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The Best 1st grade Tutors in Plainfield, NJ

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Brooke F.
75/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

Head of K-5 Special Ed/Academic Interventions turned Local Mom-Tutor

I'm Wilson Language certified, which is an intervention program for children with dyslexia. I'm also trained in Fundations, which is for children in K-3rd grade. In addition, I'm trained in Reading Rescue, which is a 1st grade intervention phonics program and knowlegeable on other Orton... read more

75/hour
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I'm Wilson Language certified, which is an intervention program for children with dyslexia. I'm also trained in Fundations, which is for children in K-3rd grade. In addition, I'm trained in Reading Rescue, which is a 1st grade intervention phonics program and knowlegeable on other Orton... read more

Emily B.
40/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

Write better essays-study skills-organization-time management

I have been working for two years in this capacity, mostly with K - 8th grade, my preference. I have just finished successfully tutoring a student who completed 1st grade. We worked on phonetics, reading and writing. I have also tutored another 1st grade student in reading comprehension and writing.... read more

40/hour
4.9 (492)
1,386 hours tutoring
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I have been working for two years in this capacity, mostly with K - 8th grade, my preference. I have just finished successfully tutoring a student who completed 1st grade. We worked on phonetics, reading and writing. I have also tutored another 1st grade student in reading comprehension and writing.... read more

Nikhil A.
35/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

Rutgers engineering student teaching music theory

I took piano lessons from 1st grade to 9th grade and took the ABRSM practical/theory exams up till grade seven. I placed third in the Russian music competition run by TYMA for piano. I also successfully auditioned into the honors symphony orchestra during high school for the violin. read more

35/hour
5.0 (6)
18 hours tutoring
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I took piano lessons from 1st grade to 9th grade and took the ABRSM practical/theory exams up till grade seven. I placed third in the Russian music competition run by TYMA for piano. I also successfully auditioned into the honors symphony orchestra during high school for the violin. read more

Nikhil G.
55/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

Medical student with 4 years of experience at tutoring center

I worked as a tutor for a local learning center where I taught math for students from 1st grade to 12th grade. I have experience working with students who have unique needs and make sure to tailor the lesson to fit their needs. read more

55/hour
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I worked as a tutor for a local learning center where I taught math for students from 1st grade to 12th grade. I have experience working with students who have unique needs and make sure to tailor the lesson to fit their needs. read more

Jessica K.
55/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

A patient, reliable tutor who is enthusiastic about learning!

My name is Jess and I am patient, reliable, have tons of energy, and absolutely love working with kids! Currently I teach 1st grade in NJ, but have worked with children ages 3 months to 13 years old in the past. In the past, I have taught 1st and 4th grade in Spain, and prior to that I student taught in both 3rd... read more

55/hour
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My name is Jess and I am patient, reliable, have tons of energy, and absolutely love working with kids! Currently I teach 1st grade in NJ, but have worked with children ages 3 months to 13 years old in the past. In the past, I have taught 1st and 4th grade in Spain, and prior to that I student taught in both 3rd... read more

Jay H.
65/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

Make an Effort, Not an Excuse

I then became a paraprofessional for special education for one year. I have worked in C.A.R.E. services for 3 years before I became a full time teacher. I was a 1st grade teacher to start out my career in 2012. I taught 1st grade for two years and now been teaching 2nd grade for two years. On September 1st... read more

65/hour
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I then became a paraprofessional for special education for one year. I have worked in C.A.R.E. services for 3 years before I became a full time teacher. I was a 1st grade teacher to start out my career in 2012. I taught 1st grade for two years and now been teaching 2nd grade for two years. On September 1st... read more

Sherwin Y.
40/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

Recent Wesleyan Grad Tutoring English/Chinese/Film

There is no better feeling than giving someone the resources they need in order to succeed, and with a little help I believe that we are all capable of self-improvement and growth. I attended the F.C.D. Chinese Language School (located in Edison, NJ) from 1st grade until my freshman year of high school, when I... read more

40/hour
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There is no better feeling than giving someone the resources they need in order to succeed, and with a little help I believe that we are all capable of self-improvement and growth. I attended the F.C.D. Chinese Language School (located in Edison, NJ) from 1st grade until my freshman year of high school, when I... read more

Tracy P.
65/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

1st Grade Teacher

I am a first grade teacher and have been working with children for over 15 years. and I am a certified Elementary teacher. As a mother and teacher, I understand that everyone learns differently, and I enjoy working one-on-one with students to improve their skills. Most of my experience is at the Elementary level,... read more

65/hour
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I am a first grade teacher and have been working with children for over 15 years. and I am a certified Elementary teacher. As a mother and teacher, I understand that everyone learns differently, and I enjoy working one-on-one with students to improve their skills. Most of my experience is at the Elementary level,... read more

Erin D.
50/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

Early Childhood Basic Skills Teacher

For the past year I have been tutoring a girl going into the 3rd grade with reading. Her reading skills have improved and she has gained a great deal of confidence. I am also helping an autistic child with 1st grade math. I believe learning to manage time is a critical skill in life. If you are unable to... read more

50/hour
3.0 (1)
66 hours tutoring
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For the past year I have been tutoring a girl going into the 3rd grade with reading. Her reading skills have improved and she has gained a great deal of confidence. I am also helping an autistic child with 1st grade math. I believe learning to manage time is a critical skill in life. If you are unable to... read more

DE G.
65/hour

Near Plainfield, NJ

Experienced Professional Elementary Educator

I always wanted to be a teacher growing up and I attended a college and there I got my elementary teaching degree. I started teaching at the age of 20 and never stopped. I have taught mostly upper elementary grades during my decades of teaching but have taught 1st - 3rd grade several times as well. I... read more

65/hour
5.0 (1)
4 hours tutoring
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I always wanted to be a teacher growing up and I attended a college and there I got my elementary teaching degree. I started teaching at the age of 20 and never stopped. I have taught mostly upper elementary grades during my decades of teaching but have taught 1st - 3rd grade several times as well. I... read more

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