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: William Paterson University (Education Literature)
: William Paterson University (MEd)
Grand Canyon University (MEd)
I am a certified, experienced teacher (13 years' teaching experience, adjunct college professor, Orton Gillingham trained, Wilson Just Words Trained, New York State certified EMT, 2012 Teacher of the Year in my current position), and United Nations presenter, seeking to assist your student elementary, middle school through college. I have also recently completed Teachers College at Columbia, Readers Workshop training - it was amazing.
I have personally been a lifelong learner with a master's degree in teaching children technology and a minor, undergraduate degree in literature. In my current position as a middle school librarian and LA teacher, I have my finger on the pulse of what students like to read. Utilizing high interest materials and iPad technology, I can help reluctant readers and writers succeed. My most recent master's degree in educational administration provides me the insight into where education is heading in the future and expectations of student performance on high stakes testing. Speaking, phonics, reading, writing and reading recovery are integral to student success in all content areas. Allow me the opportunity to help your student develop the tolls to succeed. I am a certified, experienced teacher (13 years' teaching experience, adjunct college professor, Orton Gillingham trained, Wilson Just Words Trained, New York State certified EMT, 2012 Teacher of the Year in my current position), and United Nations presenter, seeking to… Read more
Laurie has been tutoring my son for the last two months to improve his writing such as book response and book report, research paper, and writing projects in school. My son is a fifth grader. He is a great reader, but only interested in reading humorous books. He found it very difficult to get started in any writing and can not give enough details and make the paragraph flow. Therefore, his writing is very short, about 6 sentences. As the first step, Laurie has recommended some humor books, then slowly introduced great books (must read books) with different genre books for him to read. She will check his reading comprehension, improve his writing structures to be more concise and ask him questions if the sentences are not clear as they both edit and revise together. After 1 month, he has improved his writing from about 6 sentences to 1 to 1.5 page length with a good flow and he is becoming less reliant on Laurie. Laurie will continue to work with Ivan in his writing for higher writing level. Laurie is a highly experienced tutor and I would recommend anyone to her.
We love Ms. Laurie. She has been amazing helping our son gain confidence in his reading, and I can see major improvements. She is very patient, very helpful with information and suggestions.
Laurie connected well with our 5th Grader Hannah and not only understood her needs but left her motivated and encouraged after their hour together. A great resource for our child.
A willing student with complex language learning deficiencies met her match with this multi-faceted professional. Skilled and experienced, Ms. Laurie M. is nevertheless keenly diagnostic as she explores the tools necessary to maximize this child's potential. The student is responding most positively.
I highly recommend Laurie. Her tutoring skills are only outmatched by her ability to connect with your child. My son was resistant to having a tutor but from the first session, he was captivated by Laurie's warmth and humor. She is skilled in all areas of language arts and he is making steady improvements every week. I can't say enough good things about her. She is awesome.
Up to now very pleased Laurie is very easy to reach, immediately responds/follows up and is committed to helping our son with his writing issues.
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I am currently a college professor specializing in a reading and writing intensive subject area offering. In that light, I know what schools are looking for and can assist students in attaining their reading potential. Being Orton Gillingham and Wilson trained, also gives me a leg up in assisting struggling readers, as well as effective readers, strategies for success.
I am a certified general education teacher PreK-8 in the State of New Jersey with experience teaching kindergarten through grade eight and college level. I am a passionate educator, currently teaching middle school and and a college class, and tutoring students from Kindergarten to high school in the areas of reading and language arts both in isolation and as they relate to all other content areas. Good reading and writing skills are of critical importance in school and for your child's future success. To that end,I am also Wilson Just Words and Orton Gillingham trained. That coupled with 14 years of teaching experience, gives me both the training and experience to assist struggling readers and writers.
English Language Arts, middle school librarian/college professor specializing in reading and writing skills, test prep, and school success. Skills prep includes preparation for and determining important content in core subject areas. Orton Gillingham based instruction for reading decoding, encoding and comprehension skills with emphasis on fluency and expression through writing.
I have taken ESL/ESOL graduate level classes during my Educational Administration certification. I have experience and an internship completed during the summer of 2010 with a northern New Jersey Summer School program and adult speakers in a northern New Jersey public library. Currently, I am the facilitator of a Chinese Cultural exchange club including participation in distance conferences with a Chinese School.
I am currently a college professor specializing in a reading and writing intensive subject area offering. In that light, I know what schools are looking for and can assist students in attaining their ELA potential. Being Orton Gillingham and Wilson trained, also gives me a leg up in assisting struggling readers, as well as effective readers, strategies for success in reading, writing and grammar.
Microsoft Publisher is currently an integral part of my middle school curriculum. Current students utilize this program for tri-fold brochures, website design, flyers and other business related skills.
As I prepare for the 2014-15 school year, I find myself the reading recovery instructor at my middle school. To that end, I successfully completed Wilson's Just Words program (reading recovery for older students) and the intensive Orton Gillingham Multi-Sensory Education Program (for k-adult students) and I am ready to rock. Both programs are heavy on cultivating phonemic awareness and sound symbol relationships. I have also just completed Teachers College Readers' Workshop at Columbia University. With these intense training experiences, and my teaching experience in reading and writing skills, I feel confident I can help struggling readers and writers improve their fluency, comprehension, and expression.
Public speaking goes hand-in-hand with presentation skills and technology; both a part of my daily curriculum for middle school and adults students. I currently teach fifth and seventh grade students how to compose and present to both other students and authentic audiences in a debate format. Instruction is in both single and group settings.
I am a teacher/librarian and college professor specializing in reluctant readers or those struggling with reading skills and comprehension. I utilize a mix of grassroots tried and true practices and methods with a mix of technology to encourage even the most reluctant of readers. I have also recently added my training in Orton Gillingham to my reading decoding and encoding arsenal while focusing specific attention to fluency and comprehension skills.
I am currently a college professor specializing in a reading and writing intensive subject area offering. In that light, I know what schools are looking for and can assist students in attaining their reading potential. Being Orton Gillingham and Wilson trained, also gives me a leg up in assisting struggling readers, as well as effective readers, offering strategies for success.
As a school media specialist and teacher, this component is a critical skill and integral part of my curriculum. Skills include organization, determination of importance and preparation for various assessments and assessment modalities.
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