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Jason W.

Chicago, IL

$30/hour

Jason M. Wallace - Social Sciences

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 9/25/15

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St. Xavier University
Social Science
Concordia University
Master's

Education

St. Xavier University (Social Science)

Concordia University (Master's)

About Jason

Hello, my name is Jason. I hold a valid Illinois teaching certificate which has allowed me to teach social science for ten years at a Chicago Public School. I have taught an array of subjects: World History (Studies); US History; AP Government; Economics; and Law in American Society. I tutored students on a weekly basis after school. I have a great passion in seeing students succeed in our educational environment. My goal is to create a foundation of skills so that students have the necessary tools to be successful in any grade level, and at any subject.

Educating brings me great joy. When I see students grow, I grow too; when I don't see students grow academically, I challenge myself to solve the problem. I am here to help, but my satisfaction is seeing my student(s) become more confident in their educational endeavors.

I am an outstanding social science teacher because I set my lessons based on the individual learner and Common Core State Standards. I bring life, and understanding to topics most students find boring. I am very energetic which is a quality my students have enjoyed.

I am here to serve my students to the best of my ability. I always put the learner first and focus on the strengths the learner has, and focus on weakness to strengthen the students educational skills.
Hello, my name is Jason. I hold a valid Illinois teaching certificate which has allowed me to teach social science for ten years at a Chicago Public School. I have taught an array of subjects: World History (Studies); Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 12 miles of Chicago, IL 60622
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Test Preparation:
Common Core
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Common Core

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Approved subjects

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Common Core

Since the implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS), I have focused instruction based upon these expectations. CCSS is the foundation of teaching in today's educational environment. All of my curriculum maps and lesson plans focus on CCSS. I focused on meaning of words, relationships, sequencing, supporting details, and main ideas according to CCSS requirements.. Also, we have recently incorporated a writing component called MEL-Con in which students learn how to write a mini-thesis and provide supporting details to give credence to their mini-thesis (Main Idea).

Social Studies

Social Science was my major for my Bachelor's degree. Social Science covers a myriad of subjects in which I am entitled to teach. These subjects include: World Studies, United States History, Government and Politics, Sociology, and Economics. My Illinois Teaching Certificate has Social Science as an area I am entitled to teach. I am more than qualified to teach social sciences for I have been teaching social sciences for over ten years at the high school level.

St. Xavier University
Social Science
Concordia University
Master's

Education

St. Xavier University (Social Science)

Concordia University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jason will travel within 12 miles of Chicago, IL 60622.