I am a passionate, dedicated, and determined educator who is very much interested in tutoring your 5th grader in Math. I am also a licensed Illinois educator who is not only highly qualified to teach 5th grade, but has taught 5th grade for 12 years. During my 25 year teaching experience, I implemented and mastered numerous strategies appropriate for helping students reach their full potential when studying Math. Within the last 8 - 10 years, I tutored students in Reading, English/Writing, and... [more]
I taught Spelling five times each weekday. I also provided test and feedback on weekly spelling tests. Spelling was also enforced in all writing assignments. To aid in the confusion of commonly misspelled words, all students were provided with a Commonly Misspelled Word List, as well as a "Write It Right" list. These two handouts were kept in a student Writing binder for easy referencing when needed.
I have taught in the elementary school system for 25 years. During this time I have taught kindergarten, fourth, fifth, and sixth grades. I am a lifelong learner and therefore, am not shy at learning new strategies to meet the needs of my students. Technology is incorporated into my lessons as a means of engaging the student. Depending on what your students interests are, he/she will be required to read literature, watch videos, make critical thinking/problem solving decisions, keep notes, and complete a project at the end of the unit.
I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with an area of concentration in Deaf and Hard of Hearing. While my certification allows me to teach grades K-9th, I am highly qualified to teach K-5. Although I have taught in the elementary school setting for 25 years, most of my experience has been educating 4th and 5th graders. I have also participated in various after school tutoring programs.
I have used Microsoft Publisher to aid students in submitting project based tests. Students have completed brochures using Microsoft Publisher as a means of completing an English project which identified various nouns (common, proper, singular, plural, and possessive), capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and abbreviations. Students also created posters, calendars, cards, and timelines for various other units. I have taught in the elementary school setting for 25 years. Most of my experience has been educating 4th and 5th graders.
I am a highly qualified, Illinois certified elementary education teacher. I have taught elementary school for 25 years and have tutored students before and after school for not less than 7 years. I am resourceful, seeking various methods to use with students so as to keep them engaged and motivated. Hence, I incorporate technology as an aid in delivering instruction, as well as providing an electronic means of interaction for students, which aid in my ability to be sure to teach to all learning styles.