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Darci S.

Brooklyn, NY

$150/hour

Certified Teacher (Grades 1-6)

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 2 ratings

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University of Northern Iowa
Art Graphic Design
Pace University
Master's

Education

University of Northern Iowa (Art Graphic Design)

Pace University (Master's)

About Darci

My love of teaching comes from a love of learning, and it's continuously driven by igniting that "spark" in my students. As valedictorian of my high school class, and straight-A graduate student, I know the achievements that can be reached through hard work and dedication to a goal. As a New York City public school teacher, I've witnessed hundreds of students achieve their potential and build confidence in themselves as their grades, test scores, and abilities improve.

I specialize in tutoring reading, math, and writing skills to achieve success in the school setting. My goal for each tutoring session is to support the student's learning by meeting each student where they currently are to achieve progress at an appropriate pace for your child. It is my intention that your child be challenged enough to grow, without feeling anxious or overwhelmed.

Because I hold high expectations for students, as well as myself, I offer periodic progress reports and session summaries, and I welcome your feedback.

I am happy to travel to a convenient location for your child (your home or local public library). Please note that I have a 24-hour cancellation policy.

I look forward to hearing from you and working with your child to achieve the success your child has the potential to achieve!
My love of teaching comes from a love of learning, and it's continuously driven by igniting that "spark" in my students. As valedictorian of my high school class, and straight-A graduate student, I know the achievements that can be reached through hard work and dedication to a goal. As a New York City public school teacher, I've witnessed hundreds Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Hourly rates begin at $150 for basic homework help, review, and reinforcement of grade level skills. Hourly rates increase for personalized intervention and enrichment programs.

Travel Radius
Travels within 4 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11211
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

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 hold a Master's degree in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) from Pace University. As an experienced 2nd-grade teacher, I am well-versed in the skills and strategies necessary for mastering concepts pertinent for success in elementary school. I have worked with students with a wide range of abilities, and I have a breadth knowledge of strategies and resources that can be helpful in solidifying foundational skills and building on these skills to reach a student's full potential.

Handwriting

As a certified elementary school teacher, I have worked with students to learn as well as improve their handwriting skills. I have also tutored young PreK students in the proper method to write letters, words, and sentences. I have experience using Wilson's Fundations program as well as the Superkids Curriculum for teaching proper handwriting alongside phonics and reading instruction.

Study Skills

As an experienced 2nd-grade teacher, I have encountered bright students who struggle due to a lack of organizational skills and inconsistent work habits. Using visual aids, rhythmic phrases, explicit directions/routines, and emphasizing consistency, my students have made gains in maintaining organization and utilizing procedures to produce strong habits of work and mind.

University of Northern Iowa
Art Graphic Design
Pace University
Master's

Education

University of Northern Iowa (Art Graphic Design)

Pace University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $150.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Hourly rates begin at $150 for basic homework help, review, and reinforcement of grade level skills. Hourly rates increase for personalized intervention and enrichment programs.

Travel policy

Darci will travel within 4 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11211.