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Nicole B.

Elkins Park, PA

$50/hour

"Approaching learning through personalized teaching"

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SF State University, CA

Education

SF State University, CA

About Nicole

Hello, My name is Toke Nicole, I was born and raised in San Francisco

As a mother of four ranging in ages from 6 to 26, and with a degree in psychology focusing on the psychology of learning, I have a deep understanding of different styles of learning. I have continued my education both online and in a classroom and can teach struggling students using methods of contextual memorization, increased vocabulary and multimedia.

I also have experience supporting students studying for SATs, especially the English portion, by teaching test taking skills and breaking down difficult vocabulary into easy-to-remember common applications. My degree is in psychology but I have taken multiple classes in all types of history, anthropology, sociology and biology.

My background as a lover of history and literature gives me the background to take historical events and politics and relate them to students in a way that is easier to remember than addressing single subjects without context. I have learned to develop relationships with young people that allows me to determine what a non-reader would find interesting and instilling a love of reading that will increase their understanding of the world and the vocabulary used in it.

I also graduated high school after my freshman year and I realize that not all students benefit from a strictly academic education. My background in career counseling allows me to focus students on what they need to learn in order to pursue their individual goals for their future endeavors.

For students with learning issues such as ADD, and dyslexia where difficulties with book learning may be crushing their self-esteem, I take great joy in incorporating alternative learning environments using indoor and outdoor activities, multimedia such as historically accurate video games, computer activities and films that can incite a child or teenager's interest in whatever subject they are experiencing difficulty with.
Hello, My name is Toke Nicole, I was born and raised in San Francisco

As a mother of four ranging in ages from 6 to 26, and with a degree in psychology focusing on the psychology of learning, I have a deep understanding of different styles of learning. I have continued my
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Elkins Park, PA 19027
In-person lessons
Math:
Prealgebra
Science:
Anthropology, Archaeology, Physical Science, Psychology, Sociology
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Video Production
English:
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
GED, SAT Reading
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, Desktop Publishing, General Computer, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Video Production
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Sewing, Swimming

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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SF State University, CA

Education

SF State University, CA

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nicole will travel within 20 miles of Elkins Park, PA 19027.