Heidi K.


Heidi K.

Tutor

Rockville, MD 20852

Will travel 12 miles

$85 per hour.

4.91 213 ratings

Certified Teacher and Reading Specialist

Hi, my name is Heidi. I am a professionally certified teacher for the past 26 years in the D.C. metro area. I have a B.A. and two M.A. degrees in education. The last 9 years of teaching in the Montgomery County Public school system has given me an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the standards-based curriculum that students are challenged with every day. Through my broad experience as a classroom teacher I have gained a sensitivity toward the unique learning styles of elementary school... [more]


Algebra 1

I have been trained as a teacher for grades Kindergarten through 12 grade in math. I have tutored students in Algebra 1 and 2. I have taught math for 20 years in private and public schools. I have tutored students in the New Math program within MCPS here in Rockville, MD and am familiar with the new requirements for math classes.


American History

I have tutored students in American History in grades 8-10th grade. I have materials that cover this subject and am qualified to tutor students in this subject matter as a certified teacher for grades K to 12th grade. I have twenty years of teaching experience.


Vocabulary

I use vocabulary training in my tutoring sessions with students who are preparing for the ACT, SAT, and private school tests. I use vocabulary training in all my tutoring sessions in reading training. I have my own materials as well as those of well-known publishers.


Grammar

I have taught grades Kindergarten through fifth grade for twenty years in MCPS in Maryland and private schools in the MD/DC/VA area. This includes teaching students grammar in order to write sentences, paragraphs, essays, stories, and various writing projects over these years. I have tutored lots of students for the past seven years as a full time tutor. I am a United States citizen who has a BA and two MA degrees in education. I am a certified teacher and a certified Reading Specialist.


Reading

Please understand that if I say I am a certified Reading Specialist, that means that I have a Masters degree in teaching reading. I have twenty years of experience and seven years of tutoring experience teaching reading to students in grades PreK to 12th grade.


Writing


English

I have worked with many students in writing for the past twenty -seven years to help them improve their writing skills. I am a certified teacher as well as a certified Reading Specialist. I enjoy helping students improve their writing skills and increase their writing skills in a short amount of time.


Literature

I have been a certified teacher with twenty years of experience working in MCPS and private schools in the MD/DC/VA area in grades K to 5. I have two masters degrees. I am a certified Reading Specialist for grades K to 12th grade. I have tutored students in grades 6 to 10th grade in reading and writing and have tutored adults as well in English as well.


ACT English

I have trained students to take the ACT/ ISEE/ SAT tests for the past year. I have helped students understand the testing requirements and strategies and helped students be prepared to take these formal tests.


Elementary Math

Certified teacher Certified Reading Specialist Teacher for 20 years Tutor for 6 years


Elementary Science

I have taught grades Kindergarten through fifth grade. I have taught science for each of these grade levels for twenty years. I have a BA in Education and two masters degrees in education. I have tutored students in science for the past seven years. I have materials from teaching science to help students during tutoring sessions.


Elementary (K-6th)

I am a Certified Elementary teacher and Reading Specialist for grades K to 12th grade. I have taught Kindergarten through Fifth grade and have been a Reading Specialist for 2 years in the Montgomery County Public School system. I have worked for nine years in MCPS in Maryland. I have taught in both public and private schools in the DC Metro area.


Study Skills

I have worked with students in the area of study skills by offering strategies in math and reading to help them retain what they learn in the classroom. I incorporate games as a way to make learning fun!


Phonics

I emphasize phonics in all my instruction in teaching students to read and write. I am a Reading Specialist with twenty years of classroom experience in both private and public education. I teach graphemes, phonemes, blends, digraphs, common word chunks, and have been trained in the Wilson Reading program and have taken classes in the Orton Gillingham reading program. I have taken classes in the Lindamood Bell reading program and am certified to teach reading. I have trained tons of students in the past seven years to learn to read and write. Many parents have been thrilled with my approach to teaching their child to read.