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Julianne Y.

Cambridge, MA

$80/hour

ADD/ADHD Tutor and Coach - Executive Function, Study Skills & Writing

Background check passed as of 11/4/13
4.9 average from 8 ratings
Wonderful educator (and person)
— Lisa, Boston, MA on 6/8/16

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New York University
History
Boston University School of Law
J.D.
Tufts University
MEd

Education

New York University (History)

Boston University School of Law (J.D.)

Tufts University (MEd)

About Julianne

Hi All,

I am an experienced Massachusetts Public High School teacher with a MAT from Tufts and a Law Degree from Boston University School of Law. I have worked with all levels of high school students, including Honors and moderate special needs. I believe that building a student's confidence is a priority, and I have been particularly successful with students diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. My specialties include Executive Function, writing, study skills and organization, History, Law, Drama, Comedy, and analytical thinking.

As much as I loved being in a classroom, the most fulfilling and enjoyable teaching opportunities for me were after school, meeting one-on-one or with small groups of students to concentrate on their Executive Function, Study Skills and academic development.

Please feel free to contact me for references!
Hi All,

I am an experienced Massachusetts Public High School teacher with a MAT from Tufts and a Law Degree from Boston University School of Law. I have worked with all levels of high school students, including Honors and moderate Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

$45/ea per hour for two to four students.

Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of Cambridge, MA 02139
Background Check: Passed

"Wonderful educator (and person)"

- Lisa, Boston, MA on 6/8/16
Art:
Theatre
English:
English, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
History:
American History, Criminal Justice,
European History, Social Studies,
World History
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Aspergers
Elementary Education:
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I am currently tutoring in organization, study skills, and managing ADD in the greater Boston area. I have classroom experience with students with ADD in MA high schools, and I also did a lot of after-school tutoring and helped with the Homework Club.

Aspergers

I have experience with Asperger's via my involvement in MA High Schools with SPED Departments. I often had one or two diagnosed students in my law class who needed additional attention.

Criminal Justice

I have a JD from Boston University School of Law.

Public Speaking

I participated in Forensics in high school and have mock trail experience from law school. I have also taught law and mock trial.

Social Studies

I have a B.A. in History, an MAT in Social Studies and a JD.

Study Skills

I am an experienced Massachusetts high school history and law teacher, grades 9 -12.

I have taught organization/study skills to new 9th graders, laying the groundwork for strategies in note taking, homework organization, time management, test preparation, and memorization/presentation skills. I devoted considerable amount of time working on individual study and concept skills with SPED students after school, particularly with reference to multiple-choice test taking strategies and essay writing protocols for persuasive essays.

My largest study/writing skills project while a classroom teacher was for 11th and 12th graders in a heterogeneous law class. Over a three month period and with a variety of research and study milestones, i taught students note-taking skills, source evaluation skills, research methods, how to read a legal case and evaluate court decisions and how to manage long term projects with specific support materials.

In the last 2 years, I have been individually tutoring students (in the Boston metro area) with attention issues, emotional issues, motivation problems, and poor executive function skills. Among the skills I teach are: time management, organization of materials, homework strategies, including homework contracts and communication contracts with parents and teachers, test preparation and on-going writing skills. The most important skill I teach is how to work towards concept comprehension through clear and practiced protocols -gathering and distilling information for assessments.

Theatre

I took theatre classes at the Brown University Theater Department, The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and the Lee Strasberg Institute, and I am a member of two improv groups in NYC.

New York University
History
Boston University School of Law
J.D.
Tufts University
MEd

Education

New York University (History)

Boston University School of Law (J.D.)

Tufts University (MEd)

Wonderful educator (and person) — Julianne has been a wonderful tutor to my 15-year-old daughter. She has taken the time to truly get to know her and her unique learning challenges. Because of Julianne's thoroughness she has been able to provide my daughter with studying tools and strategies that greatly complement her learning style. Julianne is a warm and caring person whose fun but matter-of-fact style helps diffuse any negat ...

— Lisa, Boston, MA on 6/8/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $80.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

$45/ea per hour for two to four students.

Travel policy

Julianne will travel within 6 miles of Cambridge, MA 02139.