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Steven B.

Versatile Elementary-level Tutor

Detroit, MI (48201)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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I would consider myself to be a well-qualified tutor because I have extensive experience in a variety of fields. I also have an extensive educational background, a variety of professional experience, and a myriad of skills I have acquired over the years.

I have worked as a tutor since I was in high school and college, and I also worked as a teaching assistant in college where I worked with freshmen to develop their research, writing, and analytic skills.

Even though I have a Law Degree, I decided to change careers to become a teacher and started working on a degree in elementary education. As a result I have developed skills in teaching language arts, primary math as well as the other primary-level classes. I believe that children and older students have multiple ways of learning, and I studied different methods of working with different age groups and educational levels. I have taught students at all levels, from K-12, and I am able to tutor in a variety of subjects. I have taught primary school students and helped them develop their language, reading and math skills. At the middle school and high school levels I helped students develop their writing skills, and taught them how to analyze literature, historical events, as well as analyzing current events. I even taught Spanish for a year at a high school and I am able to assist beginning Spanish students with basic grammar and conversation.

I would be a great tutor because of my experience, but I also feel that I am able to develop a good rapport with children, especially children from diverse backgrounds. I also happen to be the father of a 22 year young woman who just graduated from Harvard, and I would like to think that I provided guidance and assistance while she was growing up. I strongly believe that every child has the potential to learn and achieve, and it would be my job as a tutor to help develop that potential.

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Steven’s subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology, Archaeology
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Political Science, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Music History
Elementary Education:
Special Needs:
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, French, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
Criminal Justice, ESL/ESOL, French, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

ACT English

I have extensive training in teaching language arts, and I am a published writer.

Elementary (K-6th)

I started a teaching program at Marygrove College, where I have accumulated 24 hours towards an MA in Elementary Education. I took the requisite classes to teach all facets of an elementary curriculum, including Language Arts/Reading, math as well as the other subjects. In addition, I have worked in Detroit Public schools, where I mainly taught grades 1-6. I have extensive experience working with younger students, and as a father I am quite flexible and patient in working with them.

English

I have worked as a tutor since I was in high school and college, and I also worked as a teaching assistant in college where I worked with freshmen to develop their research, writing, and analytical skills. At the middle school and high school level, I helped students develop their writing skills, and taught them how to analyze literature, historical events, as well as analyzing current events.

GED

I have worked as a tutor since I was in high school and college, and I also worked as a teaching assistant in college where I worked with freshmen to develop their research, writing, and analytical skills. At the middle school and high school level, I helped students develop their writing skills, and taught them how to analyze literature, historical events, as well as analyzing current events.

Phonics

I have extensive experience and training teaching language arts to students in the primary grades which required an immersion in phonetic understanding. I also took the requisite classes in the teaching of reading which included extensive instruction in phonetic structure and develop phonetic comprehension.

Political Science

I have a BA in Political Science from the University of California, and a JD! I taught government and social studies!

Reading

I have two degrees in Political Science and Law, have worked as a teacher in Detroit Public Schools, took extensive training in teaching reading skills, and have worked as a tutor in High School and College.

Social Studies

I have a degree in Political Science as well as a Law Degree. In addition I took a variety of social studies classes, including economics, government and history when I was working on my Masters' in Education. In addition, I have extensive tutorial experience working with students in their social studies.When I was in College I was a teacher's assistant in a number of freshman seminars which covered a variety of topics related to History, Political Science, sociology, and economics. My main task in these seminars was to help freshmen to develop their research, writing, and analytical skills.

Spelling

I have a college degree and a graduate degree, so I have extensive writing and proofreading skills. I also used to teach Adult Education GED classes as well as working with college students to develop their research and writing skills.

Study Skills

As a person with two post secondary degrees. I developed effective study Skills over the years. In addition as a teacher and a parent of a Harvard graduate, I've developed methods that result have helped students in studying a myriad of subjects. I have worked as a tutor since I was in high school and college, and I also worked as a teaching assistant in college where I worked with freshmen to develop their research, writing, and analytical skills.

Writing

I would consider myself to be a well-qualified tutor because I have extensive experience in a variety of fields. I also have an extensive educational back ground, a variety of professional experience, and a myriad of skills I have acquired over the years. I have worked as a tutor since I was in high school and college, and I also worked as a teaching assistant in college where I worked with freshmen to develop their research, writing, and analytical skills.

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Education

UC Santa Cruz

UC Berkeley (J.D.)

MARYGROVE COLLEGE (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Rates an are negotiable for younger students.

Travel policy

Steven will travel within 20 miles of Detroit, MI 48201.

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