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Allison J.

Georgetown, KY

$50/hr

Math/Science/Writing/Special Needs in Arlington

Usually responds in about 23 hours

Math/Science/Writing/Special Needs in Arlington

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Math and science get a bad rap a lot of the time - they're too boring, too hard, or unnecessary for life! My goal as a tutor is to help students engage in meaningful, interesting, and real-life problems while building core skills. To that end, I work with my students to determine their needs and the challenges they are currently facing and together we create a tutoring plan. My approach is very hands on with a focus on understanding the concepts rather than memorizing facts and formulas. Most importantly, I believe learning should be FUN!

I most recently taught middle school math and study skills at a school which serves students with language-based learning disorders. I also have experience teaching algebra, algebra II, Earth science, and biology, as well as working with students who have difficulty with attention, executive functioning, and anxiety.

I hold a B.A. in psychology and a M.Ed in special education, moderate needs, and would love to talk further about my qualifications and your needs.

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
Proofreading, Reading, Writing
Science:
Biology, Geology, Physical Science, Psychology
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Study Skills
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Biology, Elementary (K-6th),
Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Corporate Training:
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have worked in a special education school for the past 6 years. Many of my students are diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, and many more have attentional difficulties without the diagnosis. I am very knowledgeable in many strategies for learning for students with attentional difficulties, as well as executive functioning strategies (since many students with ADD/ADHD struggle with that as well.)

Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra 1 at the middle and high school levels for the previous 2.5 years, as well as starting as a teaching assistant in a high school Algebra 1 classroom.

Elementary (K-6th)

I spent a year working in early literacy intervention programs in Boston schools, in addition to three years as an early literacy tutor in after school programs in New Orleans. Elementary school is when students learn the building blocks of more advanced subject matter, as well as begin learning strategies to aid them in successful school careers throughout their life. I can assist your student in learning these skills, while making learning fun!

Special Needs

I have 5+ years of experience working in a moderate special needs classroom, grades 6-12. I can help students access core content by utilizing many different study strategies, as well as provide assistance with the organization of materials, assignments, and information. Additionally, I am a current student at Lesley University in their Moderate Special Needs Masters program, so I am always learning new strategies and techniques to try.

Study Skills

I have taught 1-2 sections of study skills at a special education school for the past 2.5 years (middle and high level). Topics taught include: structuring essays, test prep, note taking, organizational strategies, reviewing material for exams, and comprehension and memorization strategies.

Cambridge College
Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Enrolled

Education

Cambridge College

Lesley University, Cambridge, MA (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Allison will travel within 30 miles of Georgetown, KY 40324.


About Allison

Math and science get a bad rap a lot of the time - they're too boring, too hard, or unnecessary for life! My goal as a tutor is to help students engage in meaningful, interesting, and real-life problems while building core skills. To that end, I work with my students to determine their needs and the challenges they are currently facing and together we create a tutoring plan. My approach is very hands on with a focus on understanding the concepts rather than memorizing facts and formulas. Most importantly, I believe learning should be FUN!

I most recently taught middle school math and study skills at a school which serves students with language-based learning disorders. I also have experience teaching algebra, algebra II, Earth science, and biology, as well as working with students who have difficulty with attention, executive functioning, and anxiety.

I hold a B.A. in psychology and a M.Ed in special education, moderate needs, and would love to talk further about my qualifications and your needs.

Education

Cambridge College
Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Enrolled

Education

Cambridge College

Lesley University, Cambridge, MA (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Georgetown, KY 40324

Allison’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
Proofreading, Reading, Writing
Science:
Biology, Geology, Physical Science, Psychology
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Study Skills
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Biology, Elementary (K-6th),
Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Corporate Training:
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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