Award-Winning Reading Tutors in New York, NY
Mary "...in Education Policy and Management in Spring 2015. Mary currently lives in New York City and works as a consultant for an education non-profit. She tutors most K-12 subjects, but she especially passionate about teaching reading and writing to students of all ages..."
Leigh "...I have ambitions to someday affect educational policy and administration - maybe I'll be a principal or school superintendent. In college, I coordinated a reading program with local elementary school students that took place once a week. I also tutored at my college's writing center, working with fellow college students to improve and enhance writing assignments in all disciplines and to strengthen basic grammar and organizational skills..."
Aset "...Even one in which there are a significantly reduced number of students in the room. This goes for both general education and special education students. I have also seen them flourish after being given extra one on one attention and time to learn concepts that he or she is struggling with..."
Damien "I am an intelligent, creative education professional with a passion for Math, English, curriculum development, and intervention strategies. I am currently an Associate Teacher of Mathematics at The School At Columbia University, Columbia's independent K-8 school. Previously, I was an Academic Program Lead and Teaching Fellow at a middle school in East Harlem where I taught daily Mathematics Intervention classes and led daily Guided Reading instruction..."
Mallory "...During my time at Yale, I studied Classics and Humanities, served on the Executive Board of the Yale Dramatic Association, and travelled throughout Italy and Greece on a research fellowship. As a tutor, I am committed to helping my students reach their full academic potential. When it comes to test prep, I work carefully with my students to design a personalized program of study that takes advantage of their strengths and addresses their weaknesses, so that on test day they’ll earn their highest possible score. Outside of the SAT/ACT, my areas of strength are in reading, writing, language (Latin), and history. I believe that learning is an inherently enjoyable experience, and while I demand a lot of my students, I make sure that my tutoring sessions are engaging and fun..."
Vivian "...My goal during each tutoring session is to make each learning experience educational yet fun. I hope to build a trusting relationship with my student so they feel comfortable asking me any questions or concerns they might have regarding the subject. The only stupid question is the one not asked! I graduated from the University of Rochester with a Bachelor of Science in Brain and Cognitive Science..."
University of Rochester - Bachelors, Brain and Cognitive Science
Michelle "...in Religious Studies. I also graduated from the Duke Divinity School, Summa Cum Laude. I began tutoring when I was in high school. I taught ESL middle school students essential English and Math skills..."
David "...After graduation, I moved to China, where I taught English to high school students and started a tutoring business for kids from ages 5-17. While I tutor on broad range of subjects, my favorites are history and French. I also love working with students on their writing and preparing for standardized tests..."
Ray "...Through the non-profit, we met with students twice a week after school to help them with their school work as well as to teach them other life skills. As an assistant supervisor for North Brunswick Township Department of Parks and Recreational Services, I have worked with children ages 5-16 for five years now through after school programs and summer camp. Through my knowledge of a multitude of subjects, including Writing, Reading, History, Public Speaking, and others, I am confident in my abilities to help students excel..."
Sarah "... I am most passionate about standardized testing preparation. I know how grueling the preparation for and day of the test can be, and I enjoy teaching students the methods that I have used to conquer these tests, and I encourage students to find their own techniques as well. I like to stress the big picture in test prep, and the importance of knowing how to take a test, including pacing, skipping problems, recovering from a mistake; things beyond just memorizing formulas..."