Linda T.


Linda T.

Tutor

Loveland, CO 80538

Will travel 30 miles

$55 per hour.

4.4 5 ratings

Well-educated, experienced certified specialized tutor!

I have been a tutor and a teacher of English, reading, language arts, math, spelling, speed reading, and grammar for 35 years. I hold a bachelor's in English and a Master's in Education with endorsements in reading and special education. I had a tutoring business in Fort Collins for nine years and now tutor in Loveland, CO. I also taught English, reading and special education in the public schools, and speed reading and study skills at the college level. Additionally, for thirteen years, I wa... [more]


Grammar

I taught and tutored grammar as an English teacher early in my career. Since that time, I also created a Grammar Game for Teachers. I still love teaching and tutoring grammar today with great success!


Reading

Reading: M.Ed., reading specialist, special education K-12 26 years experience working with dyslexics. Use the he Lindamood-Bell system, other dyslexic strategies, as well as some I designed myself.


Study Skills

I passed the study skills proficiency quiz for Wyzant's platform and am highly qualified to teach this area. I am particularly qualified to teach this at the college level since I have taught these very classes at CSU...and have worked with numerous college students individually as well.


English

I have a degree in English Education and have taught junior high English in the past. I have a Master's Degree in Education and have been a professional tutor for 30 years.


Proofreading

I am a professional English educator and was a professional proofreader at one time for Poudre High School. I have taught at the college level and have a English Education degree as well as a Master's in Education. I am an excellent writer.


Phonics

I have a Master's in Education with endorsements in reading and special education. I am certified as a reading specialist and have studied phonics, phonetics, and phonemic awareness through several avenues including the Lindamood-Bell system. I am well-versed in dyslexia, and remediating with phonics is a tried and true method to treat this and other reading disorders and spelling difficulties. I also grew up learning phonics and was a reader by the time I entered school - winning several book awards for my ability to apply phonics to decoding new words and mastering books above my grade level.


ADHD

Besides my Master?s in reading and special education, I have taken numerous workshops on ADHD - diagnosis and treatment of such - including training from Barkley, Levine, Lindamood-Bell, CHADD, John Taylor, and numerous others. I also held positions on the Poudre School District Task Force for ADHD, The Treehouse Center for ADHD and Learning Disabilities, and have provided consultation to doctors and therapists on mutual clients for such. Additionally I consulted with and gave talks to the local chapter for Parents of ADHD and was gifted their extensive library of materials when they disbanded.


Dyslexia

Besides my Master?s in reading and special education, I have taken numerous workshops on dyslexia - diagnosis and treatment of such - including training from Barkley, Levine, Shaywitz, Lindamood-Bell, Orton-Gillingham, Scottish-Rite, Wilson?s, Barton, and other experts on dyslexia. I also held a position The Treehouse Center for ADHD and Learning Disabilities, and have provided consultation to doctors and therapists on mutual clients for such. Additionally I consulted with and gave talks to various groups on dyslexia.