State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook (Mathematics)
I am an experienced Math teacher having taught both in elementary and middle schools. My philosophy of teaching, when working with students who are having difficulty with math, is to start at their current level and build confidence in their ability to achieve success. Once a student's attitude changes from failure to success, new topics in the subject are introduced which are now usually found to be less "intimidating" than previously. My many years of experience are a benefit, as I know many "tricks" to teach students to help make math facts and methods easy to remember and even fun!
I have worked with Special Education students, including some with Asperger's syndrome and Autism, as well as with General Education students. I have been successful with all of them.
In addition to teaching math, I have also worked with numerous youngsters who are behind in reading. From a second grader who was unable to read at all, to a sixth grader who was at a reading level far behind his classmates, I was instrumental in helping these and other students make great strides in this area of their academics.
I look forward to working with your child and assisting them in achieving their full potential. I am an experienced Math teacher having taught both in elementary and middle schools. My philosophy of teaching, when working with students who are having difficulty with math, is to start at their current level and build confidence in their ability to achieve success. Once a student's attitude changes from failure to success, new topics in the
Lois is a very patient teacher. My son has started showing interest in reading and is excited to complete the work which is assigned to him by Lois.
Thank you for your kind words. I thoroughly enjoy working with Rishi and expect he will develop into an avid reader as we continue our sessions.
Lois is my daughter's tutor and is doing a fantastic job helping her with math. We are very pleased with her.
It is a pleasure to work with your daughter. She is eager to learn and is excited to find that she is understanding various concepts that were previously confusing.
Lois has taught our son more in 5 sessions than he has learned in 3 years of preschool. She has figured out how to reach him, get him interested & has found a way to extract the info!
The greatest reward for any teacher is to know that they have taught a student that learning can be fun and to see that student have pride in their achievements. Happy to be a part of this!
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Former algebra teacher
Private tutor for 4 years
I have taught Algebra II during my teaching career and I have also worked individually with students who were having difficulty keeping up with their class. Sometimes, it is just a matter of presenting the material in a different way that allows a student to progress through the previously trouble-some material.
I have been a paraprofessional in an elementary school for the past 4 years. I am a patient, soft-spoken, gentle person who can find the right technique to help your child understand basic academic concepts. I am well traveled and can share experiences to give your child some global knowledge. Math and Reading are my primary areas of expertise and I have been very successful in helping students make notable gains in these subjects. I also play a musical instrument, which means I can even assist in the area of general music. If your student has a Learning Disability, I have experience in that area also. I have worked with many Special Education students including some with Autism and some with Aspergers syndrome. I know how important it is to have your child up to grade level in the early years and I hope to have the opportunity to help your child reach his/her potential.
I taught math for a number of years and was a paraprofessional with both the Cherry Creek School District and the Douglas County School District working in their Special Education department with elementary students.
One of the girls that I tutored in prealgebra improved her grade from a "C" to an "A". This was accomplished in less than one academic year.
I teach reading by finding out the students main interests and then choosing reading material that they are going to be eager to read. Choosing the correct reading level is also very important, as a child can become easily frustrated if the books are beyond them.