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Elizabeth W.

Princeton, NJ

$50/hour

Patient, Encouraging and Highly Effective K-10/College Math Tutor

Background check passed as of 4/19/11

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College of New Jersey
Special Education
College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College
MEd

Education

College of New Jersey (Special Education)

College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College (MEd)

About Elizabeth

I have been a Professional Tutor at a local community college for the last 16 years. I have effectively tutored Computational Math and Introduction to College Algebra to a wide variety of students with various learning styles. Students have complimented me on my ability to explain concepts/step-by-step methods of solving various equations in such a clear manner, they want me to become a classroom instructor. Professors in the Math Division recommend me to their students to assist in their understanding of the concepts learned in class.

I listen well, have an encouraging, caring attitude about students and a good sense of humor. I use self-prepared hand-outs to explain algebraic concepts. Students have told me that these hand-outs have been very helpful to them as they study and learn the material.

***I am physically disabled and would find it difficult to go to students' residences. I would have to have students meet me either in my home or at a neutral location.***
I have been a Professional Tutor at a local community college for the last 16 years. I have effectively tutored Computational Math and Introduction to College Algebra to a wide variety of students with various learning Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of Princeton, NJ 08540
Background Check: Passed
Math:
Algebra 1
English:
ACT Reading, Grammar, Reading
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills

Approved subjects are in bold.

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ADD/ADHD

I have tutored several college level students with learning disabilities for 16 years. I have found success when we can work one on one in a setting with no distractions.

Algebra 1

I have had 16 years successfully tutoring Algebra I at the college level. I have personally written supplemental information sheets detailing numerous topics covered in Algebra I classes.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Masters in Education, with a concentration in Developmental Reading. While in Graduate School I worked in the Reading and Study Skills Lab. I assisted students in fine-tuning their study skills and introduced new methods to them. I also helped students who had questions about their Psychology courses. During these tutoring sessions, I was able to help students use techniques to read their textbooks more effectively so they could get the information they needed to succeed in their class.

Special Needs

I have worked with college students with special learning styles for the last 16 years. I found the students was successful when I gave them self-prepared handouts which reinforced the mathematical concepts the student was studying at the time. I also worked with students in a one-to-one situation.

Study Skills

I teach effective note-taking tips/strategies. I also teach skills which enhance reading textbooks, i.e. turning each subheading into a question and reading the section to find the answer. I encourage studying each subject and every day.

College of New Jersey
Special Education
College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College
MEd

Education

College of New Jersey (Special Education)

College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Elizabeth will travel within 6 miles of Princeton, NJ 08540.