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Jan M.

Creative educational support using Multiple Intelligences!

Newburyport, MA (01950)

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I have been an elementary school teacher for the past 25 years. My specialty is helping each child experience the joy of learning while building the skills and understanding for a solid foundation of growth. I have a strong background in Multiple Intelligences, using each child's individual strengths to bridge gaps. For example, a strength in reading could be used to develop a strength in math.

A self- proclaimed life-long learner, I delight in sharing the joy of learning with my students through an integrated approach. My love of music, math, dance, literature, and the environment is evident in all I do. I strive to create a learning environment that encourages imagination, problem solving, tolerance and perseverance.

Collaboration is vital to me. Working closely with teachers, parents, the community and each child provides a solid foundation for student growth.

I believe that all children can learn, grow and contribute meaningfully to the community. I hold high expectations for my students and myself. I am accountable to the state frameworks and for presenting the curriculum in a developmentally appropriate, engaging, meaningful and professional way.

Most importantly, I have heart!


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Jan’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Test Preparation:
ACT Science
Elementary (K-6th), Reading, Study Skills
Special Needs:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Social Studies
ACT Science
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified Elementary teacher (K-6) with 25 years experience in the classroom.

Elementary Math

I have 25 years of experience teaching Every Day Mathematics, TERC Investigations, and Math By All Means. I have an extensive personal selection of manipulatives, including cuisinare rods, unifix cubes, bears, inchworms, as well as a huge assortment of mathematical literature.


I have been an elementary teacher for over 25 years. I have used guided reading approach and took a week long training course from Irene Fountas (of Fountas and Pinnel). I also worked closely with the reading specialist in my school to develop a strong reading program that promotes reading enjoyment, the craft of reading, and comprehension.

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Wheelock College

Wheelock College (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jan will travel within 15 miles of Newburyport, MA 01950.

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