I have 10 years experience as a First Grade Teacher. I have a love of reading and books! My specialty is reading and writing. Learning should be a positive experience and something each child looks forward to. Each child needs to know they can do it and be successful and they will be. I have seen progress and success in all my students. I love teaching and tutoring because I love children. They are our future. I want every child to get off to a good start in their education which will le... [more]
I taught first grade for 10 years in an elementary public school. I have taught reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary and comprehension as well as other core curriculum areas. I tutored after school with students from grades K-5. I have also worked with the Literacy Council tutoring adults to read. I have a BA in Anthropology (summa cum laude) and a BS in Elementary Education.
I taught first grade in public school for 10 years. I have also taught in a Title I Reading Lab. In addition, I have volunteered with the Literacy Council and Reading Connections in teaching adults to read and write. Reading and Writing are the main focus in first grade and all grades. I taught reading using a phonics based approach reinforced by guided reading sessions. I have a BA in Anthropology and a BS in Elementary Education. I have taken graduate courses in reading. I have also participated in numerous reading workshops offered by the public school system.