Katrina W.


Katrina W.

Tutor

Wilmington, NC 28411

Will travel 20 miles

$45 per hour.

5.0 23 ratings

Professional Teacher Specializing in Personalized Instruction

I am a full time Special Education Teacher. In the classroom I cover all core subjects (Math, Science, History and English) with a concentration in data driven-results, behavior modification, differentiated instruction, scaffolding and a variety of additional techniques that assist with meeting individualized learning needs of students. EDUCATION Saint Joseph?s University, Philadelphia, PA (Graduate) Earned Master of Science in Education, Fitchburg State University Post-Baccalaureate, Spec... [more]


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Study Skills

I am a fully certified Exceptional Children's (Special Education) Teacher in the state of North Carolina. My area of specialty is working with students to modify negative behaviors through the use of behavior intervention plans and programs, scheduled mentor meetings, and implementation of student-individualized study strategies which may include, but are not limited to: structuring study plans to include frequent breaks for students challenged with attention deficits, adapting lesson plans to focus on student mastery of key concepts and use of verbal, visual and student driven cues to eliminate distractions/negative student behaviors.


Special Needs

I am a fully certified Exceptional Children's (Special Education) Teacher in the state of North Carolina. My licensure area covers K-12 General Curriculum needs as well as Severe/Profound (Adapted Curriculum needs). My education in the subject is at the Master's level, having earned a Master of Science in Education, Special Education from Saint Joseph's University in May 2016.


ADHD

I am a fully certified Exceptional Children's (Special Education) Teacher in the state of North Carolina. My licensure area covers K-12 General Curriculum needs as well as Severe/Profound (Adapted Curriculum needs). My education in the subject is at the Master's level, having earned a Master of Science in Education, Special Education from Saint Joseph's University in May 2016. My area of specialty is working with students to modify negative behaviors that impede learning as a result of ADD/ADHD through the use of behavior intervention methods, plans and programs, scheduling routine mentoring sessions to implement appropriate feedback, and implementation of student-individualized study strategies which may include, but are not limited to: structured study plans to include frequent breaks for students challenged with attention deficits, adapting lesson plans to focus on student mastery of key concepts and use of verbal, breaking down of larger concepts into smaller more manageable tasks, use of preferred learning inventories/methods and student driven cues to eliminate distractions/negative student behaviors that correlate with related attention deficit disorders.


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I am a fully certified Master's level Special Education Teacher within the field of Special Education. My professional experience with ASD spans widely in working within traditional public classroom settings, to working privately with students in the home using ABA methods and extinction and also within a private/clinical setting. My experience has left me well versed to address needs of students with a wide-range of spectrum-based disorders to improve functionality and decrease problematic behaviors.


Praxis

I am a professional educator (licensed). I have successfully completed and passed a number of these exams, after taking the time to understand the layout and questions for the individual exams using information provided directly from the Praxis Website. Study Materials used for study sessions are Praxis approved materials.


Social Studies

I have an undergraduate degree in American Studies. As a Special Education Teacher, I routinely access a wide-array of content areas including within the discipline of Social Studies. I've worked with middle and high school grade students for the last 7 years and have an extensive working and practical knowledge of Social Studies curriculum.


Homeschool

I am a certified, Master's-level Special Education teacher with experience teaching students Home-based. Home Base is North Carolina?s suite of digital classroom management tools and instructional resources for teachers, students, parents and administrators in order to facilitate student learning outside of the traditional classroom setting and within the students home setting.