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Tanya H.

Elementary Tutor

Philadelphia, PA (19106)

Travel radius
5 miles
Hourly fee
$25.00
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I am a certified teacher, grades 1-12, and have a Masters Degree in Counseling and Guidance. Both my undergraduate degree and graduate degree are from Temple University. I have more than thirty years teaching experience, at both the Elementary level and Community College level, where I taught various Psychology courses including, but not limited to, Introduction to Psychology and Abnormal Psychology.In addition I have more than five years experience as a tutor in the areas of basic reading, reading, basic math, and writing skills.I was nominated as the Teacher of the Year at Delaware Community College- the first ever adjunct instructor to be so nominated. On two consecutive years my Elementary classes received the Video of the Year Award in the areas of History and Art. I have also sponsored the Student Council at one of my schools.

My teaching style might best be described as hands-on and compassionate towards the needs of the students I tutor. I want to take each student from where he/she is to where he/she has the potential to be.

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Tanya’s subjects

English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Psychology
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Dyslexia, Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Career Development
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ASVAB, Career Development, College Counseling, Praxis
Corporate Training:
Career Development, College Counseling, ESL/ESOL, Grammar

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught grades 1-5 in both the School District of Philadelphia and the Los Angeles Unified School District and have a permanent credential in Elementary Education and Counseling and Guidance.

Most of my teaching and tutoring experience has been working with educationally challenged underachievers. Additionally, I have been an Adjunct Psychology instructor at several Delaware Valley Community Colleges and was nominated Teacher of the Year at one of them - the first ever Adjunct Instructor to have been so honored!

My tutoring experience ranges from one-on-one instruction to working with students at a 3:1 or 4:1 ratio. I enjoy teaching reading and have successfully motivated my students to become academically successful.

Phonics

I taught phonics to first graders for 7 years in the School District of Philadelphia, at Sylvan Learning Centers, and at Huntington Learning Centers.

Study Skills

I have taught study skills in grades 3-5 in the School District of Philadelphia, the Los Angeles Unified School District, and as a Psychology Instructor at Delaware County Community College.

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Education

Temple University (Elementary Education)

Temple University (Master's)

Great Tutor — Tanya arrives on time and she is prompt with returning emails. I feel that she fills each hour of tutoring appropriately. She is always prepared and comes with study guides and reading materials so the student can work on her own in between lessons. I highly recommend her services. ...

— Jin Young from Wyncote, PA on 6/30/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $25.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I charge one hour for any lesson cancelled with less than 24 hours notice.

Travel policy

Tanya will travel within 5 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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