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Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

JACOB

Special Educator
Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

ANTHONY

Master’s in Special Education
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BRIAN

Master’s in Secondary Mathematics Education
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MCEDWIN

MS in Special Education
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SAMARA

Master’s in Special Education
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STEFFANIE

Master’s in Teaching & Licensed Math Specialist
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CAITLYN

Licensed Special Educator
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CAILIN

M.A – Special Education

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Tutoring & Coaching Services For:
Executive Functioning: All Ages &  Including Study Skills

All Ages

Self-Regulation, Attention, Task Initiation, Organization, Managing Strong Emotions, Inhibiting Impulsive Behaviors, Cope with Strong Emotions and Stress, and Self-Management Abilities

Including Study Skills

Dеvеlорing Better Studу Hаbitѕ, Testing Taking, Active Listening, Note-Taking, Time Management, Reading Comprehension, Memorization, Stress Management, Organization of Ideas and Study, and Styles of Writing

Tutoring & Test Prep

Test Prep

SAT, GRE, SHSAT, ISEE/SSAT, ELA, Regents, TASC, MAP Growth, LOTE, Test Preparation, Test-Taking Strategies, Good Study Habits, Mock Test, and GED

Academic Coaching/Tutoring (All Ages)

English, ELA, Literature, Reading, Writing, Math (All Subjects), Science (All Subjects), History, Social Studies, Psychology, Foreign Languages, Handwriting, Test Prep and More!

About Themba Tutors

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Welcome to Themba Tutors LLC! Since 2012, Themba, which means trust in Swahili, has been a local multidisciplinary, doorstep private pay tutoring company grounded in contemporary scientific research and technology with a mission to support all learners of all ages in the comfort of their homes and schools. Themba Tutors has clients concentrated in the boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx), but our coverage area extends across Greater New York into Nassau & Suffolk Counties (Long Island), Westchester County, Connecticut (CT), and New Jersey (NJ). Our traveling specialists provide one-to-one, individualized tutoring for all levels, personalities, and learning styles. The CEO and founder is a learning specialist and involved in helping you make the right choice for you or your loved one.

 

Our staff of learning specialists, academic tutors, and writing coaches, who have been referred to us by colleagues we trust, help elementary, middle, high school, college students, and adults with and without learning differences. Our specialists have years of experience teaching and tutoring in a variety of public and private educational settings; many have expertise in executive functioning. We have more advanced training than certified teachers, since we have masters or PhDs in fields related to learning differences including psychology, special education, math, literacy, and language pathology, to name a few. Also, we offer content tutoring and coaching in math, science, foreign languages, and the craft of writing.

 

Our specialists also offer test prep for state, local and national exams and specialty a la carte services for families and students. These services include: family coordination; organizational support and communication systems; application support for middle, high school and college; writing coaching for college and school applications; transition plans for middle, high school and college students; college coaching and counseling; and interview coaching for high school/college admissions, scholarships, and jobs/internships. We look forward to serving you!

ONLINE & IN-HOME SERVICES
We Travel To You:

Learning Specialists
Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Grades 1 to 12, College, Adult

Our Learning Specialists provide academic support in English, Math, Writing, Science, History and other subjects. They are experts in ADHD/ADD, executive function, language processing, reading, writing, and math disorders, non-verbal learning disorder and other learning differences. Our staff help students build skills, acquire knowledge, and gain confidence using multi-disciplinary strategies. They support reading and writing from novice to professional, and teach grammar, spelling, decoding, reading comprehension, writing structure, study skills, and test taking strategies. Our math specialists tutor arithmetic, Algebra I/II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus and Statistics.

Executive Function & ADHD Coaching Services
Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Grades 1 to 12, College, Adult

Our Executive Functioning Coaches support children and adults who struggle with executive functioning skills. They help students and professionals more confident and become more effective learners and workers. Students learn how to organize, plan, prioritize, focus, avoid distractions and keep track of materials and tasks. Goals include: improving memory and information retention, spending more focused time on tasks and completing them, decreasing procrastination, organizing schoolwork, managing time more effectively, and learning to think carefully before acting.

Learning Specialists
Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Grades 1 to 12, College, Adult

Our Learning Specialists provide academic support in English, Math, Writing, Science, History and other subjects. They are experts in ADHD/ADD, executive function, language processing, reading, writing, and math disorders, non-verbal learning disorder and other learning differences. Our staff help students build skills, acquire knowledge, and gain confidence using multi-disciplinary strategies. They support reading and writing from novice to professional, and teach grammar, spelling, decoding, reading comprehension, writing structure, study skills, and test taking strategies. Our math specialists tutor arithmetic, Algebra I/II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus and Statistics.

