Hello! My name's Andy. I'm a reading intervention tutor at East Windsor High School currently, a position I've held since the fall of 2015. Prior to that, I was a building substitute and then intervention tutor at the Middle School in the same district in 2014-15. I work in small groups 1-5 students in a full credit course to help students who struggle with reading, writing, decoding, and fluency. I'm a full time member of the staff, and am just finishing my first year at the high school. ... [more]
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I've been a tutor in writing for the past two years. I mostly work with high school students but I can help edit papers at all levels.
I'm a reading interventionist, with experience helping students excel at decoding, fluency, grammar, writing skills, and comprehension. I've worked with both middle (starting in 5th grade) and high school students full time in a high school, and am well attuned to the needs of both age groups.
I've been tutoring for two years now, and spend a good portion of my days working with students in editing and revising papers. Common things like grammar and spelling, as well as sentence/thought clarity are areas I always focus on when going through my students' writing.
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I attended the Hartt School of Music, attaining a bachelor of music degree in 2012. I took 4 semesters of ear training, studying the Kodaly method of solfeggio. I've been teaching guitar for the past 4 years, and incorporate ear training, sight singing, and music theory in my lessons alongside playing
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