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Afia, a master tutor, has a M.A. in special education. She studied history and psychology during her undergraduate years. She is a certified k-6 elementary school teacher and a highly qualified k-12 social studies and psychology teacher. Afia also has experience teaching 6th and 7th grade math. She is currently working as a teacher in Paterson. Afia enjoys teaching and loves making lessons as hands on as possible to address the different learning styles of her students.... [More About Afia Mathlib]
Allie, an expert tutor, graduated Magna cum Laude from DeSales University with a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.S. in Biology. She officially began tutoring as a junior in high school and continued during all four years of her undergraduate college years. Allie received K-12 New Jersey teaching certifications in both Chemistry and Biology by completing the Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) program at Seton Hall University. She is currently working towards earning her master's degree in Instructional Design and Technology. She has always loved tutoring and her friendly and energetic demeanor allows her students to feel comfortable to ask questions and show their understanding of the content. Over the years, she has acquired many tutoring tips and tricks that lead her students to the rewarding "aha" moment of understanding the material. She has a passion for science and uses it to inspire and encourage her students! When she is not tutoring, she enjoys spending time outside (specifically hiking) and crocheting sleeping mats for those in need. She also plays various musical instruments, including guitar, piano, and mellophone!... [More About Allie Myers]
Andrew, an expert tutor, is currently a computer science student in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. Andrew has been tutoring others since he was young and has experience working with kids in elementary school through high school. He has experience tutoring math (elementary through calculus), science (physics and chemistry), and programming (Java, C++, and MATLAB). Andrew also enjoys traveling, photography, and ice hockey.... [More About Andrew Schmidt]
Anne, a master tutor, has been teaching early elementary grades for more than 10 years. She is currently teaching kindergarten at a public school in New Jersey. Anne has a master's degree in education with an added authorization for teaching literacy and reading. She is very passionate about teaching early reading and math skills. Anne takes a very systematic approach to teaching phonics, reading, and math skills. By identifying and pinpointing individual needs, she is able to target specific skills to work on to show measurable growth in these subject areas. Anne caters to her students' individual learning styles to incorporate different techniques and engagement strategies to make learning fun and meaningful. When she is not teaching, Anne loves to read and travel.... [More About Anne Smith]
Ashley-Lynn, an expert tutor, is currently an environmental consultant with a private firm. She graduated with her B.S. of Sustainability Sciences in 2016 and her M.S. of Sustainability Sciences in 2017, with the high honors of summa cum laude. During her time in University, she was a teaching assistant for the Human Environment course at Montclair State University. Her tutoring experience has been varied over the past 8 years, with a background in Science, Math, US History and English. Her organizational skills and academic background also allow her to teach students the study skills, time management, and test taking techniques to be successful.
Ashley-Lynn is an outgoing individual with a creative tutoring style that stresses the fun of learning through interactive games and lessons for younger children or relevant content for older students. Ashley-Lynn is also fluent in Spanish, enjoys outdoor activities, and loves to sing. Her favorite Broadway show is "Hamilton: An American Musical" because it brings the vibrancy of music and theatre to the American revolution. She loves the unique way that history is taught and aims to do the same in her teaching. Ashley-Lynn looks forward to working with students of all ages as they dive headfirst into the exciting world of learning.
Bob, a master tutor, graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in history and telecommunications management and also earned his M.A. in educational administration. Bob has been a teacher since 1984, and he consider it to be his life’s work. At present he is a history teacher at Madison High School in Madison, where he's taught for 25 years and is an adjunct professor in the history and social science department at Middlesex County College. He also has 8 years experience as an education professor teaching the New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey (NPTNJ) courses, a state-approved alternate route program, at Raritan Valley Community College. Bob believes that students respond to creative, focused, personalized instruction, and that's how he approaches tutoring and teaching. He also strives to give his students the confidence and skills to succeed in any academic endeavor. When he's not teaching, Bob likes to swim, walk, read and tell funny stories.... [More About Bob Grundfest]
Brian, a master tutor, is an experienced middle school teacher. He holds NJ State Certifications in Special Education, Social Studies, and K-6 Elementary School Education. He is also highly qualified in Mathematics and Science. He taught most recently as a 7th and 8th Grade Middle School Social Studies and ELA Teacher in the Somerville Public School District. Brian has worked extensively with special and general education students.
