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Found 111 Reading tutors near me

TUTOR'S AVATAR

100+TUTORING
Hours

Jaimee Johnson

2.6 miles away

5.0
(3 ratings)
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College graduate, 5 years of tutoring experience

Hi, my name is Jaimee. And here is a little bit about me and my background.

I was born, raised, and still reside in the Bay area. I attended San Francisco State University for my undergraduate, and received my Bachelor's degree in Psychology. During my college education, I was employed as a nanny and tutor for elementary subjects. After graduating from SFSU, I have been enjoying working as a Behavioral Specialist and Academic tutor. As a Behavioral specialist, I ... See more

College graduate, 5 years of tutoring experience
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Educator, Behavior Specialist, and Social Life Coach

As a recent Magna Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in Sociology degree recipient, I have a strong desire to further my career in teaching. While earning my degree at Georgia State University, I gained teaching experience both inside and outside the classroom. Additionally, education has been a passion of mine since I began working with children at the age of 13. A lifetime of encounters with children, their parents, co-workers, and other diverse experiences, have taught me a ... See more

Educator, Behavior Specialist, and Social Life Coach
TUTOR'S AVATAR

300+TUTORING
Hours

Dr Ray

1.1 miles away

5.0
(26 ratings)
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Punctuality
Statistics | Finance | Economics & All Sciences | GRE | GMAT

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Statistics | Finance | Economics & All Sciences | GRE | GMAT
TUTOR'S AVATAR

300+TUTORING
Hours

Charlotte A.

4.4 miles away

5.0
(33 ratings)
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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Master English quickly with a fun and focused Tutor!

My name is Charlotte. Not a day goes by that one of my clients does not tell me about how helpful my classes were and all the new opportunities they have had since working with me. I am a patient, knowledgeable, focused and certified English Teacher. I graduated from Howard University, with a major in Psychology. I was one of the few undergraduate students to be a co-author of an article in a peer-reviewed journal by the time ... See more

Master English quickly with a fun and focused Tutor!
TUTOR'S AVATAR

300+TUTORING
Hours

Josephine L.

4.4 miles away

5.0
(1 ratings)
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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UCF Master's Degree with 15+ years of tutoring experience

Education has always been a big part of my life. In grade school, my teachers would often ask me to work with other students in class who needed assistance with the current lesson. This gift of being able to help others resonated with me and I realized very quickly that everyone does not learn in the same way. In high school, I volunteered with students with special needs and discovered there are many ways to communicate and teach. At San ... See more

UCF Master's Degree with 15+ years of tutoring experience
TUTOR'S AVATAR

100+TUTORING
Hours

Susan Follansbee

4.4 miles away

5.0
(3 ratings)
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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ACT/SAT Test Prep; and K-8 Specialist in the Orton-Gillingham method.

While relatively new to the Hey Tutor Platform, I am not new to teaching! I LOVE teaching students of all ages and academic levels. I am certified to teach K-8 in all subjects, as well as SAT/ACT/PSAT Test Prep, where my personalized Test Prep program draws from successful concepts that exceed top programs; I currently boast a 100 percent success rate, for increased scores! I also provide top-level reading and spelling improvements through the well-acclaimed ... See more

ACT/SAT Test Prep; and K-8 Specialist in the Orton-Gillingham method.
TUTOR'S AVATAR

300+TUTORING
Hours

5.0
(54 ratings)
5.0
Articulation
5.0
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5.0
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Exceptional and Professionally Talented History and English Educator

I worked as a teacher in social studies for 12 years. I began my teaching career in 2004. I taught history for 7th grade, eighth grade, and 10th through 12 grades. I also taught Latin American Studies and Mexican American Studies. I have over 10 years of classroom experience. My responsibilities included lesson planning, classroom management, directed teaching, parent conferencing, and professional development.

