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Linda M.

Retired NYC Teacher for ELA Through Grade 8 and Math Thru Grade 6

Retired NYC Teacher for ELA Through Grade 8 and Math Thru Grade 6

$60/hour

  • 9 hours tutoring

  • Kensington Brooklyn, NY 11218

About Linda


Bio

I have 25 years teaching experience in NYC schools in all grades and subject areas. As a Literacy Coach, I had training in The Reading and Writing Project through Teacher's College at Columbia University. Writing is my area of expertise.

I have also received training in current Math teaching strategies.

I have experience in teaching Special Needs and struggling students and can adapt lessons based on a student's IEP. Teaching students that need to be enriched or challenged, is also an...

I have 25 years teaching experience in NYC schools in all grades and subject areas. As a Literacy Coach, I had training in The Reading and Writing Project through Teacher's College at Columbia University. Writing is my area of expertise.

I have also received training in current Math teaching strategies.

I have experience in teaching Special Needs and struggling students and can adapt lessons based on a student's IEP. Teaching students that need to be enriched or challenged, is also an area I am very familiar with.

I have knowledge of Common Core Standards and NYS exams in both ELA and Math. I have 2 children of my own that have been educated in the NYC public school system.


Education

CUNY Brooklyn College
undergrad
College of Staten Island - Teacher's College
MBA

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $60
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11218
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Grammar

Elementary Education

Common Core,

Common Core

I have knowledge and expertise in Common Core Curriculum. When I was teaching at the DOE, we began utilizing Common Core the year before it was required. Recently, the students I tutor are using Common Core and I have remained abreast of the standards and expectations of the Common Core Curriculum. My students have had much academic success with the Common Core Curriculum.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 25+ years teaching Elementary School in grades K-6. I have taught all subjects and all grades. I am knowledgeable about Common Core Curriculum as well as the ELA and Math Standardized tests. For the past 6 years, I have tutored Elementary School students and they have been very successful academically.
Handwriting,

Handwriting

As an elementary school teacher, it was my responsibility to teach handwriting in the lower grades in print. From third grade to upper grades, I taught cursive handwriting. I also have excellent handwriting.
Phonics,

Phonics

I have many years experience teaching first and second graders how to read. Phonics was a strategy I utilized to students as one way to learn to read. I also recently tutored a second grade non reader. I used Phonics in addition to other strategies in September. My student was reading beginning chapter books by April of the same year. I was a certified teacher in the NYS public school system for 25+ years. As a Literacy Coach, I had training in The Reading and Writing Project through Teacher's College at Columbia University.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I was a certified teacher in the NYS public school system for 25+ years. I have prepared my students for all NYS exams. I have been tutoring one on one since 2010 and have strategies to help organize students for studying.
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

English

English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 25+ years teaching Elementary School in grades K-6. I have taught all subjects and all grades. I am knowledgeable about Common Core Curriculum as well as the ELA and Math Standardized tests. For the past 6 years, I have tutored Elementary School students and they have been very successful academically.
Handwriting,

Handwriting

As an elementary school teacher, it was my responsibility to teach handwriting in the lower grades in print. From third grade to upper grades, I taught cursive handwriting. I also have excellent handwriting.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I was a certified teacher in the NYS public school system for 25+ years. I have prepared my students for all NYS exams. I have been tutoring one on one since 2010 and have strategies to help organize students for studying.
English, Reading, Writing

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 25+ years teaching Elementary School in grades K-6. I have taught all subjects and all grades. I am knowledgeable about Common Core Curriculum as well as the ELA and Math Standardized tests. For the past 6 years, I have tutored Elementary School students and they have been very successful academically.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I was a certified teacher in the NYS public school system for 25+ years. I have prepared my students for all NYS exams. I have been tutoring one on one since 2010 and have strategies to help organize students for studying.
English, Reading, Writing

Other

Study Skills

Study Skills

I was a certified teacher in the NYS public school system for 25+ years. I have prepared my students for all NYS exams. I have been tutoring one on one since 2010 and have strategies to help organize students for studying.

Special Needs

Phonics,

Phonics

I have many years experience teaching first and second graders how to read. Phonics was a strategy I utilized to students as one way to learn to read. I also recently tutored a second grade non reader. I used Phonics in addition to other strategies in September. My student was reading beginning chapter books by April of the same year. I was a certified teacher in the NYS public school system for 25+ years. As a Literacy Coach, I had training in The Reading and Writing Project through Teacher's College at Columbia University.
Special Needs,

Special Needs

I have 25+ years teaching typical students as well as Special Needs Students. When I first started teaching over 25 years ago, my school was the only school with handicapped access. There were always Special Needs Students mainstreamed into regular classrooms. Throughout my career, I have had students with IEPs that I have taught with modifications. I also tutored 2 Special Needs Students. One of my students was a second grade non reader in September and by April he was reading beginning chapter books. In addition, I have a Special Needs Child of my own so I am very sensitive to the various and individual needs of children.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I was a certified teacher in the NYS public school system for 25+ years. I have prepared my students for all NYS exams. I have been tutoring one on one since 2010 and have strategies to help organize students for studying.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 25+ years teaching Elementary School in grades K-6. I have taught all subjects and all grades. I am knowledgeable about Common Core Curriculum as well as the ELA and Math Standardized tests. For the past 6 years, I have tutored Elementary School students and they have been very successful academically.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I was a certified teacher in the NYS public school system for 25+ years. I have prepared my students for all NYS exams. I have been tutoring one on one since 2010 and have strategies to help organize students for studying.
Reading, Writing

Test Preparation

Common Core

Common Core

I have knowledge and expertise in Common Core Curriculum. When I was teaching at the DOE, we began utilizing Common Core the year before it was required. Recently, the students I tutor are using Common Core and I have remained abreast of the standards and expectations of the Common Core Curriculum. My students have had much academic success with the Common Core Curriculum.

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$60/hour

Linda M.

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