Learning how to learn is a skill not always addressed in school but assumed to somehow magically appear when your kids walk back through your door. Whether it’s about learning how to develop ideas in an essay, do a math project, or remember to turn in their work, students often struggle at home with what teachers ask them to do. 
By providing instructional scaffolding strategies, I help students to better understand the concept and skills being asked of them. Over time, these supports are gradually removed to promote their own cognitive learning skills and knowledge.


Tutoring for All Ages

My services for students include but are not limited to:

  • specific subject area tutoring in English, Language Arts, or Humanities, Spanish, and K-6 Science & Math
  • tutoring in executive functioning skills for school and homework success
    • how to organize calendar, check and organize online assignments, organize backpack, locker, notes
    • how to study for tests, how to manage homework load
    • time management, note-taking, homework completion, and self-advocacy
  • tutoring in active reading
  • tutoring in persuasive (analytical) writing
  • tutoring in expository writing
  • the college essay
  • creative writing

Consulting for Parents

My services for parents include but are not limited to:

  • teaching parents how to become partners with teachers in their child’s education
  • how to examine and evaluate your child’s curriculum
  • how to get the best out of meeting with your child’s teacher
  • how to volunteer time for improvement of school programs
  • how to create and advocate for differentiated instruction
  • how to help support student time management
  • how to be an active participant in parent-teacher conferences
  • how to examine and evaluate your child’s homework
  • how to help your child manage time and homework
  • referrals for various issues

Consulting for Educators and Administrators

My services for teachers and administrators include but are not limited to:

  • workshops in differentiated instruction
  • workshops regarding the nature and purpose of homework
  • mentoring classroom management
  • mentoring teachers on how to create more engaging lessons
  • working with administrators as a “critical friend” or adviser

“The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves.” — Paulo Freire