Tutoring, Intervention, and Enrichment

 

Offering One-on-One Tutoring Sessions & 11 Intervention & Enrichment Classes: Along with Summer Group Classes

 

In my classes and sessions,  I cover the affirmations of strengths of having a neurodifference and view them as “gifts” such as we are highly intelligent and have the ability to use tools and strategies to compensate for struggles to read, write, or spell.  DURING CLASSES: I observer their acute interactions and stressors when learning this is why my classes include the My ELBERT™ program which is based on the “whole child” and complete learning differences including the nature and nurture of the neurodifference.

 

One-on-One Tutoring Sessions

Description– I also tutor one-on-one  in the following areas:

READING (ALL LEVELS)

Math Including Applied Word Problems

Creative Writing

Phonological Awareness- Alphabetics

Language, Listening Skills & Working Memory

Remembering Calm Including PYAM DAILY

Spelling & Sight Words

Expressive & Receptive Language

Handwriting Including Cursive

Vocabulary & Comprehension Including

Content Literacy, Text Analysis, & Reading In Research

Grade Readiness

Career & College Readiness…As Well as: Life Skills

ACT/SAT Test Prep./Study Skills

Gifted Help &  Twice Exceptional NOW Available

 NOW Including GIFTED

 

Offered: Zoom.us, Work With Me ON A Time That Is Convenient For You

Cost for One-On-One:  30 min. $45 per session ($35 each for 2)

45 Min. $55 per session ($45 each for 2)

 

ELBERT™ Summary of Stages of Literacy Development Of Intervention & Classes

Emergent Phase: Phonological Awareness, Working Memory, Alphabetics

Beginning Phase: Phonemic Awareness, Working Memory, & Phonics

Early Phase: “Word Level”- Words in Isolation

Intermediate/Advanced Phases

Type of Reading– “I Read Only” (Model, Model, Model”) *might be more of a “writer” than reader at this point

Recommend:

Intervention Class #1

Enrichment Class #6

*along with the 2 ELBERT™ Enrichment Classes

Type of Reading- “I Read” (Model, Model, Model”) 

Recommend:

Intervention Class #2

Enrichment Class #6

*along with the 2 ELBERT™ Enrichment Classes

Type of Reading- “We Read” Choral, Echo Read, Cloze Read on Instructional Level Trade Books

Recommend:

Intervention Class #3

*along with the 2 ELBERT™ Enrichment Classes

Intermediate Phase: “Phrases & Sentences Level” 

Type of Reading- “You Read” Independent Reading

Recommend:

Intervention Class #4, 5

*along with the 2 ELBERT™ Enrichment Classes

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Advanced Phase: Fluent at Grade Level (just reinforcement)

Recommend:

Enrichment Classes (except #1)

*along with the 2 ELBERT™ Enrichment Classes

*not sure which classes ask about my evaluations

 

Cook’s 2021 SUMMER Fun Online

Educational Camp: Will Open The Door to Learning Empathy

DATES

JUNE 14-JULY 23, 2021

Book Now *off July 3-5th

 

5 Intervention Classes

Offered: Zoom.us, Work With Me ON A Time That Is Convenient For You

Cost for Group Classes:  30 min. $25 per session ($15 each for 2)

45 Min. $35 per session ($25 each for 2)

 

#1 Reading Specialist Ready To Help

Class Description: Reading Specialist Ready To Help. Now I offer it also in small group sessions for those working with explicit teaching,  phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, and letter-sound relationship to develop their phonic accuracy, automaticity, and self-regulation. This class is also a very systematic, structured, and sequential manner. This instruction comes from my program Oh Good Golly which includes a hybrid of OG and Montessori inspired methods.

 

#2 Conquering Big Words

Class Description: Conquering Big Words is a small-group class with explicit teaching on letter-sound morphology to develop their phonic accuracy, automaticity, and self-regulation as well as vocabulary knowledge. This class is also very systematic, structured, and sequential manner. Max. 6 per class.

Why This Class: We may excel at thinking of “outside the box” solutions, seeing a problem from many different sides, and spatial relationships along with the ability to think in 3 dimensions.https://myelbert.com/2020/05/16/oh-good-golly-capturing-language-in-students-with-dyslexia-from-a-montessori-perspective/

 

#3 Ultimate Spelling Help: Adding Color, Shape, Size and dimension: A Great Strategy for Visual Learners & Those With Dyslexia

  1. Class Description Spelling Help small group class helps dyslexic students become successful spellers by using the ultimate word study. I intertwine sight words, vocabulary, etymology, phonology, morphology, and even grammar for the ultimate word study. Max. 6 per class. Why this class: https://myelbert.com/2020/09/09/dyslexia-help-dysphonetic-phonetic-vs-dsyeidetic-visual-dyslexia/; https://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/08/26/free-morphology-for-spelling-matrices/
  2. Note: I have a checklist of spelling markers and traits that describes what dyslexic spelling looks like. It’s plain and simple: The middle sounds even though in the middle position is the last to be processed. The last sound even though is the last position is the second to be processed. Since language sound processing is needed for spelling, you will observe them misspelling in mainly in middle position, then last position by doing omissions (leading to deletions, additions, substitutions, repetitions)!!!!. The students will asses themselves which markers and traits they may do when spelling; this will have them become aware of what they do and in which position of a word. They will be presented Reading & Spelling Rules which, in turn, will help eradicate some spelling.
 

