Diane B.


Diane B.

Tutor

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Will travel 7 miles

$48 per hour.

5.0 4 ratings

Experienced Language Arts/Reading Teacher, Children and Adults

I am a retired elementary school teacher who still loves to see the spark of learning in a child's eye! I have years of experience with kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade learners, but I am equally comfortable with older children and adults. My strengths are in teaching reading, writing, vocabulary, and critical thinking skills. My years of teaching in California schools enable me to access Common Core and other state standards. I am certified to teach English as a second language. Though I am... [more]


Vocabulary


Phonics


Reading


Writing

Having earned a Bachelor's Degree in English at San Diego State University, I have spent years crafting my writing skills, editing newsletters and brochures, and teaching writing to elementary students.


English


ESL/ESOL


Spelling


Handwriting


Elementary (K-6th)

I have a California Clear Credential through National University, a CLAD Certificate, and a Master's Degree in Teaching with Grand Canyon University. My experience spans three decades, and includes public and private education.


Special Needs

My relationships with special needs students covers both professional and personal areas. A requirement for California teachers is completion of coursework in Special Ed. As a credentialed teacher I have had multiple opportunities to mainstream SPED students in my classrooms, as well as assisting SPED teachers in theirs. In addition, I am the mother and grandmother of special needs children.