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Margaret W.

New York, NY

$60/hr

Teachers College Student Tutors Math, Spanish, Writing and more!

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Smith College
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Education

Smith College

Teachers College, Columbia University (Enrolled)

About Margaret

Currently a graduate student at Teachers College, Columbia University, I provide engaging, effective support in a range of disciplines, including writing, reading, math and Spanish. I also help students cultivate strong study habits and organizational skills. My passion for learning is infectious. I seek to empower tutees to genuinely understand and feel confident about their studies.

I have extensive experience with students aged pre-Kindergarten through adult. I have four years of teaching and tutoring experience, including work in NYCDOE schools as well as a year each teaching in Chile and in Colombia (where I perfected my own Spanish). I have also worked with students with learning disabilities and social-emotional difficulties. As an undergraduate, I worked as a peer writing tutor, earning College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) certification. I also have experience in ESL instruction, both in tutoring and teaching small adult classes. During my last two years of high school, I tutored seventh and eighth grade students in math, writing, science, and study skills.

My tutoring builds on years of diligent work towards my own academic success. I graduated magna cum laude from Smith College with a double major in Government and Spanish, earning me admission into Phi Beta Kappa (GPA 3.9/4.0). I have very high SAT scores, including a perfect score on the writing test.

Please email me to discuss scheduling. I look forward to working with you!
Currently a graduate student at Teachers College, Columbia University, I provide engaging, effective support in a range of disciplines, including writing, reading, math and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 7 miles of New York, NY 10035
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, Spanish, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling, SSAT, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
College Counseling, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Spanish

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Elementary (K-6th)

For three years, I have worked with elementary-aged students in schools: as an ESL teacher, as an Inclusion Specialist, and as a math teacher. I am currently working as a classroom assistant in a 2nd grade classroom as I pursue NY state certification in Elementary Education as part of my M.A. As an undergraduate, I also spent years tutoring and in an after-school program with elementary students.

Special Needs

I have worked in a residential treatment center for children with social-emotional disabilities, as well as as an Inclusion Specialist for struggling children. In both settings, I found creative strategies to engage children with a variety of special needs in the content and to adapt instruction to meet their needs. As an undergraduate, I also completed coursework on children with disabilities.

Study Skills

As a student myself, now at the graduate level, I have excellent study skills. Over the years, I have worked with several elementary and high school students to develop their own study skills, including prioritizing, keeping a schedule, writing and reviewing drafts, studying for tests, and other skills as fit the particular student. I believe that for many students, teaching study skills is more effective than only tutoring in academic content, as it allows students to ultimately become more self-sufficient.

Smith College
Teachers College, Columbia University
Enrolled

Education

Smith College

Teachers College, Columbia University (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Margaret will travel within 7 miles of New York, NY 10035.

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