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Faye L.

Bronx, NY

$100/hr

Regents Earth Science and Physical Science

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Regents Earth Science and Physical Science

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I have 20 years of experience teaching Regents Earth Science, and I really love the subject and I believe my passion is evident in my teaching and tutoring. Aside from classroom teaching, I hold several other education-related positions. I am the Lead Content Trainer in Regents Earth Science for New York City. I have served as a teacher-consultant to the New York State Education Department and in that capacity have written questions for the Earth Science Regents exam and have sat on various committees charged with the development of the written exam and the performance exam. I have served as a New York State Mentor in Earth Science and Biology and have mentored many New York City teachers in my school and in the position of High School Science staff developer for my district. In addition, for several years, I taught a graduate meteorology course for the federal government under the auspices of the National Atmospheric and Oceanographic Administration (NOAA). I am New York State certified in Regents Earth Science, Chemistry, Biology, and General Science, grades 7 to 12.
The methods I employ in my tutoring are the same as those which I employ in classroom teaching. I try to make the lesson interesting and engage the student in the lesson and in his/her own achievement. I foster critical thinking by deemphasizing memorization and guiding the student to thinking the problem through, and understanding the steps and concepts required to arrive at a solution. Some things, of course, must be memorized, but to my mind, that really should never be all that learning is about. Investigation, exploration, and analysis achieve far better results, and also helpful is relating concepts in science to experiences and events the student is familiar with.
I'm invested in my student's success and make myself available for questions or problems outside of our tutoring time. The student's success is my success and both are important to me.

Testimonials

"Great Earth Science Tutor"

- Jill, New York, NY on 6/12/14

"Great Tutor and Extremely Reliable"

- Effie, New York, NY on 6/4/14
Science:
Astronomy, Ecology, Geology, Physical Science,
Physics
Homeschool:
Physics
Test Preparation:
Regents

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Approved subjects

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Physical Science

I have taught the Regents Earth Science for 20 years and I have done, and still do, Regents Earth Science work for both the New York City and New York State Departments of Education. I have also done private tutoring in Westchester County.

Regents

I am qualified to tutor Regents Earth Science, Regents Chemistry, and Regents Biology (Living Environment). I am state certified in Earth Science, Chemistry, and Biology. I have taught the aforementioned subjects for 20 years and have held other education-related positions in these areas of study. I'm the Lead Content Trainer in Earth Science for New York City and have been a state mentor in Earth Science as well as a consultant to the state department of education in that subject. I'm also a former state Biology mentor.

University of Illinois
Biology
Montclair State University
Master's

Education

University of Illinois (Biology)

Montclair State University (Master's)

Great Earth Science Tutor — We were very pleased with Faye. She is very knowledgeable and easy to deal with. I referred her to a number of my friends because I could see how valuable she would be. I would highly recommend her. ...

— Jill, New York, NY on 6/12/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $100.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Faye will travel within 25 miles of Bronx, NY 10463.


About Faye

I have 20 years of experience teaching Regents Earth Science, and I really love the subject and I believe my passion is evident in my teaching and tutoring. Aside from classroom teaching, I hold several other education-related positions. I am the Lead Content Trainer in Regents Earth Science for New York City. I have served as a teacher-consultant to the New York State Education Department and in that capacity have written questions for the Earth Science Regents exam and have sat on various committees charged with the development of the written exam and the performance exam. I have served as a New York State Mentor in Earth Science and Biology and have mentored many New York City teachers in my school and in the position of High School Science staff developer for my district. In addition, for several years, I taught a graduate meteorology course for the federal government under the auspices of the National Atmospheric and Oceanographic Administration (NOAA). I am New York State certified in Regents Earth Science, Chemistry, Biology, and General Science, grades 7 to 12.
The methods I employ in my tutoring are the same as those which I employ in classroom teaching. I try to make the lesson interesting and engage the student in the lesson and in his/her own achievement. I foster critical thinking by deemphasizing memorization and guiding the student to thinking the problem through, and understanding the steps and concepts required to arrive at a solution. Some things, of course, must be memorized, but to my mind, that really should never be all that learning is about. Investigation, exploration, and analysis achieve far better results, and also helpful is relating concepts in science to experiences and events the student is familiar with.
I'm invested in my student's success and make myself available for questions or problems outside of our tutoring time. The student's success is my success and both are important to me.

Testimonials

"Great Earth Science Tutor"

- Jill, New York, NY on 6/12/14

"Great Tutor and Extremely Reliable"

- Effie, New York, NY on 6/4/14
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Education

University of Illinois
Biology
Montclair State University
Master's

Education

University of Illinois (Biology)

Montclair State University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Bronx, NY 10463

Faye’s Subjects

Science:
Astronomy, Ecology, Geology, Physical Science,
Physics
Homeschool:
Physics
Test Preparation:
Regents

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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