Brian graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ramapo Collge with an M.A. in Special Education. Prior to that, Brian graduated from Montclair State University in 2013 with a B.A. in History and a minor in Philosophy, as a member of Phi Alpha Theta: National History Honor Society. Topics and areas of expertise in mathematics: fractions, probability, ratios, word problems, linear equations, long division, algebra I, 2-D geometry, abstract numbers, and much more. Topics and areas of expertise in social studies/history including colonial, revolutionary, civics, geography, Civil War, African American history, Greco-Roman history.
Brian has tutored students from first-grade through junior college in urban and suburban settings. He brings a focus and dedication to his craft that inspires his clients. With an understanding that learners are individuals, Brian excels in presenting educational material using various strategies, in order to accommodate the learning strengths of his clients including visual, auditory, or kinesthetic modalities. Brian has worked with children across the academic and behavioral spectrum. Whenever possible Brian enjoys geocaching, reading epic fantasy novels, studying geopolitics, following pro sports, discovering adventures with his wife, and learning from his two young children.... [More About Brian ONeil]
Chris, an expert tutor, attended Gettysburg College for his undergraduate degree. He got his M.A. in management at the College of St. Elizabeth and is currently pursuing his master's in education through New Jersey City University's New Pathways to Teaching Program. Chris is currently a 6th grade math teacher at Central Middle School in Stirling, NJ. He lives in Morristown, NJ He is certified in middle school math, K-6 all subjects, and Special Education and has taught both Science and Math at the middle school level. His teaching experiences include both general education and special education (in-class support, resource room) settings. In his spare time he likes to exercise and relax with friends. He coaches basketball at Somerville High School and golf at Gil St. Bernard's.... [More About Chris Nevolo]
Christopher, a master tutor, received his M.A. in epidemiology and global health from Columbia University where he tutored graduate-level bio-statistics and research methods. He graduated from Penn State with a dual-baccalaureate in life sciences and Spanish where, as a college senior, he taught didactic recitations and labs in general and developmental biology, biodiversity, and physiology. After 2 years working in clinical research, Many of his former students have kept in touch, and he has consistently received very positive evaluations regarding his personalized commitment to each student, his understanding of science material, and his classroom humor. Christopher is an epidemiologist with over 9 years of clinical and global health research experience, and possesses strong quantitative skills and competencies in scientific reasoning. His academic teaching interests include natural sciences (biology, chemistry, biochemistry), statistics and research methods. He also enjoys tutoring students on essay writing and the behavioral sciences. Christopher recently scored in the 95th percentile on the MCAT, although he enjoys tutoring on any standardized test taking strategies or study planning as well. Christopher is currently an independent global health and research consultant as well as a graduate-level teaching assistant at Columbia University. He will be starting medical school at Brown University in August 2017.... [More About Christopher Barry]
Dan, a master tutor, is currently in his thirteenth year as an educator, having taught English Language Arts in grades 6-8. During this time he has had the pleasure of working with a vast array of students and ability levels. For the past six years, Dan has worked with struggling readers and students who have been classified with either IEP or 504 plans, helping them to succeed in the classroom in ways many of them thought they never could. Dan also has extensive experience working as a private tutor providing everything from assistance with school work to enrichment activities for students looking for an extra challenge. As well as English Language Arts, Dan has an extensive background in Social Studies, which he also enjoys tutoring.... [More About Dan Diaz]
David, a master tutor, graduated from East Stroudsberg University with a B.Ed. and a M.A. in special education. He is fully trained and certified in Orton Gillingham level 1 basic language. He is a highly motivated teacher eager to produce results with students. He has experience tutoring in all grades k-12 including tutoring a diverse population of students with varying educational needs.
He is a full time Elementary School Teacher with four years of experience in all subjects. He holds New Jersey Teaching certifications in Social Studies K-12, Teacher of Students with Disabilities K-12, Teacher of Pre K-3, and Teacher of Elementary Education K-6. David has his Master's in Special Education, and a Bachelor's of Arts in Education and Social Studies.
