I've worked as a full-time, professional tutor for the last twelve years. In the wide field of test prep, my areas of specialty include GRE, GMAT, ACT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests (literature and U.S. history), the CARS section of the MCAT, AP tests (literature, language, all histories, human geography,...
Chicago, ILView Tutor
...Real words as well as nonsense words are used. I also use some sight word recognition. Many words are not pronounced phonically and need to be recognized rather than decoded.
Elburn, ILView Tutor
...I have taught every subject at the middle school level (reading, English, math, history, and science) even though it was a self-contained classroom I followed the general education curriculum. I provided more structure, visualization tools, and scaffolding measures to help my students. I have also co-taught and held my own classes at the high school level in pre-algebra and algebra 1.
Itasca, ILView Tutor
...Encouraging students and letting them know their hard work and interests is valued is an important part of the tutoring process. Using their interests, experiences, and prior knowledge enhance their ability to enjoy learning and retain information. I am a retired certified teacher in Elementary Education and Special Education.
Lake Villa, ILView Tutor
...As a substitute teacher in two different school districts, there are a large number of jobs that are able to be chosen in a given time period. Since I know Reading is one of the most important, if not the most important, subjects to learn and to teach, I often take a job as a Reading teacher. T...
Bolingbrook, ILView Tutor