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Private Tutor in Mamaroneck, NY - Westchester County
Private Tutor in Westchester County, NY


In home in Westchester County. After school and evenings.


$120 / hour


Masters in Teaching, NYU; MFA Brown University; University of Colorado Boulder, BA, English

Claire Needell Hollander, Reading, Writing and Academic/Executive Function Coach, ages 10-Adult, Serving NYC, Westchester & CT
(In home)

As an academic/executive function coach, I believe in addressing the whole student: habits of thinking, task-readiness, reading and writing-related anxiety (where applicable), reading fluency, focus, self-questioning, checks for understanding, independent reading choices; writing mechanics, word choice, task-appropriate tone and style, pre-writing, revision and self-editing.

As an experienced educator, I coach students on school success, meeting teacher expectations and adopting effective habits of mind/organizational habits. There is no one method for organizing assignments, prioritizing tasks or building stamina and focus. We will develop the methods that work best for you/your child.

NYS certified, 16+ years teaching, Daring Schools Certified, Special Education experienced, learning styles trained); 7 years publishing experience; Author of The Word for Yes, Nothing Real (HarperCollins), Not a Balancing Act (Burning Deck), Migrations (Talisman), “No Learning without Feeling;” “Teach the Books, Touch the Heart;” “A Novel Scorned,” “Macbeth Mash-Up” (New York Times Sunday Review. ) MFA Brown University, NYU, Masters/Secondary Education, English.

Available for weekly, bi-weekly hour-long sessions; project work, short and long-term interventions; in house, office, FaceTime; Reading and Writing coaching; clients ages 10-adult: Effective writing strategies, organizational strategies, brainstorm-final draft (learning/utilizing the writing process), time-management, fluency, word choice, mechanics. Also available on a per project basis: professional bios, business/professional communications; artistic/personal statements, editorial feedback, family projects. Reading fluency, stamina, comprehension, independent reading choices, remedial thru advanced skill level, college-readiness.

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