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Katie G.

Middle Grades Math and Praxis I Expert!

Baltimore, MD (21230)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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I am a certified secondary school counselor and math teacher who previously worked as an 8th grade math teacher in Baltimore County. I have Master's degrees in education from Lehigh University and Johns Hopkins University. In addition to my classroom teaching experience, I was a regular tutor at my schools' after school tutorial program, as well as a frequent Wyzant tutor. I am available for tutoring in most middle and high school subjects, specifically math. I am available to help review previous concepts, extend and practice current skills, and pre-teach upcoming content for increased confidence and mastery.

In addition to math, I am happy to work with students on study skills, test taking strategies, organization, and other school related "soft skills" that are so vital to school success. I have a background in school counseling and college admissions; I would be happy to work with students and families on the college search and application process, as well as answer questions related to financial aid.

Finally, I specialize in Praxis I tutoring. Through content review and practice with a variety of test-taking strategies, I am able to help many aspiring teachers attain their credentials and begin their careers. I am available most afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

I can't wait to get started helping you!

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Katie’s subjects

Corporate Training:
College Counseling, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
College Counseling, Praxis, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Special Needs:
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

ADD/ADHD

As an inclusion teacher, about half of my students are diagnosed with ADD or some other form of disability. I have developed a full range of strategies to sustain attention, break activities up into manageable segments, and engage students through technology and hands on activities.

College Counseling

I am a PA certified secondary school counselor, and have 1 year of experience as a high school counselor. In this role, I worked with students in grades 9 - 12 to discover college options, complete profiles to determine college match, counseled students and families regarding standardized test preparation and financial aid completion, edited and review college essays, and answers general college questions.

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is the primary email client at my job and I have attained a high level of proficiency with the program through daily use.

Microsoft Publisher

I use publisher regularly to design pamphlets and newsletters in my capacities as a school counselor and a teacher. I am comfortable working with templates and starting Publisher files from scratch.

Praxis

I passed the Praxis I exam with scores of 185/190 (Reading), 183/190 (Writing) and 185/190 (Math). I have also passed the secondary Math Praxis II, School Guidance and Counseling Praxis II, and Elementary Education: Instructional Practices and Applications Praxis II exams.

Public Speaking

I am a teacher and present lessons daily. I have also worked as a recruiter for Teach for America, and gave more than 50 presentations to groups of 5 to 100 people about the organization. Through these experiences I have honed my skills in both developing and delivering presentations.

Social Studies

I work at my school's after school tutoring program, working with middle school students on their homework, including social studies. I also regularly cover for social studies teachers in my schools, presenting their lessons. This is also an area of interest of mine, and I regularly read books and watch educational shows on the subject.

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Education

Lehigh University (Psychology)

Lehigh University (MEd)

Johns Hopkins University (MEd)

Great Tutor Ms. Katie is a great tutor, very patient in explaining to my daughter, and very strong in her subjects. My daughter really liked her tutoring and could see very drastic change in her grades. I would very much recommend her to others. ...

— Usha from Ellicott City, MD on 5/19/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Katie will travel within 15 miles of Baltimore, MD 21230.

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