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Polina A.

Middle Village, NY

$40/hr

Reading, Writing, and Social Studies Tutor for all grades!

Background check passed as of 12/27/12
Usually responds in about 6 hours

Reading, Writing, and Social Studies Tutor for all grades!

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I have a Bachelors in Social Studies/Secondary Education as well as a Masters in Special Education (Grades 7-12).I have four years of experience tutoring students in grades K-8 in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills as well as Social Studies Regents Preparation for secondary level students.

I believe that accommodating the student's learning style and incorporating his/her interests is a critical part of the learning process.

The key to academic success is strengthening one's reading and writing skills. I can help you accomplish this!

Testimonials

"Not reliable"

- Amy, Ridgewood, NY on 8/12/14

"Excellent!!!"

- Daniela, Middle Village, NY on 5/13/13
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, 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 three years' experience with homework help, reading comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, writing, and social studies for grades K-6.

Social Studies

I have a bachelors in social studies from Molloy College.

Molloy College, Rockville Center, NY
Social Studies and Special Education
Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY
Master's

Education

Molloy College, Rockville Center, NY (Social Studies and Special Education)

Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY (Master's)

Not reliable — Polina was okay and timely when she showed for appointments. She was hired to work with my son through the summer months in efforts to catch him up on phonics and reading skills. She requires 2 hour's notice for cancelled appointments. However, on the 3rd week, I received a 45 minute notice that she was unable to make the appointment and then another cancellation 2 weeks later. While holding 1 hou ...

— Amy, Ridgewood, NY on 8/12/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Polina will travel within 10 miles of Middle Village, NY 11379.


About Polina

I have a Bachelors in Social Studies/Secondary Education as well as a Masters in Special Education (Grades 7-12).I have four years of experience tutoring students in grades K-8 in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills as well as Social Studies Regents Preparation for secondary level students.

I believe that accommodating the student's learning style and incorporating his/her interests is a critical part of the learning process.

The key to academic success is strengthening one's reading and writing skills. I can help you accomplish this!

Testimonials

"Not reliable"

- Amy, Ridgewood, NY on 8/12/14

"Excellent!!!"

- Daniela, Middle Village, NY on 5/13/13
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Education

Molloy College, Rockville Center, NY
Social Studies and Special Education
Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY
Master's

Education

Molloy College, Rockville Center, NY (Social Studies and Special Education)

Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Middle Village, NY 11379

Polina’s Subjects

English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, 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.


Background Check Status for Polina A.

Polina A. passed a background check on 12/27/12. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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