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Barbara H.

Paramus, NJ

$75/hour

Experienced Special Educator - K thru 8

In-person lessons

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William Paterson University
Early Childhood Ed
William Paterson University
MEd
Special Educator
MEd

Education

William Paterson University (Early Childhood Ed)

William Paterson University (MEd)

Special Educator (MEd)

About Barbara

I have been a special education teacher in a northwestern Bergen County, NJ town for over 30 years. I specialize in helping AD/HD children, dyslexic children, and those with specific language or math difficulties from primary grades through middle school. I have training in the Orton program to help dyslexics and in Saxon Math to help math-challenged students. I work on organizational skills and study skills, with an expertise in helping fourth through seventh graders in their content area subjects.
In addition to teaching full time, I have been a private tutor in the northwest Bergen County, NJ area for over 10 years. I have helped students with all the areas mentioned above-- all subject areas, all elementary and middle school grade levels. I prefer to either go to the student's home or meet at a public library.

I have had great success improving elementary and middle school students' work with the four basic operations, fractions, and decimals. I use a program called Touch Math to assist younger students who need support in learning their math facts.

I have worked with special needs students for over thirty years. I have extensive experience working with improving students' phonetic awareness and building upon that to also improve comprehension skills. I speak compassionately to students who have not met with academic success. I work on improving their self-confidence as the first step in achieving academic success.

Please contact me to discuss any kindergarten through grade 8 subject matter, whether it is a general education subject or special education subject. I handle it all. I am available most week days in the summer and could also work on some Saturday mornings.
I have been a special education teacher in a northwestern Bergen County, NJ town for over 30 years. I specialize in helping AD/HD children, dyslexic children, and those with specific language or math difficulties from primary grades Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 8 miles of Paramus, NJ 07652
In-person lessons
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math,
Phonics

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Dyslexia

I am quite familiar with dyslexic students and their needs. I have had Orton training throughout the years and I have the appropriate materials available to assist a student with these needs.

Elementary Math

For over 30 years I have been providing math remediation to elementary students. I have worked with a variety of programs including Touch Math, Singapore math, and basic math remedial programs.

Phonics

As an elementary special educator I have extensive experience working with various phonetic programs to improve a young students' ability to improve their phonemic awareness. From basic rhyming to multi-syllabic coding I have worked systematically to improve phonics, thus improving reading and spelling skills.

Special Needs

My experiences for over thirty years with classified students has given me a clear understanding of special needs students. I have patience for these students, but I also teach them to work through their difficulties to achieve their potential. I emphasis learning to become self-reliant and self-confident individuals.

William Paterson University
Early Childhood Ed
William Paterson University
MEd
Special Educator
MEd

Education

William Paterson University (Early Childhood Ed)

William Paterson University (MEd)

Special Educator (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Barbara will travel within 8 miles of Paramus, NJ 07652.