From 1996 to 2004 I worked as a teacher's assistant and campus aide at an elementary ... See more

Exceptional and Professionally Talented History and English Educator
TUTOR'S AVATAR

300+TUTORING
Hours

Val V

2 miles away

5.0
(14 ratings)
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5.0
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5.0
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CSUF Graduate - 9 years of tutoring experience

I obtained a Bachelor's degree in Communications; Journalism from California State University Fullerton. I have 9 years of extensive experience tutoring students of all ages. My tutoring experience dates back to when I was in high school tutoring younger students in different subjects. I believe all tutoring and teaching is an art form established by a unique personality. I believe in providing tutoring sessions in which I can incorporate concepts in a fun and concise manner. I have a ... See more

CSUF Graduate - 9 years of tutoring experience
TUTOR'S AVATAR

100+TUTORING
Hours

Bradley Linn

1.5 miles away

5.0
(4 ratings)
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Experienced English Teacher and Tutor

Hi. I'm Bradley. A little about me: I've been teaching English, ESOL and GED for the last twenty years in Broward County. I tutor students of all ages, children to senior citizens, hailing from many different countries. I can improve your knowledge in several areas: reading comprehension, essay writing, vocabulary building, everything. Plus, I proofread and edit writing assignments, stories and college essays.

My background: I graduated from Florida State University with a BA in English in 1990. ... See more

Experienced English Teacher and Tutor
TUTOR'S AVATAR

300+TUTORING
Hours

Homeschool Teacher for Multiple Subjects

Currently seeking a position as a teacher for a home-school pod!

Most recently employed as a Teaching Artist with Story Pirates LA, I have over 10 years experience creatively educating kids of all ages. I specialize in writing and performing & visual arts, however have spent a lot of time teaching just about every subject that exists. The students I have had the pleasure of working with have needed to cover wide range of subjects, and have come from all ... See more

Homeschool Teacher for Multiple Subjects

Why You Need a Reading Tutor

Is your child not progressing with reading in a way that is representative of their age? Are they embarrassed to read out loud and just not feeling confident? Do they even try to avoid reading at all costs? Well, it is apparent that you have a problem but finding a good reading tutor can help solve it. There may be a few things working against you right now but with the right help, you can eliminate any of these problems. Today, kids are reading less and less actual pieces of literature because they are focusing more on social media posts and text messaging. What seems to be happening is a strong disregard for proper reading and grammar skills. We seem to be ignoring the fact that reading makes us better communicators and writers by improving our vocabulary. It also relieves stress and anxiety with a plethora e other advantages that come attached to this necessary skill. Literacy is incredibly important and is something that can be accomplished with reading tutoring.

When your child is showing signs that they are behind on their reading skills it can raise several red flags. You might worry that they will always be behind and that this will cause problems later on in their life. This can cause frustration at home, but a private reading tutor can help eliminate any and all worries. Our grammar tutors have the knowledge and experience that your child needs to be able to get to the necessary reading level and above. Each of our tutors is college educated and have worked for several years which sets them apart from others. This is exactly what your child is going to need in order to get their reading skills right and build their self-confidence. Reading is important and if your child is not doing so well now it is important to nip those issues in the bud right away. Our tutors will get them on the right track by teaching them tools that they will be able to use from here on out.

It is of the utmost importance to you as a parent that when you find a reading tutor you are searching for someone who is going to work well with your child. Because if this does not happen, your child will not truly learn. We have such a large directory filled with qualified tutors who each have their own unique teaching styles. One of which will be perfect for your child to be able the read to the best of their ability. But your child will not be the only one who is learning. As they continue to progress and learn little tricks to help themselves, you will be able to learn those tricks as well and make sure your child is applying them. This way the good habits taught by the tutor will stick with your child. If you ever see them cutting corners you can emphasize the importance of the lessons which will help them in the long run. What will happen is that with this constant positive reinforcement coming from several different people will make sure reading the right way becomes second nature for your child.

Reading tutoring is not just for children, which you probably know if you are taking any advanced courses in undergraduate or graduate school. When you read literature that goes over most people's heads it can be tough to fully understand what you are reading when you are by yourself. When you work with a professional reading tutor they will be able to critically read with you and see things that previously may have gone ignored. This is so important toward you getting the best knowledge possible out of every piece of material you are reading. Our reading and comprehension tutors will also be able to give you tools that you can utilize so that you can start doing this disciplined style of reading on your own when no one is around. It is important for you to take the skills that you are learning and be able to apply them on your own. This is the only way that you are going to get the most out of your tutor which is something that they understand. You being reliant on them is not what they want. They want you to be comfortable enough with the resources they have given you so you have the assurance you need to tackle any piece that is put in front of you.

TUTOR'S AVATAR

200+TUTORING
Hours

Vanessa Wang

1.4 miles away

5.0
(3 ratings)
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English / Mandarin Tutor With 6 Years of Teaching Experience

I have been teaching languages for 7 years now. I grew up being bilingual and was educated in both English and Mandarin.

