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Chris W.

Enthusiastic, Serious Tutor w/ Strong History/English Background

Huntsville, AL (35801)

Travel radius
25 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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I recently graduated from Auburn University and I want to find a way to aid those in need. As someone who has always had a passion for education, I admire the people willing to ask for help learning something important or just looking to teach themselves something new.

I have a degree in Political Science and a minor in English. Subjects related to government/history and writing/grammar are my strongest points, but I was always an excellent student in math and sciences. I have also passed the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) as part of the hiring process with the US State Department.

During much of my time at college, I worked at Camp ASCCA - a camp for children and adults with mental and physical disabilities - so I believe I can be helpful working with students with a relatively broad range of special needs.

I have been involved in music since junior high school, and have been playing the drums for approximately eight years. During that time, I played in a youth praise band and the band for my high school show choir (where I had the opportunity of playing on stage at the Grand Ole Opry) in addition to working on my own personal projects. Throughout this period I have also been honing my songwriting skills - the result of my love for both music and language.

When tutoring, I like communicating with my students about their motivations and specific goals during their learning experience to help craft a reasonable plan for maximizing our time together. I also think it's important to be consistently keeping parents (of young students) aware of exactly how the student is progressing and I like to include them in the learning process whenever possible.

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Chris’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Proofreading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Biology, Chemistry, Philosophy, Physics
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Drums, Songwriting
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Aspergers, Autism, Special Needs
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

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Education

Auburn University (Political Science)

Kid Friendly — Immediately my son took to Chris and his personality. Chris has that big brother attitude and I was pleased to find out that a teacher is in his immediate family. My son can be very "creative" when it comes to reasons NOT to do homework so I am looking forward to Chris pushing my son to be at his best. ...

— KT from Huntsville, AL on 1/14/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Chris will travel within 25 miles of Huntsville, AL 35801.

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