Looking for a Reading Tutor near you for you or your children? We would all want our children to love reading. It’s why we read their favorite stories to them (over and over and over again) when they were very young. But not every child is a natural born reader and even kids who are great readers can use reading help from time to time. Each of our private tutors at Private Tutoring At Home.com are available to help you reach your goals and grades this year! We have tutors that specialize as reading tutors to help you or your child gain the strength and skills needed to excel in school this year.
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Christina S. Sterling VA.
Humanities Teacher: 4th Grade through Adult
My teacher handed me the Iliad when I was fourteen, and I hated it. Eight years and two full tours of the Great Books later, I had learned to like the Western Canon but not how to understand or study it. I still felt like a person at a feast with a stuffy nose. Then I got hired to write Literature class plans and suddenly there was no more "try." What happened next was stranger than fiction, but that's a story I'll save for later. For now, can you relate to my experience? Maybe they kee... Read more
American History, Vocabulary, Grammar, European History, Reading, Writing, Geography, English
Jacqueline R. Sterling VA.
Dynamic, certified tutor for children and adults.
I am a dynamic, independent senior instructor, certified special education teacher and curriculum developer who has owned my own training business since 2008. I completed my MBA as a summa cum laude with a GPA of 3.92 and I simply have a life-long love for learning. I have my state teaching certification as a Special Education teacher and am currently completing my (second) Master's degree in education and my Doctorate in Business Administration. I am a qualified U.S. Army instructor and a ... Read more
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Reading, Writing, ESL/ESOL, Literature, Proofreading
Avigayil K. Ashburn VA.
Humanities Tutor with a focus on English and Writing.
I am a writer and linguist. I am from an international family and I am trilingual. This means I speak and write in three languages, English, Italian, and Hebrew. I focus on helping students with clarity of thought and precision in all forms of writing/communication. I also focus on helping students develop confidence in their independent learning. I am an expert in English literature which is a multi-faceted area: beyond reading, writing, and poetry, it covers world history, philosophy, psych... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Writing, English, Literature, Italian
Clark R. Leesburg VA.
Math, Chemistry, Physics through A/P levels and SAT / ACT Prep
I have tutored students in Loudoun County for the past 6 years in all levels of math through A/P Calculus, Chemistry, A/P Chemistry, Physics and SAT / ACT prep. My undergraduate is in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and my MBA is in marketing from Wharton. I truly enjoy working with students and believe that each one has specific learning styles. My job is to successfully work one-on-one with those styles to help them achieve success, and the proof is in the fact that many student... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Robert H. Ashburn VA.
Experienced teacher in reading and writing, also literature.
I have over 24 years of teaching experience, which includes tutoring in a class environment (at a tutoring school), one on one tutoring, and teaching junior high and high school students at several private institutions, one in Dallas, Texas, and one in Leesburg, Virginia. In addition, I have taught SAT preparation--reading, writing, etc. at a private institute in Virginia and several students for WyzAnt. I also have worked at community colleges and universities in the United States and in To... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, English, ESL/ESOL, Literature, World History
Sabrina G. Reston VA.
Phi Beta Kappa Teacher, Scientific Researcher, and Oceanographer
I am a licensed teacher with extensive experience in academia and scientific research. I am currently tutoring students in 33 different subjects with the possibility for more! New students and diverse subject matters power my love for teaching. Academic Background & Qualifications: I graduated from Mount Holyoke College at the top of my class with a triple major in biology, English, and education and varsity letter in swimming. I have experience teaching ages 2-60 year-old students. I have c... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American History, Biology, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Grammar, Microsoft Excel
Lara S. Leesburg VA.
Experienced Elementary Teacher Specializing in Math and Reading.
Hi! I'm Lara. I have been a teacher for 21 years. I have experience teaching high school, middle school, and elementary school. Most of my career, however, has been spent teaching fifth grade. I have the most experience teaching mathematics, and consider myself to be very strong at it and very helpful to my students. I would love to help you feel better about your learning and will plan exciting activities to do so. Looking forward to working with you. I feel that I am able to pre... Read more
Grammar, Reading, Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Marina M. Leesburg VA.
I have been teaching in Virginia for 26 years. I have experience in Elementary, special education, ELL and high school. I enjoy working with small groups and individually with students. I would love to work with your child to help him/her succeed in school. Teaching is my passion. My approach to teaching/tutoring is to first form a relationship of trust with the student. Then, I focus on the student's strengths and see what strategies work best for him or her. I believe in a lot of hand... Read more
Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, ESL/ESOL
Nathan V. Leesburg VA.
Love to learn? Me too!
As someone who spent a lot of time as a student after high school I know what it takes to succeed in academic life after high school. I graduated magna cum laude from undergrad and have a master's degree and a law degree. I have been practicing law for 11 years and I am looking to help others get where they want to go academically in the way that others helped me in the same way. I have taught at the University of Virginia School of law from 2005-2015, I have tutored undergraduate students... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Literature, Proofreading
Lisa P. Ashburn VA.
Experienced Tutor (MA degree) for French, English & GED Prep
Hello! My name is Lisa and I am excited about the possibility of becoming your tutor! I graduated from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor in 1996 with a BA in French. While an undergraduate, I studied at the Universite de Provence (France) for one year. I consider myself conversationally fluent in French. I hold a Master's degree in International Affairs from George Washington University. The focus of my degree is Education for Disadvantaged Youth. Professional Background: After rec... Read more
Vocabulary, French, Reading, English, Literature, Study Skills
- Read grade-level texts with accuracy
- Read grade-levels texts aloud at a natural pace
- Understand how punctuation impacts fluency
- Understand the sounds associated with letters of the alphabet
- Learn how to build words by blending sounds
- Determine the meaning of a word based on use
- Identify the words that make up a contraction
- Understand compound words
- Identify common synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms
- Use knowledge of the root of a word to determine its meaning
Or an upper level high school student whose focus is on areas such as:
- Developing the ability to comprehend difficult texts
- Learning strategies to decode unfamiliar words
- Understanding and interpret the meaning of new words
- How to anticipate how information in a text will need to be utilized
- Analysis of literature
We also have several reading tutors for adults that are looking to improve their reading and comprehension skills! Perhaps they are going to preparing for the GED or other exam and need a little refresher to help.We make it simple to begin! All you have to do to get started is check out our tutor listings and just send them a message and you can begin improving your grades today! We make it easy and fast to get help. You also are not billed for the 1st hour if there’s not a fit. But with our tools, reviews and confidential conversations with tutors before starting, we’re sure you can find a private Reading tutor that will help you reach your goals beginning now!