Russell B.

Valley Village, CA


Reading Comprehension Specialist for 4-8th Grades

In-person lessons
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Background check passed as of 7/12/13

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Clark University


Clark University (Government)

About Russell

I have been tutoring students in the English Language Arts for over a year. I specialize in Reading Comprehension for students in 4th to 8th grade. Most students I've tutored have greatly improved their scores from the pre-test to post-test that the companies I've worked for require. I specialize in reading comprehension. I also excel at students improving their writing skills.

I work with the students closely and my goal is for their improvement in the areas I tutor. I also can tutor American History, how the government works, and social studies. I am willing to work on material the student is studying, including homework; as well as bringing in learning guides. I live in the North Hollywood area, but can tutor on the West Side of Los Angeles as well. Finally, I am friendly and conscientious. If for some reason, I need to cancel a session, I will give the parent plenty of notice.
I have been tutoring students in the English Language Arts for over a year. I specialize in Reading Comprehension for students in 4th to 8th grade. Most students I've… Read more

6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Valley Village, CA 91607
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English, ESL/ESOL, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Reading, Vocabulary
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Proofreading

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Social Studies

I am qualified to tutor in Social Studies because I was a Government major in college. I have vast knowledge of American History, Government and Politics, and other cultures.

My approach to tutoring in Social Studies would entail finding out from the parent and student what specific areas they need help with and create a flexible approach in aiding them with their Social Studies knowledge.

Clark University


Clark University (Government)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $25.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Russell will travel within 15 miles of Valley Village, CA 91607.

Background Check Status for Russell B.

Russell B. passed a background check on 7/12/13. The check was ordered by Russell through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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