Executive Function & ADHD Coaching Services
Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Grades 1 to 12, College, Adult Our Learning Specialists support children and adults who struggle with executive functioning skills. They help students and professionals more confident and become more effective learners and workers. Students learn how to organize, plan, prioritize, focus, avoid distraction and keep track of materials and tasks. Goals include: improving memory and information retention, spending more focused time on tasks and completing them, decreasing procrastination, organizing schoolwork, managing time more effectively, and learning to think carefully before acting.

Academic Tutors & Content Support
Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Grades 1 -12, College, Adult

Academic specialists work with high school and college students on content support covering the full range of STEM subjects, including biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental science. Our tutors are experts in English, English language and arts (ELA), literature, reading (all ages), writing (all ages), math, pre-algebra, algebra 1, algebra 2, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, statistics, Exeter math tutor, place value tutoring, word problems tutoring, strategies for multiplication, and fractions tutoring. We also offer history, social studies, psychology, foreign languages, handwriting tutors, python, and javascript computer programming (coding) tutoring, data analytics, data science, and digital literacy.

Writing Coaches
Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Grades 1 -12, College, Adult

Coaches and experts in the field of journalism and higher education teach high school, college, and professional writing, a skill so fundamental that it applies to all subjects and professions. Writing Coaches support the development of rewriting from novice to the professional level, teaching Language Arts such as grammar, spelling, decoding, reading comprehension, writing structure, and identifying main ideas and details.

Academic Tutors & Content Support
Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Grades 1 -12, College, Adult

Academic specialists work with high school and college students on content support covering the full range of STEM subjects, including biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental science. Our tutors are experts in English, English language and arts (ELA), literature, reading (all ages), writing (all ages), math, pre-algebra, algebra 1, algebra 2, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, statistics, Exeter math tutor, place value tutoring, word problems tutoring, strategies for multiplication, and fractions tutoring. We also offer history, social studies, psychology, foreign languages, handwriting tutors, python, and javascript computer programming (coding) tutoring, data analytics, data science, and digital literacy.

Writing Coaches
Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Grades 1 -12, College, Adult

Coaches and experts in the field of journalism and higher education teach high school, college, and professional writing, a skill so fundamental that it applies to all subjects and professions. Writing Coaches support the development of rewriting from novice to the professional level, teaching Language Arts such as grammar, spelling, decoding, reading comprehension, writing structure, and identifying main ideas and details.

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Here’s a

comprehensive list

of schools

we work with

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors
  • Aaron School
  • Abraham Joshua Heschel School
  • Academics West
  • Academy of St. Joseph
  • Adelphi Academy
  • Allen-Stevenson
  • Arts and Design High School
  • Avenues: The World School
  • Bard College (Graduate)
  • BASIS Independent Brooklyn
  • Bay Ridge Prep
  • Berkeley Carroll
  • Bishop Ford
  • Boerum Hill High School
  • Brearley School
  • Bronx High School of Science
  • Brooklyn Friends
  • Brooklyn Heights Montessori
  • Brooklyn Latin High School
  • Brooklyn Prospect Charter School
  • Brooklyn Tech
  • Buckley School
  • Chapin
  • City and Country
  • Collegiate
  • Columbia Grammar
  • Community Roots Charter School
  • Dalton
  • Delta
  • Dows Lane (Irvington, NY)
  • Dwight School
  • Eagle Hill School
  • Eastside Community High School
  • Edward R. Murrow
  • Essex Street Academy
  • Ethical Culture Fieldston School
  • Fontbonne Hall Academy
  • Friends Seminary (Manhattan)
  • Grace Church School
  • Hewitt School
  • Horace Mann
  • Hunter College Elementary School
  • Institute for Collaborative Education (I.C.E)
  • ISchool
  • Laguardia High School
  • Lang School
  • Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
  • Little Red School House & Elizabeth Irwin
  • Lowell School
  • Loyola
  • Lycee Francais de New York
  • Magen David Yeshivah
  • Manhattan Country School
  • Manhattan School for Children (P.S. 333)
  • Mary McDowell Friends School
  • Metropolitan Montessori School
  • Millenium High School
  • MS 51
  • MS447/The Math & Science Exploratory School
  • Muhlenberg College
  • Notre Dame Academy Staten Island
  • NYU
  • Oratory Prep, NJ
  • Packer Collegiate Institute
  • Park Slope Collegiate
  • Poly Prep Country Day School
  • Poly Prep Country Day School
  • Pratt Institute
  • Professional Children's School
  • Professional Performing Arts School
  • PS 10
  • PS 107 ( Park Slope Brooklyn )
  • PS 183 ( UES)
  • PS 234
  • PS 261 (Brooklyn)
  • PS 295
  • PS 321
  • PS 321 ( park slope Brooklyn)
  • PS 34 Greenpoint
  • PS 6 (Manhattan)
  • Riverdale Country School
  • Rudolf Steiner
  • Sacred Heart
  • Saint Ann's School
  • Spence School
  • Spruce Street School
  • St. Ann's
  • St. Bernard's School
  • St. Francis College
  • Staten Island Tech.
  • Stephen Gaynor School
  • Stephen T. Mather Building Arts & Craftsmanship High School
  • Stuny Binghamton
  • Stuyvesant
  • Summit School
  • Suny New Paltz
  • The Browning School
  • The Center School
  • The Churchill School
  • The Nightingale-Bamford School
  • The Town School
  • Three Rivers Community College In Norwich CT
  • Transfiguration School
  • Trevor Day School
  • Trinity School
  • United Nations International School
  • Village Community School
  • Xaverian High School
  • Yeshiva of Central Queens
  • Yeshiva of Flatbush
  • York Prep
  • Yorkville Community School

