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Peter R.

Brooklyn, NY

$60/hr

Patient, experienced tutor for ESL, Tech, K-6 subjects and more!

Patient, experienced tutor for ESL, Tech, K-6 subjects and more!

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Hi everybody, I'm Peter, and I may be your ideal tutor!

I'm currently a graduate student at Mercy College, pursuing a Master of Science degree in TESOL. I graduated from SUNY Cobleskill with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications with a minor in Humanities. I also hold a certificate in Web Development from CUNY Baruch College. I've successfully tutored peers in HTML/CSS, Adobe Creative Suite software, English Language Arts (including reading, writing, proofreading and vocabulary), Linguistics, introductory Spanish, and English as a Second Language. I have much experience teaching adults basic computer skills on both Windows and Macintosh platforms and I can always help with time-management and study skills.

Besides tutoring, I have extensive experience as a teaching assistant in the public school classrooms of New York City. In addition to working with whole classes, I have experience working one-on-one and in small groups with students of all ages, including extensive experience with English-language learners and students with special needs.

My philosophy is that all students have the ability to learn, with an understanding that each student learns in a different way. As an educator, I favor a differentiated approach to teaching that allows me to tailor my lessons and instructional delivery to my students' individual needs and learning styles. I favor a lot of interaction between the tutor and student, and believe in fostering independence in addition to providing guided practice. My experiences have taught me that patience and empathy are crucial to the teaching-learning process.

Should you have any inquiries, please don't hesitate to contact. I look forward to hearing from you!

English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, HTML, Macintosh,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), Video Production
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
History:
Social Studies
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Video Production
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Career Development, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development, GED, Regents, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Career Development, ESL/ESOL,
General Computer, Grammar, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), Proofreading

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.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have extensive experience as a teaching assistant in the public school classrooms of New York City, in all subjects for grades K-6.

I'm a graduate student who is currently pursuing teacher certification from New York State.

ESL/ESOL

Graduate student pursuing MSEd in TESOL at Mercy College with an expected graduation date of 5/2013.

Successful graduation from this program leads directly to New York State teacher certification in ESOL for grades K-12.

Experience teaching and tutoring both children and adults who are learning English for the first time.

Macintosh

I have used Macintosh computers since the 1990s and I have experience teaching adults the Mac OS X operating system. I've tutored in basic skills such as creating and deleting folders, using the Finder to navigate the contents of the computer, using various software programs as well as more advanced areas of the system such as the command-based Terminal and various system utilities.

SUNY Cobleskill
Communications
Mercy College TESOL
MEd

Education

SUNY Cobleskill (Communications)

Mercy College TESOL (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Peter will travel within 15 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11223.


About Peter

Hi everybody, I'm Peter, and I may be your ideal tutor!

I'm currently a graduate student at Mercy College, pursuing a Master of Science degree in TESOL. I graduated from SUNY Cobleskill with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications with a minor in Humanities. I also hold a certificate in Web Development from CUNY Baruch College. I've successfully tutored peers in HTML/CSS, Adobe Creative Suite software, English Language Arts (including reading, writing, proofreading and vocabulary), Linguistics, introductory Spanish, and English as a Second Language. I have much experience teaching adults basic computer skills on both Windows and Macintosh platforms and I can always help with time-management and study skills.

Besides tutoring, I have extensive experience as a teaching assistant in the public school classrooms of New York City. In addition to working with whole classes, I have experience working one-on-one and in small groups with students of all ages, including extensive experience with English-language learners and students with special needs.

My philosophy is that all students have the ability to learn, with an understanding that each student learns in a different way. As an educator, I favor a differentiated approach to teaching that allows me to tailor my lessons and instructional delivery to my students' individual needs and learning styles. I favor a lot of interaction between the tutor and student, and believe in fostering independence in addition to providing guided practice. My experiences have taught me that patience and empathy are crucial to the teaching-learning process.

Should you have any inquiries, please don't hesitate to contact. I look forward to hearing from you!

Education

SUNY Cobleskill
Communications
Mercy College TESOL
MEd

Education

SUNY Cobleskill (Communications)

Mercy College TESOL (MEd)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11223

Peter’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, HTML, Macintosh,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), Video Production
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
History:
Social Studies
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Video Production
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Career Development, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development, GED, Regents, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Career Development, ESL/ESOL,
General Computer, Grammar, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), Proofreading

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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