Over 100 tutoring hours

Jennifer B.

Livingston, NJ

$50/hr

Highly Qualified Teacher & Tutor (PK - Adult)

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Background check passed as of 11/22/13
4.8 Avg. Rating
 
 
65 Ratings
 
 
6hrs Response Time
Jennifer D. is a great tutor
— Tashanisha, Newark, NJ on 7/29/12

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Kean University (Union, New Jersey)
Elementary Education and Spanish
Western Governors University (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Master's
Seton Hall University (South Orange, New Jersey)
Other

Education

Kean University (Union, New Jersey) (Elementary Education and Spanish)

Western Governors University (Salt Lake City, Utah) (Master's)

Seton Hall University (South Orange, New Jersey) (Other)

About Jennifer

I am a certified and highly qualified teacher and tutor with over 10 years of full-time experience. I've taught and tutored many subjects to various students of all ages in Arizona, Nevada, and New Jersey. Following are my areas of expertise: Praxis Exam Preparation, GED Exam Preparation, PK-12 Common Core Curriculum, Study Skills & Organization, Homework Help, English as a Second Language (ESL), English Language Arts (ELA), the Orton-Gillingham Method, Reading, Writing, and Spanish.

My approach to tutoring is extremely individualized in order to successfully meet each student’s needs. I provide customized tutoring where all students receive personalized programming, continuous monitoring and immediate feedback. Please do not hesitate to contact me for more information. Thank you for considering me as your tutor!
I am a certified and highly qualified teacher and tutor with over 10 years of full-time experience. I've taught and tutored many subjects to various students of all ages in Arizona, Nevada, and New Jersey. Following are my areas of expertise: Praxis Exam Preparation, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Livingston, NJ 07039
Background Check: Passed

"Jennifer D. is a great tutor"

- Tashanisha, Newark, NJ on 7/29/12

"Understanding and accommodating"

- Sydney, Westfield, NJ on 6/7/15

"Patient and organized tutor"

- Donald, East Orange, NJ on 6/2/15

"Misleading introduction"

- Joy, Short Hills, NJ on 10/31/13
Jennifer replied on 10/31/2013

I am sorry you feel you have had a negative experience. This is not a typical response amongst my students or their parents.

"My son loves her!"

- Kirsten, Short Hills, NJ on 10/4/13

"Great tutor! I recommend !"

- Paulina, Mahwah, NJ on 9/5/13

"Very patient and pleasant tutor!"

- Luping, Short Hills, NJ on 8/29/13

"Super friendly!"

- Gianna, Little Falls, NJ on 8/17/13

"Great Tutor"

- Krystyna, Garfield, NJ on 8/8/13

"Great tutor!!!"

- Mitchell, Paterson, NJ on 7/26/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Chris, Caldwell, NJ on 7/13/12

"Great first session!"

- John & Arlene, Bloomfield, NJ on 7/5/12

"Great Teacher/Great Lesson"

- Edward, Elizabeth, NJ on 6/26/12

"Great tutor"

- Anna, Newark, NJ on 6/21/12

"Great tutor-arrives prepared and organized, knowledeable and patient"

- Cindy, Ho Ho Kus, NJ on 6/16/12

"Amazing Tutor"

- Dae, Livingston, NJ on 5/14/12

"Great tutor"

- Michele, Boonton, NJ on 5/14/12

"Great Tutor, very easy to work & really helped my daughter"

- Casey, South Orange, NJ on 5/13/12

"Very sincere, showed up on time and very thorough "

- Munish, Little Ferry, NJ on 5/6/12

"Very helpful and personable!"

