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Nazareth College of Rochester (BA in Sociology)
Adelphi University (Master's)
My plan in life has always been to be a teacher. After obtaining a Master's Degree in Reading Education, I then spent the next eight years as a classroom teacher. When my family was young I worked part time tutoring students in reading, writing and math skills. My teaching experience led me to spend the next 20 years homeschooling my sons. One-to-one instruction enables a student's strengths to flourish and weaknesses to improve. The student's learning style, interests and abilities are given priority. The success from individualized instruction improves confidence, self esteem and competence. My most rewarding educational experiences were realized in tutoring sessions. It is a joy when the light goes on for the student who has had difficulty learning.
Math concepts can be presented in a variety of ways to aid in understanding. It is important to use a variety of proven methods best suited to the learner.
Reading and understanding the English language are critical in academic success. Assisting students in comprehension and communicating through writing are skills which readily develop in the tutoring atmosphere.
I am available for tutoring Monday through Saturday. Tutoring can take place at the local library, coffee shop or other chosen location. I charge an hourly fee of $50. Please contact me for further information and to schedule an appointment. My goal is to see my students flourish! My plan in life has always been to be a teacher. After obtaining a Master's Degree in Reading Education, I then spent the next eight years as a classroom teacher. When my family was young I worked part time tutoring students in reading, … Read more
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