...I have taught kindergarten for twelve years, where we emphasized phonics skills. I also used these phonics skills to work with students in small groups during the day and after school tutoring. I'd like to see if I could assist parents in helping their children succeed in learning to read and do well in school. (read more)
...Also math is a skill that is need throughout their lives - so they really need to master the skills of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing, at least, so that other areas of math aren't as hard to learn and comprehend. I have assisted 7 people to reach college level and do it with great grade averages. I was a foster parent for 8 years, and then I adopted my two foster daughters. (read more)
...I was a formerly licensed teacher in English and Business (did not renew Mass. certification when I moved to IL).
I have owned my own business, have taught college level psychology and world religions. I have published two books; authored five. I love to write and to teach how to write well. (read more)
...I focus on not only sounding words out, but also on comprehension and fluency. If you have any other questions about me, feel free to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you!!I have my certification in Early Childhood, ages birth to 6 and Elementary Education grades 1-6, which I completed this spring through the American Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence. (read more)