- Mary Lou, West Orange, NJ on 4/28/12
Math:
Probability
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, IELTS, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Philosophy, Physical Science, Psychology
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
IELTS, Spanish
History:
American History, Social Studies
Music:
Voice (Music)
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia,
Phonics
Business:
Career Development, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL,
Handwriting,
Reading, Spanish, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, Career Development, Common Core, GED, IELTS, Praxis
Sports/Recreation:
Ballet,
Fitness, Track & Field,
Yoga
Corporate Training:
Career Development, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Ballet

I have been practicing ballet since I was 3 years old. At 9 years old, I joined a competitive dance team and won many awards for my performances. As I grew older, I got more and more involved in ballet. I completed Princeton Ballet School's Professional Training Program and began practicing and performing with the junior company. In time, I began performing with the American Repertory Ballet Company as well as the New Jersey Ballet Company in works such as The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty. Although I do not perform as much as I used to, I still practice ballet regularly and enjoy teaching it to others.

Dyslexia

I have been trained to use the Orton-Gillingham method, a multi-sensory approach that was specifically designed to remediate dyslexia. I implement the Orton-Gillingham method when I am teaching remedial reading to exceptional learners. I also use this approach when I am teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) to newcomers.

Elementary (K-6th)

I graduated from Kean University with a B.A. in Elementary Education and Spanish in 2005. I now run a program and teach students at the elementary level.

ESL/ESOL

I have earned a master’s degree in English Language Learning as well as a superior rating on both the Oral Proficiency Interview and Writing Proficiency Test in English, satisfying the requirement to be defined as a highly qualified teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL).

Handwriting

I am a certified elementary school teacher and a skilled handwriting instructor. I have taught handwriting to students in grades K-4 for over 6 years now. Over the years, I have used the following programs to teach handwriting: Handwriting Without Tears, Hooked on Handwriting, and Phonics First Handwriting Strategies.

Phonics

I have been teaching phonics to students of all ages (to beginning readers as well as to learners of English as a second language) for seven years. I prefer to use a phonics program called Phonics for Reading because it is research-based and proven to be effective.

Praxis

I have successfully prepared several students for various Praxis exams, including the new version of the Elementary Education test (5001). In addition to preparing others for different Praxis exams, I have earned a passing score on the former version of the Elementary Education test (0014). I have also earned a passing score on the ESOL Praxis exam (0360).


Social Studies

I am certified to teach Social Studies to students in grades K-8. Since 2005, I have been teaching the subject to elementary and middle school students as well as to students of English as a Second Language (ESL). In addition to teaching the subject to K-8 students, I am a Social Studies tutor for adults who are preparing to successfully pass the Social Studies section of the Elementary Education Praxis Exam.

Study Skills

I have been teaching students how to develop healthy study habits for over seven years.

I am able to teach students the following study skills:

* Finding the Right Study Space
* Time/Project Management
* Mind Mapping
* Note Taking
* Test Taking Strategies
* Using Acronyms
* Using Mnemonic Devices
* Chunking Information
* Studying with Multiple Sources
* Studying with Flash Cards
* Index (A Study System)
* A.S.P.I.R.E. (A Study System)


Track & Field

In college (2000-2004), I trained and competed with Kean University's Cross Country and Track & Field teams. After my first year of participation, I was named Most Valuable Player (2000). I still train and compete in road races each year.

Yoga

I have been practicing yoga for seven years.

Kean University (Union, New Jersey)
Elementary Education and Spanish
Western Governors University (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Master's
Seton Hall University (South Orange, New Jersey)
Other

Education

Kean University (Union, New Jersey) (Elementary Education and Spanish)

Western Governors University (Salt Lake City, Utah) (Master's)

Seton Hall University (South Orange, New Jersey) (Other)

Jennifer D. is a great tutor — Jennifer D. is a great tutor, patient, thorough, and keen on making sure her students are comfortable toward receiving accurate learning techniques. It was evident that Jennifer shows complete passion toward teaching her students. I am a Masters student being tutored for the PRAXIS 1 test; therefore, the session entailed that I go back to the basics of learning. From the beginning and to the end ...

— Tashanisha, Newark, NJ on 7/29/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jennifer will travel within 15 miles of Livingston, NJ 07039.

Background Check Status for Jennifer B.

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