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Haian, an expert tutor, is a college student pursuing an Industrial Design degree and a minor in Applied Mathematics . He has years of experience working with kids as a counselor and tutoring in math from kindergarten to college level. With a relaxed and patient attitude that helps kids warm up immediately, he is proficient at taking the easy steps necessary to work up to more difficult problems. He also continues to challenge them to build confidence in their abilities! He believes that students will enjoy their work when they truly understand and feel comfortable with it.... [More About Haian Alhoch]
Hasan, an expert tutor, earned his BA in Biology from Rutgers University and is pursuing a career as a dental professional. He is a tutor at his university's learning center and has experience as a chemistry lab teaching assistant. His favorite aspect of tutoring is being able to relieve a student of their worries and assure them that they are completely capable of comprehending the material if they simply dedicate enough time to practice. Building a solid understanding of the basics is the key to success. Hasan can tutor general chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, algebra and test prep for the DAT. Hasan especially enjoys tutoring chemistry which he views as being the central science in understanding the fundamentals of how the universe works at the smallest level. When he tutors a student, Hasan first likes to hear from them what they understand and then build from there. Hasan looks forward to working with you and just remember that you're capable of doing anything you put your mind to!... [More About Hasan Kaoutarani]
Howard, a master tutor, received his B.S. from Northwestern University in communications and a M.S. degree in elementary education from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently teaching honors geometry. In addition, he teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th graders basic math and algebra. Whether it's mastering the multiplication tables, finding the rate of exponential growth or decay, or determining what kind of a triangle is a right triangle, Howard can help in making the proper connection. Howard believes math is a whole wonderful language of its own just waiting to be explored and indulged. He matches his style to the needs of the particular student and finds what that is by spending time with his students, talking and listening to what they have to say. He can tell how to approach any difficulty and make it into an easier and more rewarding exercise. When Howard is not burying his head in angles and averages he can be found backseat managing the Yankees, enjoying a good book, watching a good movie or play, or enjoying a romp with Maxie, his labra-doodle.... [More About Howard Bousel]
Jacqueline, a master tutor, currently teaches in the Newark Public School system. She specializes in tutoring mathematics. Jacqueline has three years of classroom teaching experience. She believes in a personalized approach to teaching that allows her students to feel excited about math and confident in their abilities. Jacqueline feels that math could be anyone's favorite subject, but that it takes being taught in a way that fits each student's specific personality. Jacqueline looks forward to working with students every day to help them see that they are capable and talented learners.... [More About Jacqueline Smith]
Jaime, an expert tutor, received her Master's Degree in Education with honors from Saint Peter's University. She has spent more than 10 years working in the field of education. After 8 years as a family liaison for a pre-k program, she pursued her teaching career. Jaime holds a standard teaching certification from the New Jersey Department of Education, licensing her to teach k-6th grade students. She has completed teaching assignments in Jersey City and Byram, NJ working with students at various elementary levels. She absolutely loves teaching and designing creative lesson plans meeting a variety of preferred learning styles. In her free time, Jaime enjoys writing, journaling, and spending time on Lake Mohawk.... [More About Jaime DiPaolo]
Jennifer L. received her Bachelor of Arts from Baruch College in New York City in Psychology, with a special interest in Mind, Brain and Behavior, and Early Childhood Education. She completed her field work at Memorial Sloan Kettering in Childlife Psychology, where she honed-in her training in play therapy. After completing an extensive course of training, she began working as a Vision Therapist in Bergen County, NJ in 2011. As a vision therapist, she has devoted her time to helping individuals of all ages and varying developmental delays adapt to their visual world. She uses a differentiated instructional approach to tailor her teaching to match the students’ learning styles. She believes that all students can reach their learning goals, and she excels at adapting to fit the needs of each individual child. Jennifer has been married over 20 years and is a mother to a son who is a Sophomore at City College of New York, and a daughter who is a rising High School Senior. At 18 months, her son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Learning to navigate and promote the social, emotional, and academic success of each of her two children has driven her to ensure that all children reach the academic goals. She is currently training in Orton-Gillingham Approach, and would like to provide academic support to children age 2 and up achieve academic success.... [More About Jennifer Loscalzo]
Jessica, a master tutor, graduated cum laude from Arizona State University and has a passion for all things math related. She has a M.Ed. and a B.A. in psychology. Jessica is an Arizona native but moved to New Jersey to get a taste of the East Coast! Jessica is a certified teacher and has experience teaching 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade! Next year she'll be teaching 2nd grade in East Brunswick. During her spare time, Jessica enjoys working with her local animal rescue, running nearby trails, and exploring the "Big Apple."... [More About Jessica Bricker]
