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David G.

Wynnewood, PA

$25/hr

Legal Eagle Tutor

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Background check passed as of 2/20/12
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8hrs Response Time

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Penn State University
DIckinson School of Law
J.D.

Education

Penn State University

DIckinson School of Law (J.D.)

About David

I was a substitute teacher for 3 years in Philly charter schools.

In high school, I passed Advanced Placement tests in English and American History. Penn State awarded me 8 advanced placement credits in Spanish. I graduated college in just 3 years instead of the usual 4. Why? How? Good study habits.

Can you do that too and still have a life? Sure. I'll show you.
I was a substitute teacher for 3 years in Philly charter schools.

In high school, I passed Advanced Placement tests in English and American History. Penn State awarded me 8 advanced placement credits in
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 3 miles of Wynnewood, PA 19096
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL,
Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball,
Basketball,
Table Tennis
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Baseball

I played Little League baseball with the Bustleton Boys Club for four years as a teenager. I subscribed to Baseball Digest, The Baseball Bulletin, and The Sporting News as a teenager. I've travelled around the country to visit numerous Major League Baseball and minor league baseball stadiums and games. One of my hobbies is baseball history. At Penn State, I wrote a term paper for a course entitled "American Studies 105" on the infamous Black Sox Scandal of 1919. I got an "A" for the paper and for the course. I also was a Little League umpire in two leagues for the children of two of my coworkers in Lancaster County. One of my other hobbies is following the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team on a daily basis.

Basketball

I am 6 feet tall so have a natural interest in basketball. I played intramural basketball with the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization boys club as a teenager. I also played pick up games after high school let out with friends at Lackman Playground in Northeast Philadelphia and on the street in my neighborhood. I have been a fan of the Philadelphia 76ers most of my life. I also have attended NCAA basketball games at Penn State, Bucknell University, and Penn. In law school, I coached an intramural squad of law students in basketball.

Elementary (K-6th)

For the past three years, I have been a substitute teacher for grades K-12. I enjoy helping elementary school students learn reading, writing, math, and other subjects.

ESL/ESOL

I was a volunteer for a couple months with a Lancaster County literacy project during the early 1990s. I tutored a middle-aged Hispanic woman in English. I am proficient in Spanish so am able to speak Spanish to communicate with students knowing Spanish as their primary language.

Phonics

I passed the AP English test in high school. I won a certificate in fifth grade as the champion speller of my grade at Greenberg Elementary School and finished third overall behind two sixth graders in our school spelling bee. I have worked as a substitute teacher in helping students to read by sounding out words.

Social Studies

I have a B.A. in history from Penn State. I passed the A.P. American History exam in high school by scoring 4 out of 5. I graduated a year early from Penn State, in part, due to passing the A.P. History test.

Penn State University
DIckinson School of Law
J.D.

Education

Penn State University

DIckinson School of Law (J.D.)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $25.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 3 miles of Wynnewood, PA 19096.

Background Check Status for David G.

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