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Rachel Q.

Worcester, MA

$40/hour

Thoughtful and Enthusiastic Educator

In-person lessons
100+ Hours
4.9 average from 62 ratings
Great tutor!
— Gwen, Lewis Center, OH on 9/19/13

$40/Hour


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Columbia University
George Washington University
Master's

Education

Columbia University

George Washington University (Master's)

About Rachel

Hi, there! I'm a museum educator at a science center in central Massachusetts. While I spend most of my day teaching science, I've worked with students to raise grades in math and improve writing skills (including for college entrance essays). Producing a successful public radio show about American history gave me a love for the topic and experience making it come to life for others.

I have an M.A.T. from George Washington University's Museum Education Program, where I gained experience working with learners of all abilities. As an undergraduate at Columbia University I worked as a Writing Fellow, and tutored students in writing of all genres from across all disciplines. At the same time, I tutored reading and math at several elementary schools in Harlem. I also have experience teaching ESL, Hebrew, and French. As someone with a natural affinity for the arts, I know what it's like to need clear and sometimes creative instruction in math and science, which is why my methods are flexible, fun, and get results.
Hi, there! I'm a museum educator at a science center in central Massachusetts. While I spend most of my day teaching science, I've worked with students to raise grades in math and improve writing skills (including for college entrance essays). Producing a successful public radio show about American history gave me a love for the topic and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Worcester, MA 01606
In-person lessons

"Great tutor!"

- Gwen, Lewis Center, OH on 9/19/13
Rachel replied on 9/20/2013

This student is a gracious and enthusiastic learner; I am encouraged by her determination and so grateful for the support she gets at home!

Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Prealgebra
Science:
Biology, Ecology, Elementary Science, Nutrition, Psychology, Zoology
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French,
Reading,
Writing
History:
American History, Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Phonics, Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
ESL/ESOL, Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Elementary (K-6th)

Grades K-6 are the years when so much important learning happens, and intellectual habits start to form. I've worked with K-6th graders for fifteen years; I've taught nature camp, science lessons, tutored privately in math, reading, and foreign languages (French and Hebrew), designed and implemented religious school curricula, and helped get students back on track by assessing their individual learning styles. My methods are fun and effective, and give students the confidence they need to succeed.

I have an M.A.T. in Museum Education from George Washington University, and a bachelor's from Columbia University, where I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Psychology. It will be my pleasure to work with your elementary schooler!

Elementary Math

Too many kids are turned off by math at an early age. I've worked with numerous students to not only get their grades up, but to restore the confidence they need to succeed in math class. Using a combination of real-world examples and school-driven lessons, I've helped unsure students grasp complex homework concepts...and even start to enjoy working with numbers.

French

I took French throughout elementary, middle and high schools, and completed the French curriculum at Barnard College, Columbia University. I worked on a farm in central France, and spent several months traveling and working throughout the country.

Reading

I have tutored elementary schoolers from all backgrounds in reading skills and comprehension. I have experience working with students who read far behind their grade level, and kids who would rather play video games. It is always a joy to help them realize how fun reading can be!

Columbia University
George Washington University
Master's

Education

Columbia University

George Washington University (Master's)

Great tutor!

She makes the material understandable, and easier to remember and learn. I feel so much better in class because of Rachel's instruction and teaching style.

— Gwen, Lewis Center, OH on 9/19/13

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rachel will travel within 15 miles of Worcester, MA 01606.