Are Assessments Important When Working with a Tutor?

Are assessments important when working with a tutor? Absolutely! Read to find out how Sheryl uses them to support her learners in her tutoring business. For more information about Tutoring with Sheryl , be sure to visit

Tips for Building Early Numeracy Skills for Your Youngsters

I recently visited with Kelly Dharamshi from The Reader’s Corner. She is an expert tutor who supports early literacy as she works with children in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade. She and I have visited several times and we decided to collaborate. I do have a few kiddos that I support with reading, even thoughContinue reading “Tips for Building Early Numeracy Skills for Your Youngsters”

Part 1: Math Games for Christmas!

Yes, I said it! Math games make awesome gifts for kids. Not only are they fun, they challenge kids to think and kids get to be kids while they learn! For more information about Tutoring with Sheryl go to or go to my LinkTree at

Simple Strategies to help your Third Grader through Sixth Grader Learn About Math

Need ideas for supporting your third through sixth grader with their math at home? Here are some suggestions that may help boost your child’s confidence and background knowledge. For more support with your child’s learning go to

Should I make my child read alone, or should I read aloud to them?

Sheryl asks the question of having your child read alone or should you read aloud to them. She shares her insights into her experiences and provides some advice to parents. For more information about Sheryl or support for your child, go to

Is it a reading comprehension problem or a vocabulary problem?

Sheryl shares here struggles learning to read as a child and how this impacted her journey as an educator. Reach out to her if your child is struggling, she might be able to help you!

How long does it take to master a new skill?

I was thinking about this idea today and decided to do a little bit of research about this idea of mastery. According to, the meaning of mastery is to have a command or grasp of a subject. Why is this important? It is important when we think about our children and their learning. IfContinue reading “How long does it take to master a new skill?”

Is Tutoring for you?

I believe that if you feel your child needs support, you need to seriously consider a tutor. Why? Teachers are very busy people, and I know we all want to believe that they can drop everything for our children. But, that is not always the case. Sometimes we need to work with another qualified individualContinue reading “Is Tutoring for you?”

Looking for a tutor? Let’s chat!

I have 32 years of classroom experience in upper elementary. I may be the tutor you are seeking! I have a lot of experience with all kinds of topics and student needs. I am eager to visit with you! If you are interested in more information, check out my website for more information. I lookContinue reading “Looking for a tutor? Let’s chat!”