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David L.

Certified Teacher In Science and Social Studies, ACT Prep

Louisville, KY (40223)

Travel radius
25 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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I am a teacher in the Jefferson County Public School System. I am certified to teach Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science), and Social Studies (Civics, American and World History). I have taught all of these subjects in the last three years. I have a valid Teaching Certificate on file with the Kentucky Educational Professional Standards Board.

I am also a Proctor for ACT, I am familiar with all of the latest wrinkles in the ever changing test. I am ready to help you prepare to make your first attempt at the test a home run, or to help you squeeze that extra 5-10 points if you are re-taking the test.

I have experience working with students who need a little extra attention to achieve a positive learning outcome. I work regularly with students that have ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and English Language Learners. I have worked successfully with students ranging from 6th grade to 12th, and my current teaching position is with Freshmen, and Juniors in High School.

I have a varied background of practical working experience in Science before teaching from radio wave propagation in the U.S. Army (4 years), to Chemist for a distillery in Frankfort (10 years).

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David’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anthropology, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Korean, TOEFL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Music History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Business:
Homeschool:
Biology, Chemistry, English, ESL/ESOL, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, Praxis, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Criminal Justice, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Korean, Public Speaking

ADD/ADHD

As part of my masters in Education, I took two Graduate level courses; "Parallel Cultures" (EDUC 547), and "Parents, School, Community" (EDUC 610). These courses dealt with the special needs of and teaching techniques used with learners that have special needs (i.e. ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, and Autism). In addition, I have 4 years practical experience in a classroom environment with students that have diverse learning needs.

Aspergers

As part of my masters in Education, I took two Graduate level courses; "Parallel Cultures" (EDUC 547), and "Parents, School, Community" (EDUC 610). These courses dealt with the special needs of and teaching techniques used with learners that have special needs (i.e. ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, and Autism). In addition, I have 4 years practical experience in a classroom environment with students that have diverse learning needs.

Autism

As part of my masters in Education, I took two Graduate level courses; "Parallel Cultures" (EDUC 547), and "Parents, School, Community" (EDUC 610). These courses dealt with the special needs of and teaching techniques used with learners that have special needs (i.e. ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, and Autism). In addition, I have 4 years practical experience in a classroom environment with students that have diverse learning needs.

Praxis

I have passed the praxis with almost a perfect score and am a Master Teacher in my district. I am a teacher trainer for new teachers in my district.

Public Speaking

I took public speaking courses in college. In addition, while in High School, I won the Kentucky State Championship in Speech and Debate. Additionally, I am currently the Speech and Debate coach at the High School in which I currently teach.

Social Studies

I have a B.A. In Political Science from the University of Kentucky, and am certified to teach Social Studies in Kentucky.

Study Skills

I am a certified, licensed teacher in the state of Kentucky and teach in a Freshman Academy. A large part of our curriculum is giving the students the fundamental study and "school" skills for them to succeed in High School. Additionally, I am involved as an instructor in a local program sponsored by the University of Louisville (called the "Go College!" program). This program takes at-risk student populations and works on study skills and critical skill development.

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Education

University of Kentucky (Political Science)

Bellarmine University (Master's)

Tremendous amount of information in a short amount of time — Every time I work with David, I feel that I take away at least three months of condensed information I would have learned in a regular classroom environment. He is very patient and understands how to work with my personality and learning style. I enjoy working with David very much! ...

— THERESA from Louisville, KY on 8/27/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Additional charges my apply when tutoring multiple students at the same time.

Travel policy

David will travel within 25 miles of Louisville, KY 40223.

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