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The University of Montana
The University of Montana (MEd)
My name is Jake, and I am a new resident of the Seattle area. I attended the University of Montana, where I received degrees in both History and Political Science. I recently completed the necessary coursework for teacher licensure and am set to student teach in the Seattle area next fall. I have held two positions as a teacher's assistant and have completed 40 credits towards my Masters in Education. When my student teaching is completed I will be certified to teach History, Government, Social Studies, and Economics at the middle and high school levels.
While I feel that I have the education to justify my employment as a tutor, my ability to interact with students on a personal and instructional level is my greatest asset. I firmly believe that relatability, humor, and patience are the strongest characteristics an educator can possess. An effective tutor must understand that students who need tutoring are learning this information for the first time and are not necessarily poor students. They simply need the information to be presented in a different format. It is the role of the tutor to create a platform for concepts to be relatable, simple, and hopefully fun! I look forward to talking with students and parents to see if I am the right fit for their situation. Hello!
My name is Jake, and I am a new resident of the Seattle area. I attended the University of Montana, where I received degrees in both History and Political Science. I recently completed the necessary… Read more
Jacob is an outstanding tutor - truly - he is not the first we have used, so I can make comparisons. He makes the material very relatable to your student and is encouraging without being patronizing. He also keeps your student's interest when it flags as is bound to happen in an hour of studying a subject they are probably not fond of. If your child needs help in what Jacob offers, grab him. He is awesome.
Jacob understood very quickly how he could help our son, not only on the specific study topic but also with his study skills. We are very pleased with Jacob and plan to continue this partnership as long as necessary.
My son recently got a history lesson with Jacob. He gave my son a lot of help and provided him with external resources for a more comprehensive understanding of the time period. When my son went to take his test, he felt more confident. I would recommend him to anyone who is struggling or anyone who just wants to bring their grade up.
Jacob is best tutor for my son in social studies.
Frankly, my son got a low grade in American history before meeting Jacob. After tutoring, my son said to me, "I can easily understand history, it's amazing." In addition, today my son got a good grade in his quiz. After American history session, we plan to study European history with Jacob.
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I played baseball all through high school and college. I competed in American Legion, AAU, as well as for my high school team. I played 1 year of Division III baseball in North Carolina and 2 years at The University of Montana.
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