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"I am a retired Elementary school teacher with 34 years of experience in public school education. I truly enjoy being around kids, and especially love to help children be successful. I believe that learning should be fun, and I am always searching for ways to engage my students and to encourage active learning.

I help my students set reachable goals, and involve them in evaluating and celebrating more...

"I am a retired Elementary school teacher with 34 years of experience in public school education. I truly enjoy being around kids, and especially love to help children be successful. I believe that learning should be fun, and I am always searching for ways to engage my students and to encourage active learning.

I help my students set reachable goals, and involve them in evaluating and celebrating their own progress. I have an extensive background in the teaching of reading and writing, and have helped many non-readers to become proficient readers who love to read! I am skilled in assessing my students’ strengths and needs, and will do everything I can to figure out how each student learns best. One of my principals went so far as to say that I could teach a rock to read! Although I have never had the opportunity to do this, I would be willing to try!

I am certified in NC and Florida to teach students with exceptional needs, with experience in teaching students with ADHD, Learning Disabilities, as well as Autism. I have my National Board Certification, as an Exceptional Needs Specialist. I have been chosen to be my school’s Teacher of the Year twice, and have received recognition from several school districts. I have a Masters in Technology in Education, and regularly incorporate technology into my lessons.

I have taught a range of math skills from preschool readiness to 6th grade. I use active, hands-on teaching techniques and materials to make sure my students have mastered basic math concepts and skills. In addition, I teach test-taking strategies to help prepare my students for End of grade assessments.

I am skilled in several specific research- based reading programs, including Corrective Reading, SPIRE, Wilson Language, Reading First, Alphabet People, and others. I also am skilled in determining which teaching techniques best suit individual learners, and adapt my instruction to meet individual needs and learning styles. I am skilled in helping my students increase their comprehension, and als" less...

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fee: $55 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Rockingham, NC 28379

Subjects Tutored

Phonics - Reading - Spelling - Elementary Math - Elementary (K-6th) - Dyslexia - Common Core