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David R.

SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, THEA Prep, All levels of Writing, and all K-9!

Dallas, TX (75204)

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David's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL
Grammar
Proofreading
Public Speaking more »
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball more »
Bodybuilding more »
Fitness more »
Football more »
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading
GRE
LSAT
SAT Math
SAT Reading
SAT Writing
Homeschool:
Algebra 1
Elementary (K-6th) more »
English
ESL/ESOL
Precalculus
Reading
SAT Math
SAT Reading
Study Skills more »
Writing
Business:
GRE
Public Speaking more »
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
Elementary Math
Elementary Science
Grammar
Reading
Spelling
Study Skills more »
Vocabulary
History:
Religion
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Math:
Algebra 1
Logic
Precalculus
SAT Math
English:
ACT Reading
Bible Studies more »
English
ESL/ESOL
Grammar
Literature
Proofreading
Public Speaking more »
Reading
SAT Reading
SAT Writing
Vocabulary
Writing

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Basketball

I played basketball competitively in middle school and high school, advancing into the regional finals in both varsity years. I have attended an array of summer basketball camps not only honing my own skill, but giving me insight into how to teach and develop the skills of others. I am hard working and understand both the skills of the game and have the ability to teach those skills to others.

Bible Studies

I have a significant background in biblical and theological studies. I have an undergrad and Christian Education and a graduate degree from Dallas Theological Seminary making my a proficient scholar and more then capable to guiding others through the biblical text and its meaning. I am also fluent in the original text languages of Greek and Hebrew.

Bodybuilding

I have trained in weightlifting as a trainer since high school and subsequently have been a member at both the Baylor Tom Landry fitness center and Gold's Gym. I have a sound understanding of how the body works, healthy and effective weightlifting techniques and can motivate my clients to reach their fitness goals.

Elementary (K-6th)

My undergraduate degree in education included extensive training in educational theory and practice of elementary aged children including learning styles, models of education, and the use of a variety of techniques. Included as part of my degree was a 12 credit hour internship focusing on youth education in which I spent the semester writing and preparing lesson plans, teaching on a wide range of topics, and tutoring students in one on one situations.

This education was coupled by experience mentoring and teaching children in a variety of contexts including religious, charities, and after school programs, which gives me a healthy background in understanding the developing minds of children and their educational needs. Some of these contexts such as elementary after school tutoring and curriculum creation for a second grade course were particularly helpful.

Furthermore, I have spent significant time over the last 4 months tutoring many elementary students in reading, grammar, English, math, and spelling. These sessions been very productive for both improving student grades and comprehension and also help guide my planning for future students. Each child is unique and I create an environment in which everyone can learn effectively.

Fitness

I am an active fitness participant, currently working out 6 days a week. I had professional training in high school and college and apply those skills to my workouts regularly. I love motivating others to reach their potential and am capable of doing so.

Football

I played football on the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. I have volunteered at several football camps to assist in coaching as well as technique development. I have a sound understanding of the game, strategy, and am capable to teaching those skills to others.

Public Speaking

My public speaking background is fairly expansive. My undergraduate education of course included basic courses in public speaking, but also required 21 credits of classes practicing developing and delivering a speech. This experience has fostered an acute acumen for how to prepare to execute a speech that connects with the audience no matter the context. I teach a memorable strategy that will keep you on track and make the speech process far less painful.

Furthermore, my graduate degree in theology required an additional six credit hours in public speaking. These classes were designed to teach a method for analyzing the subject and the audience in order to ensure effective communication. I look forward to working with you and easing your public speaking anxieties!

Study Skills

Having sound study skills is one of the most important elements to academic success. I am currently in my second masters degree and my 10th year of higher education so it's safe to say I have learned a wide variety of skills and tactics to study well and learn material. In our tutoring sessions, you not only learn the material you are examining currently, but the fundamental skills necessary to learn and apply future material. The first step to success in academics is learning how to study and organize well. I look forward to working with you, whatever level you are currently on.

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