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Alan C.

Middle School Learning Specialist Specializing in Writing Instruction

Middle School Learning Specialist Specializing in Writing Instruction

$50/hour

  • 113 hours tutoring

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Private School Learning Specialist Located in Bergen County (Available for on-line instruction) :

Preparing Your Middle School Child for Success in High School and College
Your middle school child will learn the skills to write essays which will help him/her meet with success in middle school, high school and college. Systematic approach which teaches your child how to master the elements of good essay writing.

Helping Middle School Students who have Difficulty Putting Their Ideas into...

Private School Learning Specialist Located in Bergen County (Available for on-line instruction) :

Preparing Your Middle School Child for Success in High School and College
Your middle school child will learn the skills to write essays which will help him/her meet with success in middle school, high school and college. Systematic approach which teaches your child how to master the elements of good essay writing.

Helping Middle School Students who have Difficulty Putting Their Ideas into Writing:
Your child will learn the habits and skills to rehearse and organize ideas, write quality, varied, and descriptive sentences, and turn generic language into precise language.

Reading Catch up for 1st and 2nd Graders: Complete Phonics Program
Orton-Gillingham multi-sensory approach to help students become proficient decoders and spellers.

Reading Fluency and Comprehension Workshop for Middle School Students:
Skills and strategies to become an active, engaged, and fluent reader. This includes self-assessment for reading fluency, level of questioning, learning the seven skills of highly engaged and effective readers.

Executive Function and Daily Monitoring for Staying Organized
I have developed an organizational system that will keep your child organized and on top of his/her work. This program involves daily check-ins during the week to ensure that the program is being followed.

About Alan
I am fortunate to be a Learning Specialist at a school which excels at preparing middle school students with the skills and habits to become proficient essay writers. This prepares them for the rigors of high school and college. My experience as a dually Certified General Ed(K-8) and Special Ed teacher (NJ and MD) in the public school system has helped me to learn creative ways to reach all levels of students. Lessons are tailored to the individual strengths and needs of each student to help him/her integrate these skills, so he/she can perform at a high level independently. Alan is also Trained in the Reading Reform Foundation's O


Education

Cornell University
History
Yeshiva University
Other

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $50
  • Rate details: This rate is for single student tutoring. 30 minute and 45 minute pro-rated sessions also available.
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Hebrew

Hebrew

I would like to be listed as a Hebrew tutor. I took 1 year of college Hebrew, then followed it up with three years of intensive Jewish studies in Hebrew. This past summer, I passed the Level IV Ulpan at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This level is the completion of the grammar proficiency. I speak every day in Hebrew and can converse easily.

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught 5th grade for 2 years in an inclusion classroom, 4th grade for 1 year, and 1st grade for 2 years. I taught all of the subjects--Reading, Writing, Math and Science.
Reading,

Reading

Trained in Orton-Gillingham and the Reading/Writing Workshop of Teachers College, I help students build skills so they can become more active and thinking readers and thinkers, and be able to put their ideas on paper, support them, and elaborate them.
Vocabulary

English

Reading,

Reading

Trained in Orton-Gillingham and the Reading/Writing Workshop of Teachers College, I help students build skills so they can become more active and thinking readers and thinkers, and be able to put their ideas on paper, support them, and elaborate them.
Writing,

Writing

I have helped talented writers, English language learners, students with disabilities, and regular Janes set short term goals to learn rehearsal, planning, organizational, and high impact sentence utilization and word choice skills to make their writing powerful.
English, Vocabulary

History

Religion,

Religion

I have studied Judaic studies for the past 25 years, and have run a small Congregational School for the past three years. My expertise includes teaching Bible, Hebrew, Jewish values, rituals, Holidays, and other Judaic subjects to Jews.
American History, Geography

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught 5th grade for 2 years in an inclusion classroom, 4th grade for 1 year, and 1st grade for 2 years. I taught all of the subjects--Reading, Writing, Math and Science.
Reading,

Reading

Trained in Orton-Gillingham and the Reading/Writing Workshop of Teachers College, I help students build skills so they can become more active and thinking readers and thinkers, and be able to put their ideas on paper, support them, and elaborate them.
Writing,

Writing

I have helped talented writers, English language learners, students with disabilities, and regular Janes set short term goals to learn rehearsal, planning, organizational, and high impact sentence utilization and word choice skills to make their writing powerful.
Algebra 1, English

Language

Hebrew

Hebrew

I would like to be listed as a Hebrew tutor. I took 1 year of college Hebrew, then followed it up with three years of intensive Jewish studies in Hebrew. This past summer, I passed the Level IV Ulpan at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This level is the completion of the grammar proficiency. I speak every day in Hebrew and can converse easily.

Math

Algebra 1

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught 5th grade for 2 years in an inclusion classroom, 4th grade for 1 year, and 1st grade for 2 years. I taught all of the subjects--Reading, Writing, Math and Science.
Reading,

Reading

Trained in Orton-Gillingham and the Reading/Writing Workshop of Teachers College, I help students build skills so they can become more active and thinking readers and thinkers, and be able to put their ideas on paper, support them, and elaborate them.
Writing,

Writing

I have helped talented writers, English language learners, students with disabilities, and regular Janes set short term goals to learn rehearsal, planning, organizational, and high impact sentence utilization and word choice skills to make their writing powerful.
Algebra 1, English

Other

Religion,

Religion

I have studied Judaic studies for the past 25 years, and have run a small Congregational School for the past three years. My expertise includes teaching Bible, Hebrew, Jewish values, rituals, Holidays, and other Judaic subjects to Jews.
Geography

Special Needs

Special Needs

Special Needs

I am a NJ and MD State Certified Special Education K-12 Teacher. I have taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th grade students with a range of disabilities in inclusion, and self-contained classrooms. I utilize Orton-Gillingham, and Reading/Writing Workshop methodologies in Reading, Writing and Spelling instruction. I have collaborated with Math Specialists to develop a high impact strategy approach to help students build confidence in Math Problem Solving.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught 5th grade for 2 years in an inclusion classroom, 4th grade for 1 year, and 1st grade for 2 years. I taught all of the subjects--Reading, Writing, Math and Science.
Reading,

Reading

Trained in Orton-Gillingham and the Reading/Writing Workshop of Teachers College, I help students build skills so they can become more active and thinking readers and thinkers, and be able to put their ideas on paper, support them, and elaborate them.
Writing,

Writing

I have helped talented writers, English language learners, students with disabilities, and regular Janes set short term goals to learn rehearsal, planning, organizational, and high impact sentence utilization and word choice skills to make their writing powerful.
Algebra 1

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews

Honest and patient

Alan has done wonders with our daughter in giving her the confidence to write and in just a short time her writing has improved dramatically. She now likes to write which is the first step...

Yogini, 6 lessons with Alan

First meeting with tutor

Kind, Intelligent. We felt very comfortable with our first meeting. He was very understanding to our child needs. We are looking forward to seeing my child's results in the months to come.

Lizeth, 12 lessons with Alan

Great Tutor

Alan is very attentive and has great strategy for building reading comprehension. He has only had 2 lessons with my son but I already see improvement in his confidence. My son looks forward to the sessions now. Very grateful that I found him.

Malika, 11 lessons with Alan
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$50/hour

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Alan C.

$50/hour

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  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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Response time: 20 minutes