27 Phonics Tutors Found Near Springfield, IL



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Dr. Sheryl N.

Phonics Tutor

Monticello, IL 61856

Will travel 30 miles

$50 per hour.

4.97 533 ratings

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PhD. Reading/spelling/writing (certified Barton Reading)

I have a Ph.D. in psychology. After starting out teaching psychology and writing to college students, I then homeschooled my children for over a decade. In my early years of working with my own children, I realized that some students pick up reading with limited teaching, while others require explicit instruction in phonics. In the years since that I have had the opportunity to receive training in how to teach struggling students how to read, using phonics as the backbone of the instruction. The students that need my help typically need to have phonics broken down into individual sounds and at [more]


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Karen V.

Phonics Tutor

O Fallon, MO 63366

Will travel 15 miles

$40 per hour.

4.93 15 ratings

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Experienced and patient tutor

I have college credit in Child Psychology and Human Growth and Development. I taught my first child to read with a phonics approach, and he was reading by the age of three and a half years. I tutored a second-grader in Reading using a phonics approach and his mother reported how surprised she was at the big words he could read out of the newspaper. Since then, I have increased my knowledge and understanding of phonics, and I have located many excellent resources. For best results, phonics needs to be synthetic, teaching the child how to blend sounds together to sound out words, and systemati [more]


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Brittany M.

Phonics Tutor

Highland, IL 62249

Will travel 20 miles

$38 per hour.

5.0 15 ratings

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1st grade teacher with a passion for facilitating growth

Hello! I am a first grade teacher with a passion for my career! I am experienced and love teaching core subjects of Reading and Math. I work with students to identify misconceptions as well as to discover prior knowledge. I use this information to guide my lessons. I would love to work with you to set goals for your child and to discuss how we can achieve those goals. I am experienced in crafting and implementing differentiated lessons for Common Core Math. I create individualized Readi... [more]


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Nathan S.

Phonics Tutor

Morton, IL 61550

Will travel 30 miles

$35 per hour.

4.95 19 ratings

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Nathan (experience in Special Education, elementary Education)

I have experience working with students in development of phonics skills and reading. As a Special Education/ Elementary Education teacher, I have worked with students in one on one and groups settings in the area of phonics curriculum and have seen students reading and writing skills greatly improve through my tutoring/ teaching. I am a certified Special Education and Elementary Education teacher. For the last 6 years I have taught at Whittier Primary School in Peoria District 150 and have greatly enjoyed working with students and helping them reach their academic goals and aspirations. I kne [more]


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Becky D.

Phonics Tutor

Saint Peters, MO 63376

Will travel 10 miles

$49 per hour.

4.96 116 ratings

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Certified Teacher with over 32 Years of Tutoring Experience

I have a Master's degree in Elementary Education, with an emphasis in reading. In addition, I have taught 1st grade for approximately 7 years. Our main focus point was reading. I believe strongly in Balanced Literacy and have taught using the 4 Blocks Method. 4 Blocks includes phonics instruction in the Working with Words segment. This is daily instruction in phonics (knowledge of sound/symbol relationship), phonemic awareness (auditory only, ability to hear and manipulate sounds with a SPOKEN word), phonological awareness (umbrella term which includes phonemic awareness). [more]


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Megan T.

Phonics Tutor

Normal, IL 61761

Will travel 10 miles

$30 per hour.

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Tutor who believes it takes a big heart to help shape little minds

The sounds that make up words are critical components of reading. I believe that the different letter combinations and sounds of words are very important to comprehensive word understanding and reading! I am currently going into my junior year at Illinois State University for an Elementary Education. Being one of the oldest of 9 siblings, being around children has been my whole life! I knew from a fairly early age that I was meant to help shape the minds of children. I read a quote once that said "I know I'm not going to change the world, but I think I could spark the mind of someone wh [more]


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Susan M.

Phonics Tutor

Pana, IL 62557

Will travel 40 miles

$40 per hour.

0.0 0 ratings

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Writing Professor, Phonics Instructor, Published Author

As a trained reading aide, I worked with K-2nd grade students for eight years teaching phonics and reading. I was certified in the Tucker Signing method and learned how to develop personalized interventions according to each student's needs. I have experience teaching letters and sounds to hundreds of students, many of whom were not able to learn through traditional methods. I believe a child's learning style should be considered in one-on-one tutoring. With five years' experience as a university writing instructor and eight years working in lower elementary teaching phonics and designing rea [more]


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Katherine K.

Phonics Tutor

Saint Louis, MO 63108

Will travel 10 miles

$60 per hour.

0.0 0 ratings

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Ms. Kathy, fellow learner, reader, and writer

I feel that I am qualified to tutor in the subject of phonics because of the following reasons: (1) One of the requirements in my Methods of Teaching Reading course, I had to take and to pass a Phonics Exam. Specifically, I had to pass a How to Teach Phonics Exam. A major part of this exam was testing the undergraduate students on how well they knew and could teach the rules of phonics. In addition, I have had experience teaching Phonics when I held the position of Reading specialist. I am a Preschool Teacher who loves to teach Reading and Writing. Because I very much enjoy working with [more]


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Betty C.

Phonics Tutor

Granite City, IL 62040

Will travel 20 miles

$45 per hour.

0.0 0 ratings

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A National Board Certified Reading teacher

I have a Reading endorsement from McKendree University, have used the Jolly Phonics program among others to teach kindergarten for 12 years, as well as being a reading teacher for K-2 students for 7 years. After teaching in the Granite City School District for 26 years, I have just retired. I have worked as a Title I Reading teacher for the past seven years. I have tutored several students over the past several years, one with an ADHD diagnosis, from a self-contained special education class. I am a mother of 2 and grandmother of nine, so I am used to dealing with a variety of ages and abiliti [more]


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Jenny C.

Phonics Tutor

Meredosia, IL 62665

Will travel 30 miles

$20 per hour.

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Cross-cat Primary Education K-6

Many of my students are behind in learning the letter sounds and matching them to the letter visually. I work with Jolly Phonics to help my students increase their letter and sound recognition. I have found that using both songs and worksheets increases results. I am the mother of 4 now grown children. I was not always a teacher, but I always dreamed of teaching. I worked in a factory for 12 years while my children were growing up and I missed so much of what they were doing in school. I chose to quit my job at the factory and go back to school to finish my teaching degree. I started [more]