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Oct
04
Welcome Melissa Berry! Handwriting skills and Social Skills! Let her be Your Advocate!




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Melissa Berry


In her own words:







I have over 20 years of experience as an educator; including working as a certified elementary education teacher and a special education teacher; as well as my ESOL certification. I have experience in Special Education Resource classrooms as well as Self Contained classroom. I love teaching and love to see students feeling successful! In the classroom, I used small groups and one on one time to support students. I break down material in fun and manageable ways during a lesson. Reading is a passion and I enjoy teaching it.








I have been trained on the S.P.I.R.E program; a reading readiness program. When teaching writing, I like teaching not only content but the mech...


Sep
08
Calling All Homeschool Parents!


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Aug
22
Hiring Math and Science Tutors

We are looking for math tutors that can tutor grades 4 - high school! We are based in Alpharetta and we offer our clients tutoring online, in student's homes, or in our Alpharetta Office. If you are a teacher that can tutor after work, or retired, and can tutor during the day please apply with us!



Please send resume to lorispencer.teacher@gmail.com



Jun
19
Tutor Of The Month: Peggy Dunleavy!

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Peggy Dunleavy has been a learning disability educator specializing in reading and written instruction for the past 36 years. She was nominated three times in her career for Teacher of the Year at her school. She holds the following teaching certificates: in Elementary K-6 at the Bachelors level, in Interrelated instruction, Emotional and Behavior Disorders and in teaching the Mentally Impaired at the Masters level. At the Specialist level, (2 years beyond her Masters) she holds certifications in both Reading and Leadership. She recently retired from Gwinnett County Schools in June of 2021. During the summer, she completed 40 additional hours of training for Applied Behavior Analysis tea...


Jun
07
What Teachers as Tutors Can Do This Summer!

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Whatever your situation, whatever your comfort Zone, Teachers as Tutors offers the perfect learning environment for your child. Our certified teachers have impressive background experience and many years of teaching in their repertoire.

We Offer:

Orton Gillingham trained teachers


Math tutoring


Reading and writing specialist


Test-taking strategies


Summer prep for the next school year


Reinforcement of curriculum/content


Locations you can Choose From:

Online Tutoring


We utilize Zoom for meetings. It is a


robust web based and free platform.


In-home Tutoring


This is just like it sounds. We can bring tutoring to your home. (In the Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Sugar Hill, Lilburn, Grayson, Loganville, and M...


Jun
06
Welcome Shenaz Lilywala!

Shenaz Lilywala



Shenaz is trained in the Orton Gillingham (OG) approach and has been using and seeing success with it for the last 4 years in her 1st grade classroom. She is passionate about using the OG approach as it gives her the opportunity to provide explicit multisensory instruction that she wished she had. She strongly believes that each and every child should be able to read. She saw how powerful the explicit instruction was that she was able to help her struggling students grow while being a virtual teacher the whole year during the pandemic. She believes in each child’s ability to learn and improve in their skills. Her goal is to be diagnostic and provide explicit instruction ...


Jun
04
Need A Math Tutor With Teaching Experience?

Meet Heidi Driscoll


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Heidi is an educator with more than 20 years’ experience; working with students is what she enjoys most. Her background is in grades 5-10 mathematics and in K-12 special education.

Along with teaching, she has tutoring experience, several years of STEM experience, and hands on experience using multiple different curricula. She believes each child is an individual with his/her own specific needs. Her goal is to give them the most positive and productive experience that she can, and they could possibly hope for!

Heidi tutors in our Alpharetta office; in-home in the Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Duluth, Roswell, and Milton areas. Heidi also tutors online.

May
31
KIM MARIE HEDGES - TUTOR OF THE WEEK!

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Originally an English and Communication dual major graduating Summa Cum Laude from Canisius College of Buffalo, New York, Kim Marie became a certified teacher to share her love of English/Literature studies and Language Arts with children of all ages. She has taught in the elementary and middle grades classrooms for over 15 years, implementing and facilitating a creative literature and grammar curriculum for her classes in both public and private school systems in Georgia, Florida, and Texas. Kim Marie has tutored over 20 years from Pre-K through high school students, specializing in reading comprehension, grammar, writing, and literary analysis.



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May
16
The Orton-Gillingham Approach




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THE ORTON-GILLINGHAM APPROACH






The Orton-Gillingham Approach is a multisensory, structured, sequential, and diagnostic way to teach literacy in reading, writing, and spelling. This approach is associated with one-on-one teacher-student instructional mode. Further, it's always focused upon the learning of the individual student. Orton-Gillingham Practitioners design lessons and materials to work with students at the level they present by pacing instruction and introduction of new materials to their individual strengths and weaknesses.


Space is limited for our certified Orton-Gillingham trained teachers, so please call and reserve your child's space today!


470-546-3320


#Orton-Gillingham





May
09
Summer Literacy and Math Programs










Summer almost upon us and we are looking forward to engage your child in our new summer tutoring workshops taught by first-class certified teachers at our Alpharetta office. These workshops offer you a chance to help your child bridge the gap between their current grade in school and the next one quickly approaching at summer’s end.


We offer programs in Reading, Writing, and Math skills to children of all ages. Teachers As Tutors offers an advantage to other tutoring services, in that we specialize in the subjects that we teach, and the focus is on the individual learner. The students actually get one-on-one attention and the focus is on each child’s particular needs.


This year ...


we are happy to answer any questions: