...Many of the students that I've taught have had special needs. Those with dyslexia or others with reading difficulties benefit from a systematic phonics approach. I know how to find out what skills are lacking and use explicit multi-sensory techniques to enhance learning. (read more)
...I look forward to helping you or your child achieve your academic goals. Math was always hard for me as a child, so I can relate to students who struggle. My goal is to teach math concretely so that the child understands how the math problem works. (read more)
I love working with children and helping their minds develop and grow. I do my best to give lots of examples, keep the students involved and have fun! I have worked with ...
Big Brothers Big Sisters for 4 years during high school. (I graduated in 2007.)
An ESL (English for a second language) program in reading called Motivated Moms for a summer, working with preschoolers. (read more)
...I homeschooled a child who has a high functioning autistic spectrum disorder and ADHD from 1/08 through 6/11, when he was mainstreamed into a regular classroom. I was very patient with the emotional issues he faced, especially when he felt frustrated over the efforts needed to complete his assig... (read more)
...I like to use various tools and strategies to accomplish my students reading goals. Each student is different, but here are a few things I have focused on in the past. Students will practice reading with fluency, reading with punctuation, sounding out and decoding new difficult words, practicing sight words and practice reading comprehension/writing skills using questions and worksheets. (read more)