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About Colin S.

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Albany, CA

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Finding a good physics teacher/tutor, for some odd reason, is perhaps more challenging than physics itself. Physics is actually quite fun when you have someone who can effectively communicate the more complex and counter-intuitive truths about the way our universe works.

As a physics tutor, my job is not to show off how much I know, but rather it's to help you find your understanding of the material and become great at it yourself. I do this by 1) not assuming you should "just know" how to properly set up a particular problem 2) not expecting you to "just get" why a particular phenomenon is the way it is 3) by asking you questions about what may be confusing or counter-intuitive, and using various approaches to explaining it until we find the one that works for your unique way of thinking about physical laws and properties.

About Colin
Hello there! My name is Colin, and I have five years of experience tutoring math and science. I am a PhD student in the UC Berkeley-UC San Fransisco joint bioengineering program. My strong background in STEM qualifies me to tutor math and science up through lower-division college courses. Aside from my academic qualifications, I believe that it is my genuine passion for math and science that makes me an effective tutor for students of all backgrounds.

As a tutor, my goal is not to impress students with how much I know. Rather, my goal is to show my students how easily math and science concepts can come to them when they are presented the material in a straightforward way. The late physicist, Richard Feynman, posited that the ability to explain complicated ideas in a simple manner is the true mark of understanding. I agree with this a
ssertion, and I make it my goal each tutoring session to explain even the most complex phenomena in a simple way, so that my student will come away from the lesson invariably understanding it. Additionally, I emphasize a strong understanding of the fundamentals, because both math and science are heavily inductive disciplines; many of the theorems and laws are founded on other, more fundamental principles. I have personally experienced the discouragement of trying to learn material that is beyond my preparedness level, and so I can empathize with students who are in that boat. Fortunately, I have learned that the remedy is always a return to, and a strengthening of the basics. That is the approach I take with students who find themselves struggling in a course.

My online teaching platform is a “black board” drawing program that my students can follow along with as I explain concepts and solve problems. I simply share my screen with them during the session, and at the end, I take a screenshot of the notes and email it to my students for their reference. I hope this brief explanation of my qualifications and teaching style has provided a clear image of what you can expect from me as your tutor. I am eager to hear from you and help you succeed in your academic goals!
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Jack May 9, 2019
· Algebra 1 · Online
Colin took the time to thoroughly explain the lesson before ending the session. My son felt more confident about algebra after meeting with him. Colin also took the time to email me, the parent, detailing how the lesson went. I would recommend Colin.
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Lonnie S. May 5, 2019
· Chemistry · Online
Colin's tutoring inspires you to enthusiastically learn and think at a higher level, one which exceeds even your own expectation.
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Guy April 29, 2019
· Algebra · Online
My son (13) was excited about his progress after just one lesson! Thank you Colin!
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About Kevin J.

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Denver, CO
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I have been a classroom teacher for 11 years. I got my degree in elementary education. I have taught 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade. I'm best with younger grades. I can help with homework or plan a lesson over any concept you are having trouble with. I like to make learning fun. I have taught math, science, language arts, and social studies.

About Kevin
I truly enjoy teaching. I've taught in the public school classroom for 11 years. Teaching music is so so much FUN! And it should be fun for the students to learn. When I'm teaching I tell all my students that if they don't enjoy and smile about something, then we need to change something.

I would love to start lessons with you soon.
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Kristin April 19, 2019
· Drum · In home
Kevin is an enthusiastic and professional teacher! He has built up my son's confidence, and given him opportunities to perform and hone his percussion skills. I highly recommend Kevin!
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Aidan May 7, 2017
· Guitar · In home
I was out of town when my 15-year old son had his lesson with Kevin, so I sent a text to my son to find out how it went. "He is the best guitar teacher ever!!" my son replied. I think that says it all.
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Ava Z. March 29, 2017
· Guitar · In studio
First lesson was great! On the drive home Ava said, " I'm so excited I feel like I could run a marathon!"
Haha Thank you Kevin!
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About Ariel F.

