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Dave H.

Tucson, AZ

$50/hour

"Patient and knowledgeable with 3 masters degrees."

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Background check passed as of 1/13/14
4.8 average from 43 ratings
Great motivator
— Bonnie, Marana, AZ on 9/16/16

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Calvin College and Cornerstone University
History and Ed.
Grand rapids Baptist Seminary
Master's

Education

Calvin College and Cornerstone University (History and Ed.)

Grand rapids Baptist Seminary (Master's)

About Dave

I am currently a full-time GED teacher and I have a very high completion rate (usually a student gets their GED in 2-3 months). I work with minors and adults who have dropped out at eighth or ninth grade. I give them tips for taking tests and show them tricks to learn the material faster. I am positive and I create a learning environment that encourages students to learn. I have taken students from not being able to read all the way through their GED and into college classes. I am currently a full-time GED teacher and I have a very high completion rate (usually a student gets their GED in 2-3 months). I work with minors and adults who have dropped out at eighth or ninth grade. I give them tips for taking tests and show them tricks to learn the material faster. I am Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Tucson, AZ 85743
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great motivator"

- Bonnie, Marana, AZ on 9/16/16

"Very Friendly and Knowledgeable!"

- Kristie, Tucson, AZ on 5/28/16

"Very patient and knowledgeable."

- Joan, Tucson, AZ on 8/20/15
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Science:
ACT Science, Philosophy
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English,
Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, GMAT, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading
History:
American History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion,
Social Studies
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
GMAT, GRE
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball,
Basketball,
Chess,
Golf

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Baseball

I have played baseball, starting as a child in Babe Ruth league on. I have watched baseball from the days of going to old Crosley Field in Cincinnati to Chase Field to watch the Diamondbacks. I have watched videos on various aspects of the game.

Basketball

As a 12 year old I had the opportunity to have my parents send me to basketball camp or have them buy me a drum set. I chose basketball camp. I played in high school and in many areas since. I know the fundamentals well, and I just wish I had the jumping ability of Lebron James.

Bible Studies

I have a Masters of Divinity degree and a Masters of Religious Education degree from Grand Rapids Baptist University. I have taught the Bible in Sunday School, youth groups, and at Christian schools for 29 years.

Chess

I have played chess for over 45 years. I know the names of the pieces and how they move. I know basic strategy and I have played many levels of competition through the years.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught or substitute taught all elementary grade levels K-8. I am patient and can help students with study tips and by making learning fun.

English

I have helped numerous individuals pass English on their GED test. I know how to simplify all the grammar and writing rules to a few basic ones.

Golf

I started golf lessons at age 14 and I played virtually every day that summer. I get Golf magazine and I have watched various golf technique shows through the years. I would love to help someone with the game, so I can get out on the course more often.

Phonics

I taught my 5 children how to read by the phonics method. I have taught many students through the years how to read better by phonics. I would love to help as many people as possible with phonics.

Religion

I have studied all the major religions and I understand the similarities and differences. In fact, I was pointing these out to one of my students over the last few weeks. I have 2 masters degrees in religious areas.

SAT Reading

I have 3 master's degrees and I have helped hundreds of students improve their reading skills. I also am adapt at showing students how to take tests.

Social Studies

My major in college was social studies/US history. I have a liberal arts education with 2 bachelors degrees and 3 masters degrees. I teach full-time on the 5 GED subjects, but the main one is Social Studies.

Study Skills

The area of study skills is my specialty. I was just helping 3 of my students this week with their college class. I showed them the way to retain information and the way to take tests, among other things.

Calvin College and Cornerstone University
History and Ed.
Grand rapids Baptist Seminary
Master's

Education

Calvin College and Cornerstone University (History and Ed.)

Grand rapids Baptist Seminary (Master's)

Great motivator — Dave is great with our daughter and has been a great motivator. She has had her best overall test scores since meeting with Dave last week. ...

— Bonnie, Marana, AZ on 9/16/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dave will travel within 40 miles of Tucson, AZ 85743.