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Robert N.

Waukegan, IL

$125/hour

Tutor for Social Studies, English, Writing, some math/science

300+ Hours
Background check passed as of 11/5/14
5.0 average from 145 ratings
The only tutor you should consider!
— Matthew, Antioch, IL on 3/8/15

$125/Hour


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Illinois State University
History Education
College of Lake County - English Education
Other

Education

Illinois State University (History Education)

College of Lake County - English Education (Other)

About Robert

Increased grades for all of my tutoring clients. Have confidence you will do better in school, and have fun. I firmly believe in every job that must be done there is an element of fun. I work to find that fun, and increase learning at the same time. I find they go hand in hand. I am patient with students, and generally easy to get along with. Feel free to ask additional questions, I am happy to respond.

History and Social Studies degree from Illinois State University (top teacher school in Illinois) with a minor in Psychology. English minor from College of Lake County. Certified Illinois/Wisconsin teacher for social studies (all subjects - history, psychology, anthropology, sociology, economics, geography, political science) and English/Language Arts.

General science and math knowledge. Contact for details on other subjects.
Increased grades for all of my tutoring clients. Have confidence you will do better in school, and have fun. I firmly believe in every job that must be done there is an element of fun. I work to find that fun, and increase learning at the same time. I find they go hand in hand. I am patient with students, and generally easy to get along with. Feel Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Sessions start at 90 min. Discounted group rates and digital rates available upon request. Lessons cancelled with less than 24 hrs notice will be charged full rate unless discussed with tutor.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Waukegan, IL 60087
Background Check: Passed

"The only tutor you should consider!"

- Matthew, Antioch, IL on 3/8/15

"Very knowledgeable, flexible scheduling."

- Susan, Kenosha, WI on 10/12/16
Computer:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
History:
American History,
Anthropology,
European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science,
Grammar,
Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Economics,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

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.

American History

I am an Illinois High School History Teacher

Anthropology

I am an Illinois Certified teacher in Anthropology. I have taught anthropology as a substitute teacher (and have actually taught lessons, not just show the video). 3 credit hours anthropology in college, and a pass on the Illinois State Board of Education anthropology test to become certified in the subject here in Illinois.

Economics

I am an Illinois high school economics teacher

Elementary Math

I am an Illinois certified English and social studies teacher. I am a tutor with experience in all common core subjects (math, science, reading/writing, social studies)

Elementary Science

I am a certified middle school science teacher. I have a History and Social Studies degree from Illinois State University (top teacher school in Illinois) with a minor in Psychology.

English

Certified English teacher. Extensive experience tutoring English with non-native speakers.

Grammar

I am a High school and middle school certified English teacher. I have a History and Social Studies degree from Illinois State University (top teacher school in Illinois) with a minor in Psychology.

Microsoft Excel

I am a High school teacher with experience tracking data, personnel, and budgets through Excel.

Microsoft Word

I taught Word to adults for a summer job.

Proofreading

I have proofreading and editing experience as a high school teacher

Psychology

I am a certified teacher for High School Psychology.

Reading

I am a High school English/social studies teacher. Grade/High school tutor.

Social Studies

I received my undergraduate degree in history and social studies from Illinois State University. Commonly tutor social studies subjects (everything from history to economics) with middle school and high school students. Wide experience as a substitute teacher in all subjects of social studies. Passed all Illinois State Board of Education social studies certification exams.

Sociology

I am an Illinois Certified Sociology teacher with a degree in Social Studies from Illinois State University. 3 credit hours of social studies curriculum at Illinois State University. Passed Illinois State Board of Education sociology exam to become certified. Wide experience teaching sociology including a 6-week leave of absence teaching sociology to high school juniors and seniors.

Vocabulary

I have experience teaching vocab, and tutoring standardized test prep.

World History

Illinois certified history and social studies teacher.

Writing

I have experience proofreading, editing, and providing feedback on college level writing since 2003.

Illinois State University
History Education
College of Lake County - English Education
Other

Education

Illinois State University (History Education)

College of Lake County - English Education (Other)

The only tutor you should consider!

It's simple really, our son went from below average to above average in less than six months & we owe it all to Robert "Mr. Bob"! He is patient, doesn't give in to the usual tactics, and is able to keep our son focused. Always thinking of the most effective way to tackle learning, while keeping it fun & entertaining. Never thought I'd see Matt (our son) taught by a swashbuckling pirate, someone d

— Matthew, Antioch, IL on 3/8/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $125.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Sessions start at 90 min. Discounted group rates and digital rates available upon request. Lessons cancelled with less than 24 hrs notice will be charged full rate unless discussed with tutor.

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 25 miles of Waukegan, IL 60087.