Location: Hampton VA USA

Tutoring and Homework Help

Expertise: English and Reading
Subjects: Phonics, Reading, Reading Comprehension

Theresa K. of Hampton VA USA Tutor Profile

Tutor Personal Information

Name: Theresa K.
Gender: Female   Age: 41-50
Tutoring Style and/or Experience

I am a Certified Orton-Gillingham Multisensory teacher and mother of a child who has the gift of dyslexia. My teaching background consists of substitute teacher for city schools, volunteering remedial reading for adults and children, although I prefer to work with children. My educational background consist of BS in Information Systems and currently seeking my Masters in Elementary Education. I have a complete background check and have 11 years in the military, 5 of which I was an instructor.

The Orton-Gillingham multisensory curriculum is approved by the International Dyslexia Association as being the most highly effective teaching method for students with Dyslexia and certain Learning Disabilities. It is an intensively structured curriculum for ages 6 9th grade that focuses on:

Phonemic Awareness
Grapheme Correspondence
Multisensory Teaching
Language Decoding
Structured Phonics Sequencing
Reading Comprehension
Synthetic Phonics
Support to Home School Teachers

In addition to the multisensory teaching for Dyslexics and LD, I also tutor Reading programs designed for PreK to 6th grade:

Remedial Phonics
Remedial Vocabulary
Basic Organization Skills
Computer Skills

Tutoring Fee and Tutors Availability

Grades Tutored: Elementary
Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Contract Availability: Long Term or Open-Ended Tutoring Commitments.
Tutoring Rates: $25.00 to $50.00
Sliding Scale: This tutor offers a sliding scale for students with economic hardships.

Tutor Background

Time Spent Tutoring: 6-10 years
Students Tutored: 10-25 students
Special/Focus Groups: Learning Disabilities
Educational Level: Bachelors
Major: Business Management
School: Southwestern University
Awards Certified Orton-Gillingham teacher for Dyslexics and students with certain LD (Learning Disabilities)
Teacher Certification: No