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Gabrielle J.

Bronx, NY

$70/hour

Effective Reading, Writing, and Special Needs Tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 6/12/14

$70/Hour


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Stony Brook University
English
Teacher's College, Columbia University
Master's

Education

Stony Brook University (English)

Teacher's College, Columbia University (Master's)

About Gabrielle

I love what I do! Teaching has been a passion of mine from when I was a small child teaching my stuffed animals how to read. As I became older and entered into the workforce I found another passion, working with the Special needs population. So, after graduating from Columbia University’s Teacher College with my Dual certification in Intellectual Disabilities/Autism, I began to teach, and have been doing so for the past four years. I have taught both Special and General Education in Private and Charter Schools, and I am currently a Reading Intervention Teacher at a top performing Charter School in NYC.

I specialize in Reading, Writing, and working with students who require a great deal of differentiation. I use a wide array of activities, worksheets, engaging books, and interesting topics in order to hook my students and keep their interest level high to ensure that they get the most out of each session. I pre assess, highlight areas of concerns, set short and long term goals, plan specific lessons, track goals, and administer periodic assessments. I am very flexible and easy going, but I push my students to achieve their full potential.

Some programs which I currently use are Phonics Boost, Great Leaps, Wilson Reading System, and Fountas and Pinnell's Leveled Literacy Intervention.

As a new mother and full time teacher, I respect the value of time, and so I require 24 hours’ notice to change times and/or cancel sessions. I also encourage constant communication regarding updates, progress, questions and concerns.

I am happy to travel to you or to meet in local libraries or book stores.

I look forward to hearing from you, and working with your family!
I love what I do! Teaching has been a passion of mine from when I was a small child teaching my stuffed animals how to read. As I became older and entered into the workforce I found another passion, working with the Special needs population. So, after graduating from Columbia University’s Teacher College with my Dual certification in Intellectual Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

$120/hr. groups of 2, $170/hr. groups of 3, $210/hr. groups of 4.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Bronx, NY 10466
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Language:
Reading,
Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
Phonics,
Reading,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Phonics,
Reading,
Vocabulary,
Writing
Business:
Writing

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.

Grammar

I utilize a number of phonics programs to teach my students in grades 3-5, including Great Leaps, Recipe for Reading, and the Wilson Reading System.

Phonics

I am a Grades 3-5 Reading Intervention Teacher. I utilize the Wilson Program which works on encoding and decoding words, through work on digraphs, blends, syllable division, vowel sounds, and so on.

Reading

I have taught Reading for many years, in 1:1, small, and whole group settings. I am currently the Reading Intervention Teacher at a Charter School in NYC. Also, I have been tutoring for several years, specializing in Reading.

Special Needs

I hold certification in Grade 1-6 in Intellectual Disability/Autism, and Grade 5-9 In Intellectual Disability/Autism received from Teachers College.

Vocabulary

I am a reading intervention teacher. I utilize a number of vocabulary programs to teach fluency to my students in grades 3-5, including Leveled Literacy Intervention and the Wilson Reading System.

Writing

I have taught Writing for 3+ years, and utilize a number of strategies, such as using a graphic organizer to have students structure their essays. I also focus on grammar through the use of worksheets, activities, and games.

Stony Brook University
English
Teacher's College, Columbia University
Master's

Education

Stony Brook University (English)

Teacher's College, Columbia University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $70.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

$120/hr. groups of 2, $170/hr. groups of 3, $210/hr. groups of 4.

Travel policy

Gabrielle will travel within 10 miles of Bronx, NY 10466.