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Peter B.

English Grammar, Literature, Reading and Writing (Oh, math too)

Plano, TX (75024)

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I have taught for 17 years in public and private schools. Most of my experience is in the field of English Language Arts, although I have also taught German, pre-Algebra, and Algebra I. I received my undergraduate degree in English and German from Southern Methodist University, and I completed my master's degree in Education Administration at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. I hold teaching certificates from the state of Texas in Secondary English (6-12) and English Language Arts and Reading (4-8). I have passed the teaching examination for certification in German, and if I return to a German classroom, I will add that certification to my portfolio.

I believe that every student is different, which means that no two tutoring experiences are going to be the same. My first tutoring session is more diagnostic in nature, which means I use a basic reading and writing assessment (for English students) or a basic math assessment (for math students) to find out each student's particular areas of need. After the end of the first tutoring session, I develop an initial plan for the first month going forward, and then we revisit that plan each month. I communicate with the parents between tutoring sessions to monitor classroom performance and additional areas of need. My track record of success with both English and math students is excellent, and I look forward to continuing that with new clients.

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Peter’s subjects

Corporate Training:
German, Grammar, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GRE, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TAKS
Algebra 1, English, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra I at the 8th and 9th grade levels, and I have tutored 28 students in pre-algebra and Algebra over the past 10 years.


I have taught English Language Arts in Texas public schools since 2002. This includes preparing students for the TAKS (now the STAAR) ELA tests between grades 7 and 11.

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Southern Methodist University (English and German)

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Peter will travel within 20 miles of Plano, TX 75024.

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