Eric P.

Southfield, MI


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Background check passed as of 2/17/16

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About Eric

A highly-qualified social studies teacher who is also an educational consultant and former administrator is ready to provide tutoring services.

I posses two master's degrees and I'm also working on a dissertation - I'm a pretty good writer. If you're struggling with Social Studies, standardized tests or other aspects of education that require writing, please contact me. I am certain that I can help you to overcome some of the phobias, anxieties and stress associated with the writing process.

I also have the ability to help you to prepare for standardized tests, such as the GRE, ACT and SAT. As a supplemental educational services director, I helped to coordinate a high school's efforts to prepare its students. As an experienced tutor, I cherish the opportunity to work with students. In my opinion, when students achieve greatness, it's the best feeling in the world.

As an experienced educator, I can help you make sense of any previous preparation that you may have used to improve your SAT scores. I have worked collaboratively with other teachers, as well as individually, to assist students on the SAT and other standardized tests. It has been my experience that students seem to struggle with vocabulary, which is an area where I have lots of expertise. Since I am considered a good writer, I use my literacy skills to assist students.

I have taken the GRE several times and know the finer points on how to improve hour scores in verbal reasoning, analytical and quantitative writing. Among some of the practice regimen includes language review, the use of context clues and defining words to build and increase vocabulary. I also provide students with an opportunity to take practice tests, which are timed. By doing so, we help the students to become more comfortable, while helping them to overcome test anxiety. As an experienced educator, I will help you to hone into the areas that will improve your score.

As a former college basketball player and high school coach, I know what it takes to get you game-ready. From drills, skills building to chalk talk, I possess the ability to make you better. In my experiences, students just need to show interest and from there, I will devise a plan that teaches them the game. From ball handling to the proper defensive stance, I provide a comprehensive plan that will teach students the game of basketball in an innovative, unique way.
A highly-qualified social studies teacher who is also an educational consultant and former administrator is ready to provide tutoring services.

I posses two master's degrees and I'm also working on a dissertation - I'm a pretty good writer. If you're struggling
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2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Southfield, MI 48075
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
SAT Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Writing
American History,
Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Basketball, Football

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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American History

I am a highly-qualified American History teacher, according to No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top requirements. I also have over 15 years teaching experience as a Social Studies teacher in some high-priority schools. I currently make a living as a Social Studies coach, working with teachers to improve their American History instruction. More than anything, I consider myself a highly-effective teacher to students learning American History because I always make it enjoyable, but challenging by using different instructional methods.

Social Studies

I am a highly-qualified Social Studies teacher under the guidelines of No Child Left a behind (NCLB). I possess the (RX) certification, which covers all aspects of the Social Studies content area, including Civics, World History, U.S. History, Economics, Sociology, Geography and African American History. Throughout my seven-year career, I have worked as a tutor and Social Studies.

World History

I am a highly-qualified Social Studies teacher according to the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Furthermore, I have passed all of the content area test associated with the subject within the state of Michigan, including World History. I am well-versed in World History and can translate the finer points of the subject to today's students.
As a classroom teacher that has worked in several low-performing schools, I stand by my abilities. Since resources were always at a premium, there was always a need to remain creative. By doing so, you made sure to stay sharp by researching and reading.
As a teacher and tutor, it is essential to make the content available to the student in such a way that they feel comfortable. I also make World History both rigorous and relevant. If students are not challenged by the material, it is highly unlikely that they will take an interest. However, if they find that there's rigor, the likelihood of them grasping World History is high. Finally, it has been my experience as a tutor that students naturally gravitate to what they like; you must make the content relevant if you want students to learn.

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Eric will travel within 25 miles of Southfield, MI 48075.