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Jed L.

Test Prep Expert Tutor - SHSAT, SSAT, ISEE, TACHS, SAT

Forest Hills, NY (11375)

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Hourly fee
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Jed's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Corporate Training:
College Counseling more »
GMAT
Grammar
Proofreading
Test Preparation:
ASVAB
College Counseling more »
GED
GMAT
Regents more »
SAT Math
SAT Reading
SSAT
Homeschool:
Algebra 1
Algebra 2
Elementary (K-6th) more »
English
Piano
Prealgebra
Reading
SAT Math
SAT Reading
Study Skills more »
Writing
Special Needs:
Special Needs more »
Business:
GMAT
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
Elementary Math
Elementary Science
Grammar
Reading
Spelling
Study Skills more »
Vocabulary
Music:
Music Theory
Piano
Math:
Algebra 1
Algebra 2
Prealgebra
SAT Math
Trigonometry
English:
English
Grammar
Proofreading
Reading
SAT Reading
Vocabulary
Writing

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College Counseling

I am qualified to tutor in college counseling because I have significant experience in this area. As a Case Manager for the Hetrick-Martin Institute, I met with adolescents both individually and in a group setting to help them devise an educational/vocational plan. This included researching various careers, aptitude testing, creating a strong personal essay, and teaching them how to effectively research various colleges to suit their needs.

Elementary (K-6th)

For four years, I have been employed as a elementary education substitute teacher for the New York City Department of Education. I have taught Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies, and Music for every grade from K through 5th. Additionally, three of my current Wyzant Students and two of my private students are in elementary school.

Regents

I have been tutoring students for Regents exams for several years now. The student I am currently tutoring for English Regents is very happy with her son's progress, and even said that this is the first time he seems to be enjoying studying. I am also quite familiar with the new "Common Core" curriculum for Regents exams. As for materials, I use a combination of the Barron's Regents book and on-line resources, and I give simulated exams 1 - 2 weeks before the actual test and grade them to ensure that my students perform well.

Special Needs

For a year, I was a substitute para-professional with the NYC Dept. of Education, District 75, working with children on the severe end of the autistic spectrum.

For 7 years, I worked as a case manager, outreach worker, and supervisor at the Hetrick-Martin Institute, providing services to runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth

Currently, I am privately tutoring a special needs child in piano.

I am extremely patient and empathetic, and get along great with all kids, especially it seems, those with special needs.

I am glad to provide more detailed information and/or documentation if required. Thank you.

Study Skills

I have been a very active tutor in excellent standing with WyzAnt (see my ratings and reviews) and I always include study skills as part of my tutoring, regardless of subject; skills such as how to focus, time management, recitation, using index cards, using the internet, as well as planning and organization. I not only teach these skills as part of my "subject" tutoring, but in my work with students preparing for exams, such as the SHSAT or ASVAB, I emphasize study skills even more, since usually the amount of study time before the exam is limited.

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Approved Subjects

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