...Instead of a conceptual “paper and pencil” subject, it is concrete! 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 unmatched. (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 played chess in some capacity from the age of 5. I have over 8 years of club level experience with the Greater Peoria Chess Federation (during which time I have won the 2019 and 2017 Peoria City Chess Championship, the 2015 rapid chess championship, the 2017 and 2015 chess ladder and the 201... (read more)
...I am a lifelong learner and continue to attend training to stay current with methods and strategies. I have taught in resource, instructional, life skills, and adaptive living skills settings. I have also worked in the residential setting. (read more)
I have tutored both of my children for 10 years. 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... (read more)