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James M.

Covington, GA

$40/hour

Jim; experienced writing, reading, elementary math tutor

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3.5 average from 13 ratings

$40/Hour


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Georgia State
Georgia State
Master's

Education

Georgia State

Georgia State (Master's)

About James

I am an experienced tutor, having tutored at Sylvan Learning Center and Club Z. I also supervised the writing center at the Newton campus of Georgia Perimeter College. I have an MA in English and taught at Perimeter. I can assist in all areas of English instruction, including grammar, composition, and literary analysis. I am an experienced tutor, having tutored at Sylvan Learning Center and Club Z. I also supervised the writing center at the Newton campus of Georgia Perimeter College. I have an MA in English and taught at Perimeter. I can assist in all areas of English instruction, including grammar, composition, and literary analysis. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Covington, GA 30014
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
English:
English,
Grammar,
Literature,
Proofreading, Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED
Language:
German
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar,
Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have tutored students in basic and intermediate math, reading, language arts, and grammar. I have an MA in English and completed a long-term language arts substitute teaching position (6th grade).

English

I have an MA in English and have taught English at a 2-year college. I also supervised the writing center at that college. I can tutor all levels of English.

German

I have a BA in German and am particularly strong in written German. I also have a strong English grammar background that enables me to tutor German grammar at a high level.

Grammar

I have excellent grammar instruction skills. I was first in a class of students in a Grammar for Teachers college course and have taught and tutored students in grammar at GPC.

Literature

I consider Literature instruction to be one of my strengths. I have taught college lit., both American and World, and am a voracious reader. I am particularly strong in poetry instruction.

Prealgebra

I have a strong math background in AP Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry. I also consistently scored in the upper range on the math section of the SAT. I have tutored students from grades 2-9 in math, pre-Algebra, and Algebra.

Writing

With my MA in English, I have written for publication and for my academic pursuits. I have tutored students in all levels of composition and am comfortable with tutoring students on research assignments. I have also edited and proofread education dissertations and can supply student references.

Georgia State
Georgia State
Master's

Education

Georgia State

Georgia State (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

James will travel within 25 miles of Covington, GA 30014.