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Patrick R.

M.A. in Education / Study Skills Coach / German Instructor

M.A. in Education / Study Skills Coach / German Instructor

$90/hour

  • 2,936 hours tutoring

About Patrick


Bio

I am a lifelong educator with a Master's in Social Studies Education and over 15 years of experience. I have taught in a wide variety of scenarios, including full-time classroom work in German and history, plus extensive one-on-one tutoring in German, ESL, and learning strategies.

I am also a lifelong student. In fact, I have recently begun another Master's program, this one in German Language Teaching. This degree program will help me improve my understanding of language learning and...

I am a lifelong educator with a Master's in Social Studies Education and over 15 years of experience. I have taught in a wide variety of scenarios, including full-time classroom work in German and history, plus extensive one-on-one tutoring in German, ESL, and learning strategies.

I am also a lifelong student. In fact, I have recently begun another Master's program, this one in German Language Teaching. This degree program will help me improve my understanding of language learning and teaching, as well as my own German-language skills. And that means more value for my students.

I currently teach English, German, learning skills and more with adult, middle school, and high school students. With me you get an experienced and dedicated educator, equipped with the patience and training necessary to tailor a curriculum to the needs of the individual.

I also offer organizational skills and time management coaching for adults.

My study skills curriculum draws from a variety of sources, always grounded in solid research, and addresses the following key learning skills:
- reading
- writing
- memorization
- studying
- time management
- personal organization
- metacognition (awareness of how you learn)
- mindset

As a language teacher, I emphasize the ability to communicate orally in the target language, and sessions are planned with this goal in mind. But I customize sessions based on your needs - reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar - you set the target, I'll help you get there. We'll also find the materials and develop the daily regimen you'll need for independent work; lasting language skills come only from steady, daily practice.


Education

Lipscomb University
German and History
Wake Forest University
Masters
Middle Tennessee State University (in progress)
Masters

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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a Master's in Education as well as over 15 years' experience teaching ESL, one-on-one and in the classroom. My sessions emphasize communication and conversation, but I am also experienced teaching grammar and mechanics.
German,

German

I have a BA in German and an MA in Education. I have six years' full-time classroom experience teaching German, as well as over five years teaching German one-on-one. I am experienced using online tools - video chat, whiteboard, document sharing, remote desktop, etc. - for language instruction.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I am a native English speaker with a Master's degree in education and a Bachelor's degree in history and German.
Grammar

Elementary Education

Reading,

Reading

I have a Masters in Social Studies education, as well as over five years of experience teaching reading strategies, one-on-one, to middle school, high school, and college students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a Master's in education, as well as over 5 years of experience teaching study skills, working with dozens of students from 6th grade through adulthood. I employ strategies from a variety of sources - rooted in solid research - addressing struggles with reading, writing, memorization, studying, time management, mindset, and more.
Grammar

English

English,

English

I have a Master's in education, and over five years' experience working with students, from 6th grade through postgraduate, on all the stages of academic writing - brainstorming, organizing, composing, and editing. I have also taught reading strategies, developing customized systems for reading, annotating, and note-taking with literature and textbook readings, for over five years.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a Master's in Education as well as over 15 years' experience teaching ESL, one-on-one and in the classroom. My sessions emphasize communication and conversation, but I am also experienced teaching grammar and mechanics.
Literature,

Literature

I have a Master's in education and have taught reading strategies, including customized systems for reading, annotating, and note-taking with literature and textbook readings, for the past five years.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I am a native English speaker with a Master's degree in education and a Bachelor's degree in history and German.
Reading,

Reading

I have a Masters in Social Studies education, as well as over five years of experience teaching reading strategies, one-on-one, to middle school, high school, and college students.
Writing,

Writing

I have a Master's in education, as well as over five years of experience working with students, from 6th grade through postgraduate, on all the stages of academic writing - brainstorming, organizing, composing, editing, and revising. I can address any areas of need, including grammar/mechanics.
Grammar

History

American History,

American History

I have a BA in History, an MA in Social Studies Education, and 4 years experience teaching history in high school. I also have extensive experience teaching subject-specific learning strategies.
European History,

European History

I have a BA in History , an MA in Social Studies Education, and 4 years' experience teaching world history in high school.
Social Studies,

Social Studies

I have a BA in History, an MA in Social Studies Education, and four years of experience teaching history in high school. I also have extensive experience teaching learning strategies specific to social studies and reading.
World History

World History

I have a BA in History, an MA in Social Studies Education, and 4 years' experience teaching high school world history.

Homeschool

English,

English

I have a Master's in education, and over five years' experience working with students, from 6th grade through postgraduate, on all the stages of academic writing - brainstorming, organizing, composing, and editing. I have also taught reading strategies, developing customized systems for reading, annotating, and note-taking with literature and textbook readings, for over five years.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a Master's in Education as well as over 15 years' experience teaching ESL, one-on-one and in the classroom. My sessions emphasize communication and conversation, but I am also experienced teaching grammar and mechanics.
Reading,

Reading

I have a Masters in Social Studies education, as well as over five years of experience teaching reading strategies, one-on-one, to middle school, high school, and college students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a Master's in education, as well as over 5 years of experience teaching study skills, working with dozens of students from 6th grade through adulthood. I employ strategies from a variety of sources - rooted in solid research - addressing struggles with reading, writing, memorization, studying, time management, mindset, and more.
Writing

Writing

I have a Master's in education, as well as over five years of experience working with students, from 6th grade through postgraduate, on all the stages of academic writing - brainstorming, organizing, composing, editing, and revising. I can address any areas of need, including grammar/mechanics.