GETTING STARTED WITH OUR SPECIALISTS

Our intake process for parents and new clientele will prepare you or your student for successful tutoring.

  • We start with a phone call to best understand your family's needs.
  • We review previous reports, evaluations, and report cards.
  • We match you or your student with one of our expert tutors, either a learning specialist, an academic tutor or a writing coach.
  • The tutor creates a learning plan and collaborates as needed with your family, your child’s school and other related professionals.
  • The tutor monitors, adjust goals and adapts techniques as needed to help you or your student achieve short and long-term success.

LEARNING SPECIALISTS’ EXPERTISE

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Planning, monitoring, executing, and working memory are crucial skills for sustaining attention, cognitive flexibility, inhibition of impulses, and goal-directed persistence. Executive functioning plays a major role in reading, structuring essays, solving math problems, completing homework assignments, performing well on tests, and becoming active learners in the classroom.

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

The signs and symptoms of learning disabilities often differ from one individual to another. Particular issues can limit the ability to learn key skills, such as writing, math, and reading. Students may show difficulties with time management, attention, abstract reasoning, organization, and short and long-term memory. Children with learning disabilities need timely support and intervention, tailored to the needs of the individual.

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Improving language processing can strengthen the ability to: Understand written instructions; acquire new and unfamiliar vocabulary words; use correct grammar; structure paragraphs; learn not to omit words or sounds when writing; organize the steps for thinking and writing to improve executive functioning;, identify main ideas and supporting details; deepen reading comprehension to improve monitoring while reading; and learn to construct mental imagery, summarize, preview texts, activate background knowledge, take advantage of graphic organizers, and more!

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Improving decoding and spelling (encoding) skills can increase fluency, reading comprehension, predicting, using think-alouds to monitor reading comprehension, constructing mental imagery, summarizing, previewing texts, determining the meaning of unfamiliar words while reading, activating background knowledge, increasing attention to characters and settings, taking advantage of graphic organizers, and more!

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Addressing writing disorders can help students adapt to keyboarding, improve written expression, learn not to omit words when writing, organize the steps for thinking and writing to help with executive functioning difficulties, master grammar, learn paragraph structure, identify main ideas and supporting details, improve spelling skills, collaborate with occupational therapists to facilitate fine motor and visual/ spatial difficulties, and more!

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

Addressing Dyscalculia and other math disorders can improve foundational/computational math skills such as addition, subtraction, division, fractions, geometry, and algebra. This, in turn, can help with higher level math learning and math number sense. Learning structure and organization helps understand math concepts, retain math facts, and break down word problems. All of this is enhanced by multisensory teaching, such as kinesthetics, hands-on learning, and more!

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

The focus here is on learning to understand the perspectives and emotions of others. Visual and tactile learning facilitate better understanding of abstract concepts, such as sarcasm, nuance, metaphor, and non-literal words and phrases. Also addressed: Breaking instructions into parts, improving transitioning, increasing sustained attention, strengthening executive function and deductive reasoning, and more!

Executive Function Coaching & Academic Tutoring Metro NYC, Themba Tutors

The pace of instruction must be closely monitored to prevent an overload of information. Skills include: adapting to keyboarding, which helps improve written expression; facilitating transitioning between tasks; creating homework routines; understanding figurative language and idiomatic expressions; tapping into verbal skills to discuss concepts that aid learning; breaking tasks into parts; preparing in advance for tasks; learning to verbally initiate with peers and teachers when confused, and more!

We Travel to You!

New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx), Westchester, Long Island (Suffolk and Nassau), Connecticut (CT), New Jersey (NJ), and More!

 

Our address below is for our main office for administrative purposes.

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