Tutor for My 5 Yro

Updated on July 15, 2010
A.A. asks from Overland Park, KS
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I'm looking for someone who has an educational background and would be interested in tutoring my 5 yro in reading @ 2-3x a week, i have been working with her at home but i feel we would get better results if she had someone outside the family work with her. if anyone knows anybody please pass on their information. thanks

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Did you check out the summer program at hoppy2learn.com? Its featuring a low price for Mamapedia moms and is great for prek-8th grade. It features reading, math, science and history. Its online, state standard learning aligned and all accessible online.

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answers from Kansas City on


Is your child having a particular difficulty with reading? do you need someone with special ed background? Is your child in Kindergarten and does his/her teacher recommend outside help? Usually the best way to increase reading is simply to read to your child. Little brains are amazing!



answers from Kansas City on

My friend actually has an elementary ed degree and is a SAHM and tutors on the side. Her name is Cathy Holtorf and is located in Gardner KS. Her phone # is ###-###-####. Give her a call and she would be glad to help you out!



answers from Kansas City on

I admire your wanting to help your daughter. You are her mom and have to decide what is best for her...but, I will give you my opinion. I think you would be wasting money by paying a tudor. Read to her a lot! Work on letter recognition and get some "sight word" books. Most kids do not start reading until they are in first grade. Just work with her a lot. Make it a fun time such as a field trip to a local shopping center to find all the words that start with "__ Letter" then stop at the book store to find a book with that letter in the title. Do not feel pressured to make her the smartest kid in her age bracket...she will learn at her own time! You sound like a great mom who is willing to do anything for her daughter.....but, if I were you I would save that money for other things. Good luck. C.



answers from Kansas City on

Hi A.,

I would love to help you out! I am a stay at home mom with one daughter. Before she came along I was a special education teacher at the elementary level. I worked at Center Elementary here in Kansas City. Teaching reading was my favorite thing to do! I taught 1 year at the Middle School level and 2 years at the Elementary level. I plan on going back to teaching elementary school when my children are in school themselves. Where do you live? What times are you needing? I am still figuring out how much I will charge; I have been thinking of doing tutoring for quite awhile now.

Thank you!
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