...Reading and Writing are my favorites! One of the most rewarding aspects of teaching, to me, is to see the light in a child’s eyes when they finally start to “get it”. When all those squiggly symbols on paper start turning into words, and words turn into stories, the enthusiasm a child has is unm... (read more)
...I currently teach math to grades 5-8 in East Peoria. I look forward to helping your child grow not only in his or her capability to do the math, but to learn to enjoy the the feeling of learning! I have years of experience as a classroom teacher and a private tutor. (read more)
4 Subjects: includingElementary (K-6th),Prealgebra,Common Core,Elementary Math
...I have worked with students in a variety of placements including residential, alternative school, instructional, resource, and co-taught. I have worked with students with special needs including Autism, ADHD, Specific Learning Disabilities (dyslexia), Emotional Disabilities, Cognitive Disabiliti... (read more)
...I am more a mentor and organizer of learning experiences so that my students actively understand, reinvent and reconstruct everything they learn, than a simple transmitter of ready-made truths imposed on them from outside. I make use of active methods and appeal to due technology when appropriat... (read more)
...My oldest just graduated from high school with honors, and my younger child has progressed through the first seven years of grade school achieving nothing less than an 'A.'
Their success is not entirely attributable to me. However, I believe that a solid supplemental, at-home routine where we w... (read more)