Award-Winning ISEE Tutors in Ballston, NY
Kimberly ...I am a certified elementary education teacher and received by Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Oneonta. I understand the rigor of standardized test and use the student's prior knowledge as a base to build on. I am extremely patient and my goal is to see my student's strive and become self-confident in their learning experience. I enjoy teaching and tutoring as well as playing with my two young sons on the playground!... I believe learning never ends. I like to instill this idea in my student's understanding of knowledge and learning. I strive every day to make sure learning is not only fun but also purposeful. Student's need to view themselves as a learner first, and then all will fall into place. I believe teaching from the known is very effective. Building on student's knowledge as a base for learning new things allows for self-confidence and the ability to take risks in their learning.
SUNY Oneonta - Bachelors, Childhood Education
SUNY at Albany - Masters, Literacy and Students with Disabilities
Elizabeth ...further deepen my understanding of how to meet the needs of students from a technology level. While working on obtaining my bachelor’s degree, I became a substitute teacher for students in grades k-8. After completing my undergraduate work at St. John Fisher in Rochester, NY; I immediately went to graduate school at the Sage College in Troy, NY. I was working towards a Master’s in literacy (b-6). While I was going to college full time,...
St. John Fisher College - Bachelors, Elementary/Special Education
Sage College - Masters, Literacy
Paige ...become the best student to their ability. To start on the education path I began in high school teaching a dance class to preschoolers on the weekends, I quickly found out this is something that I loved doing so I started teaching an after school Religious Education program. During high school I went to the elementary school to be an aid in a first and second grade classroom. I enrolled in a college program for...
Edinboro University - Bachelors, Early Childhood (Prek-4) and Special Education (PreK-8)
University of Albany - Current Grad Student, Reading and Special Education
Christopher Michael J. Fox has famously taken the words of Ignacio Estrada and made them a personal slogan of sorts "If a child can't learn the way we teach. maybe we should teach the way they learn" This is my personal mission as an educator, to always find the best way to reach students and ensure that they become life long learners. ... My teaching philosophy centers on students doing as opposed to just listening. I utilize various different methods of presentation so that students can get a basic understanding of concepts, and then through actual practice and experience, offer them the teaching to master the concept.
Marist College - Bachelors, psychology
university of New England - Masters, Education
Meghan ...at the National Building Museum as a museum teacher. Since graduating from my masters program I have worked in various DC museums doing public programming. My tutoring ranges from history, both US and world, English, writing, and grammar to elementary and middle school math and Algebra 1 and 2. I love to learn and want to share that with my students. Beyond helping my students better understand subject matter, I want to help my students...
Victoria ...attention. I have a love of books that I always aim to pass on to the student through reading a variety of different texts. I am cheerful, enthusiastic and committed. I convey this into my teaching by creating positive relationships through communication, trust and respect with students and parents. I thoroughly enjoy teaching and remain totally committed as it gives me fulfillment and a sense I am making a different in a student’s life.... First, try to teach the concept a different way. (in math using real life resources) Secondly, assess and/or re teach any previous skills that need reinforcing. Finally, move on and return to the concept another time so the student doesn't become frustrated.
South Bank University London UK - Bachelors, Primary School Teaching (Education) B.Ed (Hons)
Dana ...lessons whenever possible. I can effectively recognize growth and progress in my students in order to best understand their needs and strengths. I also enjoy creating engaging and effective lesson in order to target skills my students must master and feel it is important to keep my students accountable for their learning. I am eager to continue my love for teaching by working with your child to help him/her develop their own love of learning!
Brent ...a teaching career since high school because I had that one teacher that I looked up to and told myself that I wanted to be "that teacher" (a rememberable one/one they look up to). I have parents come up to me asking how I do it and all I say is it takes patience. Every student is different and has their own unique approach to learning. My goal is to have each student become a...
Jennifer ...building confidence, voice and academic empowerment. My primary focus is on student engagement and building a tutor-student relationship based on trust, honesty and open-mindedness. I see student success beyond just comprehension or memorization. I help students to truly synthesize the skills and concepts they need to feel confident in their internalization of the knowledge as they reach their goals. I am available throughout the week, including summer! Let me help you help yourself!
Anna ...of Arts in English with a concentration in Creative Writing and a minor in Political Science, as well as my Masters of Arts in Literature. My tutoring experience includes being a teaching assistant for a fifth grade class, assisting in an after school enrichment program, preparing high school students for AP exams and more. While I tutor a variety of subjects, my personal studies were primarily focused on Literature, Politics and History. I am passionate...