Please note that I conduct lessons at the West Town or Humboldt Park library. I am a licensed elementary teacher specializing in math and reading tutoring for learners in grades K-3. My teaching philosophy is based on structured inquiry-based learning. My goal as an educator is to begin with questions and discover the answers with my students, using standards, objectives, and scaffolding to facilitate our solutions. Math: I have taught and tutored math for students in grades K-5. My curric... [more]
I have a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in elementary education. I have over a decade of experience writing and editing professionally and have been teaching and tutoring elementary students in language arts, including grammar, for three years.
I have taught readers in grades K-5. This includes instruction done in the classroom, as well as in RTI small groups and one-on-one tutoring. I have a thorough understanding of the Common Core reading standards across grade levels, and have experience teaching phonics, decoding, and fluency, as well as more advanced language arts standards.
I am a professional writer and editor with a bachelor's degree in English and creative writing. I also have a teaching license and experience teaching writing workshop in the elementary classroom.
I have three years experience teaching language arts at the elementary level, including time as a spelling tutor for primary learners. I have also taught spelling at the middle school level.
I have three years experience teaching math to learners in grades K-5. This includes instruction done in the classroom, as well as in RTI small groups and one-on-one tutoring. I have a thorough understanding of the Common Core math standards across grade levels, and have taught several different math curricula, including EnVision, GoMath, and EngageNY.
I hold a professional educator license from the state of Illinois in grades K-9. I have a master's in elementary education and four years of teaching and tutoring experience. I have taught students in all elementary subjects in grades K-5.
I am a licensed elementary teacher. My teacher preparation was based on creating curriculum based on the common core state standards. I have since taught these standards in the classroom.