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Jennifer K.

Mahwah, NJ

$65/hour

Tutor for Elementary Grammar/Reading Studies

In-person lessons

$65/Hour


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New York University (NYU)
Communications
University/Montclair State University
Master's

Education

New York University (NYU) (Communications)

University/Montclair State University (Master's)

About Jennifer

I am a Graduate student living in Mahwah, NJ. I received my BS from NYU in Communications in 2013. Now, I am a MAT student at Montclair State University with a concentration in English. My projected graduation year is 2017. My current occupation is in child care and I am looking for tutoring jobs in my downtime. The process would benefit your child as much as it would benefit me; I am eager to spend time with students one-on-one in order to gain more experience in the education field.

In the past, I tutored for a group of elementary students in Englewood, NJ. The program focused on test prep, more specifically, the COOP exam. Lesson plans focused on grammar and mathematics, the two subjects that comprised a bulk of the exam. Throughout the rest of the year, after the exam took place, I focused on homework help and study strategies.

The greatest aspect of tutoring is the one-on-one experience; I feel oftentimes children clamp up in a classroom setting, stemming from confidence issues, or just being a shy in nature. A tutoring session can offer a less anxious environment for a child. My experience in childcare for over 10 years now enables me to make most children feel comfortable, a key part in succeeding as a team.

I was educated in Catholic, private schools for both Elementary and High School. As is customary in Catholic schooling, a large part of my education was focused on grammar, reading, and writing. As I entered High School, I was placed in higher level English and took AP English Literature in my senior year. In preparation for the exam, I underwent a rigorous study of the structure of american English. Grammar, spelling, and especially vocabulary became a central part of my life as a student. Consequently, I have decided to continue my studies in English Education at Montclair State.

At Montclair, I am continuing my studies of American English with linguistics courses and writing intensives.

Spelling and handwriting are one of my greater strengths. I am deeply enthused by language and I a firm believer in the importance of being a good speller. I believe spelling can offer students a greater chance at succeeding on standardized writing exams as well as building confidence in their writing assignments. A lot of my success in school was due to spelling studies. I became an avid speller and competed in state competitions.

My availability ranges from early mornings to evenings. I have open availability mornings Mondays and Wednesday until mid-May (weekends are completely open). Starting May 27th, I will be available Thursday and Friday mornings, as well as weekends. I look forward to meeting some great students through this process. Talk to you soon!

Jen
I am a Graduate student living in Mahwah, NJ. I received my BS from NYU in Communications in 2013. Now, I am a MAT student at Montclair State University with a concentration in English. My projected graduation year is 2017. My current occupation is in child care and I am looking for tutoring jobs in my downtime. The process would benefit your Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Mahwah, NJ 07430
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

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New York University (NYU)
Communications
University/Montclair State University
Master's

Education

New York University (NYU) (Communications)

University/Montclair State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jennifer will travel within 15 miles of Mahwah, NJ 07430.