BAKER COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS:
The following local businesses have made a donation to the Baker School PTO, and have asked the PTO to advertise to the Baker community. The PTO does not specifically endorse any of these businesses.
Certified Reading Specialist, Christine Mandell, with M. Ed in Reading Education, 15+ years of experience, trained in Phono-Graphix, Lindamood, & O.G. I specialize in creatively remediating students who read at or below a 2nd grade level. Child-friendly lessons incorporate games, toys, and children’s own stories. Age 5 to 7 only. Excellent references. Free initial assessment. $40.00 per hour. Formerly employed by “The Learning Lab @ Lesley.” Birdsongviolin@gmail.com (617-323-4709) ChristineMandell.com
Parent Counseling/Consultation and Support
As a clinical social worker and former elementary school teacher at the Runkle School, I will work with you to understand and respond to your child’s social, emotional, and learning challenges. We will focus on:
- Developing positive communication strategies that build self-esteem and minimize stress
- Identifying and addressing issues that interfere with your child’s learning
- Understanding and managing your own feelings so that you can better support your child
Marcy Bienen, M.Ed., LICSW
PIANO LESSONS: Gloria Jasinski
Bachelor of Music in Composition from Berklee College of Music, Master of Music in Jazz Studies from New England Conservatory. 30+ years teaching experience. Learn Jazz/Blues/Classical, theory, sightreading. Build a high quality musical foundation with a patient, upbeat, and caring instructor. Beginners especially welcome. Have a positive and successful learning experience. Phone: 617.566.9704, email: email@example.com
Cello practice help! BHS cellist, Justin Chan, is looking for opportunities to help teach and assist cello students with their practice and performance skills. If your child would like help learning the cello, or could use a practice buddy, contact Justin at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Big Picture Art House photo and movie making classes has a full schedule of 2018 classes for youth ages 11-15. Class runs over February & April Breaks, all summer starting June 25th, and has an overnight photo retreat for girls in Galilee, RI. Digital SLR cameras are provided by the program, and one-on-one instruction is given to the small class of 7 students by 20-year veteran professional photographer, Jennifer Connelly. Class meets and ends in Jamaica Plain. Contact Jennifer Connelly 781-696-1138, email@example.com, www.bigpicturearthouse.com for information.
Call Y3K TUTOR IN YOUR HOME today. When schoolwork goes the wrong way! Our many years of experience in teaching and educational consulting has developed the right way to motivate, the right way to teach, be understood, and be remembered. We tutor special ed. such as ADD, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, executive function, and gifted. We also tutor regular ed. and test preparation. In addition to academic subjects, we teach children organizational skills, homework coaching, study skills, and time management. All subjects and ages are taught. Parents can now receive 25% off the first lesson. Call 781-492-8700 or log on to http://www.Y3KTutorInYourHome.com
Divya Jyoti Yoga Therapy, located in the heart of Washington Square. Through private yoga therapy sessions in the Brilliant Kids Program, kids learn emotional self-regulation, social communication skills, mindfulness, embodiment, and how to foster self-esteem, decrease anxiety, focus better at school, sensory ease and general well-being. Kids learn to find their own place of calm, where they can retreat from their busy lives. http://www.yogadj.com/yoga-therapy-for-children-and-teenagers