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Gerald P.

Holyoke, MA

$45/hour

Learn about exciting, relevant, dynamic eras in American history

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$45/Hour


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UMass Amherst
Westfield State University
Master's
Westfield State University
MEd

Education

UMass Amherst

Westfield State University (Master's)

Westfield State University (MEd)

About Gerald

I've been a teacher and coach for over thirty-five years in public education. I have earned my M.Ed. from Westfield State University. I've taught at the secondary and college levels in history and various other social sciences. I have taught all levels of students and pride myself on being able to communicate and relate to individuals at their level and background. I involve my students as much as possible in the subject being discussed through a variety of methods, such as discussion, questions, presentations, video and audio materials . I believe a student learns best when he/she is directly involved in what he/she is learning . I've been a teacher and coach for over thirty-five years in public education. I have earned my M.Ed. from Westfield State University. I've taught at the secondary and college levels in history and various other social sciences. I have taught all levels of students and pride myself on being able to communicate and relate to individuals at their Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Holyoke, MA 01040
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
SAT Reading
Test Preparation:
Common Core, GED, PSAT, SAT Reading
History:
American History,
Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Phonics
Business:
Public Speaking

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 have a degree in history and education .I love the topic and teaching ,I have very strong evaluations from my students in my abilities to inspire the knowledge and love of history

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been a educator for over 30 years in a variety of subjects. These subjects include math, writing, reading and various types of history. Over the years I have received excellent evaluations. I have also coached a variety of sports at different age levels. And I have earned my M.Ed. from Westfield State University. I've taught at the secondary and college levels in history and various other social sciences.

Public Speaking

I took private public speaking lessons in high school and college, I was in several plays in high school and college. I taught and lectured for over 35 years and now I am a docent at the Springfield museum. I have intimate knowledge of a variety and effective teaching methods which lead to my students success.

SAT Reading

Reading comprehension is the key to doing well on the exam. The student needs to work on his or her vocabulary and try to understand each word in context of the whole sentence and then the meaning of each sentence in the context of the overall meaning of the paragraph.

UMass Amherst
Westfield State University
Master's
Westfield State University
MEd

Education

UMass Amherst

Westfield State University (Master's)

Westfield State University (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Gerald will travel within 20 miles of Holyoke, MA 01040.