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Faye L.

Bronx, NY

$100/hour

Regents Earth Science and Physical Science

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 53 ratings
Very knowlegable of the subject and responsible
— Jing, Bayside, NY on 6/15/16

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University of Illinois
Biology
Montclair State University
Master's

Education

University of Illinois (Biology)

Montclair State University (Master's)

About Faye

I have 20 years of experience teaching Regents Earth Science, and I really love the subject and I believe my passion is evident in my teaching and tutoring. Aside from classroom teaching, I hold several other education-related positions. I am the Lead Content Trainer in Regents Earth Science for New York City. I have served as a teacher-consultant to the New York State Education Department and in that capacity have written questions for the Earth Science Regents exam and have sat on various committees charged with the development of the written exam and the performance exam. I have served as a New York State Mentor in Earth Science and Biology and have mentored many New York City teachers in my school and in the position of High School Science staff developer for my district. In addition, for several years, I taught a graduate meteorology course for the federal government under the auspices of the National Atmospheric and Oceanographic Administration (NOAA). I am New York State certified in Regents Earth Science, Chemistry, Biology, and General Science, grades 7 to 12.
The methods I employ in my tutoring are the same as those which I employ in classroom teaching. I try to make the lesson interesting and engage the student in the lesson and in his/her own achievement. I foster critical thinking by deemphasizing memorization and guiding the student to thinking the problem through, and understanding the steps and concepts required to arrive at a solution. Some things, of course, must be memorized, but to my mind, that really should never be all that learning is about. Investigation, exploration, and analysis achieve far better results, and also helpful is relating concepts in science to experiences and events the student is familiar with.
I'm invested in my student's success and make myself available for questions or problems outside of our tutoring time. The student's success is my success and both are important to me.
I have 20 years of experience teaching Regents Earth Science, and I really love the subject and I believe my passion is evident in my teaching and tutoring. Aside from classroom teaching, I hold several other education-related Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Bronx, NY 10463
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Very knowlegable of the subject and responsible"

- Jing, Bayside, NY on 6/15/16

"Excellent tutor"

- Sandra, Hartsdale, NY on 4/26/16

"Knows subject matter extremely well. Works wonderfully with my special needs son."

- Donna, Bronx, NY on 6/9/15

"Great Earth Science Tutor"

- Jill, New York, NY on 6/12/14

"Great Tutor and Extremely Reliable"

- Effie, New York, NY on 6/4/14
Science:
Astronomy, Ecology, Geology,
Physical Science
Test Preparation:
Regents

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Geology

I have taught Earth Systems Science for 20 years and am New York State certified in that subject. I also serve as a consultant to the New York City and New York State Departments of Education in Earth Science. I have done coursework and fieldwork in Geology and Geology is a large component of the course of study in Earth Systems Science.

Physical Science

I have taught the Regents Earth Science for 20 years and I have done, and still do, Regents Earth Science work for both the New York City and New York State Departments of Education. I have also done private tutoring in Westchester County.

Regents

I am qualified to tutor Regents Earth Science, Regents Chemistry, and Regents Biology (Living Environment). I am state certified in Earth Science, Chemistry, and Biology. I have taught the aforementioned subjects for 20 years and have held other education-related positions in these areas of study. I'm the Lead Content Trainer in Earth Science for New York City and have been a state mentor in Earth Science as well as a consultant to the state department of education in that subject. I'm also a former state Biology mentor.

University of Illinois
Biology
Montclair State University
Master's

Education

University of Illinois (Biology)

Montclair State University (Master's)

Very knowlegable of the subject and responsible — I am glad that we found Faye to tutor my daughter in Earth Science. She is definitely the best in the subject area. I can see my daughter's grades improved after tutoring and she is more confident to take the Earth Science Regent. What impressed me most is that she is available to answer some homework questions, and she would inform me the correct answer when she had second thought about a practic ...

— Jing, Bayside, NY on 6/15/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $100.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Faye will travel within 20 miles of Bronx, NY 10463.