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Jon A.

Beaumont, CA

$40/hr

Math, English Tutor

Background check passed as of 7/26/12
Usually responds in about 7 hours

Math, English Tutor

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Dear prospective students and parents,

I've taught Math and English for 4 years and am a credentialed teacher in California. I have tutored numerous students with other tutoring agencies, and I enjoy helping them succeed.

I find that working one-on-one with students fosters relationships and often provides the opportunity to pinpoint gaps in their knowledge base, skill sets, and processing of the material.

Students that I have helped one-on-one have experienced dramatic improvement in their classroom grades and overall confidence. One student in particular went from an F to an A in a matter of a couple of months. Another student had an aha moment in the short time I worked with her and gained a valuable life skill of taking responsibility for her own learning.

I am accustomed to traveling throughout San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, including communities such as Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana, Rialto, Ontario, Corona, Lake Elsinore, Sun City, Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, Hemet, San Bernardino, Colton, Riverside, Moreno Valley, Redlands, Highland, Yucaipa, Calimesa, Beaumont, Banning, Idyllwild, Desert Hot Springs, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, Indian Wells, and everything in between. I am willing to go to great distances to help you succeed.

Feedback from students/parents (individual results may vary):
-"My son is feeling more confident and even participated in class the other day." Mother of Geometry student

-"My son gave you a compliment. He said that you are a big help, and he is understanding it a lot better. The other day at school, the teacher was writing a problem on the board, and [my son] knew the answer before the teacher [finished]. It means a lot to me for my son to be happy about school." Father of Algebra 1 student

-One student I had tutored last year through another agency was assigned a different tutor this year. After one session, the mother called the agency and requested that I continue with her son's tutoring. Mother of 2nd Grade English Language Arts student

-One Geometry student went for a run the other day and was very sore. When I asked him about it, he said he hadn't gone for a run in years, but now that his grades were coming up, he was thinking about trying out for the track team.

-"My son and I are so grateful to have had Jon A. as a tutor to help my son prepare for the CHSPE exam for high school. Jon was extremely nice, professional, and a pleasure to work with. I would recommend him to anyone! Thank you Jon!"

Testimonials

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Jill, Beaumont, CA on 3/22/14
Math:
Algebra 1,
Geometry,
Linear Algebra, Prealgebra,
SAT Math
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word,
Photography
Art:
Photography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math,
Grammar,
Phonics, Reading,
Spelling,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Elementary (K-6th), English,
Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Reading,
SAT Math,
Writing
Test Preparation:
GED,
SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Corporate Training:
Grammar,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word,
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I can help you with equations, expressions, factoring, exponents, word problems, completing the square, xy coordinates, substitution, and much more.

Elementary Math

I can help you with basic math, English/metric units, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, word problems, and much more.

English

I have taught English for several years and can help you with spelling, vocabulary, word choice, grammar, syntax, word order, context clues, and so much more.

GED

I can help you prepare for the GED by reviewing essential Math and English, as well as providing you with some test-taking tips.

Geometry

I can help you master angles, polygons, perimeter, volume, area, lines, and much more.

Grammar

I can help you with subject-verb agreement, singular/plural, possessive nouns/pronouns, word choice, diction, and so much more.

Literature

I can help you with the classics, authors, works, themes, style, characters, plot, setting, purpose, analysis of literature, and implications for today.

Microsoft Word

I've used Microsoft Word almost every day for decades. I can help you with the basics of Microsoft Word, including page set up, margins, Track Changes, editing, tables, charts, graphs, and more.

Prealgebra

I can help you with equations, squares, square roots, multiples, least common denominator (LCD), greatest common factor (GCF), ratios, integers, fractions, decimals, word problems, factoring, sequencing, absolute value, solving, variables, and so much more.

Proofreading

I love the written word. I have served as a proofreader for several years and can help you with subject-verb agreement, punctuation, word choice, singular/plural, editing, grammar, spelling, and much more.

Reading

I can help you identify the main idea and supporting details, establish point of view, evaluate effectiveness of an author's argument, summarize, and form a conclusion. I can help you navigate various genres including fiction, non-fiction, biography, poetry, persuasive, and informational material. I can also help with more basic matters such as pronunciation, word meanings, and fluency.

SAT Math

I can help you prepare for the Math portion of the SAT by finding relationships in a set of numbers (e.g., which number comes next in the sequence) and working with fractions and decimals, area, volume, proportions, solving equations, and much more, as well as test-taking strategies and tips.

Spelling

I can help improve your spelling by working on roots, bases, prefixes, suffixes, plurals, irregular words, technical vocabulary, jargon, advanced techniques, forms, and variations.

