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Beth P.

Experienced Teacher and Tutor in English, Math and Science

New York, NY (10025)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$50.00
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I am an experienced teacher and tutor who has worked with students at all levels for ten years. My students have consistently shown increased test scores and understanding, in part because I make the learning fun. Plus, I am skilled at identifying and addressing other issues that interfere with understanding (such as fear or misunderstanding of basic skills).

My credentials: I hold New York state certification in Chemistry and English. At present I teach test preparation and tutor while I work on a book. In the past, I have taught middle school science, high school English, and elementary math and test-based preparation for the SAT, SSAT, ISEE in English and math. My main background is in English, but I started college in engineering school.

Also I'm a published writer and have been thanked for my contributions to three award-winning novels.

Just in: a student I tutored over the summer raised his Regents English score from a 59 (failing) to a 79, easily passing.

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Beth’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ISEE, PSAT, Regents, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics
Business:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Science:
Chemistry, Physics
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

Bible Studies

I am the coordinator of religious education at Notre Dame church and have taken two year-long ecumenical courses in Old Testament and New Testament as well as an intense semester-long course in Old Testament through Catholic Bible School. I have also taken the required coursework in Old and New Testament required of Catholic Cathechists in the Archdiocese of New York.

Elementary (K-6th)

I teach test-prep oriented math and reading comprehension to students on Saturdays to students from 3rd grade through high school. For a year I worked at a charter school working with 3rd to 5th graders in remedial math. I have certification pending in elementary (I am missing two courses, one in geography, one in pedagogy). On Sundays I teach religious education to 3rd and 4th grade students.

Public Speaking

I have given presentations to large and small groups including at a national conference about how my program used a College Board program in an after school program. For five years I managed a monthly professional development program for Scoutmasters at the Manhattan Boy Scout district, which entailed monthly presentations as well as work with Scoutmasters and others on public speaking.

Regents

I have prepared students for the English and Global regents at several high schools in a Saturday program. As a high school and middle school teacher, I have used the regents exams in each subject area (Earth Science, Chemistry, Algebra) as a guide for test questions and class preparation. The Regents are specific to individual subjects so I believe I am prepared in the ones listed above. Regents tests are offered in other subjects as well.

Writing

I am published writer (fiction and nonfiction) and am certified in teaching English. In the past I've worked with students in writing from the elementary through SAT level. In 2011 I scored the New York State Test for grades 3-5 in English and math.

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Education

Barnard College (English)

NYU (Master's)

Queens College (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Beth will travel within 5 miles of New York, NY 10025.

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