I earned Chinese literature as my bachelor's degree, and studied Eastern Philosophy at National Taiwan University, the best-rated university in Taiwan. I was a TA at National Taiwan University, having taught Undergraduate school and graduate school. The diversity in culture I received trained me to be compassionate and enthusiastic towards students of all backgrounds.

I have ... See more

English / Mandarin Tutor With 6 Years of Teaching Experience
TUTOR'S AVATAR

300+TUTORING
Hours

Elena R

3.7 miles away

5.0
(37 ratings)
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Bilingual Multiple Subjects Master Teacher

I have a B.A. in Spanish and English with a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential and a Masters Degree in Administration. I have over 35 years teaching experience in grades K-8th in Los Angeles Unified School District with General Education and Special Education students.. I have tutored students from grades 2-12th in San Marino in all academic areas. I am proficient in Spanish and have taught students in ESL from PreK- Adult. I am very knowledgeable with online ... See more

Bilingual Multiple Subjects Master Teacher
TUTOR'S AVATAR

100+TUTORING
Hours

Amanda Campbell

3.7 miles away

5.0
(1 ratings)
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5.0
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QCC Freshman with 4 Years of Tutoring Experience

I am currently attending Quinsigamond Community College as a psychology major. I have 5 years of experience tutoring students from pre-K through college in a wide range of subjects including algebra, geometry, trigonometry, US and world history, English, writing, ESL, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy as well as in psychology and sociology. I was a TA in chemistry and English where I had the opportunity to plan lessons, teach the class, monitor tests, and assist students with anything else they ... See more

QCC Freshman with 4 Years of Tutoring Experience
TUTOR'S AVATAR

100+TUTORING
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Sean Williams

2.1 miles away

5.0
(1 ratings)
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5.0
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Coach, Teacher, Motivator, Innovator

From all of my experience going from before and after school care in a upper class NW, DC elementary school, referee and now head coach in a highly competitive DMV are flag football league, Substitute Teacher at a Progressive School for grades 3-8, boy & girls track & field coach, boy & girls softball coach, Varsity Football coach in charge of kickers, and Part-Time PE teacher at a Private Religious Elementary School. Extensive Travel throughout Europe and just plain adventurous nature, ... See more

Coach, Teacher, Motivator, Innovator
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5.0
(1 ratings)
5.0
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5.0
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College - Grad Tutor

I have a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Spanish. I have tutored high-school and college age students in all subjects. I am well-rounded and bilingual.

College - Grad Tutor
TUTOR'S AVATAR

200+TUTORING
Hours

Laurie Petersen

2.8 miles away

5.0
(1 ratings)
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5.0
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5.0
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Writer/editor/teacher

I'm a career journalist who's worked in many dynamic industries. For the past five years, I've been involved in education at the college and lower school levels. My expertise is in language, but I've taught every subject at the elementary school level. I'm a certified substitute teacher.

Writer/editor/teacher
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Clarity & Eloquence: Your Verbal Coach

A Dallas native, I graduated from The Hockaday School and attended Rice University on an honor scholarship. I transferred to The University of Texas at Dallas to pursue a degree in theatre. I am a National Endowment for the Arts/Annenberg and Eugene O'Neill National Fellow in theatre criticism and award-winning author with a long, diverse history of teaching, coaching and tutoring all subjects verbal: mechanics, grammar, critical analysis, creative writing, literature and drama, public speaking, college application ... See more

Clarity & Eloquence: Your Verbal Coach
TUTOR'S AVATAR

300+TUTORING
Hours

Margherita G.

4 miles away

Educator with 10 years of experience with students Pre-K - 8th grade

I am currently teaching 12 accelerated 5th graders and just finished leading a pod of 1st and 4th graders in December. I am available for tutoring as needed, or on a regular basis.

Primary specialities - but have experience in all subject matter - Literacy, Math, STEM/Robotics, Nutrition, Art, Music, Language, General Physical Education, Yoga.

Additional skills - curriculum building, 1:1 tutor based on specialized subjects, POD teaching, can create custom education programs with families. I am also a Kids Yoga ... See more

Educator with 10 years of experience with students Pre-K - 8th grade
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Chloe G.

