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Adam H.

West Babylon, NY

$50/hour

Experienced and Effective Special Education and Social Studies Tutor

Background check passed as of 5/10/16
4.8 average from 12 ratings
Great tutor
— DESIREE, Roosevelt, NY on 6/28/16

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SUNY at Stony Brook
History
SUNY at Stony Brook
Master's

Education

SUNY at Stony Brook (History)

SUNY at Stony Brook (Master's)

About Adam

I have been a teacher for the past 15 years and the thing I love the most about the profession is helping young people reach their goals. I am a certified Social Studies teacher who also holds certifications in Students with Disabilities and Physical Education. I love helping people reach their goals and being part of somebody's success story. I have had great success with all types of learners, improving student scores and performance.

I specialize in all the Social Studies, especially Global Studies, World History, and US History. I can help students who have had some difficulties with the dreaded DBQ's and Thematic essays. I also can help in all aspects of writing. I have had great success in helping students who are struggling to pass Regents exams or assist students who wanted to improve their grades. I know specific tricks about the US History and Global Studies Regents Exams. I also have graded the Regents Exams and know what it is exactly what teachers are looking for when grading the exam. I have also tutored SAT Subject tests for US History and World History.

I have experience with the new common core math up to grade 7. I can teach all aspects of writing.
I am flexible with time and prefer weekends and nights.
I am willing to do some traveling and tutor in the nearest public library or your home.
I look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve academic success.
I have been a teacher for the past 15 years and the thing I love the most about the profession is helping young people reach their goals. I am a certified Social Studies teacher who also holds certifications in Students with Disabilities and Physical Education. I love helping people reach their goals and being part of somebody's success story. I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I have group rates available and multiple hour rates as well.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of West Babylon, NY 11704
Background Check: Passed

"Great tutor"

- DESIREE, Roosevelt, NY on 6/28/16
Adam replied on 6/29/2016

Thanks so much for the kind words!

"Extremely knowledgeable!"

- Sheri, Selden, NY on 6/28/16
Adam replied on 6/29/2016

Thanks so much for the kind words!

"Excellent history tutor"

- Kiko, West Islip, NY on 6/28/16
Adam replied on 6/29/2016

Thanks so much for the kind words!

"Great Tutor"

- Johanna, Farmingdale, NY on 10/21/15
Math:
Elementary Math, Prealgebra
Science:
Biology
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED,
Regents
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Autism,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball,
Bodybuilding, Chess, Fitness,
Football,
Yoga

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 15 years experience as a Social Studies Teacher. I have done years of test preparation for the US History Regents. I also have tutored the SAT Subject test in US History. I was also a History undergrad at Stony Brook University.

Autism

I have recently completed 20 hours of ABA training. I have been a special education teacher for the past 15 years. I am state certified in special education. I have taught students with autism, LD, dyslexia, Asperger's, vision impaired, developmental delays and emotionally disturbed. I also have a daughter who is on the Autism spectrum.

Basketball

I am a state certified physical education teacher. I have been a varsity assistant basketball coach and a head JV basketball coach for twelve years. I am also a certified sports conditioning specialist.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been a teacher for the last 15 years. My special education degree mandated that I take classes at the elementary Level. I have tutored several elementary students through my special education career and gained valuable experience in Common Core math and ELA. I work well with elementary students and have raised the level of achievement in the students I have worked with.

European History

I have been a state certified Social studies teacher for 15 years. I have 15 years experience as a Social Studies Teacher. I have done years of test preparation for the Global History Regents. I also have tutored the SAT Subject test in World History and have tutored student sin the AP Euro and AP world courses.. I was also a History undergrad at Stony Brook University.

Fitness

I have been a football and basketball coach for the past 15 years. I am a certified physical trainer and a state certified PE teacher. I have been a high school varsity coach for 17 years. I have designed and implemented workouts for all the teams I have coached and have been a trainer in my summers off.

Football

I played college football and was a captain of my team. I have been a varsity coach for the past 16 years. I have also been a head coach on the varsity level.

GED

I have been a teacher for 15 years and for 10 of those years I worked in alternative programs assisting students with test preparation. I have taught TASC/GED prep and have helped many students perform better on the exam.

Geography

I have taught a Global Studies and Geography course for over 15 years. I have great success with my students, improving their grades and helping them pass the Regents Exam.

Regents

I have done Regents prep for Global studies and US history as part of my social studies teaching responsibilities. I have been a special education teacher for the past 15 years. I have also done resource room test prep and helped students with the English Regents, the living environment Regents, and the algebra regents.

Social Studies

I have been a Social Studies teacher for the past 15 years. I have taught Global Studies, U.S. History, Government, Economics, Criminal Justice and Geography. I have experience working with and helping students in AP Classes through self-contained special education students. I have done years of test preparation for the US History and the Global Studies Regents. I also have tutored the SAT Subject test in US History and World History Subject Test. I was also a History undergrad at Stony Brook University.

Special Needs

I have been a special education teacher for the past 15 years. I am state certified in special education. I have helped students with autism, LD, dyslexia, Asperger's, vision impaired, developmental delays and emotional disturbances all improve their academic performance.

Study Skills

I have been a special education teacher for the past 15 years. I have taught resource room for about five of those 15 years. I have taught many students organizational skills, test taking skills and other tools for students to use to stay on task.

World History

I have 15 years experience as a Social Studies Teacher. I have done years of test preparation for the Global History Regents Course. I also have tutored the SAT Subject test in World History and the AP world and Europe exams.. I was also a History undergrad at Stony Brook University.

Writing

I have helped many students with essay writing for the past 15 years. I graded state tests before and know what the teachers want and expect. I also have published several articles to online publications.

SUNY at Stony Brook
History
SUNY at Stony Brook
Master's

Education

SUNY at Stony Brook (History)

SUNY at Stony Brook (Master's)

Great tutor

My son had fail global 2 times before tutoring with Adam and within a few sessions his confidence on passing the global regents was enormous. My son really enjoyed the tutoring session with Adam. He said that Adam made remembering and understanding the info so much easier compared to his current teachers. Adam was very determined and confident that he could get my son to pass and he did exactly th

— DESIREE, Roosevelt, NY on 6/28/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I have group rates available and multiple hour rates as well.

Travel policy

Adam will travel within 40 miles of West Babylon, NY 11704.