Ronnie G.


Ronnie G.

Tutor

Hartsdale, NY 10530

Will travel 5 miles

$66 per hour.

4.95 256 ratings

Results orientated Ivy League, NYS Certified Teacher in Mult. Subjects

I am NYS Mathematics (7-12), Business Education (1-12) and Social Studies (7-12) certified. I have taught these subjects at the middle school, high school and business college levels. I tutor students in a variety of subjects including their preparation for the TACHS, ASVAB and TASC exams. After completing their TESOL Certificate program in 2014, I was an Adjunct Instructor at Westchester Community College. My teaching takes into consideration the various abilities of students and each o... [more]


Algebra 1

I have had success bringing students to higher levels in their math skills. I accomplish this by showing them that mastering the subject is doable, even if it takes time. I also bring a sense of humor to teaching that lightens the atmosphere and allows them to relax as we forge ahead. My emphasis is strategy. Once your student is knowledgeable of a certain skill, he/she will be able to apply it when a similar problem arises. I know I can make your student feel comfortable in class.


American History

I have had success bringing students to a higher level in their understanding of American History. My emphasis is looking beyond the facts to see how the story of our country hangs together. Where events are the cause and result of other events. Taking this approach allows the student to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter. Please note my B.A. is in History.


Vocabulary


Grammar


Geometry

I have had success bringing students to higher levels in their math skills. I accomplish this by showing them that mastering the subject is doable, even if it takes time. I also bring a sense of humor to teaching that lightens the atmosphere and allows them to relax as we forge ahead. My emphasis is strategy. Once your student is knowledgeable of a certain skill, he/she will be able to apply it when a similar problem arises. I know I can make your student feel comfortable in class.


Microsoft Word


Prealgebra

I have had success bringing students to higher levels in their math skills. I accomplish this by showing them that mastering the subject is doable, even if it takes time. I also bring a sense of humor to teaching that lightens the atmosphere and allows them to relax as we forge ahead. My emphasis is strategy. Once your student is knowledgeable of a certain skill, he/she will be able to apply it when a similar problem arises. I know I can make your student feel comfortable in class.


Reading


Writing


English


Government & Politics

I have had success bringing students to a higher level in their understanding of Government & Political Science. My emphasis is looking beyond the facts to understand that all events are the cause and result of others. Taking this approach allows the student to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter.


Law

I have had success bringing students to a higher level in their understanding of Business Law. My emphasis is looking beyond the facts to understand that all events are the cause and result of others. Taking this approach allows the student to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter. Please note that in addition to have taught business law at the college level, I have an MBA in Finance plus 30+ years working in the private sector. Having this background helps to make the subject come alive.


GED

I am NYS certified in multiple subjects covered on the TASC (GED) exam. In addition, I have extensive experience preparing students for the exam as a prvate tutor, outreach center teacher in the Bronx and as a volunteer. My strategy is reviewing a series of previous exams to find their similarities. Any 'brushing up' required is also addressed. Since my TASC (GED) students tend to be adults who are committed to succeeding quickly, I offer them a reduced rate (not posted here) for a two hour minimum. The goal is to take the exam while most of the preparation is still in your short term memory. My hourly fee for TASC students is $50 with a two hour minimum.


TOEFL

I have taught an ESL course at Westchester Community College to adult students whose primary language was not English. With both a business and teaching background was able to include every day language and business English skills. English is my primary language.


ASVAB

My education/background includes: Math English Science Social Studies Essay prep


PSAT


ACT Math


Elementary Math

I have had success bringing students to higher levels in their math skills, including Elementary. I accomplish this by showing them that mastering the subject is doable, even if it takes time. I also bring a sense of humor to teaching that lightens the atmosphere and allows them to relax as we forge ahead. My emphasis is strategy. Once your student is knowledgeable of a certain skill, he/she will be able to apply it when a similar problem arises. I know I can make your student feel comfortable in class.


Macroeconomics

I have had success bringing students to a higher level in their understanding of Economics. My emphasis is looking beyond the macro/micro facts to understand that all events are the cause and result of others. Taking this approach allows the student to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter. Please note while in Graduate School, I was the teaching assistant for the Macro Economics Professor at Adelphi University's Graduate School of Business.


Microeconomics

I have had success bringing students to a higher level in their understanding of Economics. My emphasis is looking beyond the macro/micro facts to understand that all events are the cause and result of others. Taking this approach allows the student to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter. Please note while in Graduate School, I was the teaching assistant for the Macro Economics Professor at Adelphi University's Graduate School of Business.


Elementary (K-6th)

In order to be NYS Certified in Business, since it is a K-12 certification, I was required to take college level elementary education courses. Several of the students I have tutored have been for elementary education subjects.


Business

You will see from my profile that I have had success bringing students to a higher level in their understanding of Business. My emphasis is looking beyond the facts to understand that all events are the cause and result of others. Taking this approach allows the student to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter. Please note that in addition to teaching business courses at both the high school and college levels, I have an MBA in Finance plus 30+ years working in the private sector. Having this background helps to make the subject come alive.


Marketing

I possess an MBA, plus have taught Marketing at the college level, including having students earning CUNY credit for the subject.


Regents

I have had success bringing students to a higher level in their understanding. My Regents specialties are the Algebra, Geometry, American History and English exams. My emphasis is preparing for the exam by studying at least the last six exams, looking for the similarities that always exist. It the student needs to 'brush up' on a certain topic, we address the need. As recently as 6/17, I have assisted 70's students prepare and receive 90's on their Regents exam.


Social Studies

I have had success bringing students to a higher level in their understanding of Social Studies. My emphasis is looking beyond the facts to understand that all events are the cause and result of others. Taking this approach allows the student to develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter. Please note that my Social Studies Certification covers several subjects most notably: history, economics and political science.


Microsoft Publisher

As a self employed individual, I used Publisher since the 1997 edition to create business cards and promotional materials for my clients and myself. As a teacher I have continued using the program to create handouts and bulletin board presentations. Big user for 17+ years.


Common Core

I have had success bringing students to higher levels in their math skills. I accomplish this by showing them that mastering the subject is doable, even if it takes time. I also bring a sense of humor to teaching that lightens the atmosphere and allows them to relax as we forge ahead. I have both taught and tutored the Common Core General Math, Algebra and Geometry Curriculum which requires a greater in depth knowledge of the material then previously required. My emphasis is strategy. Once your student is knowledgeable of a certain skill, he/she will be able to apply it when a similar problem arises. I know I can make your student feel comfortable in class.