#4 The Natural Inquiry Research IN Reading

Class Description Reading IN Research: Includes Reading, Vocabulary, Comprehension and Background Knowledge! Through text research it will open the door of natural inquiry such as text research which includes explicit intervention using one’s natural inquiry in word usage and explicit phonics, vocabulary development, fluency, text analysis, passage comprehension, and active building of meaning with “look-up” & “fix-up” strategies “check-up” & “fix-up” strategies. Max. 6 per class.

Why This Class: We often have intuitive and insightful, well-developed social awareness and emotions while possessing a lexicon of words to help with the synonymous “whys of dyslexia”. http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/looking-to-heal-our-own-learning-difference-through-create-and-solving-word-problems-based-on-real-world-needs-desired-solutions/

 

 #5 Coat of Many Colors (CMC)

Class Description  The Coat of Many Colors (CMC): Creative Writing For Unique Learners Such A Dyslexia. This CMC is a small group creative writing class. Includes list-form thinking, I use the way students think best and transform it into creative composition such as poetry, prose, and short stories. This class is also very systematic, structured, and sequential manner while I “follow the child” (great for students with dyslexia, Irlen, ADHD, autism & APDS/VPDS). Max. 6 per class.

Why This Class: We seek out endeavors of creative, imaginative, visual, artistic, and visionary skills, inventing and innovating pursuits. https://play.google.com/books/reader?printsec=frontcover&output=reader&id=F3jJJgAAAEAJ&pg=GBS.PA6

 

4 Enrichment Classes

#6 PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS IS FUN

 
(Emergent) Class Description: PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS IS FUN . Will Open The Door to Becoming Aware of the Extraordinary Way We Speak!! It’s a small group of emergent readers that need help with phonological awareness, working memory, and alphabetics.
 
 

#7 Math: Applied Word Problems

Class Description:  Applied Word Problems is a small group class where students create and solve word problems based on learning key words, math facts, and quick “check-up” & “fix-up” strategies to real-world needs & desired solutions. They see, maybe for the first time, how math can apply in their lives. They will use real-life issues and turn them into a word problem, with real computations, and solutions along with D. A. R. E. Math (Data, Analysis, Relate, & Evaluate).! Max. 6 per class.  Ex. Summer 2020 Class Project: https://www.canva.com/design/DAD-5eg3B-s/view?utm_content=DAD-5eg3B-s&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink

*Covers Basic Math Hence An Enrichment Class

 

#8 Introduction to Thinking Maps

Class Description Introduction to Thinking Maps: A Great Strategy for Visual Learners & Those With Dyslexia. The Enrichment Class is a small group class helps  The introduction to thinking maps is a necessary class for strengthening students’ own evaluation and weaknesses in analysis by using their strength of color, shape, size and dimension. The Introduction to Thinking Maps, small group class, is a necessary intervention class for unique learners to strengthen students’ own  evaluative skills and develop their weaknesses in analysis, working memory, and organization into a strength. Max. 6 per class.

 

Why This Class: Their success in mind maps rolls into every subject and everything they do!!We seek out endeavors of creative, imaginative, visual, artistic and visionary skills, inventing and innovating pursuits. http://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/looking-to-heal-our-own-learning-difference-through-create-and-solving-word-problems-based-on-real-world-needs-desired-solutions/

 

#9 Grammar Adding Color, Shape, Size and dimension: A Great Strategy for Visual Learners & Those With Dyslexia

Class Description: Grammar Help is a small group class helps dyslexic students become successful at using their strong visual-spacial skills in English grammar by using diagramming along with color, shape, size, & dimension. I intertwine parts of speech, sentence structure, sentence types all for the ultimate grammar study. Max. 6 per class.

Why This Class (Resource): https://lookingtohealourownlearningdifference.org/2020/10/30/dyslexia-help-grammar-made-with-color-shape-size-dimension/

 

2  MY ELBERT Enrichment Classes

 

#10 ELBERT™: Remembering Calm & Listening Skills

Class Description Will Open The Door to Becoming Aware of Remembering Calm & Listening Skills for Unique Learning Differences Such As Dyslexia. This ELBERT™ is called Remembering Calm & Listening Skills is helping those with a neruodifference enjoy learning again!! This a small group class for ages 12 plus which helps students examine every aspect of developing the skill of listening and becoming calm! The ELBERT Program promotes confidence, pleasurable learning, self-directed neuroplasticity, and connection (meaning & motivation) with calming spiritual and holistic methods such as meditation, affirmations, breathing and moving exercises. Max. 6 per class.

Why This Class: We also have deep and holistic list-form thinking, problem-solving and building/constructing abilities, and tactile/ kinesthetic abilities. http://tcookedu.blog/2020/03/04/speaking-of-the-whole-child/

 

#11 ELBERT™: Helping Those with a Neurodifference Enjoy Learning Again

ELBERT™ Classes are based on my published Nurture Their Nature: Looking to Heal Our Own [Learning] Difference Activities and Exercises Provided in the Class for developing Spiritual Mindset and Self-directed Neuroplasticity as well as Healing Through Our Very Own DNA: An alternative perspective…learn more: HERE

Why This Class: The goal of the ABC’s is Spiritual Mindsight w/Self-directed Neuroplasticity! Again, Neuroplasticity is the capacity of nerve cells to biologically adapt to circumstances, to change their connections and behaviour in response to new. Most importantly, the transformations of glia cells is something miraculous with gaining spiritual mind sight, hearing which is spiritual mindset!

Yes- all very important for expelling apathetic learning!!

ELBERT™ READ MORE HERE

 
 

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