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I am a dedicated tutor with seven years of private tutoring experience and 11 years of teaching experience in all K-6 subject areas. Being attuned to students’ learning styles, I have the ability to present material in a manner suited to the individual student’s specific needs. I have a knack for engaging even students who are extremely shy, and always go the extra mile to gain and maintain the trust of all my students.
I believe that giving students confidence in their knowledge of the subject matter is essential to their success. To this end, I have attended science fairs and other student presentations. I will also speak with teachers in person or by phone and attend parent-teacher conferences if asked.
My specialties are math and ELA; however, I often tutor students in all other subject areas. I have specific expertise in standardized test preparation as well.
As an experienced teacher, I have tutored and taught all of the major elementary (K-6th) subjects - math, ELA, science, and social studies. I have an MSED in pre-K through 6th grade and was provisionally certified in New York State. Through years of substitute teaching, I have learned various methodologies in order to fit the teaching style to the individual student's learning style.
I was taught to sew as a child, both by machine and by hand. I've made clothing, accessories, home furnishings and quilts. While working at a fabric store, I taught sewing and quilting classes, and have taught neighbors and their children the proper use of the sewing machine.
I work with children at all elementary grade levels, striving towards effective writing. Although, not an easy task, there are many techniques to break the 'writer's block'.
CUNY Queens College (MEd)
Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00
Cancellation: 24 hours notice required
Gina will travel within 15 miles of Jamaica, NY 11435.
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