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Janet D.

Parsippany, NJ

$65/hour

Primary Grade Expertise

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 6/14/13
5.0 average from 4 ratings

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William Paterson University -
Elementary Education
College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College
Master's

Education

William Paterson University - (Elementary Education)

College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College (Master's)

About Janet

I am a dedicated, caring, and enthusiastic educator and Teacher of the Year with 30 years of experience in the primary grades. I have a love of teaching and am trained in learning styles, multiple intelligences, brain-based lessons, individualized instruction, and a multi-sensory approach to learning. I will provide a solid foundation in the basics of education in literacy and mathematics with a strong belief that a kind, encouraging, and patient attitude works best with children! I am a dedicated, caring, and enthusiastic educator and Teacher of the Year with 30 years of experience in the primary grades. I have a love of teaching and am trained in learning styles, multiple intelligences, brain-based lessons, individualized instruction, and a multi-sensory approach to learning. I will provide a solid foundation in the Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Parsippany, NJ 07054
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar,
Reading,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science,
Grammar,
Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I graduated cum laude with a degree in Elementary Education and Master's courses in reading and curriculum development. Teaching 1st and 2nd grades has left me with a love of teaching and learning. With more than thirty years experience, my expertise is in the basics of reading, language arts, and mathematics. My knowledge and experience will help provide a solid foundation for your child's education. I feel a kind, caring and positive attitude is a requirement, and believe with patience, support, and encouragement all children can succeed!

Elementary Math

I love math! Having over thirty years in knowledge and experience, I will be able to provide fine instruction for your child. I believe in the use of mathematics manipulatives to aid understanding in moving from the concrete to abstract. Math is a building blocks subject, so it is essential for children to have a solid foundation. I will help with mastery of mathematical skills, strategies, and concepts. Much patience, kindness, and encouragement will be provided to help your child succeed!

Elementary Science

I have taught science for over thirty years. An exciting approach with experiments, teaching songs, and hands on activites works best. Most children have a natural curiosity about the world of science. I will do my best to encourage and promote your child's interest. A kind and caring manner in a positive, enthusiastic setting will help your child develop a solid foundation in science.

Grammar

I have taught children grammar for over thirty years. With my experience and knowledge of English, helping your child learn will be my utmost goal. Communication skills are most important and will be reinforced, both verbal and written. Parts of speech, verb tense, subject-verb agreement, plurals, contractions, possessives, compound words, antonyms, synonyms, homophones, prefixes, suffixes, dictionary use, letter writing, capitalization, and punctuation will be covered and more. With patience and encouragement, I will do my best to help your child be successful.

Phonics

I have an absolute love of reading and an extremely strong basis in phonics! I am certified in elementary education and have taught first and second grade for over thirty years. With much patience, knowledge, and kindness, I will provide your child with an excellent foundation in reading literacy.

Reading

Having taught reading in the primary grades for over thirty years, I believe reading is essential to all learning. A strong focus on phonics, vocabulary building, reading fluency, written responses, and most important, comprehension, will be developed. I love helping children with their literacy skills. Being an avid reader, I will do my best to instill in your child a love of the reading and writing process. A caring, patient attitude along with a knowledgeable and encouraging approach will be provided to help with your child succeed as a reader.

Study Skills

As an experienced and knowlegeable educator, I will guide your child's focus in learning. Organizational skills, note-taking, mnemonic aids, mind mapping, and time management will be highlighted. My training includes learning styles, personality types, individualized instruction, brain based learning, and multiple intelligences. With patience, support, and encouragement, I will do my best to help your child become a successful learner!

William Paterson University -
Elementary Education
College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College
Master's

Education

William Paterson University - (Elementary Education)

College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Janet will travel within 10 miles of Parsippany, NJ 07054.