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Margaret M.

Keyport, NJ

$60/hour

Experienced Ivy League Teacher, Tutor, Professor

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
5.0 average from 8 ratings
Knowledgeable amazing tutor
— Kristina, South Amboy, NJ on 10/29/16

$60/Hour


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Yale University
American History
Seton Hall University
EdD
Kean University
Master's

Education

Yale University (American History)

Seton Hall University (EdD)

Kean University (Master's)

About Margaret

I am an Ivy League educated and certified teacher, tutor and professor with over twenty-four years of experience in education. I have taught all grades from early childhood to secondary college courses. I love working with students of all ages helping them learn. I am kind, patient, and knowledgeable-which makes me a great tutor for students of all ages.

Content knowledge, experience teaching middle school math, tutoring, and working with adults teaching GED, SAT and ACT. I am also an adjunct instructor at Brookdale Community College and Union County College.

I am fully bilingual (Reading, Writing, Speaking) in Spanish, am certified in bilingual/bicultural education, and have taught ESL grammar and conversation at Union County College for the past five years.

I am qualified to tutor in a variety of subjects including Math, Science, Spanish, ESL, English, Elementary Education, and Special Needs. I am flexible, and want my students to learn.
I am an Ivy League educated and certified teacher, tutor and professor with over twenty-four years of experience in education. I have taught all grades from early childhood to secondary college courses. I love working with students of all ages helping them learn. I am kind, patient, and knowledgeable-which makes me a great tutor for students of Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Keyport, NJ 07735
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable amazing tutor"

- Kristina, South Amboy, NJ on 10/29/16
Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Discrete Math, Elementary Math,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math,
SPSS, Trigonometry
Computer:
SPSS
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
History:
American History,
Government & Politics, Political Science, Religion,
Social Studies
Special Needs:
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Phonics
Elementary Education:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar,
Handwriting,
Homeschool,
Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

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.

ACT English

I am an experienced ACT tutor, including for the English section.

ACT Reading

I am experienced with tutoring all sections of the ACT.

Algebra 1

Experienced tutor, certified K-8, adjunct instructor at UCC

American History

Bachelor's degree in American Studies, certified teacher

Career Development

As a certified teacher, I taught career development electives for ten years. I also tutored tutored students previously in career development. In my Masters in counseling program, I have taken courses on career development.

College Counseling

I am an adjunct instructor at Brookdale and Union County Colleges.
I teach students organizational skills and homework help.
I work with college freshmen on how to adjust to college life.
After Tutoring students with the SAT, I work with them in college planning, writing their college essays and selecting appropriate schools.

Common Core

As a certified teacher and administrator, I am familiar with the Common Core Standards in English/Language Arts and Mathematics. I have taught curriculum based on the Common Core, and have done presentations for parents explaining the Common Core State Standards.

Economics

I have tutored economics electives.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been a certified elementary educator for 23 years, and have previously taught and tutored students in all grades Prek-8.

Elementary Math

K-8 certified teacher with over twenty years of experience

English

Certified teacher
Adjunct instructor in ESL
SAT and ACT test prep tutor

ESL/ESOL

I am a certified adjunct instructor.

GED

I am an Experienced GED tutor and teach GED subjects at UCC.

Grammar

ESL teacher, adjunct instructor, certified teacher, experienced tutor

Handwriting

As an experienced, certified elementary school teacher, I have taught handwriting and cursive writing to students.

Homeschool

I am a certified teacher and tutor with twenty four years of experience. I have tutored students in the home in all core academic subjects, as well as art and foreign languages. I have either with gifted students, special needs students, and English language learners.

Phonics

I have been an early childhood and elementary educator for 23 years. In order to teach early literacy, you must include Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Phonics, and the use of technology to support overall literacy. I am familiar with early literacy practices to teach students.

Praxis

As a certified teacher and school administrator, I have taken several Praxis exams before (and passed!). I have tutored teachers in the elementary, early childhood and Social Studies Praxis exams before, and all have been successful in passing their exams.

Prealgebra

I am a Certified teacher and Adjunct professor at Brookdale and UCC, including for Prealgebra.

Public Speaking

I have taught public speaking to students as part of my college level courses when working as an adjunct. In order to teach public speaking, I have enforced the skills needed around content, relaxation, voice speed, eye contact, grooming and dress.

Reading

I have taught reading skills with a focus on phonics, fluency, vocabulary development, and writing. I know Readers and Writers Workshop, guided reading and phonics and spelling instruction.

Religion

I completed a Masters certification program at Seton Hall University in Jewish-Christian Studies. I have taught electives in Religious Studies, and have over 24 graduate credits in Religious Education coursework.

SAT Math

I am Certified in SAT tutoring

SAT Writing

I have tutored in SAT Writing.

Social Studies

My Bachelors degree is in American history. For ten years, I taught Social Studies as a subject in elementary school. I have previously tutored students in Social Studies at all grades K-8.

Spanish

I am fully fluent in reading, writing and speaking Spanish.

Study Skills

I am a certified and experienced tutor and teacher.
I have worked with students on planning and preparation, completing homework, staying on task, and how to study for exams/test-taking for the past ten years.
I tutor study skills and homework help with students of all ages.

Writing

Qualified to tutor Writing, SAT and ACT

Yale University
American History
Seton Hall University
EdD
Kean University
Master's

Education

Yale University (American History)

Seton Hall University (EdD)

Kean University (Master's)

Knowledgeable amazing tutor

Margaret is absolutely amazing! She helped me with little tips and tricks! I would absolutely recommended Margaret to anyone studying the praxis for early childhood education

— Kristina, South Amboy, NJ on 10/29/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Travel policy

Margaret will travel within 20 miles of Keyport, NJ 07735.