Over 100 tutoring hours

James B.

Torrance, CA

$50/hr

Experienced Retired History Teacher Tutor

In-person lessons
Replies in 8 hours
Background check passed as of 8/15/13
4.9 Avg. Rating
 
 
10 Ratings
 
 
8hrs Response Time
Knowledgeable Tutor
— Lucy, Torrance, CA on 5/16/14

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Northern Illinois University
UCLA
Other

Education

Northern Illinois University

UCLA (Other)

About James

As a retired History Teacher from the Los Angeles Unified School District for 35 years and currently as a seven-year UCLA History Coach for Middle School History teachers, I am more than qualified to tutor both adult and teenage History students who are looking for instruction in United States History, World History, and Geography. In addition, I have taught AP US History and Sheltered US History.

I can help students understand history concepts, causes and effects, and write paragraphs, essays, and papers. Instead of writing papers for them (which I won't do), I can support them in learning how to write. In addition, I have a stockpile of lessons from the many years of teaching including primary sources materials and problem solving exercises. I am eager to support any student's interest in history or help any student create an interest in history, government, or geography.
As a retired History Teacher from the Los Angeles Unified School District for 35 years and currently as a seven-year UCLA History Coach for Middle School History teachers, I am more than qualified to tutor both adult and teenage History students who are looking for instruction in United Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Torrance, CA 90505
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable Tutor"

- Lucy, Torrance, CA on 5/16/14
History:
American History,
European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History

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American History

I have taught American History for 35 years. I have coached history teachers for 7 years.

Social Studies

I have taught AP US History and Sheltered US History. I am able to tutor Social Studies students in history, government, geography, and civics.

World History

I have taught Middle School World History for 9 years and coached World History teachers for 7 years.

Northern Illinois University
UCLA
Other

Education

Northern Illinois University

UCLA (Other)

Knowledgeable Tutor — James is a very good and knowledgeable tutor. My son's grade for History has gone up. Thanks to James' help. ...

— Lucy, Torrance, CA on 5/16/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Travel policy

James will travel within 15 miles of Torrance, CA 90505.

Background Check Status for James B.

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