With top graduate credentials, intensive training from Teachers College (Columbia University) and 12 years of teaching experience, I deliver a customized tutoring system that caters to each student’s strengths, learning styles, and needs. With emphasis on such individualized attention, I provide all students with the following benefits:

Academic Benefits:

I give students individual support in particular subject areas: Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, and English Language Acquisition

I identify any gaps which may be hindering further learning

Students practice basic skills that lay the foundation for higher level learning

I reinforce the concepts and skills learned in school and provide practice to increase retention of content

I meet specific academic needs by providing individual attention to help students learn in different and more effective ways

Identify and teach according to each student’s individual learning style

I challenge my students by offering customized lessons, projects, and activities based on our shared goals

I provide personalized instruction for immediate feedback to the student and the parents

Organizational Benefits
My students develop specific strategies to be organized. Self-organization expands their knowledge and skills, which in turn leads them to be independent learners:

I build on the learning that takes place during the school day by helping students improve planning, organizing and applying different ways to approach tasks

Improve work habits

Students are provided with a variety of study methods that they can choose from to help them understand subject matter, study for tests, and complete homework assignments with quality

I guide my students to be proactive in their education by showing them how to set and achieve their own goals. This allows me to create projects and lessons that are intellectually stimulating and personally relevant

I teach and improve the scheduling, planning and organizational skills that students use in school and in life

Personal Benefits
My tutoring program provides personal benefits by…

Improving self-esteem

Building confidence leading to improved performance in school and in everyday life

Developing social and behavioral skills

Offering students a safe and supportive environment for learning

Helping students reduce anxiety which may interfere with learning

Encouraging my students to become great communicators, form meaningful relationships with peers, and exercise effective conflict resolution strategies