D. S.


D. S.

Tutor

San Pedro, CA 90732

Will travel 10 miles

$60 per hour.

5.0 6 ratings

Reading/Math Specialist and Special Educator

I am a retired special ed teacher with over 30 years of experience. I specialize in remedial reading and math particularly at the elementary level. I am an avid reader and love imparting the joy of reading with others. I get excited helping students learn to grasp math concepts. I have experience with common core standards and writing/meeting IEP goals. I also have experience with various disabilities which qualify for special ed intervention. I enjoy interacting with students of all ages. I... [more]


Vocabulary


Reading


Writing


Spelling


Elementary Math


Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Life credential for multiple subjects in grades K-8 issued in CA. I have 30 years experience teaching students in grades 1-7 in public school in the state of CA. Many of those years were in first grade teaching beginning reading and writing as well as building a foundation in math, science, and social studies.


Phonics

Many of my years as a teacher were in first grade teaching beginning reading which includes phonics to decode words, and writing which includes phonics to encode words. I have a Life credential for multiple subjects in grades K-8 in CA. I also have a Learning Handicapped Specialist credential in CA, and I have an autism certificate attached to my credential. I have over 30 years experience teaching students in public schools.


Study Skills

I have 30 years experience teaching students in grades 1-7 in public school in the state of CA. Many of those years were in first grade teaching beginning reading and writing as well as building a foundation skills in math, science, and social studies. I have a Life credential for multiple subjects in grades K-8 in CA.


Special Needs

I have a Learning Handicapped Specialist credential in CA, and I have an autism certificate attached to my credential. I have over 30 years experience teaching students in public schools.


ADHD

I have nearly 15 years experience teaching ADD/ADHD students in public school. I have a Life credential for multiple subjects in grades K-8 in CA. I also have a Learning Handicapped Specialist credential in CA.


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I have nearly 15 years experience teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in public school. I have a Life credential for multiple subjects in grades K-8 in CA. I also have a Learning Handicapped Specialist credential in CA, and I have an autism certificate attached to my credential.


Dyslexia

I have over 30 years experience teaching students with dyslexia and other reading difficulties in public school. I have a Life credential for multiple subjects in grades K-8 in CA. I also have a Learning Handicapped Specialist credential in CA, and I have an autism certificate attached to my credential.


Hard of Hearing

I have a Life credential for multiple subjects in grades K-8 in Ca. I also have a Learning Handicapped Specialist credential in Ca, and I have an autism certificate attached to my credential. I have nearly 15 years experience teaching students with special needs in public school. This includes communication handicapped, deaf, and hard of hearing students using lip reading and FM devices.


Handwriting

I have a Life credential for multiple subjects in grades K-8 issued in CA. I have 30 years experience teaching students in grades 1-7 in public school in the state of CA. Many of those years were in first grade teaching beginning reading and writing as well as building a foundation in math, science, and social studies. Handwriting was also part of this teaching.


Common Core

I have a Life credential for multiple subjects in grades K-8 in Ca. I also have a Learning Handicapped Specialist credential in Ca, and I have an autism certificate attached to my credential. I have over 30 years experience teaching in public schools in southern Ca. I participated in a Certificate program through Lawndale School District and ongoing professional development to gain experience with the common core standards.