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Ann W.|Waller, TX

$30-75/hr 10 yrs exp

Certified Teacher With Decades Of Experience Offers Inspired Tutoring In W. Houston And Online

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**Experienced and Engaging Online Tutoring Also Available** I have offered online tutoring to my students for years. It serves us well for when they are ill, out of town, or when I need to help them remotely with their technology. I can help you now - safely - in the comfort of your home. I am a certified 6-12 grade math teacher with classroom teaching experience, computer programming experience, IT management experience, adult training/professional development experience, and over 30 years of private tutoring experience. I have amassed a wealth of insight into the nuances of learning. My experience has shown me how to help make any content interesting and meaningful to the person with whom I am working. It has provided me insight into the most troubled learners, which allows me to help them in effective and promising ways. I empower students to become creative, curious, and independent problem-solvers. Let's talk about how I can help you and your learner.
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Reviewed by Eric L. 5/5 stars
Ann is really wonderful! She has been working with my daughter for about 4 months now, and it is very clear to me that she is a kind and caring teacher who has obviously been very successful working with kids for a long time. I know my daughter can be stubborn, but her self-confidence and pride has really grown just in this short amount of time in working with Ann. The positive results speak for themselves, and we plan to continue working with Ann until my daughter finishes her academic career.
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Alfina W.|Denver, CO

$30-50/hr 10 yrs exp 49 yrs old

Licensed Professional Teacher with Special Education Endorsement and Over 20 years of Experience Teaching Children and Adults with Special Needs; ESLL and Gifted/Talented - Serving Denver Metro and Vicinity.

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I have over 20 Years of Extensive Tutoring, Educational Counseling, Mental Health Services, Client Advocacy, and Special Education Teaching experiences. Seven years of Special Education teaching experience provided insight into differences in learning styles, issues of learning disabilities including ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, and Autism Spectrum Disorders, and how these impact higher education experiences. Qualified administrator and interpreter of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator for career skills and major selection. Certified as a Qualified Parent Trainer in Communication by Family Team Institute, Ft. Myers, Florida. Fluent in French, Indonesian, Sundanese, and conversant in Russian and Japanese. I am trained and Certified in Orton Gillingham reading methods by the State of Hawaii Dept. of Education, during the 2008-2009 School Year. I was trained directly by the Statewide Special Education Literacy Resource Teacher Trainer of the Hawaii State Department of Education. I am also trained in the Wilson Foundation and Wilson Reading Program, which is the more "children friendly" version of the Orton Gillingham methods, for which I attended annual training conducted by Colorado Department of Education.
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Reviewed by Christina U. 5/5 stars
Alfina has been working with our daughter, E., for about 5 weeks, and I am extremely pleased with E's progress so far. Early on, Alfina conducted assessments on E. to understand her strengths and weaknesses. From that information, Alfina was able to establish a baseline to track E's progress and to tailor the lessons for her. Alfina comes prepare with the tools to make the most of her time with E. I am very impressed with Alfina's depth of knowledge, and her preparation for each lesson. The improvement in E's reading, writing and math skills is evident.
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