Jessica, an expert tutor, received her BA in Early Childhood Education Degree from Kean University. She is certified as Teacher of Preschool, grades Prek-3, and as an Elementary School Teacher, grades K-6. Jessica has been teaching for 4 years and is currently teaching 4th-grade math and science. She is currently in graduate school for her Special Education Certificate. Jessica enjoys traveling and making memories with her son.... [More About Jessica Torr]
Joanna, a master tutor, has a Master's Degree in Curriculum Instruction. She is creative, patient, and has a love for teaching. Joanna has experience working in general ed and inclusion classrooms. She is currently a teacher assistant in Roseland, NJ. Joanna understands the importance of differentiating lessons based on students needs and learning styles. She provides individualized support and breaks down concepts that are easier to understand for a child who is struggling during a lesson. Joanna enjoys spending time with her two boys ages 8 and 10 working on STEM Projects.... [More About Joanna Franciscone]
Josh, a master tutor, received his B.A. from the University of Maryland and a M.A. from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He then began teaching middle school math in NYC. After seven years in an urban setting, he began teaching at a suburban private school in 2012. He loves to present math topics in different ways to meet different students' needs; nothing pleases him more than after several attempts, a new approach is met with, "Oh! Why didn't you teach it like that in the first place?"
When not teaching, Josh can be found reading, cheering on his Baltimore sports teams, engrossed in trivia, or more likely, playing with his two-year-old daughter.
Julie, a master tutor, is an accomplished elementary classroom teacher and currently teaches middle school math to students in 6th and 8th grades. She also worked as a math specialist providing in-class and small group instruction and is experienced teaching Singapore Math. Julie received her B.S. from Cornell University and her MBA from New York University. She became a fully certified NJ state K-8 in 2005 and has worked in both public and private school settings. She has spent many years tutoring students privately, especially in math. She helps students work on organization and time management skills as well. Julie also has experience working with general education and special education in both formal and informal settings. She works to help students realize their potential, by identifying strengths and incorporating that into her instruction to help make all students successful.... [More About Julie Ginns]
Kaitlyn, an expert tutor, is a graduate student at Fairleigh Dickinson University, working towards her Masters in Education and Special Education certification. She received her BA in Psychology, where she was able to focus on child and adolescent development, and theories of learning. Kaitlyn is originally from NY where she was a PASE summer teaching fellow as well as an Assistant ELA instructor for the Boys Club of NY. Her passion is teaching kids how to be confident, engaged learners.
When she is not focused on education, Kaitlyn enjoys cooking, swimming and staying involved on campus. She has two rescue dogs! She also speaks Spanish and would love to learn a third language.... [More About Kaitlyn Rivera]
Katherine, a master tutor, is currently a first grade teacher, teaching all subject areas in Passaic, NJ. She has been an enthusiastic and caring teacher since graduating Montclair State University in 2013. She graduated as a family and child studies major with a concentration in k-6. Once she graduated, she took on a role as a paraprofessional aide in a preschool disabled classroom in Little Falls, NJ. She gained knowledge and experience using ABA in order to help young children with autism learn to their full potential. She then taught 4th grade English language arts in Passaic, NJ. She implemented various reading comprehension/writing skills and prepared students for PARCC testing. Her goal as a teacher is to provide all her students with academic growth based on each child's needs and to relate her lessons to the real world. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her friends.... [More About Katherine Choe]
Kellie, an expert tutor, graduated with high honors and earned her B.A. from Rider University. She has a second major in psychology and a concentration in special education. She enjoys teaching both language arts and math to her students at the elementary and middle school level. Her experience spans over teaching in a public, private and charter school setting. She enjoys working one-on-one with students and personalizing teaching approaches to best fit each students’ needs. Currently, Kellie is working with 3rd, 4th, 5th grade students. She provides one-on-one instruction to struggling students in these grade levels. Kellie was a competitive swimmer from the age of three and continues to enjoy swimming in her free time. She was an avid swimmer in high school and through her college years, and has enjoyed teaching swim lessons to children and adults for nine summers in both Philadelphia and New York. One of her favorite parts of teaching swim lessons was helping students, young and old, through the process of overcoming their fear of the water. This has taught her to be very patient and encouraging with her approach to teaching. She strongly believes that anyone can learn anything with the right approach to the material and dedication to mastering small goals on the way to achieving a larger goal. When she is not tutoring Kellie enjoys reading, listening to music, yoga, and spending time with her family and friends.... [More About Kellie Ford]
