Helen M.


Helen M.

Tutor

Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Will travel 10 miles

$40 per hour.

4.84 25 ratings

Highly-qualified Teacher and Tutor

I am a highly-qualified teacher with a B.S. and M.S. degree in Elementary Education as well as a Master's in Special Education. My Connecticut certification is in Elementary Education and Special Education (K-12th grade). I have substituted for fourteen years in the public schools, all grade levels and subjects. I am experienced in math and have tutored my own children in basic math, geometry, pre algebra, and Algebra I and II. I have also taught children phonics,reading skills, and writing. ... [more]


Algebra 1

I am a highly qualified teacher with a M.S. degree in Elementary Education and Special Education. I have substituted for sixteen years in the public schools, all grade levels and subjects. I am great in math and have tutored basic math, geometry, prealgebra, and Algebra I and II as well as teaching these subjects in middle and high schools.


Algebra 2

I worked in a high school math lab last fall and taught all types of math skills. I just completed teaching Geometry, Honors Algebra II, and PreAlgebra as a long-term substitute at a high school.


American History


Vocabulary

I have taught vocabulary to students of different ages. I am familiar with the words most used on SAT/ACT tests as well as those used in common core subjects. I enjoy learning new words and their etymology.


Grammar


Geometry

I am a highly qualified teacher with a M.S. degree in Elementary Education and Special Education. I have substituted for sixteen years in the public schools, all grade levels and subjects. I am great in math and have tutored in basic math, geometry, prealgebra, and Algebra I and II. Geometry is one of my favorite math areas and I have worked a lot with high school students in this subject.


Prealgebra

I am a highly qualified teacher with a M.S. degree in Elementary Education and Special Education. I am great in math and have tutored privately and in the public schools in basic math, geometry, prealgebra, and Algebra I and II. I am familiar with prealgebra and it's concepts.


Reading

I am a highly-qualified (Masters in Elementary and Special Education), certified teacher. I have worked as a NCLB tutor for the Public Schools. I taught reading, writing, and math to students from K-8th grade. I love reading and taught my own children to read when they were young. I know the skills and strategies children need to succeed in reading.


Writing

I am a highly-qualified (Masters in Elementary and Special Education), certified teacher. I have worked as a NCLB tutor for the Public Schools. I taught reading, writing, and math to students from K-8th grade. I am familiar with the 4-square method and five paragraph essay used for writing narrative, descriptive, expository, or persuasive essays.


SAT Math

I am a highly qualified teacher with a M.S. degree in Elementary Education and Special Education. I am great in math and have tutored in basic math, geometry, prealgebra, and Algebra I and II. Recently, I worked in a high school math lab preparing students for SAT and ACT math tests.


GED


Spelling


Elementary Math

I am a highly qualified teacher with a M.S. degree in Elementary Education and Special Education. I have substituted for fourteen years in the public schools, all grade levels and subjects. I am great in math and have tutored my own children in basic math, geometry, prealgebra, and Algebra I and II. I have also taught children phonics and reading skills.


Elementary Science


Elementary (K-6th)

I am certified teacher with a B.S. and M.S. in elementary education as well as a M.S. in special education. I have taught classes from preschool through sixth grade. I enjoy working with students of all ages. My favorite subjects to teach are reading and math, although I have experience teaching social studies, science, health, art, computer, and physical fitness. My education, experience, and excitement to learn makes me a great teacher.


Phonics

I would like to teach Phonics because it is the basis of reading. I taught my children to read using programs such as "Hooked on Phonics". In schools, I have used "Harcout Trophies Reading Program" to teach letters and sounds to young children. Games and music are valuable helps in teaching phonics. I feel confident teaching students phonics.


Study Skills

As a lifelong student who just completed a second masters in education (this time Special Education), I know how to study and prepare for assessments. I am organized and good at note-taking. The strategies I use in my education will help others to do well in their school work. I have a B.S. and M.S. in Elementary Education,and a M.S. in Special Education. I am certified in Elementary Education and Special Education. I have substituted in the public schools for 15 years, all grade levels and subjects. As a tutor for children K-6th, I help them to meet NCLB standards. I know how to help children study and prepare for tests.


Special Needs

I have tutored students of all ages in reading, math,and writing. As a substitute teacher for 16 years, I have worked in resource rooms, including many weeks in reading and math labs to help students who struggle in one area or another. I taught sixth grade where I had five special education students in my class. I gave them individual attention and more help on their work. Through diversified instruction and modifying assignments, I helped these students to succeed in school. I am flexible, patient, and an empathetic listener. I take time to explain things completely so that students will understand. I strive to find the right teaching methods to meet the needs of the student. Through patience, persistence, and positive reinforcement, students can accomplish their goals.


ADHD

I have worked with ADD/ADHD students in many different classrooms. I have a Masters in Elementary Education and Special Education (K-12th). I am certified in Elementary and Special Education in Connecticut.


Dyslexia

I am a highly-qualified, Connecticut certified teacher with a masters in Elementary Education and a masters in Special Education. I just took the Special Education Praxis Test (5543) to get my certification in Special Education. I have taught students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities, and know instructional strategies to help them learn. I have worked with these students one-on-one, in small groups, and as part of a class.


Linear Algebra

I have taught in a High School Math Lab where I worked with students at all levels of math, including Geometry, Algegra I and II. I just completed six weeks teaching PreAlgebra, Geometry, and Honors Algebra II at my local high school.


Praxis

I am a highly-qualified, Connecticut certified teacher who has passed the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators tests (Praxis 1), and the Praxis academic subject tests (Praxis II). I also passed the Special Education: Teaching Students with Behavioral Disorders/Emotional Disturbances test (5372) and just completed the Special Education Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications test (5543). I have a lot of experience and knowledge with Praxis tests and can teach others how to do well on them.