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Ms. Nelly Y.

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"Hello Students and Parents,

My name is Nelly Y., and I am delighted to see that you have decided to look at my introduction. My experience with students range from pk through 4th grade, mostly in the areas of reading and writing, but I have taught math, science, and social studies as well. I am passionate about education and honestly believe that it is the best path to a prominent future.

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"Hello Students and Parents,

My name is Nelly Y., and I am delighted to see that you have decided to look at my introduction. My experience with students range from pk through 4th grade, mostly in the areas of reading and writing, but I have taught math, science, and social studies as well. I am passionate about education and honestly believe that it is the best path to a prominent future.

My experience does not only reach regular education students, but I am also certified to teach special education students. My special ed experience extends to both leading a self-contained classroom to teaching students with learning disabilities in Regular ed settings.

My teaching style is a blend of firm but fun. I expect great things and good work from my students, and I like to use engaging lessons that help achieve those expectations. In the past, I have rewarded students with treats, classroom pets, fun book reads, and classroom dance parties. Hard work equates to big fun!

Math has changed. The math we are teaching students now is a different math than what was taught ten years ago. I think outside the box, which means I can explain it in a way that is simple, easy, and if it's a hard concept, I know how to break it down until it isn't.

Reading and writing are my absolute favorite subjects to teach and learn. I taught reading and writing the last 4 years in public school. I am currently working on my masters with a specialization on reading. I am part of a book club and tutor my own children reading skills at home.

I have taught STAAR testing grades for 4 out of the ten years of teaching. I understand the TEKS and STAAR tests. I go as far as breaking down previous STAAR tests to emulate questions that my students will most likely see. Although I'm not a believer in ”teaching to the test,” I do believe in preparing students for it.

I received my degree in special education and have experience in teaching special ed. I am patient and have empathy for my students who requir" less...

Details

fee: $60 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 10 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Nelly Y. is a certified tutor

UTRGV, Education

Mcallen, TX 78504

Subjects Tutored

Writing - Elementary Math - Special Needs