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Maggi S.

Pound Ridge, NY

$60/hour

Margaret (Maggi)

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 6/18/14

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Indiana University, Bloomington,IN
Elementary Education
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Master's

Education

Indiana University, Bloomington,IN (Elementary Education)

Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ (Master's)

About Maggi

My name is Maggi. I am a certified special education teacher in New York and New Jersey. I have a master's degree in learning disabilities. I have taught both special and regular education in grades K-6 as well as worked as an educational evaluator in those grades. My job as an educational evaluator included assessing students with standardize tests for yearly evaluations. I also was a part of the remediation process, both writing and teaching individual goals for improvement. I have also taught the NY CORE curriculum in reading, language arts, and math. I am certified to assess pre-school children and am enrolled in the early childhood education program at LIU which will enable me to teach at a preschool level.

While I enjoy the assessing process, my primary focus is on the remediation. I enjoy working with children to reach their goals and watching them light up when a concept has broken through. What I can bring to my student at the diagnostic level is very important to the type of remediation that can be planned. I like to use their strength areas to combat their not so strong areas. For example if a child is struggling with regrouping in mathematics and has great memory skills I would concentrate on memorizing math facts before concentrating on the theory of regrouping. On the other hand, if a student struggles with memorization I might try using concrete representations of ones,tens,hundreds to explain concepts of borrowing and regrouping. It would depend on the child.

My goal is to help students become confident learners by using positive reinforcement that can be achieved if they gain success in difficult areas.
My name is Maggi. I am a certified special education teacher in New York and New Jersey. I have a master's degree in learning disabilities. I have taught both special and regular education in grades K-6 as well as worked as an educational evaluator in those grades. My job as an educational evaluator included assessing students with standardize Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Pound Ridge, NY 10576
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. For the last two years, I have been a substitute teacher in grades K-6.

Special Needs

I am certified to teach Special Education. I have a Master's Degree in Learning Disabilities. I have taught in Special Education classrooms at the Elementary School level in both New Jersey and New York.

Indiana University, Bloomington,IN
Elementary Education
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Master's

Education

Indiana University, Bloomington,IN (Elementary Education)

Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Maggi will travel within 25 miles of Pound Ridge, NY 10576.