"Inspirational and Friendly Math, Science, and English Tutor"
As a tutor, our job is normally secondary to the teacher's. The teacher's job is to cover a certain amount of material in a given amount of time, making sure all students do their best. The tutor's job is to go over this material with usually just one student and further elaborate on this material. Sometimes, tutors realize that a particular student may be incredibly intelligent but may not organize notes well or know exactly what to material to focus on. That is where tutors can teach study skills. Study skills may include knowing how to read and outline technical textbooks or speed study Pow ... More
I can't say enough about John. He's just remarkable. He's pulled our son's grades up, our son really likes him (very important) and he even gave me a session so i could understand what my son is doing enough to help him, too.
Caroline L. from Hoboken, NJ
"Private School Teacher, Ivy League Tutor!"
During high school for approximately 2 years, I had been tutoring as a volunteer for grades 1-5 in math, science and English in a Hartford, Connecticut public elementary school. After graduation, I had been working as a private tutor for elementary (K-6th) students in the Northern NJ area. I currently tutor one student in elementary school for general reading, math and science. Previously, I have tutored 3 elementary school students in everything from general science to reading comprehension to Spanish review. I also currently volunteer with a non-profit organization called Paterson Education ... More
"Effective English, ESL/ESOL, and TOEFL Tutor"
The area of tutoring English as a second language (ESL) involves teaching and aiding the student in all aspects of the English language, including reading, writing, and conversational use. An ESL student's primary native language is one other than English and usually seeks additional tutelage to further understand other material that utilizes the English language. Depending on what each student's native language is, tutoring ESL may have varied paces. Students whose native tongue is a romance language will often have the easiest time in picking up English due to the languages' similarities, wh ... More
"Patient, professional, educator."
I have taught English for five years, mostly at the college level with some High School experience. During that time, I also tutored students in reading, writing, speeches, cover letters, and college applications. I cater lessons to individual student needs, while also doing my best to make lessons fun and approachable.
I have a Master of Arts in English. ... More
"Focus on excellence"
I have been teaching/ tutoring for the Department of Education through a leading tutoring agency in New York City, since 2008 to the present time. I tutor grade 2th-12th ELA and grade 2th-4th Math. My greatest success has been teaching elementary school children because of their willingness to learn.
Here are my experiences:
Assess students' academic performance and set high standards.
Teach students with poor academic background to achieve academic excellence.
Instruct students in preparation for the New York State exam.
Encourage students to discover their talents and to set career goals ... More
My 16-year-old son was very opposed to having a tutor and had no interest in learning French. After only one hour of tutoring with Valentina, he is doing his French homework (first) and looking forward to her return. She is simply wonderful.
Linda M. from Brooklyn, NY
"Learn French From A Pro"
I have a Bachelor in Romanian Language and Literature from the University of IASI- Romania and a Master in Romanian Language and Literature from the University of BUCHAREST - Romania. ... More
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