Do you love learning? I love learning and teaching and can help you love learning too. I have a special gift of helping children see the best in themselves. I can help your child learn what their goals are and how to achieve them and have fun along the way. I do not teach just one way- I teach to your child's needs and learning style. (Yes, there is more than one way to learn!) I love to see the light in a child's eyes when he has learned something new or realizes he already knew it! I wor... [more]
We will make sure we can read the words and learn about prefixes and suffixes and how they can help us figure out the meaning of words. We will learn how to use a dictionary so have this skill for when it might be needed. We will work with work sheets and flash cards.
We will start with evaluating the childs skill level and review where they should be on skills for their grade level. We will work not just on reading word, but how to sound them out. We will work on sight words and word sound families. We will work with work sheet and flash cards. We will work on not just guessing in our reading, but actually reading the words. We will get the whole body working on reading. We will work on comprehesion and get a love for reading instilled in the child.
We will work on the basics of the sounds of letters and letter blends. We will learn about word families and what letters do when they are together in words. We will work on little tips on how to remember how to spell the words. We will work with work sheet and flash cards and spelling drills.
I have worked for years with students in the K-4 ability level and feel that I am very strong laying the foundation in the subject areas of Math- Basics, and Reading and Reading Comprehension. I have been sucessful and helping students become excited to learn and teach others about what they have learned.
We will make sure we learn our letters and their sounds. We will work on letter blends and how they work together in a word. We will work on enjoying reading and tracking our words and train our eyes to read the works eventually without our trackig fingers. We will work with flash cards and worksheets.
We will work on reviewing what is needed to be done at the present time and organize out time. We will learn key words and tips on how to attack tests. We will learn how to write things down in our planners so as to be able to focus on one thing at a time. We will have rewards for achieving out goals.
I can work with students that have the needs of a student with ADD/ADHD/Aspergers and other forms of Autism. We will work together to rechannel any extra energy into our task at hand. We will take breaks when needed to keep the student focused and will work on keeping the mind alert. I will use sounds to refocus the student- for example gently tapping on the desk/table to refocus the eyes. I will us a gentle touch on the wrist to direct student too. I have a lot of experiene with students of Special Needs.
I can coach you on getting that "Dream Job." We will work on employment interview practice skills by conducting a "mock interview." We will work on time management skills. Also we will discuss what is a good way to use your talents to sell yourself on a job interview.
I can work with students that have the needs of a student with ADD/ADHD- We will work together to rechannel any extra energy into our task at hand. We will take breaks when needed to keep the student focused and will work on keeping the mind alert. I will use sounds to refocus the student- for example gently tapping on the desk/table to refocus the eyes. I will us a gentle touch on the wrist to direct student too. I have a lot of experiene with student with ADD /ADHD.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
I will inquire to learn what form of Austism needs to addressed. We will gear the lesson towards to help the student focus and feel good about themselves. We will use visual and verbal commands and learning aids. We will also use sometimes physical aids. (Standing up and moving to learn facts in math and reading etc.)