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Dawn E.

Pre-K thru 5 Math, Reading, Language Arts, Study strategies

Bay Shore, NY (11706)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I am a NYS Certified Teaching Assistant with abundant patience and experience teaching children how to grasp the concepts they need to succeed academically. I have spent countless hours with my own child with learning disabilities, who has become a self-sufficient learner and is now a senior in college with a GPA of 3.5. I believe that the academic excellence of each of my 5 children is attributable to my individualized involvement in their learning from a young age. I have studied the masters of human development and learning; Piaget, Montessori. I have been a "Montessori Parent" for 36 years. I believe in providing a multi-modality environment for learning. Concepts need to be introduced concretely in order for abstract thought to develop and flourish. Creativity, practicality and perseverance all contribute to the learning process. I am, myself considerably a life-long learner. Curiosity always leads to discovery. I understand the diversity of learning styles and can ascertain the best approach to learning.

I have a background as a registered nurse. In hospital nursing, I always gravitated towards patient and family teaching assignments, as well as being a preceptor of new nurses. I also worked for 14 years as a school nurse. I offered extra help to struggling students on my own time. There is nothing that compares to seeing the joy in a child's when they finally "get it".

I recently worked as a Special Education Aide in an elementary school and was unfortunately "let go" along with 67 others, due to budget constraints. I am eager to have a positive influence in the life of children.

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Dawn’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar
Test Preparation:
GED
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), Reading
Special Needs:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Science:
Math:
Algebra 1
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a NY Certified Teaching Assistant. My experience consists of tutoring my own five children through K-6th grade. One of my children has learning disabilities. I provided the insight for his school to help him learn more effectively. He achieved a regents diploma and an AA degree so far. I have experience as an Elementary Special Education Aide in a public school where I provided one-to-one instructional support.

Nursing

I am an NYS Registered Professional Nurse going on 30 years. I have precepted several nurses during my hospital career. I also created written Nursing Protocols for the facility, pertaining specifically to accepted musing practices and taught those practices in an in-service setting. I continue my own nursing education by obtaining Continuing Education Units frequently. I am committed to providing excellence in nursing care.

Phonics

I am a NYSTCE Certified Teaching Assistant.

I began 36 years ago practicing the Montessori method of teaching phonics where each letter represents a sound before the letter name is introduced. Diagraphs are learned as separate entities. Proper pronunciation of letter sounds is introduced by playing games. I continue to engage in Montessori course work.

Special Needs

Having a Special Needs child of my own, I have done extensive research into learning styles and cognition. I have discovered memorization and mind mapping skills which can benefit the learner. I do not refer to people with special learning needs as disabled. I believe they are Able, it is just a matter of discovering how best to teach them. That takes individual instruction, time and patience, all of which, I offer. "Finding the key is the first step in unlocking the door of success". I have been employed as a Special Ed. Aide and have been influential in helping children makes strides in learning.

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Education

Suffolk County Community College (Registered Nurse)

Absolutely Amazing Dawn E. is an ideal tutor, upon her arrival she took the time necessary to pinpoint my son's challenges. She is very knowledgeable in her field and I immediately started seeing improvements within the first week. She goes above and beyond to make sure my son fully comprehend his assignments. I would definitely recommend her as a tutor. ...

— Mitchell from Bay Shore, NY on 11/3/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dawn will travel within 15 miles of Bay Shore, NY 11706.

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