I have always loved school and learning and still try to find ways to learn something new every day. In elementary school I purposely attended summer school (not only for the juice and cookies); I truly loved books and learning then- I still do. I also enjoyed doing the SRA Reading series as well as taking speed reading classes during study hall forcing myself to read better and faster. After I graduated from high school (1977) I regretted the fact that I had not done better in Math and pr... [more]
I was a parent volunteer/ 1:1 and group tutor in my children's K-9th grade classrooms (all subjects); I also tutored this summer as well.
I was a parent volunteer/tutor in my children's K-9th grade classrooms (tutored all subjects); I also worked with a group of 6th and 7th grade students with Reading. Each student was reading at a third grade level, but after 2 months each student became successful confident learners; each made the Honor Roll as well as Student of the Month. This summer I worked with a special needs third grade boy with his reading, and I am currently tutoring an older person with reading. I use old-fashioned Phonics (letter-sound relationships, decoding, segmenting, blending...). I offer lots of praise, patience, and encouragement- I know I can help you too!