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Nicole W.

Los Angeles, CA

$50/hour

USC Grad: Elementary Teacher for Math & English Tutoring

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B.A., University of California, San Diego
Human Development
(1) University of Southern California / Rossier School of Education (teaching)
Master's

Education

B.A., University of California, San Diego (Human Development)

(1) University of Southern California / Rossier School of Education (teaching) (Master's)

About Nicole

Hi there! My name is Nicole and I am a current elementary school teacher in Los Angeles. I have been a teacher for 4 years, all in the 5th grade. I have lived in Los Angeles for the last 5 years and I love it! I couldn't imagine living anywhere else.

I love teaching and I love igniting students' curiosity about the world. I believe that education is the strongest tool you can own: your knowledge and your brain is so powerful!

Math is one of my favorite subjects! Success in math and confidence in math skills will improve problem solving skills. I've had 4 years of experience with teaching the Common Core math standards using the curriculum EngageNY and MyMath.

Writing is my second favorite subject. Writing improves with a love for reading and a curiosity of the world around us. I've had experience in different writing curriculums such as Growing Educators and Lucy Calkins' Units of Study.

I have studied the Common Core State Standards in graduate school, and have continued to teach in accordance to it for the past 4 years. Although it is a huge shift from the CA state standards, it boots high and critical thinking - skills needed to succeed in higher education, and in the world.

I hold a valid teaching credential, and am currently in my fourth year as a teacher in Los Angeles.

I love learning, and I love to inspire the love for learning in my students! Using technology, and different modes of learning, I allow all students to access the curriculum and standards. My teaching philosophy lines closely with the growth mindset theory: YOU CAN LEARN ANYTHING, you just don't know it YET. Through hard work, grit, and persistence, success is possible!
Hi there! My name is Nicole and I am a current elementary school teacher in Los Angeles. I have been a teacher for 4 years, all in the 5th grade. I have lived in Los Angeles for the last 5 years and I love it! I couldn't imagine living anywhere else.

I love teaching and I
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Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90027
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math, Prealgebra
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
Common Core
Elementary Education:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Common Core

I have studied the Common Core State Standards in graduate school at the University of Southern California, and have since been teaching in accordance to it. I have taught the 5th grade for the past 4 years. I teach in alignment to both the ELA and Math standards.

Elementary (K-6th)

I hold a clear and valid California teaching credential in the Multiple Subjects category. I have been a teacher for the past 4 years in 5th grade, with experience also in 1st and 4th grade.

B.A., University of California, San Diego
Human Development
(1) University of Southern California / Rossier School of Education (teaching)
Master's

Education

B.A., University of California, San Diego (Human Development)

(1) University of Southern California / Rossier School of Education (teaching) (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nicole will travel within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90027.