She is very well prepared for the lesson and she has been on time. She is very personable and patient. She speaks clearly so that I can understand her better.
Miae K. from Olympia, WA
"Elementary School Tutor "
In the younger grades, reading instruction is focused on sounding out words, building vocabulary, and developing fluency and expression. Comprehension is enhanced through pictures.
As readers become more efficient in these skills, there is more focus on comprehension and literacy elements such as main idea, inference, and drawing conclusions.
In the upper grades, vocabulary and text analysis is more complex.
Whatever the age of the student, developing a life-long love of the written word is the goal. ... More
"Special Needs Students"
Reading programs are generally designed using content area reading in both science and social studies. Reading selections are developmentally sequential with schema and conceptual hierarchies that build on previous lessons. Reading strategies include identifying the main idea, recognizing details, cause and effect relationships, and drawing conclusions. Summarizing skills are developed through using visual memory to recall sequential material, and key concepts. This is implemented by exercises that focus on decoding and encoding that are developed at the same time.
Lessons also involve readin ... More
"English, Reading, Writing, Public Speaking All Ages"
I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, and am a certified teacher with endorsements in English, Language Arts, and History. My teaching experience includes students in grades 3-12 in private and public schools. It has been my joy to guide many students through their challenges to reach or exceed grade level in their writing, reading, and English skills!
Your ideal tutor cares about your personal progress and enjoys making your learning interesting. Patience, planning, and caring about yo... ... More
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Ingrid S. from Lacey, WA
"If I can teach my parents, I can teach you!"
I have been working with desktop computers since 1982! I have worked with every version of Microsoft's Operating System, and every version of Office. I have installed and configured multiple home networks; both wired and wireless. If you need to learn the basics of computer use, I'm you're guy! ... More
"The Next Evolution: Applying precision and fluidity to learning."
To Prospective Students:
I approach tutoring as an opportunity to share with clients some of the knowledge and strategies I have picked up since I began working with students over twenty years ago. My teaching experience has been diverse, spanning the fields of martial arts, combat medicine, and college math and writing. Ten years before I became a parent myself, I was tutoring high school students in the humanities, and fellow soldiers who were preparing to take college equivalency tests.... ... More
"College Student specializing in Japanese and Art home for Summer."
I am a 21 year old Liberal Arts student that is currently attending Willamette University in Salem Oregon. My specialties are Japanese and Art. I have currently taken 8 years of Japanese Language courses and have traveled abroad to Japan in the past. I specialize in drawing and digital painting as I have been drawing all of my life. I have also been taking courses in college as well as a specialized course in high school. I also have experience in childcare having been a counselor in training... ... More
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