David has a passion for helping students overcome challenges, and a knack for presenting information in ways that help students see material in a new light. His goal for all students is to help them build confidence in their abilities and inspire their passion for learning.... [More About David Zatta]
Edward, a master tutor, received a B.S. in English and science. For over twenty-five years, he's been an educator, multi-subject tutor, and merit scholar responsible for improving students' grades in English, math, science, and history. Whether it's going from B's to A's or learning effective study techniques, rest assured Edward's patient and personable teaching style will give your student the crucial tools they need to succeed! As you'd expect, he caters to non-special seeds, special needs, ESL, gifted/talented, and home-schooled students. When he's not educating, Edward enjoys hiking, biking, and mentoring at-risk youth.... [More About Edward Starke]
Erica, an expert tutor, graduated from Seton Hall with a M.Ed. and is currently working with students who are dealing with emotional or behavioral difficulties in grades K-12. She is also an experienced 3rd-grade teacher who has worked with students in grades K-12 in language arts, reading, writing, math, science, and history. She believes that every child can learn, no matter what circumstances each faces. Erica develops a relationship with each student that helps inspire them to want to learn on a daily basis and makes learning fun. Erica has worked with special education students, gifted students, and all students in between. Her strengths include language arts, reading, writing, American history, Music, Art, and Science (Math and Science through 8th grade).... [More About Erica Perry]
Eve, an expert tutor, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a B.S. with honors and high distinction. Eve very much enjoyed leading formal study groups and tutoring individual students while pursuing her degree. She was eventually hired to lead the formal study group program in organic chemistry at the university upon recognition of her demonstrated commitment to her students. Eve has experience tutoring all areas of science including biology, chemistry and Physics. She is a dynamic tutor who will happily personalize her teaching style to each student and help the student develop an individualized plan for success.... [More About Eve Rosenheck]
Born abroad and taught in private Montessori schools, George is a native British English speaker and can tutor in both UKSE (United Kingdom Standard English) and GenAmSE (General American Standard English). He has taught grades 7-12, from foundational Language Arts to Honors and Pre-AP courses. He currently teaches Honors World Literature, Honors American Literature, and Journalism.
He has worked with the NJ Department of Education on its most recent state curriculum revision committee in 2018 and has presented workshops on student-centered learning with the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English. He was awarded the 2018 Teacher for the Dream Award by NJCTE for his advocacy in increasing the representation of people of color in humanities and education programmes.
George is experienced in tutoring students to succeed in high stakes tests, such as the NJASK, HSPA, PARCC, SAT, and Advanced Placement exams, specializing in writing composition and analysis of informational texts. His favorite genre to read and teach is the essay. He loves helping students find their voices and strengthen their command of the written word. His goal is to see all his students demonstrate academic growth and success, whether it's improving their basic literacy or refining their analytical and rhetorical skills.... [More About George Salazar]
Imaga, a master tutor, says … “everyone can learn and will become an excited math scholar, no matter the background and age." Imaga is a math educator and curriculum/assessment writer whose passion for students’ progress begins with inquiry using available materials to identify gaps. He then plans on how to guide the student to fill those gaps. He engages the learner cognitively through exploratory problem solving and constructing arguments based on evidence and ordered reasoning. Imaga holds an MBA and BS (mathematics & education), plus 39 credits earned towards MA (mathematics & educational psychology) program at the City University of New York, Hunter College. An internationally verified professional with NJ DOE Teacher Certification (Math 7 – 12), Imaga spends one-on-one tutoring sessions to present topics in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics and calculus in a fun-filled and meaningful way.... [More About Imaga Idika]
Janine, an expert tutor, has taught a variety of grades levels and subjects over the course of her teaching career. She has taught all subjects for 3rd grade, Language Arts for 6th grade, and is currently teaching math for 4th grade. Janine is currently attending graduate school at Montclair State University to obtain her Master's Degree in Reading with a Certification in Reading Specialist. She loves finding creative ways to meet the needs of all students.... [More About Janine Duarte]
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.
