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Christopher P.

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Des Plaines, IL (60018)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
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Christopher's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Corporate Training:
Adobe Flash
Grammar more »
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Networking (Computer)
Proofreading more »
Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track & Field
Test Preparation:
ACT English
ACT Reading more »
SAT Reading
SAT Writing
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
English more »
Prealgebra more »
Reading more »
SAT Reading
Study Skills more »
Writing more »
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Public Speaking
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
Elementary Math more »
Elementary Science
Grammar more »
Phonics
Reading more »
Spelling
Study Skills more »
Vocabulary
History:
American History more »
Classics
European History
Geography more »
Religion
Social Studies more »
World History
Computer:
Adobe Flash
Computer Science more »
Desktop Publishing more »
Macintosh
Mathematica
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Networking (Computer)
Math:
Prealgebra more »
English:
ACT English
ACT Reading more »
Bible Studies
English more »
Grammar more »
Literature more »
Proofreading more »
Public Speaking
Reading more »
SAT Reading
SAT Writing
Vocabulary
Writing more »

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ACT Reading

I have a Master's Degree in Education and have taught many students in this area. I am an experienced teacher who knows how to get the best out of my students and look forward to helping in ACT Reading.

American History

I have tutored many students in U.S. History. It a fascinating area, and reading it leads to interesting conversation/discussion between myself and the student.

I am also a very strong writer, and can teach research and writing techniques.

Computer Science

I was a computer teacher in a grade school. I am able to teach most Microsoft and Apple programs.

Desktop Publishing

I was a professional editor for eight years. I taught journalism for four years and we published a monthly newspaper. I also taught desktop publishing in my computer teacher role.

Elementary (K-6th)

In the past year, I tutored many students in elementary grades in English and Math. I can teach younger students anything. Most importantly, I have patience with them. All of my students improved at least 10 percentage points in their tests with my 1-On-1 tutoring.

Elementary Math

To me, knowing Math is extremely important, and you cannot do any advanced Math if you do not have the basics down. And, I have been tutoring elementary Math students now for at least three years.

English

Has taught English for 15 years. Was a journalist prior to this. Capable in Literature, Language Arts, writing, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, etc.

Geography

In one of my teaching positions, one of the areas I taught was geography to sixth grade students as part of their Social Studies program. This included intense study of the United States, South America, Europe and Africa, and included but was limited to learning capitols, rivers, lakes, etc., including spelling.

Grammar

Grammar is something I enjoy teaching and know can help any student in this subject.

Literature

Literature is one of my favorite things to teach, and I have done it now for more than 15 years. I will read the same material that you will read and thus should be able to help you in anything from analyzing to answering questions, as well as writing papers about the works.

Prealgebra

Over the past four years, I have tutored many junior high students in math. I have seen most of them greatly improve their understanding of the mathematics work they do with me.

Proofreading

My first job was as a professional writer. I wrote, edited, and designed the newspaper pages for my department.

I believe that my editing/writing/proofreading skills are excellent, and I know I can help any student improve in this area.

Reading

Reading is such an important thing, and I have learned in my teaching how to help struggling readers. Any student that needs help in reading will improve if I am her/his tutor.

Social Studies

I taught Social Studies to sixth graders for three years at Northridge Preparatory School from 1996 to 1999. I also taught Ancient History for a year and half during this time. More recently, I have tutored several students from Evanston School District 65 in Social Studies.

Study Skills

I have been a teacher for more than 15 years. I know study skills. Over the past several years, I have worked with tutoring companies as well as teaching positions. In looking at my resume, my credentials to teach study skills should be clear.

Writing

I was a professional, published writer for eight years before I went into education. There is no doubt that I can be successful in improving almost any student's writing skills.

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Approved Subjects

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