...I have training in specific programs, including Wilson Reading/Spelling for decoding and encoding, as well as Linda Mood Bell's Visualizing and Verbalizing for reading comprehension. My approach is to do a basic assessment to find where a student's levels are in the areas of phonemic awareness, ...
Marshfield, MAView Tutor
...I recently helped one of my students reach a personal milestone: she and I were able to carry on a two-hour conversation about her family and friends, and the feeling of satisfaction (for both of us) was indescribable. I can use my successful learning techniques--above all, I take a communicativ...
Sharon, MAView Tutor
...We use highlighters as we learn to identify the main idea in a text. My students, including English Language Learners, are always amazed...and relieved at the progress they make. Formerly an editor at Harvard Magazine, I have written three books and countless articles for magazines and newspapers.
Braintree, MAView Tutor
...In the following years, my focus shifted to include working with ESL students in developing their speaking and listening skills, as well as providing thorough instruction on the mechanics of the English language. I have also edited and proofread a number of college admissions essays, graduate le...
Brighton, MAView Tutor
...Over my career I have gained experience teaching in many different contexts, which has given me the tools and expertise to tailor my tutoring to the specific needs of individual students. I have taught ESL, writing, and math while in the Peace Corps in Kazakhstan, world history at Arlington High...
Somerville, MAView Tutor