Robert B.


Robert B.

Tutor

Livingston, NJ 07039

Will travel 30 miles

$90 per hour.

4.78 548 ratings

Personalized SAT/ACT Test Prep - Tutoring All Grades Most Subjects

Sometimes just a little bit of tutoring can make a big difference in grades and test scores. As a certified teacher/tutor with 18 years experience, I can show you how to boost your grades and your test scores. I work with students of all ability levels and even those students with ADD/ADHD and other special needs. I tutor for the SAT/ACT, Praxis and many other standardized tests. The key areas that I tutor are: SAT & ACT Test Prep, English, U.S. History, Algebra, Elementary Math, Middle Schoo... [more]


Algebra 1

Algebra made EASY! Strong academic support from a friendly tutor who teaches the way you learn best. I provide simple to understand instruction, guided practice until you tell me that you've got it. Don't struggle, get help from a teacher who cares about how you learn, not just what you learn. With algebra, so many teachers just are about getting the problem done right and their way. When you work with me, I show you how to get the math problems done right; but, I do it according to your learning style.


Algebra 2

Algebra made EASY! Strong academic support from a friendly tutor who teaches the way you learn best. I provide simple to understand instruction, guided practice until you tell me that you've got it. Don't struggle, get help from a teacher who cares about how you learn, not just what you learn. With algebra, so many teachers just are about getting the problem done right and their way. When you work with me, I show you how to get the math problems done right; but, I do it according to your learning style.


American History

I am a Certified Social Studies Teacher, involved with AP U.S. History. I help students learn about U.S. history in a fun and thought provoking way. I teach American History at all levels. I am able to help with AP FRQ and DBQ questions, prepare for the AP U.S. History Exam, write essays, prepare for tests, quizzes, and improve study skills for history (and other subjects too). I can help with AP U.S. History as well as all other U.S. History courses. I taught history at the middle school and high school levels. Additionally, I have experience in curriculum development for U.S. & World History at the high school and college levels.


Biology

I tutor high school biology. If you are struggling with this subject, let me show you some simple ways to understanding this subject. Learning how things work and go together can be fun and easy. I can get you through your bio course and when you are finished with your course, you will be very happy with your grade!


Grammar


European History

World History Teacher and European History Teacher -- Includes teaching of Geography and History of the Middle East. Experience teaching & tutoring Advanced Placement European History & World History. I can help students at all levels: middle school, high school, college. I have experience helping students with Dyslexia and other academic challenges. Learning world history can be easy when you have a great tutor. I explain everything so that you understand it. I help with your assignments. I will reteach everything that you need to learn. I will cut down on the time it takes for you to do your homework. I can help you with all areas of World History including European History, History of the Middle East, Soviet Union (former) and Asia.


Geometry

Geometry can be confusing. Do you find yourself hanging from a triangle or going around in circles when it comes to geometry? If so, I'm the ray of hope that will get you through this segment of your math career. As a tutor with 10 years teaching experience, I will make geometry much easier for you. No, I am not a square and I am not married to a rectangle. However, if you can guess my favorite game show, I will bring you a special prize to your first lesson!


Prealgebra

When it comes to math, one-on-one tutoring is the absolute best. What I do is teach you at your own pace and according to your learning style. I am extremely patient. I don't mind explaining things over and over until you get it. But, most of my students get it the first or second time around. If you are struggling with math, let me help you. I tutor pre-algebra and can help with some algebra 1 too. I am a social studies teacher but help students with everything. I also have experience teaching math to kids with learning challenges.


Reading

I specialize in the Wilson method. I do my own variation on phonics, depending on the child's abilities and level of understanding. I work with children who are developmentally delayed as well as children with learning disabilities. I also work with gifted children. I teach reading at all levels and help with reading comprehension as well as decoding skills. I help students with vocabulary, reading fluency and more.


Writing

I am a certified teacher. I teach writing at the elementary, middle and high school levels. I will patiently guide you through the writing process, making sure that you develop your points, write clearly and with your own wonderful style. I will help you correct your grammar and show you how you can become a very effective and accomplished writer. I can help with essays, research papers, essays that you need to write in class (preparing for a test) as well as AP document based questions/essays that must be written a certain way. I know APA and MLA formatting and most other formats that schools and universities require that you follow. Whether you are a middle school student, a high school student, a grammar school student or a big college student, I can help make a statement with your writing.


Geography

Where in the world is ???? Learning geography can be fun. I bring travel into the tutoring session and make geography come alive! I taught geography as a social studies teacher and find it to be really a lot of fun. If you are in need of a geography tutor for high school, college or even middle school, I would be happy to help you. I do not tutor geography below the 4th grade level.


English

I am a certified teacher with 18 years experience. I have taught social studies and English on the middle school, high school and college levels. I am also excellent when working with younger children with reading and writing. I am well versed in most genres and can help with American Literature, British Literature and most assigned readings for middle and high school English classes. I am an expert at teaching essay writing, having helped hundred of students at the middle school, high school and even college levels. I teach everything from developing a thesis statement to providing supporting details for evidence-based reading and writing. I can support your reading and writing. I can even proof read papers. I am available for in person and online tutoring through WyzAnt.


