Gregory C.


Gregory C.

Tutor

Naperville, IL 60563

Will travel 20 miles

$35 per hour.

4.9 20 ratings

Experienced Social Studies, English, and Test-Taking Tutor

I am a certified teacher in Illinois with 9 years of experience teaching language arts (reading/writing), history/social studies (including AP level courses) and computer literacy. I have a BA degree in history and secondary education, and a masters degree in computer applications. I have worked extensively with students of all ages, including kids in grades 6-12, as well as college students and adult learners through my local community college. If you need assistance with reading comprehen... [more]


American History

I am a state certified high school history teacher and have taught for the past 9 years. I have taught American History at all levels, including general ed, advanced placement, and community college coursework.


European History

I am a state certified high school history teacher and have taught for the past 9 years. I have taught European History at all levels, including general ed, advanced placement, and community college coursework.


Microsoft Word


Microsoft PowerPoint


Reading

I have been a high school teacher for 9 years with a credential in secondary education and ESL education. My primary field is history, where I teach reading primary and secondary sources, with a heavy focus on reading comprehension. In fact, much of the work I assign to my students is reading and reading comprehension.


Writing

I have been a high school teacher for 9 years. While my main certification is history, that subject is heavily linked to writing. I have taught students how to write research papers, book reviews, and document-based-questions, for years. Further, I have formally graded writing assignments for the college board's AP tests. I have extensive experience teaching formal writing skills to my students.


Geography


English


Government & Politics


World History

IL certified teacher in social studies - history.


ACT English


General Computer

I have extensive formal training, as well as life experience, in the use of a wide array of computing skills. I have coursework covering Internet use, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Web-Design, and much more. I also provide technical support for several local businesses, and operate a number of websites.


Study Skills

As a certified history teacher, and a college graduate, I have extensive skills in note taking, reading for understanding, test preparation, and a wide variety of additional study skills that can help students excel in a wide array in virtually any subject.


Networking (Computer)

I am a certified school technology specialist which I do on top of my regular teaching load. In this role, I manage and coordinate the school network including all network devices, both wired and wireless.


GED

I have taught students studying for their GED while I was earning my BA at Knox College, in Galesburg, IL. I have experience with GED programs, and have specifically worked extensively with the visual literacy segments of the GED exam.


Macintosh

I have extensive experience with the Mac OS operating system. I have used a Mac for over 10 years, and have served in a support role for a Mac computer lab in my school district. I have installed updates, taught new users, installed software, and helped users transition from PC to Mac, and the other way around. I also have a teaching endorsement as a school technology specialist.


Microsoft Windows

I am a certified school technology specialist with a masters degree in instructional technology. All of our staff and students use Windows machines, and I am responsible for the setup, training, and ongoing user support, for our Windows computers. We recently transitioned to Windows 10, so I have experience with 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP.


Social Studies

I am a state certified high school social studies teacher. I have taught social studies for 9 years, including history, government, geography, and more.


Political Science

I am a state certified (IL) social studies teacher and my endorsement includes political science in addition to history and geography. I have taught politics coursework for 5 of my past 9 years as an educator.