Josh M.

Ridgewood, NY

$100/hr

Tutor licensed in both special and general education.

In-person lessons
Replies in 3 hours
Background check passed as of 5/30/15
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
2 Ratings
 
 
3hrs Response Time

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Boston University
English
Lesley University
MEd

Education

Boston University (English)

Lesley University (MEd)

About Josh

Hi! I'm an elementary school teacher who is passionate and excited about education. I can tutor all subjects at the elementary and middle school levels. I can also tutor in reading and writing at the high school level. Finally, I can tutor beginning Spanish students at any grade level. I am licensed to teach students with moderate disabilities as well as general education students. I hold a bachelor's degree in English literature and a Master's degree in education. I am friendly and easy to get along with, and I create an environment in which students can feel comfortable and confident in their own learning. Hi! I'm an elementary school teacher who is passionate and excited about education. I can tutor all subjects at the elementary and middle school levels. I can also tutor in reading and writing at the high school level. Finally, I can… Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Ridgewood, NY 11385
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
English,
Grammar, Literature,
Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English,
Handwriting, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Dyslexia

I have a master's degree in elementary education for students with moderate disabilities, the coursework for which specifically focused on teaching students with learning disabilities like dyslexia. I have three years of experience as a special education teacher, during which time I have taught several students with dyslexia. I have experience providing intensive literacy interventions for students with dyslexia and structured, sequential phonics instruction. My methods for teaching dyslexic students involve explicit instruction of letter and letter combination sounds, phonics rules, guided practice reading leveled texts, and multi-sensory practice techniques.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am licensed to teach elementary general education students as well as those with moderate disabilities. I have experience teaching both special and general education at the elementary level. I hold a master's degree in education (elementary education and students with moderate disabilities).

Elementary Math

I have a master's degree in elementary education, which included coursework in teaching elementary math. I also have three years of experience teaching math to second through fifth graders.

English

I have a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in elementary education. The coursework for the latter degree included classes specifically centered on literacy instruction. I also have three years of experience teaching literacy to elementary students.

Literature

My bachelor's degree in English required the reading of a wide variety of classic and contemporary literature. My master's degree in elementary education's coursework included classes specifically focused on literature instruction. I have three years of experience teaching literature to elementary students.

Phonics

I have taught phonics-based reading lessons to third, fourth, and fifth graders. I have experience using the Wilson Reading Program and the Lively Letters Reading Program. I completed a course during my graduate studies on teaching struggling beginning readers.

Writing

I hold a bachelor's degree in English, the course work for which required copious amounts of formal writing. I have experience teaching writing at the elementary level. My approach to teaching writing includes various graphic organizers, checklists, and specific skill instruction.

Boston University
English
Lesley University
MEd

Education

Boston University (English)

Lesley University (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $100.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Josh will travel within 20 miles of Ridgewood, NY 11385.

Background Check Status for Josh M.

Josh M. passed a background check on 5/30/15. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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