Anne A.


Anne A.

Tutor

Claremont, CA 91711

Will travel 5 miles

$65 per hour.

4.85 87 ratings

Outstanding Credentialed and Experienced Professional Tutor

I have taught in both public and private schools in both New York and California. I have a Life Credential in Multiple Subjects K-12 and adults, and a Life Reading Specialist Credential in both New York and California. I have also completed graduate level classwork towards earning a Preliminary Mild/Moderate Special Education Credential. I have been a classroom teacher (elementary level), a reading specialist, a special education teacher, an ESL Specialist, and am currently a Community Colle... [more]


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Reading

I am a certified reading/ language arts specialist with many years of experience working with pre-school and primary grade students as a classroom teacher, reading specialist and tutor. I have also worked at the Literacy Center of the Monrovia Public Library working with pre-school and primary grade students.


Writing

I am a reading/writing specialist, and currently teach a community college class in these areas. I also do individual tutoring of middle school through college level students in reading and writing.


English

I have been an English Language Reading and Writing Specialist in the Public Schools, and have worked with many students who have difficullty with reading comprehension, vocabulary and spelling. I have also worked in the Public Library Literacy Center with students who have difficulty in these areas.


ESL/ESOL

My teaching credential included CLAD certification to be qualified to teach English Second Language Skills to English Language Learners. I am also a Reading/Language Credentialed Specialst with many years working in Public Schools with Reading/Language Development. I was also employed as an English Second Language Specialist in the Glendale Unified School District, an adult ESL Instructor at Rosemead Adult School, and an ESL Specialist at Glendale Unified School District.


Literature


Proofreading

I have experience as an elementary classroom teacher and have worked as a Reading/Writing Specialist. I have excellent training and practical skills helping elementary students with their writing skills and have assisted them with proofreading and revising of their rough drafts.


SAT Reading

I am a qualified and experienced read/writing/ vocabulary credentialed teacher. I have access to SAT practice exams to assist students in their preparation for this test. I also can suggest suitable test-taking strategies for standardized tests like the High School SAT examination.


SAT Writing


TOEFL

I have taught ESL classes to adults and also teach at a community college. I hold bilingual certification in the Public School System.


Spelling


ACT Reading


Elementary (K-6th)

I am a credentialed K-12 grade teacher with experience teaching elementary classrooms as well as reading specialist experience.


Phonics

I am an experienced elementary classroom and reading specialist teacher in the CA elementary public school system.


Study Skills

I have been an elementary classroom teacher, a reading specialist, an ESL Specialist, and a special education resource specialist in the CA Public School System. In these positions I have often been asked to assist students with their study skills. I have shown students how to locate important information in their textbooks and classroom notes, how to locate and learn important vocabulary and concepts, and how to skim textbooks.


Special Needs

I have completed Level 1 graduate level classes in special education in the area of mild/moderate disabilities and have been employed as a resource specialist teacher in the CA public school system for 7 years.


ADHD

I took classes through National University and earned a Preliminary Level 1 Resource Specialist Credential. After that I worked as a Special Education Resource Teacher in the CA Public Schools for 7 years working with elementary age students. In this position I worked with many students who were diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, exhibiting behaviors such as not being able to sit still, difficulty listening, impulsivity, not being able to focus, being overactive, not being able to control behavior, or a combination of these. Through small group or individual instruction, I was able to help these students progress in their studies using a variety of approaches that helped them to focus and control the behaviors that were interfering with their learning.


Anthropology

I majored in Anthropology at Hunter College, N.Y. I am currently a part-time Instructor at the Community College Level teaching textbook reading classes. I also tutor students in writing at one of the Claremont, CA colleges.


CBEST

I have taken CBEST to become certified as a CA public school teacher. I have taught elementary classrooms, middle school and elementary RSP students, and have been employed as a reading specialist in the CA public schools for many years. My scores on CBEST were high, as well as the language scores. I am qualified to assist students in passing this test, and have EXCELLENT TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES to suggest.


Dyslexia

I have a Master's Degree in Education With an Emphasis in Reading. My classwork included classes which qualified me to teach dyslexic students. I have been employed as a Reading Specialist in the public school system for numerous years, and have extensive experience working with dyslexic students. I also have taken Level 1 graduate level classes in special education in the area of mild/moderate disabilities, including dyslexia. I have been employed as a Special Education Resource Specialist in the CA Public School System for 7 years, mostly at the elementary level.