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Ellen S.

Need better grades? Ellen - Certified: Math, English, Test prep.

Waltham, MA (02451)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$70.00
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Do you want better grades and test scores? Do you want to get the most from your classes? Is something holding you back from doing your best? Would you like to ace that entrance exam? Do you want feel comfortable asking questions and get answers that you understand?

I can help you tackle these issues by providing excellent one-to-one tutoring designed specifically to assist you, the individual student. I will review your proficiency, needs, objectives, study habits, test preparation, homework and test-taking skills, put together a plan and work with you to achieve your specific goals.

I have tutored students at all levels for over a decade from Lexington, Newton, Lincoln, Weston, Belmont, Bedford, Wellesley and many other communities.

I tutor both during the summer and the school year.

I am Mass. certified; I tutor for the Lexington Public School System and have passed all the required CORI and background checks to do so. I tutor all levels up through AP courses.

I would love to help you succeed!

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Ellen’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Phonics, Special Needs
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, College Counseling, COOP/HSPT, GED, ISEE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Corporate Training:
College Counseling, Grammar

ADD/ADHD

I have worked with students with ADD & ADHD extensively in my private tutoring. Some have been on meds.; others not, some have been on school IEPs, some not, some have been high school students, others middle and elementary students. My tutoring work for the Lexington public school system, run for most of the years by the Special Education department, also dealt with many students with ADD/ADHD issues.

Dyslexia

My tutoring work for the Lexington public school system for 14 years was run, for most of those years, by the Special Education department. As result, I have worked with students with all sorts of special circumstances: Dyslexia, ADD/ADHS, Hearing loss, various forms of judgmental and function disorders, mental and emotional issues such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, eating disorders, concussion effects, etc. I have also worked with students with similar issues in my private tutoring.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have tutored elementary school students in Reading, Writing and Math for 15 years, both privately and for Commonwealth Learning Centers. Privately, I have worked with students who needed basic support, as well as those doing very well looking for enrichment. For Commonwealth Learning Center, I worked with students with severe learning issues in Reading and Writing using specialized programs such as Nanci Bell VV.

ISEE

I have successfully helped many students taking the ISEE to get scores required for their choice of private schools in my 15 years as an independent tutor. I am qualified in SSAT, a similar test. I am certified in Math in Mass., and am qualified for SAT & ACT Math, English and Writing, all similar or higher level to the ISEE.

Study Skills

I have tutored middle and high school students for 14 years overwhelmed by or uninterested in homework and/or studying for and taking tests and provided them with methods, strategies, and skills to address issues of time management, organization, studying habits, note taking, effective reading and test taking.

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Education

University of Michigan (Math)

Knows her stuff and is very helpful — My son feels Ellen is very helpful and that she knows her stuff. She provided valuable feedback to our son and to us, his parents. Thank you. ...

— Katie from Lexington, MA on 10/7/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ellen will travel within 15 miles of Waltham, MA 02451.

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