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Josh

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Hi my name is Josh! I am an English teacher in Palm Beach County (7th) and I have also taught Math/Science 5th grade. I am very caring and cater my tutoring individually to each student.

Josh’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: SUNY at Albany - Bachelors, English

Graduate Degree: Florida Atlantic University - Masters, MBA

Test Scores

SAT Composite: 990

GMAT: 520

Hobbies

Tennis, reading, walking

Tutoring Subjects

Elementary School Math

English

English Grammar and Syntax

ESL/ELL

Essay Editing

High School English

Math


Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

I am very caring, patient, and customize my teaching to each student.

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

I would introduce myself and discuss goals.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

I like to let the student find the answer on their own with my guidance.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

I like to give out prizes to encourage success!

If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

I would change the teaching method or re-teach old concepts.

How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?

I like to take it one sentence at a time and look up words in the dictionary.

What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?

I would link the topic to their personal interests.

How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?

By creating fun games!

What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?

I like to use exit tickets.

How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?

Start easy and work up to harder concepts!

How do you evaluate a student's needs?

By giving a diagnostic assessment at the beginning of our sessions!

How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?

I would ask them how they like to learn.

What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?

I like to bring paper, a pen, and a pencil.