Government & Politics

I have a B.A. in Political Science and extensive knowledge of Constitutional Law and Political Theory. I can help with every political science class, including International Relations and Criminology or Sociology.


Psychology

Taking a psychology course? Need to learn about how the mind works? Let's start with your own mind? I teach students psychology by teaching them how to think, how they behave and how they think they learn and understand. Psychology is an amazing subject. Let me take you inside your mind. I help with all types of psychology courses including educational psychology, applied psychological research and more. I tutor psychology on the high school and college levels. Psychology can be fun. Contact me, and we will begin lessons.


SAT Math

Did you know that you can earn 60-80 points on your math SAT section just by getting 6-9 questions correct? I teach SAT Math strategy. You probably already know math. And, if you need some help with algebra, geometry or other math, I can help you brush up on it too. I tutor all sections of the SAT. I am a social studies teacher. A REAL TEACHER. I don't run a commercial test prep center. I have no tricks or tips. I do teach test taking strategy, how to find the right answers. I will help boost your score. Call me, I am here to help.


Literature


World History

I am a certified Social Studies Teacher with 18 years experience teaching and tutoring World History. Specialize in helping students with Advanced Placement World History, Honors World History, all levels of European History. I can help with all assignments, essays, test prep and more.


Proofreading

Let me help you with your research papers and essays. I am a social studies teacher and a professional writer. I can help you organize your thoughts, write better and review your writing so that you say what you mean. I make your written work read better. I work on all types of papers and topics. I can help high school students, college students, graduate students, even business people who need help with their writing. I won't change your style and I won't lecture you on your grammar. I will show you, teach you and give you the encouragement you need to complete your assignment.


SAT Reading

I make studying for the New SAT Easy. So far, I have had 4 perfect SAT Scores over the past 2 years. In fact, one of the students who earned a perfect score had a learning challenge. I show you how to master the Evidence-Based Reading Passages, write a well-scoring essay, and learn the 6-bits of information that you need to answer 85% of the passage-based questions correctly. You'll learn how to do this REGARDLESS of whether you like or understand the entire passage. In fact, I will show you how you can answer SOME of the questions correctly even if you do not understand the passage. I teach you what you need to know to do well on your SAT. I bring the test to your level and I bring your level up to where it needs to be to do well on the SAT. I work with all students, even those with ADD/ADHD or other learning disabilities. I have special techniques to help students with learning challenges do well on the SAT or ACT tests. Please contact me to discuss your particular needs. I am a certified teacher/tutor with 18 years experience. I work as an academic counselor and can help you with all your test prep and college planning needs. I have specific techniques to help students with ADD/ADHD and other learning disabilities or challenges.


SAT Writing

Improve your SAT Writing score with expert instruction from a veteran teacher/tutor. I show you how to write an SAT to score high points. I show you how to complete the grammar section correctly. We work together to achieve the highest score. No commercial test prep center. I am a real teacher who works with students on a regular basis. I tutor students one-on-one with custom lessons. I teach to each student's learning style.


PSAT

It is important to score well on the PSAT. If you are interested in scholarships and really learning how to take this test, I can help. Learn how to find the right answer, read with more understanding, improve your vocabulary and more.


SSAT

The SSAT is a mini-SAT with a few changes. I help students using special test prep material not available in stores. I have expertise in helping students with the lower-level and middle/high school level tests. I teach the math, the vocabulary and provide students with confidence for test day. If your son or daughter is applying to a prep school, please let me help.


ACT Reading

The ACT Reading test is simply 40 questions. I will show you a strategy for getting most if not all of the questions answered correctly. I have been teaching for 18 years and doing test prep for 12 years. I have developed two or three different strategies for the ACT Reading section. Also, I can tailor a strategy just for my student! I will show you how to read the passage and what the questions really mean. I am a real teacher with lots of experience. Please contact me to discuss and/or schedule lessons. You will see how easy the ACT Reading section can be. Most students improve by 2 to 7 points for each section that we work on together.


ACT English

There are only a few key grammar errors that the ACT tests for. I teach you how to score well on the ACT English test. We go over all the grammar rules you need to know and then practice them. I show you how to arrange paragraphs and choose the right sentence to correct the paragraph. I have been helping students with the ACT for over 12 years. I have specific tips, tricks and strategies that can help ANY student boost his or her score. Additionally, I have special techniques and strategies to help students with ADD/ADHD and other learning challenges. I offer comprehensive and customized ACT & SAT test prep for every student.


ACT Math

Improve your ACT Math score with an ACT Math Strategy made just for you. I can help you a) brush up on math skills that you forgot, b) teach you math skills that you did not learn yet for whatever reason, c) show you ways to work your ACT math problems faster and accurately so you get more problems answered correctly in less time, d) go through each and every test question with you and show you how to go about tackling it and whether it is a problem that you should leave for after you answered all the other questions. I make your learning the ACT easy because I show you a strategy just for you. I am a certified teacher/tutor with many years of experience.


