...I also have had training in the Orton-Gillingham method of reading and spelling instruction which was developed by Samuel Orton specifically for remediation of students with dyslexia. I have tutored children in the elementary grades in reading, writing and math for over 10 years. I have a Master's Degree in Special Education in which I learned about various methods for teaching reading.
Casa Grande, AZView Tutor
...I recognize that such children have limitations caused by the reactions of the disorder on their ability to pay attention and focus on the materials and classroom environment, some of these children have attention spans of only seconds. I work with students and families to gradually increase the...
Tempe, AZView Tutor
...I help students navigate the skills they need to learn in order to excel in Geometry. I have taught elementary math both one-on-one and in a classroom setting. It is extremely rewarding to me to help give younger students a firm grounding in the basic principles of arithmetic and basic number concepts that will carry them through subsequent years of math classes.
Chandler, AZView Tutor
...The French mathematician Lagrange once said that a teacher doesn't really understand his subject until he can explain it to a man on the street. I once took Lagrange's challenge to be able to explain the fundamental theorem of calculus to "a man on the street". I asked my barber to envision she was in a drugged stupor in a semi-private hospital room as the nurse pulls on the privacy curtain.
Tucson, AZView Tutor
...I was the language arts department chair for six years and a team leader for four. I also was one of five teachers who developed a curriculum map for 60,000 middle school students. To this day, I still keep in touch with my former students and colleagues.
Queen Creek, AZView Tutor