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John W.

Saint Leonard, MD

$50/hour

Basic Math and English Proficiency

In-person lessons

$50/Hour


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Tufts University, Boston, MA
Harvard University, Tufts University
Master's
university of natal, South Africa
PhD

Education

Tufts University, Boston, MA

Harvard University, Tufts University (Master's)

university of natal, South Africa (PhD)

About John

I'm an old guy, now 72. Retired from 30 years federal government senior executive service (military equivalent rank of general/admiral), including 6 years as a Naval Air Corp officer(1960s). My 8-9 full time college years included 6 universities on three continents (BA, MA, Ph-D). I have no formal teaching credentials or experience. I have done some tutoring of adults, and this year 2011) did about 4 months of 7th grade home schooling of my granddaughter who just entered private high school, skipping the 8th grade. A couple of years ago, I became a Calvert County "substitute teacher" (background check; training, etc.) but quit after one session--could not make 'order out of chaos'. I'm much better "one on one." My strengths probably are in english and math up to and including pre-algebra. (I've forgotten math after that.) If I tutor a child, I expect him or her to do a first rate job on all homework I assign. I'm an old guy, now 72. Retired from 30 years federal government senior executive service (military equivalent rank of general/admiral), including 6 years as a Naval Air Corp officer(1960s). My 8-9 full time college years included 6 universities on three continents (BA, MA, Ph-D). I have no formal teaching credentials or experience. I have done Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Saint Leonard, MD 20685
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Reading, Spelling

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Tufts University, Boston, MA
Harvard University, Tufts University
Master's
university of natal, South Africa
PhD

Education

Tufts University, Boston, MA

Harvard University, Tufts University (Master's)

university of natal, South Africa (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

John will travel within 15 miles of Saint Leonard, MD 20685.