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With over 25 years of experience, I am certified to teach English (K-12), Special Education (K-12), and Elementary Education, and specialize in teaching writing and communication skills. Does your child have difficulty writing a paragraph? Is reading comprehension giving her difficulty? I can help! All my lessons are geared to your child's specific needs.
I am an experienced SAT and ACT Verbal and Writing tutor who has worked with all types of students to increase scores, focusing on the areas that need improvement.
I also work with students to create effective college essays. I can review topic choices, help students create outlines, and proofread final essays. With over 25 years of experience, I am certified to teach English (K-12), Special Education (K-12), and Elementary Education, and specialize in teaching … Read more
I recently got in touch with Debbie W. for help with my current college essay.Before sending Debbie my essay, I had two high school English teachers and my parents look at it, so I thought it was close to finished. She used track changes to suggest edits for my essay and when I opened my essay after reviewed it, it was completely torn apart (in the best way possible). She caught so many errors that no one, not even my English teacher who teaches grammar and writing, had caught before! We also chatted about the college admissions process afterwards. It was extremely comforting talking to her because she obviously had lots of knowledge and experience with the admissions process and let me know she could help me with any step of the way. She's easy going, immensely helpful, experienced and genuinely cares about her students.
Debbie is tutoring my son (who is a high school freshman) in English and Writing. She is extremely professional, patient, kind, and thorough. My son feels at ease with her and is thankful that he is getting the writing support he needs. She comes prepared to either help him with his homework or work with on various skills. He is learning a lot from her and his writing is improving. She is easy to get in touch and is flexible with scheduling. I highly recommend Debbie!
I like Debbie's planned approach and her preparedness before a class based on the need. She not only challenges my son with materials fit for his age, but also insists on strengthening his foundation. We are very happy with the way she works with our son, and she is just what we were looking for.
Debbie is a great tutor and is very patient. She is punctual, dependable, and committed. My son benefited from her tutoring.
Focus on the writing skill, analysis, and vocabulary. Homework with topic and review after assignment. Vocabulary assignment with book. Great for SAT, PSAT and writing skill.
Debbie was able to provide tutoring for both my girls for SAT prep and ISEE prep. She was very patient with my one daughter, who needs a bit more help as she has some learning differences. Then she was able to give my other daughter, who needs to be challenged a bit more, just what she needs for her SAT prep. She always showed up on time and was able to explain everything to me at the end of the session. I would recommend Debbie if your child needs an English tutor. She also is well versed on all aspects of the testing for SAT and ACT.
She didn't have a lot of knowledge about the ISEE, but she did research so she was prepared prior to tutoring.
Debbie is an experienced tutor. She knows what my son's weakness is in reading and writing. She has very well prepared schedules and materials just fit for my son. After a few month's tutoring, my son did better in his school. I really appreciate the effort she has spent on my son. I definitely recommend her to friends who need help.
Debbie has been tutoring my son for several weeks on SAT and ACT Prep. She knows the material very well and has a very structured and planned approach. He is learning so much and is feeling 100% more confident.
Debbie is able to identify the difficult my son has, teach him in his speed of understanding/comprehension. She is able to get her points across to him and be patience with him. If he did not understand, she will explain again. She will always email us about the progress my son has which has been a great help for us as busy parents. My son has made much better grades in her Writing class in school. My 13 year old son told me that Debbie is nice and professional. I was amazed that this comes out from a teenage boy who disregards anything in the world.
We highly recommend her to our friends and family members who need help.
Debbie has worked with our older son studying for the GMAT and younger son for the PSAT. She has developed specific plans to help our sons understand each test. She also scheduled lesson times that fit perfectly with our sons' schedules. Our older son was very satisfied with the results of his verbal score, and attributes his results to Debbie's help. We highly recommend Debbie.
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I am an English teacher and former journalist who specializes in teaching all types of writing skills. I am familiar with the requirements of the ACT Writing section, and can help you improve your scores on the multiple choice questions.
I hold NJ Certification as Teacher of Students with Disabilities. In addition, I have successfully taught students with ADHD in middle school and high school classes. Both of my children have ADHD and I served as the president of my district's Special Ed PTO for 3 years.
I hold NJ Certification as Teacher of Students with Disabilities. As a middle school teacher, I successfully taught students who were classified as having Aspergers Syndrome. I also currently tutor high school students on the Autism Spectrum.
I have been a high school English and Special Education teacher for 25 years. In addition, I have taken graduate level courses in high school guidance and counseling as I worked towards a masters degree. I have successfully coached many students, teaching them how to brainstorm topics, organize and write a basic essay, and then rewrite it to gain the attention of admissions officers at their selected colleges. I work either in person or via email, using track changes on the essay and then discuss the changes with the student either in person, or via phone or Skype.
I trained with a French chef and ghost-wrote his cookbook. I am familiar with a wide variety of regional cooking styles as well as specialized diet requirements. In addition, I am experienced in recipe development. I am an expert baker and cake decorator.
I hold NJ Teacher of Elementary Education certification. I spent 12 years as a substitute teacher in the Warren K-8 district. In addition, I have taught first grade, third grade, fifth grade, sixth grade and seventh grade classes at a certified Hebrew school.
I am a Special Education/English teacher and former journalist. I teach both critical reading and writing skills. Whether you are looking to learn to read more fluently, determine the main idea of a passage, master research writing skills, creative writing, or improve SAT scores, I can help.
As a certified Teacher of Students with Disabilities, I am trained and experienced in teaching reading through the use of phonics. I have taught reading to both beginning readers and middle school readers using phonics as well as other reading methods. I am also certified to teach elementary school K-5.
I am an English and Special Education teacher. I am familiar with the requirements of the SAT Critical Reading section, and whether you are having trouble with main ideas, inferences, vocabulary or any other type of question, I can help you improve your scores!
I am an English teacher and former journalist who specializes in teaching all types of writing skills. I am familiar with the requirements of the SAT Writing section, and can help you improve your scores on both the multiple choice questions and the essay.
I am NJ certified as Teacher of Students with Disabilities. I have extensive experience teaching students of all classifications, including ADHD, Aspergers, reading disabilities including dyslexia, and other learning disabilities. In addition, I have personal experience dealing with special needs, as my son has ADHD and other learning disabilities.
As a Teacher of Students with Disabilities, I have taught study skills in both middle school and high school classrooms. I have a vast collection of various materials to help students study more effectively, including SQ3R, using flashcards, and taking notes.