I am a school librarian with more than 25 years of teaching and tutoring experience! I have taught all ages, pre-school through college, in Math, Music, English, History, and Foreign Languages (French, Spanish, Italian and German). I have experience in both public and private schools, and in a variety of curricula: Everyday and Singapore Math, Reading and Writing Workshop among others. I love helping with test prep; SAT, ISEE, SSAT. My students have increased confidence and scores, and have g... [more]
Algebra can be tough. Together we'll find the specific areas where you're struggling and then concentrate our efforts to improve. Learning how to study math is key to success. We'll work together to find a system and plan that works for YOU, and if you're willing to do the work, success can be yours.
I have taught and tutored pre-algebra for many years. I combine skills practice with relevant application. We will work together to develop and implement strategies that are personalized for each student. Developing confidence in math is not impossible!
I have 20 hours of graduate work in reading. As a librarian, I love to unlock the door for all readers. My students thrive with my care and detailed but fun lessons.
I have an undergraduate degree in English, and have taught and tutored English and writing for more than 20 years. My students have seen significant success in grades and test scores.
I have a BA in English, and have attended many workshops and professional developemnt programs on teching writing and reading comprehension. My students have seen significant improvement in scores, grades, and most importantly, confidence. Our sessions are relaxed, informative and productive.
Proofreading your own work can be difficult. I am a skilled proofreader, and have worked as an editor/proofer for print shops and graphic design firms. I am also a certified HS English teacher. I work as a writer and editor.
The reading and writing sections of the SAT are challenging, but not difficult to master. Diligent practice, and some key strategies are essential to success. I have had extensive experience in tutoring these sections of the test, and my students show improvement and confidence after our sessions. I have tutored these exams for more than 10 years. I am an award winning writer, and an experienced English teacher.
I have been tutoring the SAT for more than 10 years. Helping students navigate the complexities of the test and achieve success is very rewarding. My approach is tailored to each student, involving assessment, enrichment and remediation where necessary. I look forward to helping you or your child achieve success in the SAT.
I have been prepping students for the SSAT at all levels for the past 10 years. My students are strong test takers, and all have achieved significant improvement in scores on the exam. I also provide consultation services for independent/boarding school admission, based on my 20 years of boarding school teaching. I look forward to helping your family with this exciting process.
My english degree, and many years of reading, vocabulary and grammar instruction makes it easy for my to help with the ACT exams. We will set up systematic study plans, which will prepare you for the test.
I have had experience with most of the major math curricula, and significant experience with learners from pre-school through grade 6. Math can be tough at times in the elementary years. Students should never feel "I'm not good at math." Enlisting the help of a tutor can make all the difference. My skills and experience will help your child develop math skills and confidence...vital to the learning process.
I have been teaching/tutoring young children for more than 20 years. I have training in reading, math, science and organizational skills, and love unlocking the love of learning for each child. I have advanced training in varied math curricula, and also in reading remediation techniques. I like to use rhymes, game and music with receptive students to find the key to learning.
I have had 20 years of Elementary Language Arts tutoring experience. I also have a N-6 reading teaching certification (CT). All decoding and early reading has its foundations in phonics. My extensive experience, and academic training in reading has helped me find successful techniques which have proven helpful to my many young clients. I look forward to opening the door to phonics success for your child.
Much of my tutoring experience over the last 25 years has focused on study skills. Many students need to learn to study smarter... not harder. I have taken workshops on learning and the brain, which I have applied to my tutoring in almost all situations. Helping students organize and prioritize their work is often the key to unlocking learning.
I have been tutoring students on the Autism spectrum, students with dyslexia, dysgraphia and ADD/ADHD for more than 10 years. My training includes Lindamood-Bell, Writer's Workshop, Reading Recovery, and Everyday Mathematics. I enjoy helping each student learn in ways that suit them best.
My graduate level training includes 6 credits in special education. I have worked for 20 years motivating and inspiring students who have learning issues related to ADD/ADHD. We work on organization, planning both long and short term, and family support and independence. Students have shown marked improvement by having the support and scaffolding of a tutor to help them manage the challenges of these learning issues. I employ a number of strategies, which differ for each student, building on successes as we move forward.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
I am currently working with an 8 year-old autistic student. I have worked with other students on the Autism spectrum over the past 20 years, and have found that my gifts in simple lessons, firm but loving teaching style, and organization have made for very productive results. I have training in Lindamood-Bell literacy, and additional hours in Special Education which also have helped my tutoring.
I have tutored more than 20 ISEE and SSAT students over the past 15 years. My experience is at all three levels of the test. After first assessing strengths and weaknesses, I help students develop a comprehensive study plan, with daily practice to supplement our tutoring sessions. We will work hard, and develop skills that will also help with the SAT and ACT later on. As an independent school educator, and parent, I have a unique view of the test, and its use in the admissions process.