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Kristine M.

Lowell, MA

$60/hour

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Rivier College , Nashua, NH
Education
Cambridge College, MA
MEd

Education

Rivier College , Nashua, NH (Education)

Cambridge College, MA (MEd)

About Kristine

Teaching for me is not a job, it is a passion. From an early age I would conduct class to my dolls and torture my younger brother to be one of my live subjects. Teaching is not a profession in which one can simply be trained, but one must have the innate ability to be able to connect with the youth they are molding. I attended Rivier College to receive my undergraduate degree in Education and received my masters in Education from Cambridge College. While these degrees state that I am legally qualified to teach the youth of America, my life experiences and overall personality are what gives me the success rate I have with my students.

As a new teacher back in 2002 I was ready to tackle the seemingly impossible task of running my own classroom. I made sure I had the most professional outfit, I had the latest books and technology as my resources but my students did not care about any of that. They were concerned with who I was as a person; was I nice, why did I care about them, could they trust me? I quickly learned that I was not a good teacher because I was trained at the best school or received the highest marks,but because I was compassionate. I truly believe in what I do for my students, I care about the people they will grow to become and I value their role in our community. All the other stuff just falls into place after that. My students ultimately learn because they know I care, which makes them care.

I currently teach 3 sections of Biology to a group of special education students. The main focus of the course is MCAS prep.

I am a certified English teacher. I have taught English for special education students at all grade levels for 13 years. I am well versed in ELA MCAS prep, reading comp, writing, and literature analysis.

I have 13 years teaching experience ranging from Elementary to the high school level. Since my background is special education, I am able to tailor my teaching methods to the individual student. I am also the mom to 4 very energetic boys so I have lots of patience.
Teaching for me is not a job, it is a passion. From an early age I would conduct class to my dolls and torture my younger brother to be one of my live subjects. Teaching is not a profession in which one can simply be trained, but one must have the innate ability to be able to connect with the youth they are molding. I attended Rivier College to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Lowell, MA 01854
In-person lessons
Science:
Biology
English:
English, Reading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Rivier College , Nashua, NH
Education
Cambridge College, MA
MEd

Education

Rivier College , Nashua, NH (Education)

Cambridge College, MA (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kristine will travel within 20 miles of Lowell, MA 01854.