Kenya, a master tutor, graduated from Ramapo College of NJ and received her teaching certificate from Montclair State University. She has been an educator since 2011 where she has worked with pre-school age to 5th grade students. Kenya is currently a 3rd grade teacher in Newark New Jersey where she works with a diverse group of students. This includes their learning abilities, learning styles, as well as their background. When it comes to working with young scholars, Kenya implements best practices when in the classroom and while tutoring. She identifies the learning style and need of a student so that she can differentiates instruction for each student. Kenya also uses reader’s/writer’s workshop, guided reading/CLI, number talk and interactive materials (just to name a few) to engage her students in learning. As an educator, Kenya strives to be the best for her students and bring out the best in them!... [More About Kenya Atkinson]
Kirk, a master tutor, is a recently-retired college professor of environmental engineering and water resources engineering (subdisciplines of civil engineering). Kirk has received degrees in chemical engineering, computer science, and environmental engineering. He has taught courses for several years in hydraulics, hydrology, and water quality that involve chemistry, physics, and mathematics including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus. He has also taught the use of Microsoft Excel and computer programming in VBA in Excel. Kirk can show students how mathematics is used in the real world to solve important problems regarding engineering and the environment. He can also help students develop a strategy to best prepare for an exam.... [More About Kirk Barrett]
Krina, a master tutor, is currently a second grade special education teacher in an ICT setting. She has taught every grade in K-5th grade. She specializes in differentiating the curriculum to suit the needs of individual students. She has ABA training and is well versed in the ABLLS program. She designs programs for her students that are tracked by data and then used to focus on the needs each individual student exhibits. Krina has her teaching certification in elementary education and special education in New Jersey as well as New York. She loves playing and watching soccer and being with family and friends. Krina enjoys playing monopoly and scrabble too!... [More About Krina Kanellopoulos]
Kristen, a master tutor, has a B.A. and M.A. in special needs and a minor in English literature from College of Saint Elizabeth. She has more than 6 years of teaching and tutoring experience. She enjoys tutoring elementary and middle school students. She is a 4th grade teacher in Esther Jackson Elementary School, a title 1 focus school with an urban population of multicultural students in Atlanta, Georgia. As a classroom teacher, Kristen created units of study in math, guided reading, ELA, and social studies. Kristen took part in several professional development training courses that allowed her to become proficient in technology. Kristen frequently used her promethean boards and student laptops, along with Animoto, Edmodo, and KidBlog within lesson plans. She used other differentiated, multi-sensory learning centers and activities where applicable in an effort to enhance the learning environment for the children. For her students, she always focused on the level of rigor and higher order thinking presented in each lesson. The passing rate for the specific students she taught were: math 94, reading 100, ELA 95, social studies 91.... [More About Kristen Trebbe]
Linda, a master tutor, is a recently retired educator who is passionate about teaching. With experience teaching pre-school through 6th grade, Linda comes to Teacher Tutors with 43 years of educating young students. Linda received her Masters of Arts in Education degree from Graceland University. She continued on to earn 30 more graduate credits in Differentiated Instruction. She is trained in Orton Gillingham, Teacher’s College Writing Workshop, Handwriting without Tears, and Math in Focus. Very skilled at making her students feel secure, she builds confidence by using positive praise. She is extremely patient and likes building skills using interests of her students.... [More About Linda Bowden]
Lindsay, an expert tutor, is a 6th grade English teacher with a passion for sharing her love of reading and writing with students of all ages. She has experience working with students of all backgrounds and abilities, and has even have tutored students in other countries such as Italy, France, and Spain! Lindsay would be happy to help prepare her students for the PARCC standardized assessment, assist with homework assignments, or most importantly develop an overall understanding and hopefully love for the subjects of reading and writing!... [More About Lindsay Fishman]
Lisa, a master tutor, is an experienced teacher who has worked in basic skills and reading and writing for 20 years. Lisa has also tutored students one-on-one and worked with small groups for 7+ years. With a passion for learning, Lisa strives to instill this in the students she teaches and tutors. Through her dedication and her ability to connect learning to real-world experiences, Lisa has created a solid foundation in her students' lives leading them to becoming life-long learners. Lisa currently is a 5th grade teacher and has been teaching 5th graders for the last 4 years. She has also taught pre-k through 8th grade during her tenure as an educator.... [More About Lisa Rogers]
Lucy, a master tutor, is an ESL Teacher. She has taught a variety of ESL programs throughout the years, such as push-in, pull-out, and the SIOP co-teaching model to English Learners in grades K to 12. These assignments have allowed her to apply the knowledge of second language acquisition strategies, classroom management skills, and instructional approaches she has acquired through her studies.