2.1 miles away

Central Michigan University Teacher Education Candidate

Hello! My name is Chloe G. and I am located in the Midland-Bay region in Michigan. I attend Central Michigan University where I will receive my degree in Elementary Education with a major in Language Arts and minors in Reading and Mathematics. I offer online and in-person tutoring for students kindergarten through eighth grade. I hope you have a wonderful day; please contact me with any questions!

Central Michigan University Teacher Education Candidate
TUTOR'S AVATAR

100+TUTORING
Hours

Tracy A.

5 miles away

Early Childhood Educator/Special Education

Early Childhood Educator with over 15 years of Special Education experience in all grades.

Early Childhood Educator/Special Education
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Benefits of Hiring a Reading Tutor

The world seems to move faster and faster as the years pass and technology advances. Most days we are left feeling like we have way too much-unfinished work. Anxiety and depression is higher than ever and there are a lot of variables behind those feelings. One thing I will say is that reading allows your mind and your body to slow down and simply be present. Being present is a healthy thing. Your body deserves a break and so does your mind. Now you might be thinking, how is reading a break? Well, reading allows us to get out of our mind, where the anxieties lay, and check out for a little while. It is a better way to escape reality than other addictions or negative behaviors children engage in. It is a way to slow the heart and your racing thoughts.

HeyTutor can provide all of the support you are looking to get your child back on track toward being a fantastic reader. We have professional tutors who not only are incredibly knowledgeable but also great with kids. They have the ability to turn your child’s confidence around and make their approach to reading an efficient one. A huge problem in the way that children are learning to read currently is that they are not getting direct attention. Classes are filled with students who all have their own set of questions and needs. When this happens your child might get drowned out from all of the other individuals. They might even be too embarrassed to raise their hands in fear of being reprimanded or teased.

This will not happen when your child works with a one-on-one reading tutor. The tutor will sit down with them personally and go over every issue your child is having with reading. A professional tutor who is dedicated to your child learning how to read the right way is a fantastic resource to have on your side. This is a worthwhile investment in the future of your child’s success and something that you as a committed parent cannot pass up on. Being in a judgment-free zone where your child can ask as many questions as they want without any fear of being ridiculed will truly set them up to be able to read at a high level. As far as the basics go, it is always more beneficial for a child to learn with a private tutor than it is in a classroom. Once they know these basics they will be able to apply them on a more advanced level as they go through the different grade levels. If you truly want your child to be able to be a stellar reader you know “I need a reading tutor.”

If you realize that reading is the first step to acquiring true knowledge then you know how vital reading teachers are in this country and around the world. However, not everyone can teach individuals how to read. You might be a fantastic reader who goes through a book a week but that does not mean you can pass this knowledge down to those who have no idea of how to read. This is a skill that has to be acquired through intense training and tutelage from someone who has been where you are going. Your tutor will act as a guide for you and be able to give you resources that you can make use of when you start teaching one day. Having the opportunity to learn from someone who is working as a teacher for those who are struggling to read will truly benefit you in your career. You will be using practices give to you by your reading tutor throughout your stint as a teacher. So one day you will be able to look back and see that your time spent with your “reading tutor near me” really molded you into the great teacher you have become.  


We recommend getting started with “reading tutoring near me” as soon as possible. We have a platform of tutors with all sorts of backgrounds. We can do the searching for you if you are feeling overwhelmed, and we also provide background checks. Check out what we have to offer today and be ready to see your child’s attitude toward school and reading turn around faster than you could imagine.

Most Recent Reviews for Reading Tutoring

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Natasha J.
5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

Sean Williams is great! He is patient, kind, and most importantly, he cares about your child. Sean has motivated my daughter on her toughest days. His method in connecting with the child to entice them to learn, enjoy learning and having fun while you are learning is immaculate! My specific request was for my daughter to learn "Sight words". Sean, incorporated the words with her interests (such as Astrology & Dinosaurs". I highly recommend this young man!

Natasha J. reviews Sean Williams
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Rima F.
5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

Val is amazing, patient, and so great with kids. She makes us and our kids feel so comfortable. I use to struggle to get my kids to want to learn but Val brought so much hope. Thank you

Rima F. reviews Val V
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Katherine W.
5.0 Articulation
5.0 Proficiency
5.0 Punctuality

Charlotte is very patient with my son! She keeps him interested which is hard to do.

Katherine W. reviews Charlotte Ann