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Reseda, CA
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Hey! I'm an experienced mathematics and physics tutor with a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from UCSD. I have been tutoring privately and at various institutions (Sylvan, Kumon, Cambridge Learning Center) and offer high quality sessions tailored to each individual. I'm dedicated to making sure each concept is understood fully by emphasizing fundamentals and explaining solutions step-by-step. I easily connect with students and I strive to instill in them everything they need to stay motivated and reach their full potential.

About Ariel
Hey! I'm an experienced mathematics and physics tutor with a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from UCSD. I have been tutoring privately and at various institutions (Sylvan, Kumon, Cambridge Learning Center) and offer high quality sessions tailored to each individual. I'm dedicated to making sure each concept is understood fully by emphasizing fundamentals and explaining solutions step-by-step. I easily connect with students and I strive to instill in them everything they need to stay motivated and reach their full potential.
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Rodion May 17, 2019
· Math · Online
Ariel is a compassionate and hard working tutor. If you want to have quick improvements in math (It was Calculus 2 for me), definitely ask him for help.
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Ngozi I. May 14, 2019
· Pre Calculus · Online
was very easy to understand and was very knowledgeable on per calculus and was able to give better explanations to make per calculus problems easy to understand, help me work thought problems step by step if i did not understand them and was patient, would recommend him to any one that needs help with per calculus.
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Ariel F.

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About Sean O.

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Plano, TX
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I am a certified Physics teacher and curriculum writer. I have a passion for teaching Physics and I am able to break down the concepts to make them easy to understand. Additionally, I have a lot of laboratory materials.

About Sean
Dear Students and Parents,

Born and raised in Germany, I graduated from college in 1995 with a degree in special ed and nursing. I came to Texas in 1997 and studied Biology at UTD. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Biology and a minor in health care, and I also obtained my teaching certification in composite science (teaching chemistry, biology and physics) and in German.
Currently I am teaching high school science classes (biology, physics, anatomy&physiology) , as well as German 1, 2, 3, and 4 (including pre-AP and AP German) at a local school.
I have been teaching , translating and interpreting German for several years.

I graduated with my Master's degree in science education in 2015, and I am writing curriculum since 2013. Currently I am enrolled for my PhD in biology.

I am offering German lessons for every level, beginner
to advanced, including conversation, test preparation, and reading German literature. Since every student has different interests and needs, I customize the lessons and reading materials to fit the individual student. My specialties are medical and technical German, and business German.

I am tutoring all science subjects from K through 12, and some subjects on a college level as well. Sciences can be hard to understand sometimes, and I am generally able to break down the concepts to make them easier to comprehend, often with the help of manipulatives and hands-on material, such as molecular kits, microscopes, lab experiments, or games.
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Sean O.

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About Gerardo M.

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Poway, CA
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I have mentored over 50 students in 20+ different subjects. I have experience with grades 4th to 12th, undergraduates, graduate students, and industry professionals.

I guarantee improvement in your understanding of the material starting from our first lesson together. I am committed to my students' success!

About Gerardo
My name is Gerardo M. I studied Mechanical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. I am a STEM-focused tutor that specializes in teaching all levels of math (AP included), science, academic test prep, and college level classes. One of my greatest strengths as a tutor is my ability to communicate with my students. I identify areas that need improvement and figure out where the fundamental disconnect between the material and my student's understanding of it exists. In addition to tutoring, I have 7 years of experience in technology startups in the semiconductors and consumer electronics industries.

