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1:1 Spelling Tutoring: Fill Gaps, Accelerate Progress, Feel Confident! (6-12Yrs)

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In this 1:1 spelling tutoring, learners will have explicit instruction in fun, engaging lessons and activities. Teaching of spelling rules will be based on initial and ongoing assessment. Supports dyslexic traits. UK or US spelling.

Class Experience

US Grade 1 - 4
Beginner - Advanced Level
To ensure effective tutoring, the teacher suggests meeting 2x per week. Book additional recurring meetings after the initial purchase.
  • - to improve knowledge of spelling patterns in English - to become confident in spelling and writing
- Certified primary school teacher
- Master of Teaching (First Class Honours)
- Bachelor of Arts majoring in Second Language Education
- Certificate in ESOL Home Tutoring.

I absolutely love teaching literacy! I have worked alongside literacy experts in my educational leadership roles and am very experienced in extending gifted learners beyond the scope of their current grade level, as well as accelerating progress for those who need an extra boost. When I see my students' progress, this brings me so much joy, especially when I start to see their confidence grow!

I have several years of classroom experience delivering carefully planned, targeted curriculum to children in primary/elementary schools. My other specialties are literature, ESOL, mathematics, visual arts, and social-emotional skills. I also have experience teaching the Montessori Method, reflected in my calm and caring teaching persona.
Homework Offered
Depending on student needs, students will receive activities to complete for 10-15 minutes a day, 3-5 days a week. Some tasks may include speed word lists, phonics activities, writing activities (linked to phonics or creative text responses), decodable reading passages, and dictation activities.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Assessment is always ongoing during these tutoring sessions, and I will respond to arising needs, gaps, and extension. In the first 1:1 session, I will assess a student's phonemic awareness and spelling appropriate to their year level (or current level if provided before the session, whether that is lower or higher than expected).
Grades Offered
I am happy to create certificates of completion upon request.
1:1 spelling tutoring supports dyslexic traits as these learners need more exposures and explicit teaching of the spelling rules learned in a traditional classroom environment.
- writing notebook 
- pen/pencil
- folder to keep homework activities organised (optional, just helpful!)

Homework activities may need to be printed after some sessions.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
- Activities from the Liz Kane Literacy resource books. Permission to use these activities in online tutoring has been sought and granted.
- A range of other educational resources may be used including games, activities, and worksheets from different sources developed for spelling & literacy lessons.
Joined April, 2024
New on Outschool
Teacher expertise and credentials
Master's Degree from University of Auckland
Bachelor's Degree from Victoria University of Wellington
Hello! My name is Miss T. How exciting to be teaching on Outschool, making connections with an incredible community of learners! I’m a certified primary school teacher with a Master of Teaching and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Second Language... 
1-on-1 Tutoring


per session
Meets on demand
25 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 6-12

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