"Math and Reading Tutor"
I've been tutoring kids from elementary on up to college for over 30 years. I love to learn and I love watching kids learn.
As a mother of a special ed student. Thus, I know that a one-size-fits most approach doesn't work with many students. It's those unique kids that I want to reach.
I've been tutoring math students from middle school on up to college for over thirty years. I taught high school math for awhile until I joined the Air Force. I continued to tutor kids and love finding n... ... More
"Math tutor all grades"
I have a Masters degree in education with a Statement of Eligibility in NH to teach high school math. I have I have taught high school Algebra I, II, geometry, consumer math, and statistics. I have tutored students through SAT's and GED's. I have taught grades 1 through 6 for 1 year each and been on the committee for designing the school-wide math curriculum. I have tutored emotionally disturbed high school students for 7 years in all subjects, and summer school math for junior high student... ... More
"ESL/English Teacher; Ed. in History, Writing, and Philosophy"
Through my short-lived, but enriching, years teaching and volunteering, I have consciously exposed myself to individuals of diverse economic and personal backgrounds and have been enriched by all of them. I do not approach my work or my daily life with anything less than an open and objective mindset. In the following paragraphs I have mapped out my teaching philosophy to give you an idea of my methodology in the classroom. My experience with English as a Second Language is notably differe... ... More
"Each day offers the opportunity to learn something new."
Each of us is brilliant in our own way, and it is this that I try to instill in my students as much as any content lesson. I graduated summa cum laude from Southern New Hampshire University in 2009 with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, and a concentration in Literature. I then took courses toward certification as a reading specialist, and in August 2014, graduated with a Master's degree in curriculum and instruction. I hold dual certification in elementary education (K-8) and as a... ... More
I'm a homeschooling mother of four, two of whom are school aged. Margaret has been working mostly with my five-year-old while I work with his older brother. She has found creative ways to use the curricula that we have selected, which has helped to keep my very silly, daydreaming, chatty little boy engaged. For example, in his first tutoring session, Margaret had him stand facing her and pretend that they were both mirror images of each other while she demonstrated (in the air) the proper strokes for the letters of the alphabet. She has used mnemonic devices to help him learn to write his numbers correctly. This past week, she brought in two cookie sheets and some flour, and she and my son wrote their phonograms in the flour as he worked to master the sounds that each makes as well as how to write his letters and numbers. Overall, Margaret has been very patient and sweet, and is proving to be a great fit for my little boy. (She'll be working more with my older son in the upcoming weeks, and I'm looking forward to seeing how she gets him excited about his lessons.)
Karyn O. from Pepperell, MA
"Homeschool Mom With Strong Language Arts Background"
As a homeschooling Mom of 20 plus years, I have taught elementary science using a variety of curricula and supplemental resources, to children with different learning styles, strengths and weaknesses. I believe integrating other subjects where beneficial and using a hands-on approach wherever possible, bring relevance and greater interest to the student, engaging him/her in the learning process to a greater degree. ... More
"Certified Teacher, M.ed, Experienced Educator"
I love teaching. The way a student's face lights up when they figure out an answer is very powerful. For this reason I have spent close to fifteen years in the field. I have close to ten years direct classroom teaching experience in many grade levels including elementary, middle school, high school, and adults. My educational background includes undergraduate degrees in both social science and psychology. I also have a Master's of Education degree in Curriculum and Teaching with a focus on s... ... More