I am the English Language Arts Department Supervisor at Henry James Memorial School in Simsbury where I also teach eighth grade English Language Arts. In addition, I have experience teaching at he high school level, grades 9-12. I have experience tutoring students who are preparing for both the SAT and the ACT in addition to also working with students to obtain their GED. I am also happy to work on various writing pieces, even college essays. I also work with students on reading and study... [more]
I have taught English for the last 12 years in which writing was a major component of the curriculum. I work with students on their content, organization, elaboration, editing and revising.
I have taught night classes reviewing the content that is tested on the GED test. I am current and up to date with the math concepts students will encounter on the test.
I am currently a middle school ELA teacher and am well versed in reading and writing strategies, along with grammar.
I currently teach eighth grade English Language Arts. As a Study Skills tutor, I will work with the student on organizational skills such as keeping a planner, an organized notebook and binder, as well as setting up times/structures on how and when to study. In addition, I will provide various models for the student on how to take notes, prepare for tests and quizzes, as well as how/what to review for class and/or assessments.
I was a high school English teacher in which I spent time working with students in creating and writing college essays to submit with their applications. In addition, during my college experience I was a Student Ambassador, who provided tours and information to potential families visiting the campus.
As a current middle school English teacher and previously a high school English teacher with a certification to teach English grades 7-12, I have taken the Praxis II exam for English content and essays. I have worked with student teachers in preparing for these two tests. I am current with what the content on both tests are, as well as approaches on how to study for the exam.