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Rod S.

Hyattsville, MD

$45/hour

Rod - Experienced Tutor

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UMD
Master's

Education

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UMD (Master's)

About Rod

I am an experienced, thorough and empathetic tutor, who has taught students ranging from middle school through university. I have taught study skills and test preparation to high school seniors aspiring to gain entrance to the University of MD, general psychology to undergraduates, political philosophy to upperclassmen, and all aspects of communication from interpersonal communication to public speaking.

I seek to foster an interactive learning environment in which students participate in and partially determine their own level of mastery. Questions are encouraged and active participation is required.

I have an MA in Communication, BA in Government, and won awards for teaching and scholarship.

I also administered sports programs, including softball and volleyball for the Intramural Dept. of the University of Maryland.
I am an experienced, thorough and empathetic tutor, who has taught students ranging from middle school through university. I have taught study skills and test preparation to high school seniors aspiring to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Hyattsville, MD 20782
In-person lessons
English:
English, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Elementary Education:
Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
GRE, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Golf, Softball, Volleyball

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Public Speaking

I have an M.A. in SPCH Comm. from UMCP and have taught many forms of communication including public speaking for more than a decade. I also studied education and the tutoring process while a graduate student. Subsequently, I was hired as a tutor at UMCP for three different subjects.

UMD
UMD
Master's

Education

UMD

UMD (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rod will travel within 20 miles of Hyattsville, MD 20782.