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Rob H.

Olathe, KS

$50/hour

Tutor for reading, writing, researching, and public speaking.

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Wichita State University
Wichita State University
Master's
The University of Missouri
PhD

Education

Wichita State University

Wichita State University (Master's)

The University of Missouri (PhD)

About Rob

As a history graduate student, I have learned how to read and research effectively and then turn that information into both written and oral presentations. Also during this process, as a graduate assistant, I was given the opportunity to teach those skills to a variety of students.

During my time as a graduate student, I was given the opportunity to gain a reading proficiency in French, German, Latin, and Old English. I especially feel confident in my ability to tutor a student in Latin, a language that actually provides a myriad of benefits to the study of English and English grammar.

Outside of my skills gained as a student, I have also been a computer professional who has a strong grasp of most Microsoft Office applications as well as HTML and other computer programs. Again, these are skills that I have had the opportunity to teach.

Furthermore, I am capable of tutoring a variety of scientific and math subjects, though these are not my strongest subjects as I have not focused on them for quite some time.

My tutoring and teaching methods are very hands on, as I think a student learns most by doing. Depending upon the topic, I can structure a lesson plan that will force the student to start asking questions about a subject, and then finding out methods to answer those questions. It is impossible to teach a student everything they could ever need or want to know, but it is not impossible to teach them how to think through challenges and solve them themselves even if they have never seen the question before.

I believe in a variety of teaching methods and tools, as every student learns differently. Some learn by reading and then applying what they have read. Some learn by various multimedia teaching tools. Some learn by rote repetition. It is my first task when meeting with a student to start learning how they learn best and tailor my teaching style to fit their needs.

In short, what is important is opening the knowledge up to the student, not forcing a student to do things in one particular way.
As a history graduate student, I have learned how to read and research effectively and then turn that information into both written and oral presentations. Also during this process, as a graduate assistant, I was given the opportunity to teach those skills to a variety of students.

During my time as a graduate student, I was given the
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Olathe, KS 66062
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Prealgebra
Science:
Archaeology, Astronomy, Geology, Physical Science
Art:
Theatre
English:
ACT English, English, Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT English
Computer:
General Computer, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Web Design
Language:
Latin
History:
American History, Archaeology, Classics, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Chess

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.

Wichita State University
Wichita State University
Master's
The University of Missouri
PhD

Education

Wichita State University

Wichita State University (Master's)

The University of Missouri (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rob will travel within 40 miles of Olathe, KS 66062.