...Along with my colleagues, we have found that when students are organized and have an established system, significant gains are seen in their academic performance. I have taught English to students of all different proficiency levels. I have worked with students who have recently arrived in the country and students who are struggling with academic vocabulary.
Addison, ILView Tutor
...Similar to drawing, an artist that learns to "lightly sketch" before he/she fills in drawing details, is similar to one taking/making notes while reading, vs. "going all over the place". Sketching and taking mental or written notes provides structure for focusing, often lacking in today's media-filled culture. I generally utilize Spectrum workbooks to enhance my tutoring effectiveness.
Alsip, ILView Tutor
...In this capacity I have worked with students with attentional difficulties in pullout and inclusion classes. I have a masters degree in Special Education and have worked as a special education teacher for five years. I've worked as a one-on-one paraprofessional with a student with Aspergers and had students on the spectrum in my classes.
Forest Park, ILView Tutor
...Receptive vocabulary comprises words that are understood. Productive vocabulary refers to words used in context, where the individuals are able to match the intended meaning. The types of vocabulary needed for success are, reading vocabulary, listening vocabulary, speaking, and writing.
Glenview, ILView Tutor
...I am a retired certified teacher in Elementary Education and Special Education. Currently I substitute in a local elementary school and also do volunteer work with special education students in the area of pet therapy. My schedule in flexible, and I work with students in a quiet environment such as your local library.
Lake Villa, ILView Tutor