Elementary Math

I am an experienced teacher who can turn math and reading around for your child. I am patient, understanding and make learning fun and interesting. I tutor children from grades 1 and higher. Please contact me to discuss your child's needs. I am a certified teacher/tutor with 18 years experience. I love children and would be happy to help your child with his/her studies. I have specific strategies for teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and more. I make learning fun. I have expertise in helping students with learning challenges.


Elementary Science

Science can be a lot of fun. I can help make your science class better. I tutor students in elementary science. I work with planets and space, chemistry, earth science, ecology, geology and more.


Macroeconomics

Economics is one of my favorite subjects to tutor and teach. Many years ago, I taught a group of 6 students at a very prestigious high school. The class was awesome. I am not your ordinary economics tutor/teacher. I come from a political science/social science background. I know how to explain this stuff on the high school and college levels.


Microeconomics

Economics is one of my favorite subjects to tutor and teach. Many years ago, I taught a group of 6 students at a very prestigious high school. The class was awesome. I am not your ordinary economics tutor/teacher. I come from a political science/social science background. I know how to explain this stuff on the high school and college levels.


Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified social studies teacher for grades 7-12 in New Jersey. I have completed the requirements for an Elementary Teaching Certificate; However, I was only employed as a secondary school teacher. I have worked with elementary school students as I have taught religious school at the 4th, 5th and 6th grade levels. I have also team taught at the 4th grade level in the capacity of a long-term substitute teacher. I work well with elementary school children. I am able to teach reading using a variety of methods. I also tutor elementary school math.


Phonics

I am a Social Studies teacher with experience teaching reading using the Wilson Method as well as CRIS reading strategies.


Study Skills

How do YOU study? Need to learn some techniques to make it through those final exams? I teach test taking techniques, study skills and more. I work with students of all ability levels and interests, even those students with special needs -- ADHD kids for example. If you need help organizing and studying for your coursework, whether you are in middle school, high school or college (even grad school) I am your guy.


Special Needs

I teach according to each student's needs. I work with students who have ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Auditory Processing Disorders,Aspergers, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Problems & more. Each student is special and is the focus of the entire lesson. I tutor one-on-one. Each lesson is taught based upon the student's learning style. I teach all subjects and work with all grade levels. I teach reading, writing, math, social studies, science, pre-algebra, algebra, biology, study skills, organizational skills, test taking skills, note taking skills and more.


ADHD

Received extensive training through my Teacher Certification Program at William Paterson College working with students with ADD/ADHD. Supervised and provided resource room support for students with ADD/ADHD. I have worked with students, parents and other teachers to create and/or restructure (improve upon) Individual Educational Programs (IEP) for students. If your child has been classified as ADD/ADHD, I can help you review your IEP and work within its framework to provide academic support. If your child has been classified with a different learning disability, I may be able to help you with that too. Often, a child with ADD/ADHD has other classifications that must be addressed.


COOP/HSPT

I tutor for all sections of the COOP. I am very experienced with this test and can show you how to work it to get a top score. The reading section is very straightforward. However, some of the analogies and synonyms can be challenging. I show you how to navigate this test and think about the words and their relationships. I can help with the math section too. Even if you haven't learned all the math for the test, I can show you how you can still do well on the test. If necessary, I can teach you the math you need, even if you haven't learned it in school or just plain don't remember.


Dyslexia

I am a reading teacher for all students, especially those with dyslexia or other learning disabilities. I have experience using the Wilson Method with younger students and other Orton-based approaches with older students. I have completed several different reading training programs over the past 10 years. I find that a Test and Train method works best. Additionally, when using an Orton approach one on one, I can develop and train special sequences that address the specific needs of the student. Please contact me to discuss.


Praxis

I am a certified teacher and have passed several of the Praxis tests. I am very comfortable helping students wanting to be teachers with this test. I tutor for the SAT, ACT and the Accuplacer. So far, I have successfully tutored 33 of 39 students for the Praxis I or 2. My methods work. If you are struggling to pass your Praxis test, I can help. Please contact me to discuss. I tutor Praxis 1 CORE Reading, Math, Writing. I tutor Praxis 2 Social Studies, Special Education, Middle School and most of the Praxis 2 tests. The test numbers change often so I no longer do "test by number." Contact me about your test and if I do not teach it (i.e. Foreign Language, Music, Art etc.) I will let you know that I can't do it. But, most likely, I will know your test. If you failed your test, I am your tutor.


Sociology

I am a social studies teacher with experience teaching sociology. As a political science major, I have had extensive experience working with statistics and surveys. Throughout my college years, I have completed several advanced undergraduate courses in sociology, specifically social institutions, criminology, sociology of the family and sociology as it relates to education.


Social Studies

I am a certified high school social studies teacher. I taught in New Jersey as well as out of state. I tutor all of the social sciences. I can help with homework, understanding content, helping with note taking and test prep. I have extensive research experience and have written many research papers, essays and historical fiction stories based on real events. I can help with high school, middle school, elementary school and even college or graduate level courses. I can help with American History, World History, Jewish History, Geography, Social Studies Praxis 2, Bible Studies, Sociology, Psychology, Economics and really anything social studies.