Tutor profile: Madeline O.
Educator, Actor, and College Grad here to help!
I recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hofstra University with a double major in Early Childhood/Childhood Education and another degree in Drama. As a member of the Phi Beta Kappa (national liberal arts honors society) and a top 10 graduating member of my high school class, I feel I am equipped to help you navigate a variety of challenging topics. I consider myself a creative person and life-long learner, so I will always try to approach solving problems or talking through writing from different angles in order to reach your goal/find the...
My teaching experience covers a wide variety of ages, topics, and settings throughout my college and high school career. In addition to teaching in an in person and virtual general education setting grades prek-6, I have also taught social-emotional and character development courses for theater students ages 5 through college. I recently was the head teacher of a summer school program for 4th grade English Language Learners to review ELA and Math content from the previous year. I have done 1-1 virtual and in person reading and writing tutoring...
2017 - 2021
Early Childhood Education
2017 - 2021
Theater Arts (Drama)
2017 - 2021
New Hyde Park/Garden City Park School District, ELL Summer School Teacher
2021 - 2021
-Developed and taught appropriate lessons to reinforce grade level standards for ELL students who just completed 4th grade -Assessed individual students' needs and modified instruction to address all levels of ability -Combined digital and hands-on work to provide a variety of approaches to meet student need
Individual Family, 1-1 Grade Reading/Writing Tutor (3rd-4th Grade Student)
2021 - 2021
I work with a (now) 4th grade student virtually (and briefly in person) to reinforce reading and writing skills. We have focused on reading comprehension strategies such as context clues, synonyms and antonyms, predictions, compare/contrasting, main idea/supporting details, author's purpose, theme, referring back to the text for key details, and more. With writing, we discuss conventions of grammar (capitalization, period/comma placement, sentence structure) and planning strategies for writing both fiction stories and nonfiction reading...
New Hyde Park/Garden City Park School District, Substitute Teacher
2020 - 2021
-Executed lesson plans and activities while main teacher was absent in grades K-6 -Assisted instruction in ICS classroom and pulled students to provide additional support
NewArts/12.14 Foundation, ARC Virtual Teacher and Coordinator
2020 - 2020
-Adapted existing character development curriculum to be conducive to Zoom -Taught lessons on character strengths, emotional intelligence and regulation, confidence,resilience, and grit over Zoom differentiated to communicate the same concepts to 6-17 year olds -Managed Google Classrooms and scheduling of assignments for three different virtual classrooms and a parent resource center -Led a team of other teachers and listened to their feedback of what did and did not work virtually
Diane Lindner Goldberg Child Care Center, Childcare Student Aid
2017 - 2020
-Assisted lead classroom teacher in supervising and engaging children -Executed state-regulated protocol for cleaning, sanitizing, and preparing meals for children -Trained new aids in procedures
NewArts/12.14 Foundation, ARC Summer Teacher and Coordinator (In Person)
2019 - 2019
-Expanded upon the program's existing character development lessons and activities -Adapted the lessons so the same concept would be developmentally appropriate for students 6-17 years old -Trained a team of instructors in the lesson content and presentation and held check-in meetings -Communicated program goals and practice with parents and nonprofit staff
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