Lucy completed a Masters program at WPU in 2014, where she earned a Master’s degree in Education with Bilingual concentration. Her own personal experience with learning different languages has allowed her to be particularly sensitive to the needs of ESL students. Through her life experiences, which include extensive traveling throughout South America, Europe, and Asia, she has been able to gain an appreciation for different cultures and languages. She believes this appreciation is essential to be a successful ESL teacher.
In the summer of 2016, she spent four weeks teaching English to 1st and 2nd graders at the Nanjing Foreign Language School in China, a memorable and wonderful experience. Lucy has also taught Portuguese at Berlitz and at WPU, as well as ESL to adults at the Kearny Public Schools evening program and at Passaic County Community College.
Lucy enjoys being with people, is a team worker and a life-long learner who would love to instill a love of learning in her students.... [More About Lucy Dolin]
Luis, a master tutor, has a B.A. in chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry from Skidmore College. He has a M.A. in secondary science education in chemistry 7-12 from Columbia University Teachers College. In addition, he is in his third year where he is pursing his Ph.D in organic chemistry part time at Seton Hall University. Luis has 9 years of teaching experience including 5th and 6th grade science and math, middle school science, high school level chemistry and biology as well as college level general chemistry and organic chemistry. Luis feels that teaching is about conveying a love of learning and discovery as well. His career interests lie primarily in science education; focusing on secondary education in chemistry. His long term goal is to become a professor of Organic Chemistry with a focus on research in natural product synthesis that focuses on endocrinology, immunology and cardiology. The science teacher that he would like to be is the one who inspired those who want to pursue a career in science. Luis is a highly effective teacher who is passionate about helping his students understand the material they are learning and develop their critical thinking skills.... [More About Luis Alicea]
Marc, an expert tutor, holds a B.S. in Biology and a M.S. in biotechnology. He worked as a research scientist for Merck for 20 years. There, he performed various molecular work from cloning and fermentation scale-up, to DNA sequencing, mutation analysis, and human gene expression analysis. He is a co-author on a U.S. patent #20110158944, which describes a novel correlation between a mutation specific to the BRAF gene, and the sensitivity of specific cancer cells with the said mutation to an ERK1 or ERK2 or MEK inhibitor. He also has 10 scientific publications. Currently Marc teaches biology at a high school and college level at Bard High School Early College. Marc is the father of two children: a 12-year old daughter, and an 8-year old son. He enjoys reading, pitching baseballs, and playing his drums in his spare time.... [More About Marc DeLorenzo]
Marcel, a master tutor, completed Medical School and is now in his 4th year of his residency program at Duke. Marcel taught chemistry formally at an urban high school before attending Medical School. Overall, he has 11 years of tutoring experience and is successful with his energetic, passionate and boisterous personality. Marcel likes to tutor through style of attrition where he will present the most difficult questions possible so that the student can struggle through and then they can work together to get the answer. This helps to make the student feel more comfortable with material faster because once they are in the classroom things are easier.... [More About Marcel Castor]
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