Over 20 tutoring hours

Melissa G.

Derry, NH

$45/hour

Patient and knowledgable math and science teacher

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 1/24/14
5.0 average from 5 ratings
Great tutor
— Laura, Stoneham, MA on 10/21/13

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Northeastern University
City College of New York

Education

Northeastern University

City College of New York

About Melissa

My name is Melissa and I am a licensed high school science teacher. I have previously taught 9th and 10th grade science and math. I mainly tutor Biology and Algebra however, I have also taught SAT math prep, physical science, and other life science courses (anatomy, ap biology etc). I have also tutored study skills (study habits, test taking skills, note taking, organization, time management) and have tried to make this a large portion of my classroom.

Please let me know if you have any questions.
My name is Melissa and I am a licensed high school science teacher. I have previously taught 9th and 10th grade science and math. I mainly tutor Biology and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Derry, NH 03038
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great tutor"

- Laura, Stoneham, MA on 10/21/13
Math:
Algebra 1,
Geometry, Prealgebra
Test Preparation:
GED
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Study Skills

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I taught Algebra 1 at the 9th grade level for 1 year. I also tutored Algebra 1 for 4 years at a Sylvan Learning Center.

Biology

I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Northeastern University. I have taught Biology since graduating in 2004 until 2011. I also hold a Massachusetts state teaching license in Biology. I have also passed both of the New Hampshire state teachers exams in Biology to obtain a teaching certification in NH.

Physical Science

I have taught middle school and high school physical science since 2006. I have taught this subject in accordance with Massachusetts state curriculum and the MCAS exams. I have also homeschooled this subject. While homeschooling, we performed labs and watched lab videos to teach concepts.

Prealgebra

I have tutored prealgebra for 4 years at a Sylvan Learning Center.

Study Skills

In my 5 years of teaching, I mainly taught high school freshmen. Students would come into my classroom not knowing how to organize notebooks, how to study, how to take notes, etc. I needed to create strict guidelines for study skills at the beginning of the year and then give them some freedom to try to organize themselves in the middle of the year to learn independence.
In addition, I taught study skills at Sylvan Learning Center for two years. I then became the director of education at my center and had to train tutors on how to teach study skills, modify our study skills program, and communicate with classroom teachers and learning center tutors.

Northeastern University
City College of New York

Education

Northeastern University

City College of New York

Great tutor — Melissa is tutoring my 8th grader who is being homeschooled. She tutors Introductory Physical Science and Algebra 1. She is extremely well-prepared and communicates her expectations well. She is patient, knowledgeable and conscientious. I highly recommend her. ...

— Laura, Stoneham, MA on 10/21/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Melissa will travel within 10 miles of Derry, NH 03038.