Richard H.


Richard H.

Tutor

Carrollton, TX 75007

Will travel 25 miles

$70 per hour.

4.97 296 ratings

Tutor AP Latin, AP History/Government, SAT, ACT, Public Speaking Tutor

For my entire career, I have a demonstrated passion for teaching and coaching students at all levels including adults. My university level education was completed at a small liberal arts institution. The expectations were high and that each student receive a well-rounded, diverse level of knowledge in many subject areas. I hold a Texas Teaching Certification in Latin and Social Studies. In my teaching career, I have taught high school classes in World History, World Geography and America... [more]


American History

I have taught multiple social studies classes on a high school level including American National Government, World History, and World Geography. Over the course of three years, I also taught all high social studies subjects as a Homebound teacher and tutor. I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas for grades 8 through 12 and also have a teaching concentration as well in Political Science. Finally, I am a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C.


Vocabulary


Grammar

My educational background involved studying grammar in the Greek, Latin and English languages extensively. I specialize in helping students understand the structure of grammar in an engaging and interesting way, which is typically hard to understand and very dry. My goal is to tie a positive outcome for the student in learning grammar and the return on that investment in the future. I have trained adults in the proper use of grammar in the corporate environment.


European History

I have taught World History and World Geography along with American National Government. I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas for grades 8 through 12. I have a teaching concentration in Political Science as well. Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects in the course of over three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor. Finally, I am a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C.


Latin

I hold a degree in Classical Languages which includes ancient Greek and Latin from Muskingum University, a small liberal arts institution in Ohio. This is important because my education and professor provided me the rigor and expertise that has allowed to be successful teaching Latin at the high school level. What this means for you is that you will be taught by a highly qualified tutor in the Latin language. My degree and number of hours required for my major are unique qualifications which are rare. This simply means a greater return on your tutoring investment.


Reading


Writing

As an AP teacher, it is one of my major responsibilities to teach my students to write analytically to pass AP exams. It requires a higher level of critical thinking and analysis that is focused on success at the college level. I have also taught EOC English intervention to high school students who are having difficulties with state testing requirements in writing. As a result, I have experience teaching across the wide spectrum of capabilities among students. My experience in teaching AP Latin aligns with English grammar and teaching students to write essays in English for the AP exam.


Geography

I have taught World Geography along with other social studies classes such as National Government, and World History. I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas for grades 8 through 12. I have a teaching concentration in Political Science. Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects over the course of three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor. I am a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C.


English

I have a degree in Classical Languages which includes Greek and Latin. I have studied and taught grammar, translation and reading. Also, I have taught EOC English to at-risk students. I have experience teaching English to homebound students in the state of Texas.


Government & Politics

As a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C., I am especially qualified to teach government and politics. I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas, grades 8 through 12 and a teaching concentration in Political Science. I have taught American National Government, World History, and World Geography. Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects in the course of over three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor.


Literature


World History

As a certified Social studies teacher, I have taught American National Government, World History, and World Geography. My certification enables me to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas for grades 8 through 12. I have a teaching concentration in Political Science as well . Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects over the course of three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor. Finally I am a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C.


SAT Reading

I currently teach AP level courses in high school. I proctor SAT and ACT testing. I have worked with students directly on the SAT and ACT. The results in all cases increased dramatically.


PSAT


ACT Reading

I currently teach AP level courses in high school. I proctor SAT and ACT testing. I have worked with students directly on the SAT and ACT. The results in all cases increased dramatically.


Business

I have extensive facilitation experience presenting supervisory, management and leadership courses in the corporate setting. I am an expert in employee engagement and mission/values implementation. I have instructed customer service, operations, and tactical leadership courses in design and implementation. I have extensive management experience in the corporate world of transportation and logistics which included Profit and Loss responsibilities at multiple levels from a field location manager to the director level. Also, within that time frame, my most recent experience was as a Director of Training for a 12,000 employee company which included leadership, management, values and culture, customer service, human resources, employee engagement and sales. I reported directly to the president.


Career Development

I have taught a high school development course titled Career Exploration to 9th grade students to help them focus on possible careers. In the corporate environment as a director, regional manager, field manager, manager of leadership development for 30 years, one of my major responsibilities was the career development of all employees in the corporation including high potential candidates for high level positions. I have expertise in facilitating courses Human Resources including behaviorial interviewing.


Speech

In attaining my college degree, I have taken over 30 semester hours and hold a concentration in Speech Communications. Each course involved required learning and utilizing extensive speech skills. I have over 30 years in the corporate leadership training environment during which I was responsible for training and development of management personnel in giving speeches to employee teams. I also served as the master of ceremonies for annual meetings, regional meetings, and local meetings which involved giving keynote speeches in those roles. As a teacher, I instruct students on skills that directly involve giving speeches. I have served as a judge for UIL Area Speech Competitions.


Social Studies

I am certified to teach Social Studies in the State of Texas, grades 8 through 12. I have taught American National Government, World History, and World Geography. I have a teaching concentration in Political Science as well. Also, I have taught all high social studies subjects in the course of over three years as a Homebound teacher and tutor. I am further qualified as a veteran of the U.S. Army with experience in the Military District of Washington in Washington D.C. Finally, with my Classical Language major, I have taken extensive courses in Ancient History, Religious History, and the Humanities.


Classics

My degree is Classical Languages from Muskingum University which is a small liberal arts institution with a great reputation for its rigorous diverse curriculum. The degree required that I take courses in Classical Latin and Greek in addition to multiple courses in Classical Humanities, The Arts, Ancient History, European History and the study of Classical authors through antiquity including religious studies.