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Caley V.

NYS Certified Math Teacher available for Tutoring

Jersey City, NJ (07302)

Travel radius
7 miles
Hourly fee
$85.00
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I am a successful private tutor with a passion for teaching students from ages 6-60. I create individualized and engaging curriculum for many different skill levels and needs, for many different academic topics. My areas of expertise: Math material through pre-calculus, College and Graduate school admissions counseling, Test Prep; ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, PSAT, SAT, ACT, SAT 2 Math 1/2, GRE, and GMAT. My favorite part of the tutoring process is being able to focus on one student's learning style and adapt lessons and strategies to that person. It is amazing what folks are able to accomplish with that kind of careful attention. Outside of teaching, I love haiku, traveling across oceans and interactive theater experiences.

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Caley’s subjects

Corporate Training:
College Counseling, ESL/ESOL, German, GMAT
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, College Counseling, GMAT, GRE, ISEE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Dyslexia
Business:
GMAT, GRE
Art:
Theatre
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German, TOEFL
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

ISEE

I have privately tutored for the ISEE for the last 2 years. My Master's in Math Education, background as a Middle School math teacher and training in standardized test-taking uniquely qualify me to cover both the mathematical, and verbal content as well as the important test-taking strategies necessary to be successful on the ISEE.

My method for the ISEE is to initially proctor a full length diagnostic test to assess a student's strengths and challenges, establish a goal score with the student, and devise a clear curriculum that will help us meet that goal. Timed mini-tests will be assigned periodically to track progress and help me modify my curriculum. This method has been successful for my previous students, as it measures what is being learned/taught.

There are many complicated factors to the Independent School application process, I have experience of supporting families through this process.

Prealgebra

I am an NYS certified math teacher with 10 years of classroom and one-on-one teaching experience. I have developed curriculum for 7th-10th grade students in pre-algebra, algebra and geometry. My strength is breaking down concepts and finding multiple ways in to the material for students of different learning styles.

Study Skills

As a teacher in the South Bronx, and a tutor for over ten years, much of my approach has to do with honing in on a student's learning style and developing a set of tools with them to help them organize information effectively.

For visual learners, I provide them with graphic organizers. For kinesthetic leaners, we create hands-on models, use manipulatives, or take brief breaks where they do stretches or exercises to keep them engaged. For students who are aural learners, I show them how to seek out podcasts or video clips that can shed light on topics that are challenging to them. For students that are more scattered, they need simple organizational systems (that they will use) that can help ground their thinking

The goal with tutoring is always to put yourself out of a job by giving students access to available resources and tools so that they don't need you anymore.

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Education

University of Wisconsin, Madison

CUNY-City College of New York (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $85.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Caley will travel within 7 miles of Jersey City, NJ 07302.

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