Language

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a Master's in Education as well as over 15 years' experience teaching ESL, one-on-one and in the classroom. My sessions emphasize communication and conversation, but I am also experienced teaching grammar and mechanics.
German

German

I have a BA in German and an MA in Education. I have six years' full-time classroom experience teaching German, as well as over five years teaching German one-on-one. I am experienced using online tools - video chat, whiteboard, document sharing, remote desktop, etc. - for language instruction.

Most Popular

English,

English

I have a Master's in education, and over five years' experience working with students, from 6th grade through postgraduate, on all the stages of academic writing - brainstorming, organizing, composing, and editing. I have also taught reading strategies, developing customized systems for reading, annotating, and note-taking with literature and textbook readings, for over five years.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a Master's in Education as well as over 15 years' experience teaching ESL, one-on-one and in the classroom. My sessions emphasize communication and conversation, but I am also experienced teaching grammar and mechanics.
Reading,

Reading

I have a Masters in Social Studies education, as well as over five years of experience teaching reading strategies, one-on-one, to middle school, high school, and college students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a Master's in education, as well as over 5 years of experience teaching study skills, working with dozens of students from 6th grade through adulthood. I employ strategies from a variety of sources - rooted in solid research - addressing struggles with reading, writing, memorization, studying, time management, mindset, and more.
Writing

Writing

I have a Master's in education, as well as over five years of experience working with students, from 6th grade through postgraduate, on all the stages of academic writing - brainstorming, organizing, composing, editing, and revising. I can address any areas of need, including grammar/mechanics.

Other

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a Master's in Education as well as over 15 years' experience teaching ESL, one-on-one and in the classroom. My sessions emphasize communication and conversation, but I am also experienced teaching grammar and mechanics.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have a Master's in education, as well as over 5 years of experience teaching study skills, working with dozens of students from 6th grade through adulthood. I employ strategies from a variety of sources - rooted in solid research - addressing struggles with reading, writing, memorization, studying, time management, mindset, and more.

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

I have a Master's in education, as well as over 5 years of experience teaching study skills, working with dozens of students from 6th grade through adulthood. I employ strategies from a variety of sources - rooted in solid research - addressing struggles with reading, writing, memorization, studying, time management, mindset, and more.

Summer

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I have a Master's in Education as well as over 15 years' experience teaching ESL, one-on-one and in the classroom. My sessions emphasize communication and conversation, but I am also experienced teaching grammar and mechanics.
German,

German

I have a BA in German and an MA in Education. I have six years' full-time classroom experience teaching German, as well as over five years teaching German one-on-one. I am experienced using online tools - video chat, whiteboard, document sharing, remote desktop, etc. - for language instruction.
Reading,

Reading

I have a Masters in Social Studies education, as well as over five years of experience teaching reading strategies, one-on-one, to middle school, high school, and college students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a Master's in education, as well as over 5 years of experience teaching study skills, working with dozens of students from 6th grade through adulthood. I employ strategies from a variety of sources - rooted in solid research - addressing struggles with reading, writing, memorization, studying, time management, mindset, and more.
Writing

Writing

I have a Master's in education, as well as over five years of experience working with students, from 6th grade through postgraduate, on all the stages of academic writing - brainstorming, organizing, composing, editing, and revising. I can address any areas of need, including grammar/mechanics.

Ratings and Reviews


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4.9 (1,207 ratings)
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Reviews


Great Tutor

My son always enjoys his lessons with Patrick. He really has improved with Patrick’s help. Can’t recommend him enough! If you want to learn Patrick is your person. So happy to have found him.

Kelly, 73 lessons with Patrick

great lesson!

Great lesson today! Had a lot of fun and learned a lot! We reviewed some things i didn't know and things that were a little rusty which is great!

Dominik, 53 lessons with Patrick

Masterful educator

Patrick is a masterful educator; I’m so happy I began working with him. His sessions are engaging and helpful and he’s given me so much to work on. Can’t recommend him highly enough.

Dane, 40 lessons with Patrick

patient and great teacher

Provided my son insight regarding his study skills. Gave him constructive organizational and study skills. Very glad we chose Patrick R.

Rana, 2 lessons with Patrick

Positive call from his teacher

Got a rare and much appreciated positive email from my son's German teacher - Since he has started working with Patrick he is more confident in class and is participating more than he ever has - grade is going up - everything I could hope for -

Beth, 31 lessons with Patrick

Knowledgeable and Patient

We haven't been with Patrick for long but are encouraged by his approach in helping our son to look at things differently and finding the tools to help him be more self reliant and organized.

Alyssa, 9 lessons with Patrick

Study skills & organization

My daughter is transitioning to high school and also from textbooks to all online courses including mostly honors and AP classes. She had missed a summer week-long program on organization and study skills and Patrick was able to cover in the hour they spent together a number of helpful tips and strategies for studying in ways that will be more productive as well as how to be proactively intentional with how she organizes all of her online work. She thought that the time spent with Patrick was very helpful and appreciated that he was kind and yet very direct and to the point with offering suggestions and ways for her to be more intentional about actively studying and how to manage organization. Great organization and study skills tutor!

Shannon, 1 lesson with Patrick

Perfect Match

Patrick was knowledgeable and patient. He asked in-depth questions that led to a simple, yet specific plan of action that my son helped create. Looking forward to a continued relationship.

David, 40 lessons with Patrick

Introduction session

This first session was just an introduction to study skills and time management. Patrick was very attentive to my son's background, his habits and his struggles. It was a good start and we'll plan more sessions.

Stefaan, 45 lessons with Patrick
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$90/hour

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Patrick R.

$90/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

Contact Patrick

Response time: 2 hours