Mary Ellen J.

Age: 62  Gender: Female

(Math, Science, English, Test Preparation, Elementary Education, Special Needs*, Computer)

Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027
  64 hours
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Mary Ellen Jones, -All Elementary Subjects. Middle and High School English and Social Studies!

I have over 30 years experience working with students. I have taught Grades 7-12 in the classroom, been a high school guidance counselor and have 12 years tutoring experience both in home and online. I enjoy tutoring all age groups because tutoring individually allows me the time to see where the student is struggling and help the student understand how to conquer whatever is holding them back. There is no better feeling as a teacher than seeing the light in a student's eyes when they "get it!". It is like they have conquered a demon. I believe fear of failure is a big deterrent and giving the student a positive experience will help them gain the confidence they need to succeed. I enjoy working with students of all ages and abilities. I have tutored from PreK through adults studying for their GED and other exams. I have worked with high school students to prepare for the SAT and ACT and also college students studying for the MAT, GRE and other field specific exams. I love a challenge and I enjoy teaching a 6 year old who can't figure out the difference between "b" and "d" as much as a College Senior who is studying to enter Law school. It is fulfilling to know that I can help students achieve their goals.
If you are interested, I am also a Mom of three sons, and a grandmother of 6...4 boys and 2 girls, so I definitely spend a lot of my time with kids. Feel free to contact me with questions at anytime during my time with your child.


M.S. - Master Of Science
Villanova University
Major: Elementary Ed Secondary School Counselin
Grade Point Average (GPA): 4.0

Hourly Rate:
General Tutoring Cost $55.00
Test Preparation Cost $65.00
Tutor's Lessons: Online
Lesson cancellation: 24 Hours notice required
Background check passed on 07/06/2018
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Common Core and Elementary Math
I have general knowledge of these areas. I have taught all of these Math courses in the classroom and as a tutor.
Elementary Science, Physical Science, PSAT and Psychology
I have taught elementary and middle school science and have master level courses in psychology.
English, Grammar, Reading and Writing
I have taught and tutored all these subjects.
ACT English, ACT Reading, ASVAB, College Counseling, GRE, SAT reading and SAT Writing
I have prepared students for SAT and ACT as well as ISEE and SSAT(High School entrance). I spent 7 years as a College Counselor in an academic high school in Pennsylvania.

Elementary (k-6th), Grammar and Study Skills
I am able to tutor all Elementary subjects. I have taught Study Skills both individually and in group settings for over 10 years. I feel strongly that the manner in which the student approaches the material will affect the ease in which he/she learns it.
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