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Timothy N.

New Wilmington, PA

$35/hr

10+ years Elementary teaching, varsity coaching & tutor experience

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Background check passed as of 9/23/11
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Slippery Rock University of PA
Elementary Education
California University of PA
Master's

Education

Slippery Rock University of PA (Elementary Education)

California University of PA (Master's)

About Timothy

Greetings!

Congratulations on looking for a tutor to help you out with school. Some kids would just 'bag it' when it comes trying to learn what they don't understand, but you are doing something about it. So to you, and/or your folks I say, "Way to go".

I have taught fifth grade for more than ten years, and have substitute taught for all grades, K-12. This past summer, I spent six weeks tutoring math skills to high school aged youth that were engaged in credit recovery.

When it comes to learning things at school, I am a big believer that there are many ways 'to skin a cat' (sorry animal lovers). In other words, there are many ways to go about doing the things that the teacher wants a student to do.

Let's take math for instance. Most teachers know 'A' way to solve a problem, their way. Some teachers know more than one way and understand that some kids can look at a math problem and solve it like "THAT". Others look at it like it is some strange language they've never seen before... which, in a way, is exactly what math is... another language!

I understand that and try to help kids understand math, writing, reading, whatever it is, in a way that makes sense to them... the individual. That is what I will do here with the WyzAnt tutoring service.

That is a little intro to me. I look forward to working with you. If you have any questions, please feel free to drop me a line.

Thanks for reading and let's get started!
Timothy N.
Greetings!

Congratulations on looking for a tutor to help you out with school. Some kids would just 'bag it' when it comes trying to learn what they don't understand, but you are doing something about it. So to you, and/or your folks I say, "Way to go".

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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

Per visit, $35 first hour, $20 for subsequent hours.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of New Wilmington, PA 16142
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry
English:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
American History, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th), Geometry, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Football, Golf, Track & Field
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Slippery Rock University of PA
Elementary Education
California University of PA
Master's

Education

Slippery Rock University of PA (Elementary Education)

California University of PA (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Per visit, $35 first hour, $20 for subsequent hours.

Travel policy

Timothy will travel within 25 miles of New Wilmington, PA 16142.

Background Check Status for Timothy N.

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