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Theresa L.

Roselle, NJ

$50/hour

Elementary Education Basic Skills-Skills for Success

In-person lessons
4.6 average from 8 ratings
Great tutor!
— Corri, Roselle, NJ on 2/3/14

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Saint Francis College
BS in Elementary Ed
Brooklyn College
Master's
Brooklyn College
Master's

Education

Saint Francis College (BS in Elementary Ed)

Brooklyn College (Master's)

Brooklyn College (Master's)

About Theresa

My name is Theresa. I have been an elementary school educator for over 25 years. During that time, I taught mathematics, science, social studies and English Language Arts, which includes reading, writing, and grammar. As a regional instructional specialist in literacy, I worked directly with teachers and principals to ensure that students were receiving quality literacy instruction.

I have been successful in my teaching because of my patience for and understanding of diverse students who need various strategies in order to succeed. I like to make learning fun - always attempting to put a smile on the face of a child. I want children to enjoy learning and feel good about themselves as they learn. Learning should not be an ordeal simply because a concept or idea is not understood.

To ensure mastery, I model for the student, showing exactly how to do it, then work together with the student, continuing to show how and asking questions as we work. Then, I allow the student to work independently to see if what was done was understood. If further instruction is needed, I will provide it.

My goal is to instill the love for learning that I have into any student I have the opportunity to work with.
My name is Theresa. I have been an elementary school educator for over 25 years. During that time, I taught mathematics, science, social studies and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Roselle, NJ 07203
In-person lessons

"Great tutor!"

- Corri, Roselle, NJ on 2/3/14
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
GED
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I am qualified to teach elementary (K-6) because this is what I have been doing for the past 27 years. As a classroom teacher of grades 4, 5 and 6, I delivered instruction in all subject areas. As a literacy instructional specialist, I oversaw classroom instruction in a variety of low performing schools and as assistant principal, I monitored instruction and gave professional development to enhance teacher practice.

Study Skills

As an elementary school assistant principal, I supported teachers in preparing their students for state tests. Part of this support were customized study packets that I designed to assist students in mastering their reading and writing skills as well as their math skills. I coordinated a study hall in which students were given one-on-one assistance with homework, which included test taking strategies and how to study.

Saint Francis College
BS in Elementary Ed
Brooklyn College
Master's
Brooklyn College
Master's

Education

Saint Francis College (BS in Elementary Ed)

Brooklyn College (Master's)

Brooklyn College (Master's)

Great tutor! — My meeting with her was very good. I felt I made a good choice picking Mrs. L.! My child said she likes her also and that is important to me! ...

— Corri, Roselle, NJ on 2/3/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Theresa will travel within 10 miles of Roselle, NJ 07203.