...I have tutored various grade levels in Phonics. Working in the English as a Second Language department, I did focused reading groups and individual tutoring. I also recently did a lot of phonics work in a neighboring city, working with 2 different schools. (read more)
...I do my best to give creative examples explaining math problems, relating them to the concrete world. I help students prepare for standardized tests from the ACT to the GRE. I teach students how to write well and help them proofread and cite English papers. (read more)
...Until now I have tutored only the children of my wife's colleagues and her students at the NIU who are struggling with Math or Latin. I have not charged money mainly because I have not been authorized to take up paid employment and partly because I'm passionate about being a part in someone learning new things. I have now been authorized to take up paid employment. (read more)
...I also taught prealgebra skills to students with learning and behavior problems. I taught the reading classes to students with special needs from 4th grade up from 1993 to 2010. I have a degree in special education and elementary education, this means if one way first doesn't prove successful, I work on finding another way. (read more)
...Just a little effort each day is what kept my children ready for daily classroom lessons. My goal is to get a student to ask a question relating to 'what's next?' rather than 'what just happened?'
My professional background includes banking and software. I sold a successful business I started in 1999. (read more)