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John W.

Merrillville, IN

$45/hr

Language Arts, Music Arts, & Drawing Arts Tutor

Background check passed as of 3/12/12

Language Arts, Music Arts, & Drawing Arts Tutor

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Hi,

I am a college senior with experience in English grammar and vocabulary, writing and/or language arts, reading, beginning German, German grammar and syntax, German verb conjugation, math including up to Pre-Algebra, basic 2d and 3d Drawing in pencil and multimedia, beginning music theory and sight reading, sight singing, beginning and intermediate cello instruction, music history (classical), and American Kenpo Karate.

I am excited to expand and further my students in their subjects, and I hope to instill an interest for the subjects that will last beyond the required courses. Many of the subjects that I tutor are very valuable life skills. Many times non-interest in subjects comes from a disconnect of that material from the "real world." Relating the tutoring to skills they can use now will help create and maintain interest in the students.

Math:
Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
Bible Studies,
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
German
Music:
Cello,
Music Theory, Sight Singing
Art:
Drawing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Martial Arts
Corporate Training:
German, Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Bible Studies

I am currently enrolled as a senior at Hyles-Anderson College, a fundamental Baptist institution. I have written papers on most of the major doctrines of the Bible and am also familiar with many apologetics for the faith.

Cello

I have been playing the cello for over ten years. I have taken private lessons for over eight of those years. I have experience in orchestral, ensemble, and solo performance as well as respective repertoire for those areas of performance. I have taught cello on and off for several years.

Drawing

I have drawn for many years. I have never formally taught art; however, my portfolio has been reviewed and commended by two different certified art instructors.

Martial Arts

American Kenpo Karate is the art I have studied the longest. I am currently a black belt, and have had two years of instructor experience. I also have training with various traditional martial art weapons including Katana, Katana & Wakizashi, Fighting Fan, Staff, and Sais.

Sight Singing

I have collegiate sight singing or solfegio training. I have taught this subject on varied occasions.

John’s Resources

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B.S., Hyles-Anderson College

Education

B.S., Hyles-Anderson College

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

John will travel within 20 miles of Merrillville, IN 46410.


About John

Hi,

I am a college senior with experience in English grammar and vocabulary, writing and/or language arts, reading, beginning German, German grammar and syntax, German verb conjugation, math including up to Pre-Algebra, basic 2d and 3d Drawing in pencil and multimedia, beginning music theory and sight reading, sight singing, beginning and intermediate cello instruction, music history (classical), and American Kenpo Karate.

I am excited to expand and further my students in their subjects, and I hope to instill an interest for the subjects that will last beyond the required courses. Many of the subjects that I tutor are very valuable life skills. Many times non-interest in subjects comes from a disconnect of that material from the "real world." Relating the tutoring to skills they can use now will help create and maintain interest in the students.

Education

B.S., Hyles-Anderson College

Education

B.S., Hyles-Anderson College


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Merrillville, IN 46410

John’s Subjects

Math:
Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
Bible Studies,
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
German
Music:
Cello,
Music Theory, Sight Singing
Art:
Drawing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Martial Arts
Corporate Training:
German, Grammar, 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.


John’s Resources

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