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Joshua M.

Michigan City, IN

$45/hour

SAT Tutoring and More...

4.3 average from 9 ratings

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Olivet Nazarene University
Religious Studies

Education

Olivet Nazarene University (Religious Studies)

About Joshua

Good day,

I can assist with just about any educational service need you may have. I offer comprehensive SAT preparation, as well as assistance with the core subjects for K-12, and some basic college courses.

I have a BA from Olivet Nazarene University. I have 2 years classroom teaching experience, as well as 5 years tutoring experience in a wide variety of subjects and ages.

Of my students who have received regular instruction for more than three sessions, 100% of them have gone away understanding the necessary material and feeling more confident in themselves.

One way I help students achieve success is that I build their confidence by helping them discover the answers themselves. I do this by following a 4-step method that is well recognized in various sectors of the economy as one of the best training methods around:

1. I show them how to do it
2. I do it with their help
3. Have them do it with my help
4. They do it on their own

We always work at the student's pace and always use encouraging words to help the student build confidence in their own ability to learn. I also identify the necessary building blocks that are missing and work with my students on learning and improving those, so that the current material will then begin to make more sense. At the same time, I work with each student on the current coursework to ensure that they get caught up, instead of falling further behind.
Good day,

I can assist with just about any educational service need you may have. I offer comprehensive SAT preparation, as well as assistance with the core subjects for K-12, and some basic college courses.

I have a BA from Olivet Nazarene University.
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Michigan City, IN 46360
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, Praxis, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TEAS
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
German, Spanish
History:
American History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I have been tutoring middle and high school math since 2009 with a very high student success rate.

I also have two years of classroom teaching experience, where I taught Algebra 1 and 2.

In addition, I am the director of a Michigan City nonprofit organization that, among other things, tutors students at all levels of k-12 math.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a qualified Elementary tutor, because I am proficient in the variety of elementary subjects. I have successfully tutored numerous elementary students, mostly with Avenue Family Center (Michigan City, IN). I have also substitute taught in upper elementary classrooms in Michigan City Area Schools.

ESL/ESOL

I am a native English speaker who has studied 5 other languages. In addition, I have classroom experience and successful tutoring experience with languages, including ESL.

Study Skills

In study skills tutoring, I work with students in developing good study skills and habits that will enable them to get the most out of their lessons, school books, time, teachers, and other educational tools provided to them. As a result of these skills and habits, each student will be able to prove their increased learning by whatever means they are asked.

Olivet Nazarene University
Religious Studies

Education

Olivet Nazarene University (Religious Studies)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Joshua will travel within 30 miles of Michigan City, IN 46360.