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Elizabeth tutors in Toronto, Canada

Elizabeth M.

Private tutor in Toronto, Canada

Education

BA Social Anthropology, Minor Geography BSc Natural Sciences - including advanced spatial statistics, Harvard University Graduate Studies 2016-2021 MLA Psychology Montessori Elementary Language Arts & Math Courses 20+ B.Ed University Teacher Education Courses (More than a B.Ed) including: *curriculum and instruction in mathematics and sciences. *teaching exceptional students (special education) *experiential education *Children's literature. *Theater for young audiences Extensive professional self-directed learning including: special education (AD/HD, mental health, learning disabilities, anxiety, depression giftedness); gifted and twice exceptional; children & teen mental health and learning; math, science, and literacy education; girls education; 21st Century teaching & learning; progressive (child centred) education; interaction of the environment/architecture and student engagement; and much more…

Experience

MAKING ACADEMICS STRESS-FREE & FUN, SINCE 2001! PROFESSIONAL FULL-TIME TUTOR AND ACADEMIC COACH. GRADES K-12, and post-secondary www.professionaltutor2001.com 647-255-8048 Office & Reception: 2 St. Clair Avenue West (NW corner of Yonge & St. Clair), 18th Floor SPECIAL EDUCATION - INCLUDING MENTAL HEALTH: Specializing in Students with Test & Math Anxiety, AD/HD, Anxiety*, Learning Disabilities, Giftedness, Depression and Poor Organization & Study Skills, I understand and care deeply about students (and their parents) with anxiety disorders from both a professional and a personal perspective, as I am nine years panic attack-free. I use breathing and mindfulness techniques in my professional practice. I have even arranged and accompanied a student with anxiety disorders & depression to a private yoga class. STANDARDIZED TEST PREP: SAT/ACT/SSAT/ISEE ELITE STUDENT ATHLETES & ARTISTS *Former tutor for a member of Canada's Junior National Rowing Team (SAT prep, & IB Program). *Tutored an international level tennis player in AP courses and SAT & ACT prep for US Ivy League college admissions (pre-vet programs) Former students include: provincial/regional/national level water polo, volleyball, tennis, hockey, basketball, and rugby players. I've also had a student who sails the Tall Ships around the Great Lakes, and dedicated performing arts students (dance, drama, music). **SKYPE tutoring available for student athletes. IB PROGRAM: Private & Public Schools- Exam prep, school year support, academic coaching, study & organizational skills. AP COURSES: Exam prep, school year support, academic coaching, study & organizational skills. FEES: range from $48-75/contact hour per student. Fees vary depending on grade level, number of subjects, program type (ie standardized test prep, Final Exam Prep, Elite Student Athletes, Upper Canada College students), materials included, length of program, and payment plan selected. *SSAT/ISEE/SAT/ACT - fees range from 55-80+/hour A fee chart is available and will be provided during the free initial consultation meeting. **The tuition fee stated on this site is the most common fee charged for the 2014-2015 school year. University Tutor.com does not have the capability to show different fees for different tutoring and academic coaching services. LOCATIONS: - Yonge & Eglinton, Yonge & St. Clair, Toronto, Forest Hill (St. Clair & Bathurst), Yonge & Lawrence, Yonge & Davisville, North York (North York Central Library)Yonge & Bloor, ......................................................................... EXPERIENCE Former Lakehead School Board Classroom and Special Education Tutor Started in the education field in 1994 Published non-fiction IT, business and travel writer 2010 Olympic Torchbearer (for community service record) 14,000+ Volunteer Hours Opening Odyssey Heights School for Girls in 2016-2017 School Year - For girls with giftedness, AD/HD, anxiety, learning disabilities, & depression. www.odysseyheights.com Twitter@odysseyheights CURRENT VOLUNTEER & COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Organizer of the First Annual Mom & Daughter Yoga for Anxiety & Depression workshop series to benefit the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at SickKids Regular volunteer shift at YogaTree PROFESSIONAL TUTOR AND ACADEMIC COACH Creative, professional, caring, enthusiastic, understanding, and motivating. Regular communication with parents, school, and support professionals included. Custom programs based on your teenager's needs, not an "out of the box" program. DEEP & LASTING UNDERSTANDING FOR ALL SUBJECTS Hands-on Montessori materials and real world primary sources are used for all ages. Concepts are taught from concrete to abstract concepts--instead of just memorizing the "right answer". Arts based learning is used where appropriate. Most students complete an "exemplar" book of well done, neat and complete, colour coded examples--effectively creating their own custom "text book”. Technology, especially iPads, and custom iTunesU courses (for home work) are used where appropriate. PAYMENT METHODS Payment via Money Order, and online banking. Cash (with a written receipt) is also accepted if a family prefers. CONTACT MS. ELIZABETH McCREADY TODAY FOR A FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION.

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Availability

Sunday after 10AM, Monday after 10AM, Tuesday after 10AM, Wednesday after 10AM, Thursday after 10AM

Can Meet

Up to 45 minutes away for a flat fee

Hobbies

Yoga, volunteering, swimming, trail running, dance, reading, knitting & fibre arts, pets, , Information Technology, Social Media, occasional video game player, published writer (SEO articles--Search Engine Optimized web articles including for www.ehow.com). Please view www.elizabethmccready.com

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