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Chad A.

Using strengths to vanquish weaknesses

Palos Hills, IL (60465)

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Hourly fee
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I am enthusiastic and enjoy what I do. My skills as an educator have been built on 35 years of experience of working with special needs students. I have developed many teaching techniques and learning methods, which enhance a students strengths and works on reducing their poor learning habits. I have worked mostly with Junior high and high school students in math, English (reading, language arts) and social studies (history, geography, government).

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Chad’s subjects

Math:
English:
ACT English, English, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Science:
Sociology
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Homeschool:
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ASVAB, GED, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Grammar

ADD/ADHD

I have a masters degree in Special Education and have taught Special education students for over 30 years. I have an LBS 1 certificate to teach BD/LD/SED students in Illinois

Algebra 1

I'm skilled in variables and expressions, real numbers, solving linear equations, and polynomial problems, including: factoring, rational expressions, solving linear equations, graphing, square roots and operations with radicals and solving quadratic equations, functions and graphs and solving rational equations, and some trigonometry.

American History

I've taught American History for over 25 years and helped students pass Constitution test. I have worked with many students that have difficulties learning facts and issues of US government and developed many methods to help them.

ASVAB

I have helped many students with taking major tests ie. SAT, ACT, GED, ASVAB. I have taught high school students for over 25 years.

GED

The GED is a very comprehensive test covering a large amount of information in many subjects. So it requires much studying and knowledge to pass it. I have been teaching mostly high school subjects for over 30 years. Working with special needs students required me to teach many subjects and adapt and develop different teaching methods to assist them to pass. This has helped me to find ways to help students learn required information to pass and aids in these kind of tests.

Prealgebra

I had Algebra in both High school and college. I have successfully taught Prealgebra/Algebra over 25 years to both Jr. high and high school Sp. Ed. students. I have use a wide variety of methods and materials to help students pass these subjects.

Reading

I have been working with Special Ed. students with reading difficulties for over 30 years. I have used many different methods and a wide assortment of materials to assist them to improve their reading and comprehension. I attend reading conferences every year to stay current in methods which have proven to be successful.

SAT Math

I've worked with several students to take ACT/SAT and they did very well. I have taught math to jr. high/high school students for over 25 years.

Social Studies

I have been teaching students with LD/Bd/MR for last 30 years. I have taught Sp. Ed. students in all subjects: English Algebra Math, Geometry, History, geography, civics, general/physical sciences, psychology, Spanish, computer tech. I have taught mostly Jr. high and high school age students in public and special schools. I have worked with inner city as well as suburban students.

Special Needs

I have been teaching students with LD/Bd/MR for last 30 years. I have taught Sp. Ed. students in all subjects: English Algebra Math, Geometry, History, geography, civics, general/physical sciences, psychology, Spanish, computer tech. I have taught mostly Jr. high and high school age students in public and special schools. I have worked with inner city as well as suburban students.

World History

I took classes in Development of Civilization in college, which covered history of other nations. I've read widely about other nations in Europe, Asia, and South America. I also took anthropology classes about the cultures of Africa and South America.

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Education

Western Illinois Universtiy

Governors State University, University Park, Illinois (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Chad will travel within 20 miles of Palos Hills, IL 60465.

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