"Biology, Biostatistics, Romanian and French"
I am a physician and a scientific researcher and I studied French in Romania for eight years, from the fifth to the 12th grade, being always noted with the maximal mark. I highly appreciate the French culture and heritage and I am enthusiastic about speaking French. ... 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
"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
"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
Robert "Erik" is very patient with my 4th, soon to be 5th, grader. My son struggles with fine motor skills. Erik strived to make a connection of interest with him to calm his nerves. Even though my son did not finish the test, he reassured him that he did an excellent job and that he could finish the rest at the next session. Erik was more than willing to answer my questions as an inquiring parent.
Jennifer H. from Bothell, WA
" Elementary Special Education Teacher"
I hold a master's degree in Elementary Special Education from Hunter College in New York City. I hold dual state certification in teaching general education and education to students with disabilities. I qualified to teach all core subjects, including: math, science, reading, writing, geography, etc., at the elementary level. ... More
"Hispanic literature and culture tutor"
I am an experienced communications specialist, reporter, editor, cultural promoter, critic and television and radio master control operator seeking to obtain a position within a media, educational, or non-governmental organization.
My expertise centers in Hispanic literature and culture. I have been a guest speaker on the subject at universities and other educational and cultural organizations. I have also organized and lead writing workshops in all literary genres for different age groups... ... More