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Heather G.

Scotch Plains, NJ

$60/hour

Patient Certified Teacher with MSED in Elem. Math

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4.7 average from 3 ratings

$60/Hour


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Brooklyn College
Elementary education
Brooklyn College
MEd

Education

Brooklyn College (Elementary education)

Brooklyn College (MEd)

About Heather

For the past decade, I have worked with students in a variety of academic settings. While working on my MSED in Childhood Mathematics Education (Grades 1-6), I worked in New York City public schools as a substitute teacher, and as a tutor both privately as well as at Sylvan Learning Center. I have tutored k-12th grade students in all subject areas and provided homework support as well.

Since my graduation in 2009, I have continued to tutor, and especially love working with students in mathematics. I believe that through the use of manipulatives, games, and other hands-on methods, every student can learn, and come to enjoy doing so. There is nothing I find more rewarding than watching students grow, build confidence, and find success academically where there used to be frustration and struggle.
For the past decade, I have worked with students in a variety of academic settings. While working on my MSED in Childhood Mathematics Education (Grades 1-6), I worked in New York City public schools as a substitute teacher, and as a tutor both privately as well as at Sylvan Learning Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Prealgebra
Science:
Physics
English:
Proofreading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
Praxis
Computer:
General Computer, Macintosh, Microsoft Word
History:
Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Phonics, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Elementary (K-6th)

I was originally certified in New York State, and now possess a CEAS in Elementary Education here in New Jersey. I have worked in a wide array of pre-k through sixth grade classrooms for the past seven years, and am confident in my ability to help students of this age group in all subject areas.

Praxis

After scoring a 197/200 on the multi-subject elementary education Praxis, I believe that I am well suited to assist others in passing this exam. Additionally, I graduated summa cum laude with both a BA in Elementary Education and an MSED in Elementary Mathematics Education. I have also spent numerous years tutoring and working in school.

Brooklyn College
Elementary education
Brooklyn College
MEd

Education

Brooklyn College (Elementary education)

Brooklyn College (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Heather will travel within 10 miles of Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.