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Chad O.

Philadelphia, PA

$70/hr

Double Masters Certified History/English Teacher WRITING

Double Masters Certified History/English Teacher WRITING

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I hold two master's degrees, one in Latin American history and one in secondary education, and have been teaching in the Philadelphia school system for the last two years. I am a recent product of the Philadelphia Teaching Fellows, where I was steeped in the latest educational philosophies and practices. I teach for a Title I urban high school with a diverse student population.

I am currently taking graduate classes that focus on differentiating instruction for diverse learners, including students with IEPs, as well as honing content through technology.

I was trained as a tutor in a college writing center, where I helped students from different disciplines write formal papers. I also have worked as a private tutor and have references upon request.

Part of my love of history comes from my travel in the United States as well as abroad. In order to improve my written and spoken Spanish, I studied in Mexico, taking courses in Spanish and experiencing local culture through professors and friends. There, I met my future wife, who has since moved to the United States and acquired her master's in anthropoIogy at Brandeis University. I have spent three winters in Antarctica and travelled extensively through the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Most recently, my wife and I moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico to start a family and follow my dream of becoming a public school teacher.

I ran the Boston Marathon in 2010 and continue to mountain bike and hike when I can, leading an active lifestyle (as time allows), but my great love is teaching, which I will do for the rest of my life.

English:
ACT Reading, English, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Science:
Anthropology
Language:
Spanish
History:
American History, Anthropology,
European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Reading, Study Skills
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Proofreading, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Anthropology

I minored in Anthropology in college and, most recently, took two Anthropology courses at la Universidad de las Americas, in Cholula, Puebla (Mexico). One course focused on the people of ancient Mesoamerica, while the other required the students to interact with modern people in a city, connecting past and present themes. Anthropology is a key topic of discussion in our home, especially because my wife has a Masters in Anthropology (Brandeis Universtiy).

Social Studies

I completed my undergraduate degree in history and received a Master's in Latin American History. I am currently a high school history teacher, certified in history and English, teaching US History, which includes U.S. government.

Salem State University
History
University of New Mexico
Master's
Chestnut Hill College
Master's

Education

Salem State University (History)

University of New Mexico (Master's)

Chestnut Hill College (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Chad will travel within 20 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19128.


About Chad

I hold two master's degrees, one in Latin American history and one in secondary education, and have been teaching in the Philadelphia school system for the last two years. I am a recent product of the Philadelphia Teaching Fellows, where I was steeped in the latest educational philosophies and practices. I teach for a Title I urban high school with a diverse student population.

I am currently taking graduate classes that focus on differentiating instruction for diverse learners, including students with IEPs, as well as honing content through technology.

I was trained as a tutor in a college writing center, where I helped students from different disciplines write formal papers. I also have worked as a private tutor and have references upon request.

Part of my love of history comes from my travel in the United States as well as abroad. In order to improve my written and spoken Spanish, I studied in Mexico, taking courses in Spanish and experiencing local culture through professors and friends. There, I met my future wife, who has since moved to the United States and acquired her master's in anthropoIogy at Brandeis University. I have spent three winters in Antarctica and travelled extensively through the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Most recently, my wife and I moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico to start a family and follow my dream of becoming a public school teacher.

I ran the Boston Marathon in 2010 and continue to mountain bike and hike when I can, leading an active lifestyle (as time allows), but my great love is teaching, which I will do for the rest of my life.

Education

Salem State University
History
University of New Mexico
Master's
Chestnut Hill College
Master's

Education

Salem State University (History)

University of New Mexico (Master's)

Chestnut Hill College (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19128

Chad’s Subjects

English:
ACT Reading, English, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Science:
Anthropology
Language:
Spanish
History:
American History, Anthropology,
European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Reading, Study Skills
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Proofreading, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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