Hi, my name is Heidi. I am a professionally certified elementary school teacher in MD, CT and IL and have been teaching 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 nine 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 sen... [more]
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.
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.
Certified teacher Certified Reading Specialist Teacher for 20 years Tutor for 6 years
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.
I have had piano lessons for seven years and have performed classical pieces in public. I know the keyboard and how to sightread music. I can teach basic piano lessons and instruct beginners in how to play.
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!
I am a professionally certified elementary school teacher in three states and have been teaching for the past 20 years. I have worked with students who have special needs such as ADD, ADHD, LD, EMR, Apraxia, and those who suffer setbacks from diseases such as Meningitis. I have worked with mentally challenged students who require a slower pace and increased emphasis on fine motor skills. I have a special needs sister. I have experience in understanding her needs for love and acceptance as well as help in reading, writing, and math.