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New York, NY 10021

Cathie C.

Learning problems? Supportive Columbia PhD helps you find strengths!

...When students have learning difficulties, they have often tried very hard to learn, but the material slips out of their understanding. They try even harder, but their learning does not improve. Then frustration and avoidance sets in. Soon they refuse to try, and... read more

special needs, ADD/ADHD | 9 other subjects

New York, NY 10021

Michael D.

Boston University-Trained Reading Specialist and NYS Certified Teacher

...I completed three graduate-level courses on differentiating instruction to students with ADHD. I apply concepts learned from this coursework when working with students with ADHD, including setting focus-building goals, using rewards systems, and partnering with... read more

special needs, phonics, ADD/ADHD | 5 other subjects

New York, NY 10023

Renee P.

Academic Coach (Pre-K to 6th grade)

...I hated to take tests, and they gave me hives. I could read a book in a day, but would spend hours writing just one paragraph. I could debate you to death on political facts, but if you asked me to spell “receive,” I wanted to scream. I had to work twice as hard... read more

special needs, phonics, ADD/ADHD | 10+ other subjects

New York, NY 10024

Linda W.

Linda W Reading should be fun and an adventure!

...For example, one 7th grade student, reading on a 3rd grade level, wanted to learn how to draw dinosaurs. I had a book for that - a book that included a paragraph about the dinosaur before teaching how to draw it. He read the paragraph, learned some new vocabulary... read more

special needs, phonics, ADD/ADHD | 8 other subjects

New York, NY 10021

Gretchen B.

NYS Certified, Former Princeton Review Teacher Trainer

I have been teaching English and tutoring for over 20 years. I have worked with students from Pre-K to college. I have an MSEd, and I am certified to teach in NYS. I am a former Princeton Review teacher trainer for the verbal portions of the SAT and the GRE.... read more

phonics | 10+ other subjects

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