David S

Bethesda, MD

Math, English, ESL, And GED Instructor



Bethesda, MD

TUTOR: Basic Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I,
Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Geometry, English, Reading comprehension, grammar, writing

I have 3 years of teaching experience, including 2 years HS substitute teaching, 6 months teaching
mathematics, 6 months literacy tutoring, and 2 years private tutoring in Math, English and ESL


Taught Mathematics, English and Social Studies to enable adults to pass GED exam
Taught college Mathematics: Algebra for Engineering students and Basic Mathematics
Taught for 2 years, substitute teacher, 7th-12th grade, New Jersey public schools
Tutored welfare clients and factory workers in Reading, Grammar, and Literature
Tutored numerous high school students in Algebra, Geometry and English


Enhanced understanding of mathematical concepts by presenting them to students in easily understood formats
Explained multiple methods for logical analysis of GED materials in English, Social Studies and Science
Corrected grammar and English pronunciation; improved reading comprehension of students
Experience with diverse student populations, including welfare clients, minorities, and recovering addicts
Gave numerous educational presentations to small groups on Modern Art, Health Care Reform, and Politics
Interviewed gifted 7th grade students for a post-graduate educational research project


Customer Service Target Rockville, MD 2012-present
ESL/English Tutor self employed Bethesda, MD 2012-2015
Healthy Campus Advocate Montgomery College Rockville, MD 2008-2010
GED Volunteer Tutor Catholic Charities Washington, DC 2009
Data Entry Ultimate Staffing Rockville, MD 2006-2007
Paraeducator Montgomery County Public Schools Silver Spring, MD 2004-2005
Library Assistant Infocurrent Washington, DC 2001-2002, 2004
GED Instructor Infotech Training Institute Washington, DC 2000
Research Assistant AFL-CIO Washington, DC 1999
Literacy Tutor Trident Literacy Association Moncks Corner, SC 1996-1997


Master of Public Administration American University Washington, DC
Graduate Education courses, 18 credits Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ
Bachelor of Arts, European Studies, Math minor (30 credits) Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ


BS European Studies, Rutgers University (Mathematics Minor)

Subjects of Expertise

SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Calculus, Writing, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Pre-Calculus, U.S. History, World History, Elementary Reading (K-6th), College Counseling, Career Counseling, GED

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1 Tutorial by David S

Nonlinear equations, Solve for x

How do you solve a simple equation for x when an exponent is involved?