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Santa Clara University
B.A. from Loyola Marymount University (MEd)
My name is Pete, and I am a tutor who is skilled and thorough. I teach World Literature-10th grade English. I "lesson plan" for tutoring by tailoring sessions to students' interests and needs. I have tutored in Spanish, English/Language Arts, and CAHSEE (CA Exit Exam) Review. I am also a high school boys basketball coach, and I enjoy using all kinds of different resources to help my students, tutorees, and players learn. I design learning activities using the SAT Question of the Day website, and other electronic resources. I am very dedicated to giving a student a thorough and differentiated lesson every minute of my tutoring.
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My name is Pete, and I am a tutor who is skilled and thorough. I teach World Literature-10th grade English. I "lesson plan" for tutoring by tailoring sessions to students' interests and needs. I have tutored in … Read more
I may be willing to lower the hourly rate if there are multiple students, or if the session is 1.5 hours.
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I have coached basketball at the freshmen, JV, and Varsity levels of high school. I currently coach Varsity Boys' Basketball.
I am currently tutoring English for a middle school student, this student being the fourth I've tutored in English (I also tutor Spanish).
I have taught ESL for Converse International at its 2011 Summer Camp at Loyola Marymount University
As a 10th-grade English teacher, I teach test-taking strategies for the CA HS exit exam. I teach SAT vocabulary. I also do the SAT Question of the Day each day with my honors class. In 2014, 100% of my students passed the English portion of the CAHSEE (CA High School Exit Exam) on their first tries. In 2015, 97% of my students passed the English portion of the CAHSEE on the first try.
As a 10th grade English teacher, I teach test-taking strategies for the CA HS Exit Exam. I teach SAT vocabulary through Sam Burchers' Vocabulary Cartoon book. I also do the SAT Question of the Day each day with my honors class.
I have taught Spanish 1 for three years, Spanish II for one year, and Spanish III for one year.