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Washington University in St. Louis
Bachelor of Arts 1973 (Graduate Coursework)
Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA (MEd)
I am certified in Spanish K-12, and have been teaching at Elkins Park Middle School in the Cheltenham School District for 11 years. I have also been tutoring for the same amount of time. I adore helping each student find his/her particular learning style, and have been quite successful in making our sessions fun and productive. I work with students in all levels of Spanish, from elementary to college. In addition to tutoring Spanish, I also work with students of all levels to improve writing, essay organization and study skills. In addition, I am a trained SAT verbal tutor, which includes reading comprehension, essay writing and sentence completions. My years of experience, as well as my ability to "tune into" whatever is keeping the student from achieving, will result in a successful outcome and a more confident individual.
I am certified in Spanish K-12, and have been teaching at Elkins Park Middle School in the Cheltenham School District for 11 years. I have also been tutoring for the same amount of time. I adore helping each student find his/her particular learning style, and have been quite successful in
Many thanks to Patsy for guiding Adam through a year of Spanish III! She was patient and very knowledgeable - an excellent tutor all around. Adam enjoyed working with Patsy and his performance in Spanish improved considerably under her guidance.
Patsy is terrific with my 15 year old daughter!
She has been able to teach her & engage her in Spanish, like no one else could. Moving her grades from a D to a B (and even an A in the spoken tests), I'm Thrilled with both of them!
Thanks so much, Danielle. I have enjoyed working with Maddie very much. She has made so much progress in a short time, and I feel very lucky to be able to work with her.
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I am certified to tutor Elementary Math and spelling, and have tutored grammar and reading as well. I have been teaching at Elkins Park School in the Cheltenham School District for 11 years, and have been tutoring in all elementary subjects for as long.
I have worked with students from many backgrounds who are trying to learn English. I use both direct and indirect teaching methods, and also try to format our lessons around each student's abilities and needs. I teach 5th grade in Elkins Park and have tutored students of all ages.
I use a variety of materials, depending on the age of the student. I take advantage of the web, as well as books and other media. I make the sessions enjoyable, as well as productive.
I am a trained SAT verbal tutor. I use a variety of resources to help each student become more familiar with test-taking strategies and grow more confident as the test day approaches. I tailor our sessions to each student's needs, i.e. we work on all aspects of the exam (sentence completions, essay writing, and reading comprehension), unless there is a specific part that the student wishes to concentrate on.
I am a trained SAT verbal and writing tutor. I have been helping students improve their grammar, sentence structure, and overall essay skills for the past 5 years. I am a certified K-12 PA teacher, have been teaching in the Cheltenham School District for 12 years.
I am a certified PA Spanish teacher, and have been teaching in the Cheltenham School District for 11 years. I also tutor all levels, and try to incorporate music, art and technology into my lessons. I like to engage students from the beginning, and instill enthusiasm towards becoming familiar with a second language.