CUSTOMIZED IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL TUTORING
Welcome to Tara's Tutoring. Thanks for stopping by. I'm a writer, tutor and teacher with over 15 years of New York City teaching and tutoring experience.
I have been hired by various schools, libraries, Y's and Arts-In-Education Programs: Bank Street School for Children, Friends Seminary, Hunter College, 92nd Street Y, The JCC of the Upper West Side, Manhattan School for Children, The New York Public Library, Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Village Community School, The Writer's Voice of The West Side Y and more.
To this end, I have created and conducted programs and also written curriculum and materials in: Creative Writing, combining Visual Art with Creative Writing (Poetry Comics) Literacy, Theater, Leadership/Conflict Resolution and other areas. I have also taught professional development workshops and partnered with classroom teachers to co-teach academic subjects, integrating the arts and
The Theory of Multiple Intelligences into the curriculum, thus enriching, enlivening and
supporting classroom study.
TUTORING SUBJECTS: English/ELA, Writing, Research, History/Social Studies, Study/Organizational Skills,
Test Prep, Hunter College HS Admissions Test Writing portion, ISEE essay practice, College & Grad School Application Essays, Admissions Interview Coaching: all grades.
I joyfully engage with students of all ages and populations: Gifted and Talented/IB/AP, General Education, IEP/Special Education, ESL/ELL, Bilingual, home school. I am upbeat and focused.
My instructions are clear and in-depth.
I am an energetic college graduate:
BA in Theatre from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. Graduate Classes: Smith College, Northampton, MA and Bank Street College of Education, NYC.
I'm also a long-time Upper West Sider, non-smoker, Native English speaker and award-winning writer:
Prose Fellowship- NJ State Arts Council.
I am patient, an active listener, believe in making learning enjoyable and treating everyone with respect.
I customize every tutoring session and actively partner with students and parents. I enjoy assisting students of all ages and learning styles to work toward their potential in an environment that is nurturing, energized, creative and inclusive.
MY TUTORING SESSIONS ARE:
*Exciting, Enriching, Engaging
*Innovative and Interactive
*Infused with Learning Activities thoughtfully selected for each student
*Admission essays: (Common) Application and Supplemental Essays, Personal Statements
for graduate school, ISEE essay practice
*Admissions Interview Skills Coaching for All Ages
*English, AP/IB/Honors English, *History/Social Studies, AP/IB/Honors History
Fiction, Non Fiction, Poetry, Screenwriting, Expository Writing
*Study and Organizational Skills
Elementary, Middle School, High School, College and Graduate, Adult
General Education, Special Needs/IEP,
Gifted and Talented/IB/AP, ELL/ESL
*Over 15 years of New York City teaching experience.
*Passed background and fingerprint check from New York Dept. of Ed
*Award-winning writer: Prose Fellowship- NJ State Arts Council; Bechtel Prize Semi-Finalist
*NY theater, film, TV production: MTV, NBC, NICKELODEON, VHI, Merchant/Ivory Productions, others
Tara's Contact Info
Thanks for your interest.
I look forward to hearing from you
and customizing a tutoring program
that meets your needs.