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Dorothee M.

Brookline, MA

$65/hour

Experienced Teacher and Tutor

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History
Specia Education
University of Heidelberg
Master's

Education

History (Specia Education)

University of Heidelberg (Master's)

About Dorothee

My teaching career began in Germany/Heidelberg and an Exchange program brought me for two years to Houston, Texas. During this time I got accustomed to all cultural differences and after moving to Boston decided to stay and even became an American citizen.
Today I feel at home in both cultures and enjoy teaching bi-lingual students in all grades and abilities.

During the last 4 years I prepared several students for their future studies abroad. Learning a foreign language should always include knowledge about history, music, and all other cultural aspects. That knowledge will help any student to navigate and adapt abroad.

I have had twenty-one years of teaching experience for bi-lingual students, and I have my Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) endorsement certificate.

I am a native of Germany with good French language conversational skills.

Since I am an empty nester I am very flexible with my schedule after school days and on weekends.
My teaching career began in Germany/Heidelberg and an Exchange program brought me for two years to Houston, Texas. During this time I got accustomed to all cultural differences and after moving to Boston decided to stay and even became an American citizen.
Today I feel at home in both cultures and enjoy teaching bi-lingual students in all
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Policies
Cancellation
10 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Brookline, MA 02446
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French, German
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia, Special Needs

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

As a certified special education teacher I have 27 years of experience with instructing students with a diagnose of ADHD. Most students benefit from content that is broken down in only a few details at a time. A very structured lesson and support in organizational skills are also a big help. Very often it is a benefit to include parents in a teacher's goals and objective. Those goals should be developed after getting to know the student's anxiety level and personal needs.

Special Needs

For twenty-eight years I have been providing students with special needs of all grade levels the unique education they require and deserve.
Through my experience working with students and colleagues of various nationalities, I understand the fine balance between cultural integrity and integration.
As an experienced educator I value and practice the belief of mutual respect.
I have two Massachusetts certificates in special needs: PK-5 and 5-12. I have a Master's +45 and the required SEI endorsement.
I am confident my professional and life experience will be of value to any school or tutoring setting.

History
Specia Education
University of Heidelberg
Master's

Education

History (Specia Education)

University of Heidelberg (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 10 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dorothee will travel within 20 miles of Brookline, MA 02446.