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Jefferson B.

Turn Tricky Math and English HW into Compassionate Easy-2-Follow Ideas

Glendale, CA (91205)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$48.00
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You need a helping hand with school. I get it. I know what it's like to be behind in one's lessons, scrambling to catch up.

After graduating from St. Stephen's Prep High School outside Washington D.C., I spent 4 years at Tulane University graduating with a Bachelor's Degree. This year alone I've logged in 100+ hours for the the Academic Advantage Tutoring Academy helping struggling GUSD students with Math & English. I'm very proficient in Mathematics & English Language Arts (among many other subjects) and have a wealth of expertise tutoring 3rd through 12th Graders. I have a gift for taking difficult to comprehend concepts and turning them into easy-to-understand, appliable lessons.

From an early age my father distilled a solid work ethic and stellar study habits in me. As far back as middle school I was required to wear a coat & tie every day and say "Yes Sir & Yes Ma'am". My schooling's taught me not only great academia but great life lessons as well. I'm compassionate, motivated and committed to providing you and/ or your child with the inspiration and tools s/he needs to make it through with flying colors!

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Jefferson’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Astronomy
Computer:
General Computer, Macintosh, Web Design
History:
American History
Music:
Guitar, Songwriting
Art:
Drawing, Film, Painting, Theatre
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Math, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Grammar, Public Speaking, Web Design

Drawing

I grew up drawing and illustrating for newspapers and yearbooks in both high school and college. After earning my B.A., I took several advanced courses from renowned teachers such as Karl Gnass (the resident Life Drawing guru for Dreamworks and Disney cartoonists) at the American Animation Institute.

Elementary (K-6th)

My current day job is substitute teacher for Glendale Unified School District ~ mainly Elementary Schools. Earlier this year I worked for Academic Advantage tutoring Math & English to mainly 3rd thru 6th graders. I also have a son in the 3rd grade and assist him with his homework on an as needed basis. I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University in New Orleans.

Public Speaking

Starting at age fifteen, I went to Toastmasters meetings with my father and participated in multiple impromptu short speeches. I took Public Speaking in college and received an 'A'. I ran for public office about two years ago and had to give both rehearsed and impromptu speeches in multiple forums and sometimes live local television. I've also performed Stand-Up comedy on and off through the years. More recently I'm employed part time as a Substitute Teacher where much of my job is speaking to the class. I'm very comfortable with public speaking and have a flair for it.

Songwriting

I studied rhythm guitar & music theory for about ten years and worked in nightclubs for about 5 years singing & playing guitar. I've written about 100 original songs and put 10 of those on a cd. My songwriting methods are various. Sometimes it comes from thinking up a song title or a phrase. Often it comes from thinking up a nice melodic hook then - using basic guitar chords - building a whole song around it: Verse, Chorus, Bridge and even the Intro & Tag.

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Education

Tulane University, New Orleans,LA. (Theatre and English)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $48.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jefferson will travel within 10 miles of Glendale, CA 91205.

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