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1st lesson free!
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Lessons offered by Carol
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
  • Homework help
Levels
  • All Levels

Elementary/Middle School teacher offering homework help and tutoring lessons for grades 1 to 8

Methodology

My teaching method is to show examples and work through examples together with my students. I have also helped students with learning to read using phonics and sight words. After being able to read the words, I have helped students learn how to comprehend what they are reading. Much of my teaching revolves around "practice makes perfect." In reading, math, science, or an other other subject, the more a student practices the material, the better he/she gets with understanding and mastering the material.

Background

I am an elementary/middle school teacher who has be teaching over 30 years. The last 10 years has been spent teaching middle school math and science. I have had experience teaching the lower grades (1 to 4) also. I enjoy teaching and enjoy helping students succeed.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $23/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $22
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $20

Details

Lessons that are cancelled with 48 hours notice are not charged. Lessons cancelled with less than 48 hours notice are 1/2 price.

Lessons offered by Carol
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
  • Homework help
Levels
  • All Levels

Carol's resume

Education and Training
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN
Bachelor of Science in Education
οƒ˜ Elementary Education Major
οƒ˜ Teaching minor in mathematics
οƒ˜ Recognized by Kiwanis Club for mathematics excellence during Junior year
οƒ˜ Recognized on Dean’s List six times
οƒ˜ Graduated with Senior Honors and High Distinction
Professional Experience
Holy Family School January 2018 to March 2018
Teacher
Chicago, IL
οƒ˜ Taught third grade

St. Philip Lutheran School August 2001 to January 2018
Teacher
Chicago, IL
οƒ˜ Taught preschool and kindergarten classes
οƒ˜ Instructed 3rd through 8th grade levels of science classes, coordinating science lab activities with the textbook
οƒ˜ Taught 6th and 7th grade math classes
οƒ˜ Coordinated science fair
οƒ˜ Coached bowling team
οƒ˜ Implemented test prep for seventh grade students

St. Luke Academy August 1980 to June 2001
Teacher
Chicago, IL
οƒ˜ Taught many different grade levels from preschool through eighth grade
οƒ˜ Taught mathematics classes in various grade levels
οƒ˜ Involved in Youth Group
οƒ˜ Taught Sunday School
οƒ˜ Directed school operettas
οƒ˜ Set up classroom website

Achievements
Student Development
οƒ˜ Led study groups for improving standardized test scores, after which all but one student scored above the 50th percentile rank in reading and mathematics for two years in a row
οƒ˜ Set up science lab experiences for students
Parent Communication
οƒ˜ Regularly met with parents to discuss student issues
οƒ˜ Wrote weekly classroom newsletters for parents
οƒ˜ Advised parents during seventh and eighth grades about high school options in Chicago
Teaching Recognition
οƒ˜ Listed in the 2005-2007 edition of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
Certifications
Illinois State Teaching Certification, K-9

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