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Thomas C.

Charlotte, NC

$40/hour

Experienced Tutor - over 25 years

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Lenior Rhyne University
Liberal Arts - Histo
Gardner Webb University
Master's

Education

Lenior Rhyne University (Liberal Arts - Histo)

Gardner Webb University (Master's)

About Thomas

Hello, my name is Tom C! I am retired now after working over 25 years in the field of education. I was a teacher for half of my years in education; the other half I was an administrator. I graduated from college with a degree in Liberal Arts majoring in history. I have been a history buff all my life, and I have not stopped learning about the past. My favorite tv show is "Meet the Press." I have a master's degree in school administration.
I have taught a variety of subjects on the high school and middle grades level. My favorite subject area is history, but I like teaching reading and math too. I love to read, mostly non-fiction, but I like fiction too. I love learning and I love helping others learn- nothing could be more satisfying to me.

For years I helped high school students that did not pass the North Carolina Competency Test in math to pass it. Learning math is a struggle at times for all students, embracing this fact is a predominant key in being successful in order to successfully do math problems- it's like being a detective.

I have always said that reading is the most important subject. Everyone can learn to love to read. I know how to help young people increase their reading skills and develop a greater appreciation for reading.

I was a highly effective educator for over 25 years. I spent half my career on the high school/middle school level and half on the elementary school level. I have tutored students from pre-K to 12 grade. I am skilled at helping students learn based on their own learning styles. I believe learning can be fun!

I have experience teaching history at the high school level, and middle school level. I have taught honors and regular Government/Economics, honors and regular World History, World Geography, Psychology, US History, North Carolina History, and Middle East/Northern Africa/Asian history. The students I taught always performed above the state average.

Learning should be fun, and I can help you realize that for yourself. Thomas Edison said, "Work is more fun than fun!" Would it not be wonderful to have this experience?
Hello, my name is Tom C! I am retired now after working over 25 years in the field of education. I was a teacher for half of my years in education; the other half I was an administrator. I graduated from college with a degree in Liberal Arts majoring in history. I have been a history buff all my life, and I have not stopped learning about the Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Charlotte, NC 28277
In-person lessons
English:
Reading
Language:
Reading
History:
American History, Government & Politics
Special Needs:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Lenior Rhyne University
Liberal Arts - Histo
Gardner Webb University
Master's

Education

Lenior Rhyne University (Liberal Arts - Histo)

Gardner Webb University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Thomas will travel within 15 miles of Charlotte, NC 28277.