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ALEXANDER C.

Conroe, TX

$40/hr

A-ha! Reading, Writing, & Math Made Easy

Usually responds in about 7 hours

A-ha! Reading, Writing, & Math Made Easy

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Greetings! Thank you for reading a bit about who I am and what I love to do. I am an ordained minister and educator with over 15 years experience in these two areas. My teaching philosophy is whole-person oriented. I love to help people learn new skills and discover the joy that comes with joining head and heart into the study process. It is my promise that you will indeed learn what you need to learn, and that it will be enjoyable, perhaps even fun, to do so.

I look forward to meeting you soon!

Testimonials

"Great job Alex!"

- Carolyn, Humble, TX on 1/16/14
Math:
Logic
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Philosophy, Psychology
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
Speech
History:
Religion
Music:
Guitar
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Chess
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

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.

Bible Studies

I am a licensed minister with a Master's degree in theology. I served as a full-time pastor for 7 years and taught many Bible studies on various subjects. Additionally, I have taught biblical Hebrew on the seminary level and enjoy instructing students who desire to learn this language of the Bible.

Chess

When I was a pastor in Houston, I conducted a chess tutoring program. In addition to this, twice a month I and two other chess teachers from the local school district held chess tournaments at various locations. I have taught various aspects of the game, spanning opening, midgame, and end-game strategies to players of all ages.

Logic

I have a Master's degree in theology with a concentration in apologetics, which is the science and art of rational argumentation. I possess 18 credit units at the Master's level in this concentration. This discipline studies what constitutes a cohesive case by identifying logical fallacies and other erroneous tactics in argumentation and persuasion. I have taught logic and argumentation for a college and seminary. My knowledge of this subject is well-versed, spanning from early Aristotelian syllogisms to modern discussions of alternative ways of knowing (epistemology).

Phonics

As a pastor in the Houston, Texas area, I developed and launched a community tutor program which included phonics as one of its subjects. I have also taught introductory biblical language courses on the college level, taking students through various phonetic devices such as diphthongs and consonant blends. These skills are necessary for proper pronunciation and confident reading. Having taught phonics to children of various elementary grade levels, I am qualified to assist students to achieve proficiency in these areas.

Public Speaking

Public Speaking has been a passion of mine for many years. In high school I was president of the speech club. After college and I entered seminary and enjoyed courses in public speaking and sermon preparation. After graduating from seminary, I pastored a church full-time for 7 years and delivered lectures, sermons, and speeches on a regular basis. I am well-versed in the basics and finer nuances of speech preparation and delivery.

Speech

My experience in speech is extensive: I have delivered hundreds of lectures and sermons as a pastor and instructor at Bible Colleges; I have been a speaker at leadership and academic symposiums around the country; and, in my younger days, I was president of my high school Speech Club. It would be my pleasure to help you craft an effective speech for any occasion.

Halo Christian University
Theology
Faith Lutheran Evangelical Seminary
Master's
Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
Master's

Education

Halo Christian University (Theology)

Faith Lutheran Evangelical Seminary (Master's)

Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (Master's)

Great job Alex! — I am very pleased with the progress Alex is making with my son. The strategies Alex is using are very personalized and appear to keep him challenged and interested in math. He also makes math fun! This has been a good match for my son. Alex works out of the box and seeks to find what make each student ticks and personalize his lesson plans while keeping the student on track for the school's curr ...

— Carolyn, Humble, TX on 1/16/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

ALEXANDER will travel within 25 miles of Conroe, TX 77304.


About ALEXANDER

Greetings! Thank you for reading a bit about who I am and what I love to do. I am an ordained minister and educator with over 15 years experience in these two areas. My teaching philosophy is whole-person oriented. I love to help people learn new skills and discover the joy that comes with joining head and heart into the study process. It is my promise that you will indeed learn what you need to learn, and that it will be enjoyable, perhaps even fun, to do so.

I look forward to meeting you soon!

Testimonials

"Great job Alex!"

- Carolyn, Humble, TX on 1/16/14
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Education

Halo Christian University
Theology
Faith Lutheran Evangelical Seminary
Master's
Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
Master's

Education

Halo Christian University (Theology)

Faith Lutheran Evangelical Seminary (Master's)

Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Conroe, TX 77304

ALEXANDER’s Subjects

Math:
Logic
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Philosophy, Psychology
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
Speech
History:
Religion
Music:
Guitar
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Chess
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

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.


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