...Before entering the world of education, I worked in the film industry as a professional script reader, in high-tech as a sales writer, and in journalism at The Washington Post. I was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to The Catholic University of America, where, in a little over four years, I e...
Chicago, ILView Tutor
...Substitute teaching has given me many hours of experience teaching children in the primary grades the letters of the alphabet and their individual sounds. I've also completed lessons on putting letters (consonant blends, consonant-vowel-consonant) together, sounding them out and then reading the word. There are so many "fun" activities to do to engage children in this learning process.
Highland Park, ILView Tutor
...I have worked with students of all ages. While I was completing both my undergraduate and graduate degree, I volunteered as a tutor at local elementary schools to help students for after school programs. I specifically worked with students who struggled with reading and were also learning English.
Addison, ILView Tutor
...My hope is that all children are at or above grade level and think learning new things is fun. I use various materials for my phonics program including Wilson phonics. I work with consonant and short vowel sound development as well as long vowel spellings.
Elburn, ILView Tutor
...Students who have already mastered the basic methodology may begin with the exploration of song styles and delivery. Opera, Operetta, and Musical Theater are the styles I most enjoy teaching. A long career teaching and directing countless operas, operettas and musicals provides a rich store of knowledge about how to present each form authentically and professionally.
Lake Forest, ILView Tutor