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Marty R.

Tinley Park, IL

$30/hr

Tutor for all levels of Math and History, and many more subjects

Background check passed as of 11/21/14
Usually responds in about 8 hours

Tutor for all levels of Math and History, and many more subjects

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My name is Marty, and I would love to tutor your children in whatever they need help in. I majored in History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and also achieved an Associates in Science from Parkland Community College. For my Associates degree, I studied mostly chemistry and math, but also physics and biology. For my history major, I mostly studied European History, but also took many classes in U.S. and Ancient History. I feel that I am very proficient in all areas and levels of History and Math, but I can help in other subjects as well.

Before college, I attended Homewood-Flossmoor High School, finished in the top 10% of my class, and scored a 30 on my ACT. During my time there, I took AP Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, and played on the baseball team.

I have worked at Flossmoor Country Club for 10 years, so I have met many of the South Suburbs' most influential people. I have also helped many kids become great caddies at this club, by teaching them and helping them if they had any troubles. During college, I tutored the 13 year old daughter of the cook at our fraternity for two years, usually for two hours a week. We studied mostly math, but I also helped her with science and history questions.

After college, I have worked with my girlfriend's 10 year old niece a few times in different areas that she needed help in. I have also helped a friend of mine that was having trouble in math at Elmhurst College.
I feel that I am a very patient tutor, and can greatly help children learn material that they are struggling in. I do not give them the answers, but rather push them in the right direction, and make sure that it sticks with follow-up questions. I am also a fun person that can make learning enjoyable for anyone, usually through metaphors that will resonate with children. I would love to tutor your kids of any ages, and I look forward to hearing from you.

Testimonials

"Very patient"

- Terri, Palos Heights, IL on 2/25/14

"Marty is a Great Tutor"

- Bob, Tinley Park, IL on 7/23/13

"SUPERIOR TEACHER"

- Rose, Hickory Hills, IL on 4/24/13

"Very productive first session."

- Kim, Frankfort, IL on 3/27/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Keana, Glenwood, IL on 2/9/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Vocabulary
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Religion, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Golf, Poker, Softball, Volleyball

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Very patient — After meeting Marty, I just knew my son would do really well with him! My son was very frustrated & I thought Marty had his work cut out for him, but after just 1 visit with Marty, my son was feeling much more positive about his struggles with Math. Marty's patience is a virtue as he puts the power of "getting it" into the student's hands. My son will be working with Marty till he graduates for su ...

— Terri, Palos Heights, IL on 2/25/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Travel policy

Marty will travel within 15 miles of Tinley Park, IL 60477.


About Marty

My name is Marty, and I would love to tutor your children in whatever they need help in. I majored in History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and also achieved an Associates in Science from Parkland Community College. For my Associates degree, I studied mostly chemistry and math, but also physics and biology. For my history major, I mostly studied European History, but also took many classes in U.S. and Ancient History. I feel that I am very proficient in all areas and levels of History and Math, but I can help in other subjects as well.

Before college, I attended Homewood-Flossmoor High School, finished in the top 10% of my class, and scored a 30 on my ACT. During my time there, I took AP Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, and played on the baseball team.

I have worked at Flossmoor Country Club for 10 years, so I have met many of the South Suburbs' most influential people. I have also helped many kids become great caddies at this club, by teaching them and helping them if they had any troubles. During college, I tutored the 13 year old daughter of the cook at our fraternity for two years, usually for two hours a week. We studied mostly math, but I also helped her with science and history questions.

After college, I have worked with my girlfriend's 10 year old niece a few times in different areas that she needed help in. I have also helped a friend of mine that was having trouble in math at Elmhurst College.
I feel that I am a very patient tutor, and can greatly help children learn material that they are struggling in. I do not give them the answers, but rather push them in the right direction, and make sure that it sticks with follow-up questions. I am also a fun person that can make learning enjoyable for anyone, usually through metaphors that will resonate with children. I would love to tutor your kids of any ages, and I look forward to hearing from you.

Testimonials

"Very patient"

- Terri, Palos Heights, IL on 2/25/14

"Marty is a Great Tutor"

- Bob, Tinley Park, IL on 7/23/13

"SUPERIOR TEACHER"

- Rose, Hickory Hills, IL on 4/24/13

"Very productive first session."

- Kim, Frankfort, IL on 3/27/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Keana, Glenwood, IL on 2/9/13

Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Tinley Park, IL 60477

Marty’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Vocabulary
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Religion, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Golf, Poker, Softball, Volleyball

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.


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