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Adam L.

Creative and Adaptive SAT Math & Algebra Tutor

Philadelphia, PA (19102)

Travel radius
12 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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Adam's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Corporate Training:
General Computer more »
Microsoft Excel more »
Microsoft Word
Test Preparation:
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Reading
ACT Science
AFOQT
ASVAB
COOP/HSPT
GED
GRE
ISEE more »
Praxis more »
PSAT
SAT Math more »
SAT Reading more »
SAT Writing
SSAT
TEAS more »
Homeschool:
Algebra 1 more »
Algebra 2
Elementary (K-6th)
Geometry
Prealgebra
Precalculus
Reading
SAT Math more »
SAT Reading more »
Special Needs:
Aspergers more »
Dyslexia
Special Needs more »
Business:
GRE
Microsoft Excel more »
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th)
Elementary Math
Reading
Vocabulary
Science:
ACT Science
Computer:
Desktop Publishing more »
General Computer more »
Microsoft Excel more »
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Publisher more »
Microsoft Windows more »
Microsoft Word
Math:
ACT Math
Algebra 1 more »
Algebra 2
Geometry
Prealgebra
Precalculus
Probability
SAT Math more »
English:
ACT English
ACT Reading
Reading
SAT Reading more »
SAT Writing
Vocabulary

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Algebra 1

Algebra 1 is one of my favorite subjects to teach. I've taught it in both a classroom and one-on-one setting. It is the foundation for all more advanced math and is where math starts to really get interesting.

I am able to help people with Algebra by finding their strengths and weaknesses and giving them material at the exact right level.

Aspergers

I tutored a student with Aspergers on the SAT and helped him achieve a 300 point improvement. I also tutored another student with Aspergers on Algebra 1 to help him transition from a special education classroom to an inclusion setting.

I found working with students with Aspergers to be very rewarding and would love to work with a student from this population again.

I am getting my Master's in Special Education and Elementary Education from Saint Joseph's University and have taught special education classes.

Desktop Publishing

I taught Desktop Publishing at Rhodes High School in Philadelphia to two classes. One class was composed of Honors 7th graders and the other class was a mixed class of 9-12 graders.

I also worked in IT for years doing computer troubleshooting for a local law firm.

In have a minor in Digital Arts and IST from Penn State and completed significant course work from their Computer Science department.

General Computer

My first tutoring job every was tutoring adults on computers. As a junior at Penn State, I joined an innovative program where students provided assistance to professors on better using computers for their classes.

After I graduated, I worked in an IT support position at Grateful Abstract which is a local law firm and title company. My position there involved keeping their 15 computers running and providing training and technical support to their staff as needed.

I have since taught two high school classes on computer applications.

ISEE

In both math and reading, I can help your student succeed as you try to get into the private school of your choice. As a former teacher and an experienced tutor I am an expert on both the subject matter of the test and on how to best help your student learn.

In addition to being qualified as a test prep tutor, I have specific experience tutoring students for the ISEE. As a test prep expert I've been able to help students both get into private schools and obtain scholarships. I know how best to ace a standardize test and hope to help your student get the score he or she needs.

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is one of my favorite programs to teach because Excel is a powerful tool once you learn how to use it. Whether you are just learning your way around with it or want to learn formulas to speed up your work, I can help.

I taught Excel as part of a Desktop Publishing course at Rhodes High School in Philadelphia to two classes.

I also saved an office where I did IT work hours and hours of work by creating an Excel template that converted banking data into a format compatible with their custom program.

In have a minor in Digital Arts and IST from Penn State and completed significant course work from their Computer Science department.

Microsoft Publisher

I taught Desktop Publishing (including Microsoft Publisher) at Rhodes High School in Philadelphia to two classes. One class was composed of Honors 7th graders and the other class was a mixed class of 9-12 graders.

I also worked in IT for years doing computer troubleshooting for a local law firm.

In have a minor in Digital Arts and IST from Penn State and completed significant course work from their Computer Science department.

Microsoft Windows

I taught Desktop Publishing on Windows PCs at Rhodes High School in Philadelphia to two classes. One class was composed of Honors 7th graders and the other class was a mixed class of 9-12 graders. Part of the course covered the Windows OS.

I also worked in IT for years doing computer troubleshooting for a local law firm.

In have a minor in Digital Arts and IST from Penn State and completed significant course work from their Computer Science department.

Praxis

I received the ETS Recognition of Excellence on PRAXIS II Mathematics: Content Knowledge and can help you with math so you can get the score you need to become a teacher.

I can help you with the PRAXIS I math section as well as the PRAXIS II.

SAT Math

SAT Math is one of my strongest subjects. I received a perfect score on the SAT Math section and have helped a lot of students make improvements on this section.

In addition to being a math teacher, I also know all the tricks to use to improve your score on this section and on the SAT in general.

SAT Reading

I have tutored numerous students on the SAT reading section. As a tutor with 8 years of experience I feel I know all the tips and techniques needed to help train your student on how to succeed in this section.

By helping students learn vocabulary in context, teaching students to become active readers and familiarizing students with the type of questions asked I help students improve their score on the test and have used these techniques myself to achieve a perfect score on the SAT reading section.

Special Needs

I am just finishing up my Master's at Saint Joseph's University in Special Education and Elementary Education.

I am a certified special education teacher through the Philadelphia Teaching Fellows alternative certification program.

I have taught several special education classes for students with learning disabilities in the subjects of math and computers. I have tutored several students with disabilities including students with Aspergers.

TEAS

If you are applying to nursing programs and about to take the TEAS test, I can help you prepare. I’m an expert on tutoring math and reading with 8 years of tutoring experience, 2 years of teaching experience and a Master’s Degree in Education. I have also helped students prepare for this specific test before.

I am an expert on helping students with the skills and strategies they need to increase their scores on standardized tests. From solving math word problems to making inferences from passages, I can help you improve your skills for this test.

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