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Nellie R R.

Derwood, MD

$60/hr

Middle School Math Expert

Usually responds in about 2 days

Middle School Math Expert

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I love teaching middle schoolers! Math is my specialty! All students are welcome, special needs are no problem. I am effective with students who have ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety and many other disabilities. Students love my sense of humor, patience, and friendliness.

I have been an MCPS para-educator for 9 years and have taught most middle school topics. I am experienced teaching sixth, seventh and eighth grade subjects and methods. In addition, I have three teenage children of my own plus a super husband and two crazy dogs.

Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Study Skills
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
GED

Approved subjects are in bold.

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ADD/ADHD

My students benefit from a variety of strategies to initiate and sustain attention to task. Fellow teachers ask me how I stay so patient. Having taught students with disabilities for nine years, I understand that each student has a unique combinations of skills and needs. I am skilled at evaluating their needs and constructing an approach that will bring success.

Aspergers

My students who have an Aspergers profile are treated with patience and understanding. I can assess where my students are academically and emotionally. Many students with Aspergers have superior intellectual ability and need a tutor who will determine how the student learns and what combination of approaches will work the best.

Autism

My students with autism receive a calm, consistent and supportive approach to learning. My fist step is to understand how the student learns best, then I ask about what their special interests are. Using a combination of approaches, tools, and strategies, my students build a concrete understanding of the topic.

Special Needs

Many of my students with special needs have a combination of disabilities and challenges that I strive to understand before crafting a unique approach to learning and practicing. Having assisted students with anxiety, specific learning disabilities, task avoidance or health impairments, I find success with trying multiple approaches and lots of patience. My students feel comfortable and often gain confidence in the topic we are working on.

Study Skills

As a special education para-educator in MCPS with 9 years experience, I have an extensive background teaching organizational and study skills. I have worked with students with many combinations of skills and needs within the classroom environment as well as within "resource" classes where those skills are broken down and practiced on a daily basis.

West Virginia University
1981
Other

Education

West Virginia University

1981 (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nellie R will travel within 10 miles of Derwood, MD 20855.


About Nellie R

I love teaching middle schoolers! Math is my specialty! All students are welcome, special needs are no problem. I am effective with students who have ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety and many other disabilities. Students love my sense of humor, patience, and friendliness.

I have been an MCPS para-educator for 9 years and have taught most middle school topics. I am experienced teaching sixth, seventh and eighth grade subjects and methods. In addition, I have three teenage children of my own plus a super husband and two crazy dogs.

Education

West Virginia University
1981
Other

Education

West Virginia University

1981 (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Derwood, MD 20855

Nellie R’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Study Skills
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
GED

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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