Ms. A.'s Learn to Read tutoring program uses a multisensory approach that incorporates sight, sound, touch and movement to link sounds to words and meaning. The approach is very systematic. Each step in the program includes a mastery assessment and reteaching strategies. The program includes listening, comprehension, and writing.
Ms. A. uses a multisensory, phonics based approached to teach reading.
Multisensory learning involves using multiple senses such as sight, hearing, and touch also known as visual, auditory, and kinesthetic-tactile elements. By incorporating all senses into the learning process different parts of the brain are activated simultaneously, enhancing memory and learning. This provides more ways for understanding new information and more ways to recall it when needed.
Ms. A has a Masters Degree in Special Education and over 20 years experience teaching. She has seen first hand the excitement and engagement students have when working 1:1 and in small group tutoring sessions that employ multisensory curriculum. Ms A. is credentialed and certified by the state of California to teach reading.
Ms. A. will work with your summer plans to create a tutoring schedule that works for your family. The summer is a great time for struggling readers to pull ahead, and for enrichment.
It may only take an extra 30 minutes a couple times a week for you and your child's teacher to notice an improvement. Children have better focus in 1:1 tutoring session than in a classroom full of distractions. Students who practice outside of tutoring sessions progress faster, therefore Ms. A. provides assignments to be completed inbetween sessions.
How much does it cost?
The tutoring programs are customized to fit the needs of your child. For two 30 minute tutoring sessions a week the cost is $200 for four weeks. The tuition increases $100 per four weeks for each additional 30 min session per week.
Where are you located?
Ms. A. tutors from her home based center in South San Jose. The home center has a comfortable waiting area for parents and a quiet learning space for students.
Are there discounts for siblings?
Small groups require a 50 minute tutoring session and the tuition is less per student.
What if I need to cancel a tutoring session?
Cancelled sessions can be made-up as long as there is 24 hour notice of the cancellation by voice message or text message.
What about holidays?
Tutoring sessions that fall on a holiday are rescheduled.
What is your refund policy?
There are no refunds. The minimum commitment is four weeks or 4 hours. Tutoring sessions can be rescheduled provided there is a 24 hour cancellation notice by phone or text message.
Do you provide homework help?
Homework help can be customized into a child's program.
Do you offer Math tutoring?
Ms. A. does not offer a math tutoring program however, she will assist students K-5, with math homework.