Maureen F.


Maureen F.

Tutor

Carol Stream, IL 60188

Will travel 20 miles

$50 per hour.

4.72 109 ratings

K-8- Reading, Math and Study Skills, LD, Dyslexia

I am a licensed teacher (Elementary, Secondary, Learning/Behavior Specialist) with a wealth of experience teaching and tutoring students for over 25 years. I have an MA in Special Education. I have taught in public schools and private tutoring centers. I have a great deal of experience with the Wilson Language System, an Orton-Gillingham approach that greatly increases the reading ability of dyslexic students and other students struggling with reading. I also tutor in Common Core math skills,... [more]


Algebra 1


Vocabulary


Grammar


Geometry


Prealgebra


Reading

I have training in the Wilson Language System and have a MA degree in Special Education.


English


Spelling


ACT Reading


ACT English


ACT Math


Elementary Math

I have taught for over 25 years, mainly focusing on reading and math. I am patient and identify what is blocking performance in these areas. I use many strategies to help students achieve.


Elementary Science


Elementary (K-6th)

I have an MA in Special Education and an Elementary Teaching License. I have over 25 years experience teaching and tutoring elementary students. I have provided and taught the math curriculum for home-schooled students. I taught every subject in the Elementary Curriculum in self-contained classes as well as resource rooms and tutoring settings.


Phonics

I have a great deal of background in teaching reading and phonics, including an MA in Special Education. I am a licensed teacher. I have taught many Dyslexic students, primarily though multi-sensory Orton-Gillingham programs such as the Wilson Language System. I have been trained in the Wilson Language System.


Study Skills

I have always helped students develop their study skills. Especially as a resource teacher and as a tutor, it is essential to help students develop study skills and Executive Functioning Skills to help them earn better grades.


Special Needs

I have held a Learning Behavior Specialist license (previously a certificate) for over 25 years. I have experience as a special needs teacher in public schools as a self-contained teacher and as a resource teacher. I have tutored throughout my life and specialized in teaching special needs students with learning disabilities.


ADHD

I have a BA in Psychology and an MA in Special Education. I have worked with many ADD and ADHD students.


Dyslexia

I have a BA in Psychology and an MA in Special Education. I have over 25 years experience working with Dyslexic students and am trained in Orton-Gillingham methods, such as Wilson Language.


Handwriting

I have an MA in Special Education and an Elementary Teaching License. I have helped many students learn to write properly. I have helped students improve their handwriting. I have used programs such as Handwriting Without Tears.