Thea H.


Thea H.

Tutor

Portland, OR 97233

Will travel 10 miles

$40 per hour.

4.97 35 ratings

Teaching with Knowledge, Compassion and Persistence

Students and parents who are looking for a thoughtful, ethical and individually responsive elementary trained teacher need look no further! My specialties include elementary math, writing, vocabulary, all elementary sciences (physical, life, earth, health, technology) and high school biology. I'm currently a retired teacher, and am focusing on the needs of my individual clients. This includes content, assessments (tests, other) and the experiential requirements of the subjects I teach. Be... [more]


Biology

I have earned a B.S.in Botany, M.F.S. Forest Science, Biology endorsement on teaching license, and taught life/physical/earth sciences for 21 years. Substitute Biology in high schools for 3 years.


Vocabulary


Prealgebra


Reading


Writing


GED


Physical Science


Ecology


Spelling


Elementary Math


Elementary Science

I've taught Life, Earth and Physical Science for 21 years, have a Biology Endorsement, have attended Yale University as Forest Science graduate, and North Carolina State University as a Botany-Ecology undergraduate.


Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Standard Elementary Teaching License (4/1/12 - 3/31/17)Pre-primary through Grade 9, and a Grade 5-12 Basic Biology endorsement; I can provide my license number upon request. As of this June, I have 21 years of teaching experience in public and private school, including 4th, incoming 6th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades. My work with students has included math, intervention math, nutrition, botany and environmental science, public speaking, reading, writing, study skills, vocabulary, and designing lessons & activities to fit the needs of students with a rates, levels and intelligences (Blooms).


Study Skills

Hello! I have a Standard Elementary Teaching License (4/1/12 - 3/31/17)Pre-primary through Grade 9, and a Grade 5-12 Basic Biology endorsement; I can provide my license number upon request. My 21 years (this June) teaching experience in public and private school includes yearly preparation for tests, study skills, vocabulary, note-taking and presentation preparations. I have designed activities and lessons to fit the needs of students with different needs and intelligence aspects (Bloom's).


Botany

I have a Standard Elementary Teaching License (4/1/12 - 3/31/17)Pre-primary through Grade 9, and a Grade 5-12 Basic Biology endorsement; I can provide my license number upon request. I have a BS. in Botany and a Master's in Forest Science in addition to my M.A.T., plus 21 years (this June) teaching experience in public and private school with a specialty in the middle school sciences and health. My work in teaching includes life science and environmental science, and I am a Board Member of the Oregon Invasive Species Council.


Nutrition

I have a Standard Elementary Teaching License (4/1/12 - 3/31/17) Preprimary through Grade 9, and a Grade 5-12 Basic Biology endorsement; my license number is 284880. I have a BS. in Botany and a Master's in Forest Science in addition to my M.A.T., plus 21 years (this June) teaching experience in public and private school with a specialty in the middle school sciences and health. My work with students has included nutrition through collaboration with Oregon State University/USDA Food Plate program, gardening education and utilization of the NSF health curriculum for 7th and 8th grades. I am currently working on developing a nutrition-linked gardening program at the elementary school where I have recently worked.