Location: Dunedin FL USA

Tutoring and Homework Help

Expertise: English and Reading
Subjects: Basic English, ESL: English as a Second Language, Grammar, Journalism, Phonics, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Writing

Charlotte C. of Dunedin FL USA Tutor Profile

Tutor Personal Information

Name: Charlotte C.
Gender: Female   Age: 51-65
Tutoring Style and/or Experience

I believe in creating connections to real world problems during learning and between academic disciplines in a meaningful and joyous way: the highest achievement occurs when the student is unafraid of making a mistake and lessons are challenging, but fun! For instance, while studying the solar system in science, I always emphasize how it is related to math by having students create charts from statistics about the size, temperature, and distance statistics of the other planets to emphasize the differences and similarities between our galactic neighbors and the Earth. Science is related to reading and language by emphasizing prefixes and suffixes of scientific terms and we always explore science in our own lives through the use of real world situations. By having the student give me an example from their everyday life, I can quickly ascertain whether understanding of the concepts being taught has occurred. For example, when studying velocity, the student might make the connection that there is a scientific method to explore how fast a ball traveled when it was thrown while the student was playing baseball, or why different driving speeds result in various arrival times by the bus driver each day.

Tutoring Fee and Tutors Availability

Grades Tutored: Elementary, Middle School, High School, College, Graduate
Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Contract Availability: Long Term or Open-Ended Tutoring Commitments.
Tutoring Rates: $50.00 to $75.00
Sliding Scale: This tutor offers a sliding scale for students with economic hardships.

Tutor Background

Time Spent Tutoring: More than 10 years
Students Tutored: More than 50
Special/Focus Groups: Gifted/Talented,Learning Disabilities,Remedial
Educational Level: Masters
Major: Special Education
School: University of Miami
Awards Teacher of the Year, Finalist , State of Florida 1999

United Way Outstanding Family Values Award, 1999

Miami-Dade County (the nation's 4th largest school system)Teacher of the Year 1998

Beginning Teacher of the Year Miami Dade County and the State of Florida(Exceptional Student Edication)Rookie Teacher 1993-94

James D. Wells Endowment for Character and Achievement, 1992

National College Student of the Year Finalist, 1993

Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1991-1993
Teacher Certification: Yes, Certified as a Teacher