Ellen S.


Ellen S.

Tutor

Waltham, MA 02451

Will travel 15 miles

$85 per hour.

4.96 418 ratings

Need better grades? Ellen - Certified: Math, English, Test prep.

Do you want better grades and test scores? Do you want to get the most from your classes? Is something holding you back from doing your best? Would you like to ace that entrance exam? Do you want feel comfortable asking questions and get answers that you understand? I can help you tackle these issues by providing excellent one-to-one tutoring designed specifically to assist you, the individual student. I will review your proficiency, needs, objectives, study habits, test preparation, homewor... [more]


Algebra 1

I have tutored students in Algebra 1 for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be successful learning Algebra 1, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified; my degree is in math. I have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


Algebra 2

I have tutored students in Algebra 2 for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be successful learning Algebra 2, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified; my degree is in math. I have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


American History


Calculus

I have tutored students in Calculus for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be successful learning Calculus, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified; my degree is in math. I have tutored students at all levels up through AP and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


Vocabulary

I have tutored students in Vocabulary for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in reading comprehension and writing clear, correct English, due to an increased vocabulary, allowing them to improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified and have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


Grammar

I have tutored students in grammar and writing skills for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be able to express their thoughts and ideas in clear, well organized, correctly written English, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified and have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


Geometry

I have tutored students in Geometry for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be successful learning Geometry, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified; my degree is in math. I have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


Prealgebra

I have tutored students in Prealgebra for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be successful learning Prealgebra, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified; my degree is in math. I have tutored students at all levels and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


Precalculus

I have tutored students in Precalculus for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be successful learning Precalculus, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified; my degree is in math. I have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


Reading

I have tutored students in Reading for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in reading, comprehension and analysis, as well as the related skills of phonics and vocabulary, allowing them to improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified and have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


Trigonometry

I have tutored students in Trigonometry for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be successful learning Trigonometry, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified; my degree is in math. I have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


Writing

I have tutored students in writing for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be able to express their thoughts and ideas in clear, well organized, correctly written English, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified and have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


English

I have tutored students in English skills for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in reading and comprehension, as well as expressing their thoughts and ideas in clear, well organized, correctly written English, allowing them to improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified and have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


SAT Math

I have tutored students individually and taught classes to prepare them for college entrance exams, including SAT and PSAT, for over 15 years, both privately and for the Princeton Review. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in taking the SAT, improve their math section and total scores, get into the school of their choice and meet their goals. I have tutored students at all levels and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs. I have worked with students accepted to MIT, Wellesley, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Northeastern, UMass and UNH, to name a few.


Literature

I have tutored students in Literature for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in reading, comprehension and analysis of all types of Literature, including novels, short stories, plays and poetry, allowing them to improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified and have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


World History


SAT Reading

I have tutored students individually and taught classes to prepare them for college entrance exams, including SAT and ACT, for over 15 years, both privately and for the Princeton Review. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, get into a school of their choice, improve their scores and meet their goals. I have tutored students at all levels and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs. I have worked with students accepted to MIT, Wellesley, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Northeastern, UMass and UNH, to name a few.


SAT Writing

I have tutored students individually and taught classes to prepare them for college entrance exams, including SAT and PSAT, for over 15 years, both privately and for the Princeton Review. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in taking the SAT, improve their writing section and total scores, get into the school of their choice and meet their goals. I have tutored students at all levels and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs. I have worked with students accepted to MIT, Wellesley, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Northeastern, UMass and UNH, to name a few.


PSAT

I have tutored students individually and taught classes to prepare them for college entrance exams, including SAT and PSAT, for over 15 years, both privately and for the Princeton Review. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in taking the PSAT, improve their scores, and in doing so prepare for the SAT, potentially qualify for National Merit awards and meet their goals. I have tutored students at all levels and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs. I have worked with students accepted to MIT, Wellesley, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Northeastern, UMass and UNH, to name a few.


SSAT


ACT Reading

I have tutored students individually and taught classes to prepare them for college entrance exams, such as ACT, for over 15 years. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in taking the ACT, improve their reading section and composite scores, get into the school of their choice and meet their goals. I have tutored students at all levels and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs. I have worked with students accepted to MIT, Wellesley, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Northeastern, UMass and UNH, to name a few.


ACT English

I have tutored students individually and taught classes to prepare them for college entrance exams, such as ACT, for over 15 years. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in taking the ACT, improve their English section and composite scores, get into the school of their choice and meet their goals. I have tutored students at all levels and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs. I have worked with students accepted to MIT, Wellesley, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Northeastern, UMass and UNH, to name a few


ACT Math

I have tutored students individually and taught classes to prepare them for college entrance exams, such as ACT, for over 15 years. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in taking the ACT, improve their math section and composite scores, get into the school of their choice and meet their goals. I have tutored students at all levels and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs. I have worked with students accepted to MIT, Wellesley, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Northeastern, UMass and UNH, to name a few.


ACT Science

I have tutored students individually and taught classes to prepare them for college entrance exams, such as ACT, for over 15 years. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence in taking the ACT, improve their science section and composite scores, get into the school of their choice and meet their goals. I have tutored students at all levels and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs. I have worked with students accepted to MIT, Wellesley, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Northeastern, UMass and UNH, to name a few.


Elementary Math

I have tutored elementary school students in Math as well as Reading and Writing for over 15 years, both privately and for Commonwealth Learning Centers. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence and increase their Math skills. I have worked with students who needed basic support, as well as those doing very well looking for enrichment.


Elementary (K-6th)

I have tutored elementary school students in Reading, Writing and Math for 15 years, both privately and for Commonwealth Learning Centers. Privately, I have worked with students who needed basic support, as well as those doing very well looking for enrichment. For Commonwealth Learning Center, I worked with students with severe learning issues in Reading and Writing using specialized programs such as Nanci Bell VV.


Study Skills

I have tutored middle and high school students for 14 years overwhelmed by or uninterested in homework and/or studying for and taking tests and provided them with methods, strategies, and skills to address issues of time management, organization, studying habits, note taking, effective reading and test taking.


Discrete Math

I have tutored students in Discrete Math for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be successful learning Discrete Math, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified; my degree is in math. I have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.


ADHD

I have worked with students with ADD & ADHD extensively in my private tutoring. Some have been on meds.; others not, some have been on school IEPs, some not, some have been high school students, others middle and elementary students. My tutoring work for the Lexington public school system, run for most of the years by the Special Education department, also dealt with many students with ADD/ADHD issues.


Dyslexia

My tutoring work for the Lexington public school system for 14 years was run, for most of those years, by the Special Education department. As result, I have worked with students with all sorts of special circumstances: Dyslexia, ADD/ADHS, Hearing loss, various forms of judgmental and function disorders, mental and emotional issues such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, eating disorders, concussion effects, etc. I have also worked with students with similar issues in my private tutoring.


ISEE

I have successfully helped many students taking the ISEE to get scores required for their choice of private schools in my 15 years as an independent tutor. I am qualified in SSAT, a similar test. I am certified in Math in Mass., and am qualified for SAT & ACT Math, English and Writing, all similar or higher level to the ISEE.


Linear Algebra

I have tutored students in Linear Algebra for over 15 years, both privately and for the Lexington Public school system as a Home/Hospital tutor. I truly enjoy and have been fortunate to have helped each student gain confidence, be successful learning Linear Algebra, improve their grades and meet their goals. I am certified; my degree is in math. I have tutored students at all levels up through accelerated and all abilities, from struggling to gifted, as well as those with special needs.