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Derek G.

Derek's English and History Enrichment

Derek's English and History Enrichment

$50/hour

  • 296 hours tutoring

About Derek


Bio

As a former attorney, businessman, and teacher, I have had a broad range of experience. My favorite subjects have always been history, government, geography, and English, both literature and composition. I have also taught beginning and intermediate Mandarin Chinese, as well as piano and harp for adults for several years.

I spent four years as a GED tutor teaching people from different backgrounds and cultures, and feel that I am a very patient instructor. My area of GED concentration was...

As a former attorney, businessman, and teacher, I have had a broad range of experience. My favorite subjects have always been history, government, geography, and English, both literature and composition. I have also taught beginning and intermediate Mandarin Chinese, as well as piano and harp for adults for several years.

I spent four years as a GED tutor teaching people from different backgrounds and cultures, and feel that I am a very patient instructor. My area of GED concentration was every subject except mathematics.


Education

Northwestern University
undergrad
De Paul University College of Law
J.D.

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Subjects

Business

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

I was a practicing attorney for over twenty years, and in the past four have been a columnist for a monthly criminal justice magazine. Additionally, I blog on the subject.

Corporate Training

Grammar

Elementary Education

Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

English

English, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

History

Social Studies,

Social Studies

As a GED teacher for the past four years, I have had an opportunity to teach all aspects of social studies. In high school, I won the social studies/history department award. My voracious diet of reading keeps me informed on most major subjects that would need to addressed by students.
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History

Homeschool

Piano,

Piano

I have played piano since I was six years old, and have played continuously since the. I have taught it, mainly to adults, the past four years. I have my own course books and teaching method which have proven successful I also play the harp, and have since I was ten, and performed as a guest with local symphonies and high school holiday programs.
English, Reading, Writing

Most Popular

Piano,

Piano

I have played piano since I was six years old, and have played continuously since the. I have taught it, mainly to adults, the past four years. I have my own course books and teaching method which have proven successful I also play the harp, and have since I was ten, and performed as a guest with local symphonies and high school holiday programs.
English, Reading, Writing

Music

Piano

Piano

I have played piano since I was six years old, and have played continuously since the. I have taught it, mainly to adults, the past four years. I have my own course books and teaching method which have proven successful I also play the harp, and have since I was ten, and performed as a guest with local symphonies and high school holiday programs.

Other

Geography, Government & Politics

Summer

Piano,

Piano

I have played piano since I was six years old, and have played continuously since the. I have taught it, mainly to adults, the past four years. I have my own course books and teaching method which have proven successful I also play the harp, and have since I was ten, and performed as a guest with local symphonies and high school holiday programs.
GED, Reading, Writing

Test Preparation

GED

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Knowledge, patient, reliability, and humor is just a small part of what Derek brings each time he comes to tutor me. Derek was given a true gift, thank you for sharing it with others. Much thanks.

Michael, 65 lessons with Derek
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