Kathryn, an expert tutor, graduated from Rutgers University (New Brunswick) in May 2017 with a degree in English. She is now finishing her Master's in Education at the Rutgers Graduate School of Education. In addition to her M.A., she is working on an additional endorsement in Special Education. Kathryn's M.A. will be completed by May 2018. Kathryn has experience working as a summer reading teacher at LifeCamp, a teacher's aid at St. Bartholomew's School in East Brunswick, a substitute teacher, a tutor, and a babysitter. She is currently fulfilling her student teaching at Madison School Elementary in Rahway. While Kathryn is happy to help a student improve their grades in a particular subject area, she also tries to instill productive study habits through her sessions. She is a strong believer that anything can be accomplished if you work hard! When she is not in school or doing homework, Kathryn spends her time exercising (running, gym, spin class, surfing), hanging out with friends, going to concerts, or watching baseball (HUGE Mets fan!).... [More About Kathryn Franz]
Lauren, a master tutor, Lauren has a M.A. in administration which she received from the University of Scranton. She has earned teacher of the year twice in her career. Lauren is a 5th grade English/language arts and social studies at Winfield Scott School #2 in Elizabeth. She is going into her 16th year of teaching and absolutely love the rewards her profession brings. She strongly believes her job is to encourage every student she encounters to believe in themselves.... [More About Lauren Bowers]
Laurence, a master tutor, having graduated Johns Hopkins University with a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics, and Rutgers University with a B.A. in Chemistry. He started tutoring when he was fourteen years old. A neighbor asked him to help her daughter with pre-algebra and he obliged. He must have been good, because soon after, he was being asked by other parents to help their children with math and science. When he began tutoring, he discovered that he enjoyed helping other people learn. Laurence has found that there is nothing more rewarding that seeing the light of comprehension click on in a student's eyes when they've suddenly understood something. By the time he graduated high school, Laurence had tutored more than a dozen people. Over the past twleve years, Laurence have enjoyed tutoring immensely. Laurence tutors: pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus I/AB, calculus II/BC, high school physics, AP physics I, AP physics II, AP physics C, general relativity, quantum mechanics, special relativity, high school chemistry, AP chemistry, and several other subjects. Laurence has also helped prepare students for the math portion of the SAT.... [More About Laurence Giordano]
Margarida, a master tutor, earned both her BA in Philosophy and her MA in Communication and Journalism from the University of Coimbra in Portugal. She has also completed the Teacher’s Preparation Program. Margarida is a native of Portugal, but has also spent time living in Spain. She is certified to teach both Portuguese and Spanish as a foreign language.... [More About Margarida Lousado]
Mia, an expert tutor, graduated from William Paterson University, earning a B.A. in communication. She then attended Quinnipiac University, earning a M.A. in journalism. Mia is a first grade teacher and an experienced elementary reading, writing, and math tutor. Currently, she is in pursuit of earning her Reading Specialist Certificate. Mia loves literacy. She encourages all of her students to believe that reading is the key to success. She is an advocate for every child getting a quality education so they can flourish in life. Mia loves working hands-on with students. She likes to allow students to be creative so they can find their own niche in learning. In her spare time, she loves reading, dancing, traveling and hanging out with family, friends and her two dogs.... [More About Mia Appling]
Michelle, a master tutor, earned a B.A. in English and a M.A. in poetry. She is a bilingual English teacher who specializes in writing, literature, and Spanish. She has formal qualifications in teaching English and informal qualifications in teaching Spanish. Michelle currently teaches 11th and 12th grade English and looks forward to the new school year. As a former English professor and current high school teacher, she is very familiar with writing, editing, close reading and analysis of texts, and the research process. She is able to provide informal tutoring and homework help in this area or more structured instruction, depending on the needs of the child. While her teaching expertise is in English, she is a native Spanish speaker. As with English, she can provide informal or formal instruction based on the needs of the child. She is also able to provide immersion-based language learning. For fun, Michelle enjoys reading, taking photos, and creative writing. She also likes pop culture, including memes, and brings that fun, relevance, and playfulness to her teaching.... [More About Michelle Greco]
Ruth, a master tutor, has been teaching in public schools for many years. She loves working with students one-on-one because it is a great way to make connections and achieve success with the learning objectives. Ruth has a love for animals and the outdoors. In the past, she has had a variety of pets including horses, chickens, pigs, a cow, along with dogs and cats. Currently, she has just one pet, a rescue cat, named Cowboy.... [More About Ruth Tauriello]
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