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Over 20 tutoring hours

Michael S.

Desoto, TX

$40/hour

Experienced and Patient Teacher

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 25 ratings
Michael is intuitive and cultured, perfect for a continuing dialogue on art.
— Noelle, Cedar Hill, TX on 2/26/15

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Southern Methodist University
Southern Methodist University
Master's

Education

Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University (Master's)

About Michael

I have over ten year's experience teaching and have worked with a great variety of students from around the world. I have taught ESL (English as a Second Language), ABE (Adult Basic Education), and GED Preparation. My master's degree is in Art History (Southern Methodist University, 2000). I continually work to increase and improve my education by continual reading and reflection.

When I work with students one-on-one, I am patient and generous with time. This setting helps me to make gentle corrections, corrections that must be persistent but kind. It also helps the student to find his or her own voice and to refine the ideas, and their expression, that have been developing. Educating our citizens, young and old alike, is a responsibility that I take with great seriousness, but education is also the time for humor, wonder, and openness to questions. I encourage all of these things and like to instill a sense of the importance of education.
I have over ten year's experience teaching and have worked with a great variety of students from around the world. I have taught ESL (English as a Second Language), ABE (Adult Basic Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Desoto, TX 75115
In-person lessons

"Michael is intuitive and cultured, perfect for a continuing dialogue on art."

- Noelle, Cedar Hill, TX on 2/26/15
Math:
Elementary Math
Music:
Music History
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Art History, Drawing, Painting, Theatre
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
European History, Music History, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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.

Southern Methodist University
Southern Methodist University
Master's

Education

Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University (Master's)

Michael is intuitive and cultured, perfect for a continuing dialogue on art. — It is fantastic to have an artist guide you through new ways of seeing, especially when that artist's vast culture, which includes music and literature, permits him to provide useful analogies through an array of references. ...

— Noelle, Cedar Hill, TX on 2/26/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 25 miles of Desoto, TX 75115.