Vocabulary

I can help build your vocabulary with word meanings, comparison/contrast, roots, synonyms, antonyms, word choice, diction, and much more.

Writing

I can help you with word choice, order and arrangement of sentences, fluidity, transitions, fiction/non-fiction, persuasion, expository, reference material, and much more.

Jon’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Jon. View all of Jon’s resources

Roots, bases, prefixes, and suffixes are the building blocks of the English language. Master these, and you're well on your way to mastering the English language. Here are some samples to get you started. See how many you can think of or identify. 1. Base: photo (light) photography (light writing, writing with light) photosynthesis (light processing) How many more can you come up with... read more

Here's a math challenge for you: Which is larger, the volume of a cube 5 inches on a side, or the volume of a sphere with a diameter of 6 inches?

Here's a math challenge for you: Suppose you are traveling at 70 mph, while a mile-long train headed in the same direction and parallel to the freeway is traveling at 50 mph. How long will it take to pass the train?

The Master's College
English, Teaching

Education

The Master's College (English, Teaching)

Excellent Tutor! — My son and I are so grateful to have had Jon A. as a tutor to help my son prepare for the CHSPE exam for high school. Jon was extremely nice, professional, and a pleasure to work with. I would recommend him to anyone! Thank you Jon! ...

— Jill, Beaumont, CA on 3/22/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jon will travel within 35 miles of Beaumont, CA 92223.


About Jon

Dear prospective students and parents,

I've taught Math and English for 4 years and am a credentialed teacher in California. I have tutored numerous students with other tutoring agencies, and I enjoy helping them succeed.

I find that working one-on-one with students fosters relationships and often provides the opportunity to pinpoint gaps in their knowledge base, skill sets, and processing of the material.

Students that I have helped one-on-one have experienced dramatic improvement in their classroom grades and overall confidence. One student in particular went from an F to an A in a matter of a couple of months. Another student had an aha moment in the short time I worked with her and gained a valuable life skill of taking responsibility for her own learning.

I am accustomed to traveling throughout San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, including communities such as Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana, Rialto, Ontario, Corona, Lake Elsinore, Sun City, Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, Hemet, San Bernardino, Colton, Riverside, Moreno Valley, Redlands, Highland, Yucaipa, Calimesa, Beaumont, Banning, Idyllwild, Desert Hot Springs, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, Indian Wells, and everything in between. I am willing to go to great distances to help you succeed.

Feedback from students/parents (individual results may vary):
-"My son is feeling more confident and even participated in class the other day." Mother of Geometry student

-"My son gave you a compliment. He said that you are a big help, and he is understanding it a lot better. The other day at school, the teacher was writing a problem on the board, and [my son] knew the answer before the teacher [finished]. It means a lot to me for my son to be happy about school." Father of Algebra 1 student

-One student I had tutored last year through another agency was assigned a different tutor this year. After one session, the mother called the agency and requested that I continue with her son's tutoring. Mother of 2nd Grade English Language Arts student

-One Geometry student went for a run the other day and was very sore. When I asked him about it, he said he hadn't gone for a run in years, but now that his grades were coming up, he was thinking about trying out for the track team.

-"My son and I are so grateful to have had Jon A. as a tutor to help my son prepare for the CHSPE exam for high school. Jon was extremely nice, professional, and a pleasure to work with. I would recommend him to anyone! Thank you Jon!"

Testimonials

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Jill, Beaumont, CA on 3/22/14
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Education

The Master's College
English, Teaching

Education

The Master's College (English, Teaching)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Beaumont, CA 92223

Jon’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1,
Geometry,
Linear Algebra, Prealgebra,
SAT Math
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word,
Photography
Art:
Photography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math,
Grammar,
Phonics, Reading,
Spelling,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Elementary (K-6th), English,
Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Reading,
SAT Math,
Writing
Test Preparation:
GED,
SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Corporate Training:
Grammar,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word,
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Jon’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Jon. View all of Jon’s resources

Roots, bases, prefixes, and suffixes are the building blocks of the English language. Master these, and you're well on your way to mastering the English language. Here are some samples to get you started. See how many you can think of or identify. 1. Base: photo (light) photography (light writing, writing with light) photosynthesis (light processing) How many more can you come up with... read more

Here's a math challenge for you: Which is larger, the volume of a cube 5 inches on a side, or the volume of a sphere with a diameter of 6 inches?

Here's a math challenge for you: Suppose you are traveling at 70 mph, while a mile-long train headed in the same direction and parallel to the freeway is traveling at 50 mph. How long will it take to pass the train?


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