Charlene S.


Charlene S.

Tutor

Placentia, CA 92870

Will travel 15 miles

$37 per hour.

4.61 148 ratings

History is not old... It tells a story about people

I love teaching. I have taught almost everything from k-12. My main field is History, but I have taught English, English to Second Language Learners, General Science, 6th grade math, Computer science, and English 6-8 grade. I am a certified teacher in California in several subjects. I love teaching Government and Economics to High School students. I'm very upfront with my students. I expect progress in all subjects, but I love to teach stories of events, etc. in any History class. I have tau... [more]


American History

I have taught US History in both middle school and high school. I have also taught AP History classes in High School. I am certified to teach social science classes in grades 7-12.


Vocabulary


Grammar


European History

I have taught European History in High School for over 5 years. I also have taught all AP History courses for over 10 years. European History is a very interesting course. It covers events and rulers from the 10th century on. In the course you will find out what leads up to important events and what causes most of the European conflicts that affect the world.


Microsoft Word


Microsoft PowerPoint


Reading

I have worked as a reading specialist in elementary schools. I use the phonic system and site system to encourage reading for students who have difficulty. It is important to find things that children are interested in to encourage them to read. If they like the subject, it becomes easier for them to read about the subject.


Writing


Astronomy


Geography


English

I have taught English in Elementary, middle school and high school. I have taught English, Language Arts, English Literature, American Literature and grammar.


Government & Politics

I have taught Government and Economics in high school for the past 10 years. I also taught AP Government for 7 years. I have tutored college level Government and Economics for the past 4 years. I have extensive experience in all subjects dealing with Social Science.


Literature


World History

I have taught AP history classes and tutored it for the past sixteen years, including World History.


Law


SAT Writing


ASVAB


ACT English


Macroeconomics

I was a high school economics and AP economics teacher for over 10 years. I also tutored both for the past 11 years and have tutored micro economics(Econ. 101 and Econ. 102) for college level students as well.


Microeconomics

I was a high school economics and AP economics teacher for over 10 years. I also tutored both for the past 11 years and have tutored micro economics(Econ. 101 and Econ. 102) for college level students as well.


Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked with elementary students, tutoring them in the past. Grades 2-8.I have worked with basic math, algebra, English, English grammar, history (early man, Greek, classical, American, etc.). I also have taught computers to young children as well. I work on study skills with them and homework as well. I have taught Elementary students in grades 5 and 6. I love teaching these grades because the children are so inquisitive and love to learn the subhjects. It's fun to be able to go from math to history to PE and then English all in one day. I have worked in a contained classroom as well.


Study Skills

I have worked for the past 10-15 years on study skills with students from grade 2 through college. I work with them on how to take a test; how to understand and interpret questions; how to take and use note cards to study from for a test or quiz; what is the most important part of a lecture and what to pick out to put in notes. I have taught how to improve test scores, how to improve on essay tests and be more to the point and articulate on essay exams, how to take notes from a lecture form, and what are the ways to pick out important facts or dates to study from


ESL/ESOL

I have taught ESL classes in High School to limited English speakers. I also have a certificate from the state in ELD classes as well.


Anthropology

As we study world history; We also study the history of man. I like to interject anthropology when i teach World History. I think it gives students a better idea of what has happened in history and why people react to certain events.


Archaeology

I have dabbled in a couple of actual digs. One in Israel near the Golan Heights and another in Montana. I think archaeology is an important part of social science. It gives us a window on the past. It also helps us look to the future.


Social Studies

I have a single subject credential is Social Science. I have taught all history classes from grade 5-12. I also have tutored social studies in grades 5-12. I have taught geography, and high school anthropology.


Classics

Classical history is the study of Rome, Greece, and Mesopotamia. I have taught and tutored these subjects in High School. I've taught ancient civilizations for 5 years to Freshmen and sophomores in high school. I have also tutored college level students in the classics for two years.


Homeschool

I have taught home school students for four years, all subjects from grades 2 through 8th, including elementary math through algebra; Life, Earth, and Biology science; English, including reading, phonics, spelling, etc.; and History (honors, AP, Medical, world, Euro, U.S. Govt and Economics).