Jan M.


Jan M.

Tutor

Seattle, WA 98177

Will travel 10 miles

$50 per hour.

5.0 23 ratings

Effective Writing, College Prep and Elementary Reading

I have been a teacher for 27 years, teaching high school English, College Literature, Elementary Special Education Reading and Writing, and Middle School Language Arts for Special Education students. I am also National Board Certified with a PhD in Communications. My three areas of focus are: Writing from grades 4-12; College Prep; and Elementary Reading for struggling students. I specialize in writing, helping students to improve writing fluency and content, from 4th grade to high schoo... [more]


Vocabulary


Grammar


Reading


Writing


English


Literature


Proofreading


SAT Reading


SAT Writing


PSAT


SSAT


Spelling


ACT Reading


ACT English


Elementary Math


Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified teacher and have been an elementary teacher for 6 years. I am National Board Certified and have a PhD in Communications. I have also tutored elementary students for an additional 4 years.


Phonics

I have been a teacher for 27 years and specialize in early literacy using the Process Assessment of the Learner program from the University of Washington. Typically my students advance in skills two years for each calendar year I work with them. I am National Board certified and have a PhD in Communications.


Study Skills

I am a certified teacher who has worked with special education students for 13 of my 27 years of teaching. At present one of my teaching assignments involves teaching organizational strategies and study skills to special education students. I am National Board certified as a Special Education teacher and have a PhD in Communications. I have also been tutoring for 3 years, supporting student study habits as well as other areas.


Special Needs

I am a certified Special Education Teacher and I have been teaching Special Education for 13 of my 27 years of teaching. I am also the parent of two special needs sons and helping them to get through college and succeed in life has helped me to develop more skills to help other students. I am National Board Certified and have a PhD in Communications.


Career Development

I have been a teacher and tutor for 27 years. I have worked extensively with high school students to plan and prepare for careers. I have a PhD in Communications and am a National Board Certified teacher. I have a program that I use which has been developed through the State of Washington to help students with future career readiness.


College Counseling

I have been a teacher for 27 years, working with high school English students and with college applications. Through tutoring I have helped students pass the SAT/ACT and write essays and applications. All of the students I have worked with have gotten into the college of their choice. I have a PhD in Communications, taught English and Public Speaking at the University of Washington and am a National Board Certified teacher.


ADHD

I am a certified Special Education teacher and I have been working with ADD/ADHD students for 13 years. I am also National Board Certified to teach Special Education diagnoses such as ADD/ADHD. I have a PhD in Communications.


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I am a certified Special Education teacher with 27 years experience. I am also the parent of 3, one of whom has been diagnosed with high functioning autism and another with Asperger Syndrome. I have worked hard with my own sons to help them through college and successful employment. I have a PhD in Communications and am National Board Certified in Special Education.


Dyslexia

I am Certified Special Education teacher with 27 years experience. I work with diagnoses like dyslexia successfully every day. My students typically advance 2 years academically for every year a work with them. I also have a PhD in Communications. I am dyslexic myself and know the challenges as well as how to successfully overcome them.


ISEE

I have taught and tutored middle school students for 7 of my 27 years of teaching. I have also successfully prepared students for the ISEE test. I am National Board Certified and I have a PhD in Communications.