on their personal interests and skills. I know that I accomplish my goal as an educator when I see students blossom into confident, productive citizens." less...

Details

fee: $40 (for 60 min), negotiable
years of tutoring: 10 and more
students tutored: 100 and more
travel distance: 5 miles
tutoring method: in-person (not online)
member for: 2 years and 3 months
rating: Green Apple
references: Nadja Bowden LInda Harris Joseph Wilson Kimberly Garrison

Contact

email: on file
phone: on file

Education and Qualifications

school: University of San Francisco
certified: Melinda Gould is a certified tutor

I am a credentialed teacher holding a Mild/Moderate Special Education credential and Master's degree in Learning and Instruction from the University of San Francisco. My area of specialization was Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports for Students Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The subject of my Masters Field Project was Using the Theory of Multiple Intelligences as an Educational Intervention for Students with ADHD. My CLAD certification is through the University of San Diego. I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute.

San Francisco, CA 94117
full address is on file

Subjects Tutored

Elementary & Junior High School
ElementaryElementary Math
Elementary ReadingElementary Science
English Language ArtsHome Schooling
Language ArtReading
Reading (Dyslexia)Study Skills
Special Needs
ADD-ADHDAutism
DyslexiaSpecial Needs