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Damascus, Oregon, is home to about 9,000 residents, and it is located in Clackamas County. Damascus is situated east of Happy Valley and Interstate 205. It is known for its rural beauty, rolling hills, and friendly residents. Damascus is about 25 minutes from Portland. Residents of Damascus take pride in their city's low crime rates, sunny weather, stable housing market, and local amenities.

Public learning institutions in this city are served by the Gresham-Barlow School District. The top-rated High School in Damascus is Clackamas High School. If you are currently enrolled in Clackamas High and you find yourself perplexed in your studies, tutors in Damascus, or, are a great way to try to improve. Northwest College - Clackamas, Warner Pacific College, and Reed College are all located within an hour from the heart of Damascus. If you are planning on applying to these schools and need assistance preparing yourself for college admittance exams, tutors in Damascus, who offer tutoring sessions either in-person or online, can provide you the test prep assistance to potentially improve on test day. To try to create an edge on the competition and put yourself in a position to get into the best schools, you can work with a Damascus, or, tutor who specializes in private test prep tutoring and instruction, both online and in-home.

While Damascus is a quiet residential area, it is situated only 25 minutes from the cultural and thriving city of Portland. Portland offers a variety of fun and educational attractions, including the Oregon Museum of Science, Washington Park, Portland Japanese Garden, and the Oregon Zoo. The Oregon Zoo is known as the wildest place in Portland. It offers 64 acres of beautiful land full of different species of animals and insects. This zoo is the perfect daytrip destination if you enjoy watching wildlife and learning about different creatures. Also located in Portland is Tom McCall Waterfront Park. This riverfront park offers numerous biking and walking trails, winter ice-skating, and public land to lie out in the sun or enjoy a little picnic.

If you have a love for sports, you will definitely want to catch a live game at Providence Park or a car race at the Portland International Speedway. Portland, Oregon, is host to many of its own annual festivals and outdoor events. The most popular festival in the area is the Waterfront Blues Festival. This festival takes place in the month of July, and provides live musical entertainment, food and beverage vendors, children's rides and games, and plenty of family-friendly activities. The Corbett Fun Fest and Portland Rodeo are also two other annual outdoor events that you may want to check out.

Looking to advance your education through private tutoring in Damascus? You may enjoy receiving instruction, either in-home or online, for your class or for test prep.

 

 

 

 

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Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

Tutoring review by John in Damascus, OR
Today, the student and I worked on "Stone Soup" handouts regarding proportions. I reviewed one of his essays and we discussed math problems and some vocabulary and analogies from the college entrance exam/independent school entrance exam review book. I asked him to bring his homework to do in future sessions.
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Tutoring review by Michael in Damascus, OR
The student needed some guidance over Algebra 2 in long division of polynomials, but he was able to complete problems on his own after a few explanation problems.
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Tutoring review by Steve in Damascus, OR
We worked on the student's geometry homework, solving for variables by substituting with other variables to maintain consistency and solve for one variable at a time. We also reviewed some pages from Lord of the Flies that the student wanted further explanation on.
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Tutoring review by Angela in Damascus, OR
The student had a Math homework worksheet to complete involving word problems. We reviewed it together, and I showed him techniques he can use in the future. He has quite a bit of initiative and doesn't wait for my prompting to work, which is wonderful. Next we worked on adding equations. We reviewed terms like "went away" in word problems and reviewed when to add and when to subtract. We also did some verbal addition and subtraction and used manipulatives to get the answer. I taught him that when adding, it's best to start with the larger number then add the smaller number to it. I also showed him the technique where you put the larger number "on your head" then count up from there to add.
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Tutoring review by Christian in Damascus, OR
Recapped material from Tuesday. Discussed geometric proofs. Reviewed definitions given by the student's geometry instructor (which he seemed to know fairly well).
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Tutoring review by Scott in Damascus, OR
Today we started by reviewing the order of operations. We spent much of the session practicing addition and subtraction of decimals. I drew analogies to addition and subtraction with whole numbers, which I think helped (ex. 1.00-0.75 is like 100 - 75). He seemed to have a decent grasp on the concept after a while. We also went over how zeroes after the decimal point do not affect the number ( ex. 0.8=0.80=0.800). We ended the session with some review of previous material.
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