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Experienced Reading & Writing Tutor (Online Tutor)

Reading is the academic equivalent to breathing. If your child dislikes school because reading is a chore and he hates reading, I am here to help. I bring experience teaching high school English, Theatre, and Speech, as well as successful reading intervention with elementary and middle school students.

Now is the time to prevent future learning problems. Instill a love for learning with great literature and phonics instruction that works!

After one month of tutoring sessions twice a week a fifth grader's parents report her grade in ELAR improved from 78% to 88%! Email now while there is still some availability in the schedule.

Students love online tutoring using Zoom conferencing, hip-hop vocabulary lessons, and the latest technology.


-Multi-sensory instruction in intensive phonics
-Exposure to classic literature
-Instills a love for reading and learning
-Writing, grammar integrated into reading and spelling instruction
-Trains the brain to automatically decode words so comprehension is possible
-Prevents future learning problems
-Explains the logic of English spelling
-Develops critical thinking skills
-Student can read any book

Though my current school and privately tutored students make great strides in their skills, my own homeschooled children are my magnum opus. My son scored 35/36 on both the Reading and English sections of the ACT. This was the main factor in earning an $8,000 per year merit award at the University of North Texas Honors College. He will be graduating in 2019 with a B.S. in Economics. My daughter finished high school in three years and while working nearly full-time just completed her sophomore year in college. She recently scored very high on the ASVAB test for entrance into the military.


I just want to comment that Susan is amazing! My daughter was really struggling, reading at below grade level and just didn't want to study because of how difficult it was for her. She was at the point where she was crying even thinking about going to school. After working with Susan, she immediately improved in her spelling and after meeting for twice a week for about a year, my daughter is on the A/B honor roll and can read anything you give her. What is most important is she has regained her love of school and ENJOYS reading! If you even think your kid has room for improvement in reading or spelling, hire Susan now! She really knows what she is talking about and you won't regret it.

Carolyn C.

Susan is an amazing teacher/tutor. She has a strong background in reading and writing and is able to turn student failure into success. I've seen students make multi-grade advances with her tutoring support. - Joyce J.


Mrs. Franklin is an amazing professional educator, reading Interventionist, and tutor. She not only assists in identifying a child's educational deficiencies but creates an individualized instruction for maximum efficiency. Her results are data-driven and she uses the most current research-based materials and instruction. -Mary R.


I highly recommend CLASSICAL START TUTORING. My son Mxxxx who has struggled
in class with reading/ writing has been working with Mrs. S and has really benefited. Since he has been attending tutoring (July 2016) his reading skills and confidence have improved tremendously; his school teachers have noticed the change from last year.

In the past we have tried other various teaching tools from online videos, flashcards and phonics in which became overwhelming. This led to frustration with our son and no direction in place to help him. Mxxxx and I visited with Mrs. S expressing our concerns regarding his reading issues that he has been experiencing at school, she presented a plan on how to approach with comprehensive lessons that Mxxxx has followed. Mrs. S has shown flexibility in working with us on scheduling tutoring around soccer practices and other things that may arise. My wife and I are most grateful for the hard work and patience that Mrs. S has shown Mxxxx.

This makes us proud as parents knowing that our son can now read and that we have chosen the right person to teach Mxxxx. Thank you, Mrs. S!!"

-Mr.& Mrs. E.C.
Ms. S has been a tremendous help to my daughter academically. She came highly recommended by one on of the teachers at the Cedar Hill location. I entered my daughter into a tutoring session with Ms. S, twice a week. After the second week, I noticed a tremendous change in her academics. Prior to my daughter going to her, she was two grades behind due to medical illness. Her teacher was amazed at her academic progress.
Her report card grades have also improved significantly. She was in Tier II; now, she is in Tier I.The program that Ms. S is using an awesome program for non-readers and struggling readers.


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