My philosophy is to teach my students to learn by intuition and logic rather than memorization. I emphasize teaching the fundamentals to build up a strong foundation of understanding. I believe this approach produces superior l
ong-term learning and enables my students to continue succeeding later in life.
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Ana May 5, 2019
· Microsoft Excel · Online
Gerardo definitely knows a lot about Microsoft Excel. He taught me how to use pivot tables, create histograms, produce graphs of data, and he also helped me learn a few keyboard short-cuts to do my work more efficiently. Gerardo is a patient and effective tutor and I highly recommend him!
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Ana January 25, 2019
· Calculus · Online
Gerardo helped me out in Calculus because I was truly struggling. I had a tough professor and I had not taken a math course in a couple of years. He did a great job at tutoring me through webcam and he was really patient with me. I would definitely recommend!
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Henry January 24, 2019
· AP Calculus · In studio
Gerardo helped me prepare for my AP Calculus AB test. I had trouble understanding certain concepts such as related rates and using integration to find volumes. He explained problems very clearly by going step-by-step, and making sure I understood the process every step of the way. I highly recommend Gerardo if you are looking for a math tutor.
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About Anthony C.

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Brooklyn, NY
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I have experience tutoring this in the past.

About Anthony
With 10+ years of tutoring experience under my belt, I've developed a teaching style that is supportive and compassionate, but also no-nonsense. I help students work to the highest level of their capabilities, providing expert knowledge and encouraging them to be active participants in their learning.

I have a BS in Biology from the University of Minnesota as well as an MD from St. George's University. Given my background, I'm very comfortable tutoring in the areas of math and science. In addition, I have received specialized training on prepping for standardized tests such as the ACT, SAT, GMAT, and MCAT and can help students navigate the ins and outs of these challenging exams.
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Emma May 15, 2019
· Geometry · In home
Anthony is a thorough professional and devoted tutor. My teenage daughter, who is homeschooling and takes 1 or 2 intensive courses at a time, was able to swiftly move through the geometry material with the excellent instruction and guidance of Anthony as her teacher.
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Molly May 4, 2019
· AP Physics · In home
I have referred several students to Anthony in subjects ranging from AP Physics to ACT prep. He is highly skilled in the subjects he teaches. Just as importantly he is very empathic, and kids enjoy working with him. He is kind with them while still being able to keep them focused and on track.
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About Hank L.

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Littleton, CO

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I have been a science educator since 2008. My goal is to give you confidence that you can conquer physics! It's interesting science and, for me, helping you to experience that is important.

The aspect of physics that often makes a student nervous is math. I will help you with your math skills and with some tools that will help you do well in physics.

Learning physics can be a whole lot more interesting if you can have some fun while doing so. I use music, drawing, and even some outdoor activities to help my students master the knowledge of the world around them!

Thanks for considering me!

About Hank
Interesting.

That is the word around which I build my tutoring.

I want my students to enjoy learning about science. I want them to see and understand why it's useful, how knowing it can help them, and how it can be fun.

To get there, I focus on three things:

First, I try hard to make sure that every student does not lose sight of the overall connection between the very specific, sometimes technical details she is learning and the overarching point of the science. That helps keep the subject interesting.

Second, I work to help the student master the quantitative aspects of science. High school teachers generally emphasize that kind of calculation to a pretty significant degree and, besides, nervousness over the math often gets in the way of enjoying the learning and a better grade!

Third, I strive to develop a strong working relati
onship with the student so that I get a better understanding of the ways that she or he best learn. I use videos, texts and written practice materials, sure, but I also use comics, music, drawing, outdoor activities, and even lab-style learning activities.

This variety helps to assure that a student has some fun while learning and to recognize that the sciences are exciting. If a student is encouraged to believe that, then she or he might not only improve their grade in science class. The student might just become open to some new dreams and, of course, gain alot more confidence.

I make myself available to email or text consultation with a student, with the parent's permission, outside of the regularly scheduled in-person meeting and I do not charge for that extra help.

Thanks for considering me!
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Hank L.

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About John M.

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Boise, ID

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Half a decade of experience teaching on a variety of subjects to learners at nearly all levels. Subjects taught include classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism, analog circuitry, statistical and thermal physics, quantum mechanics, relativistic physics, propositional logic, first order logic, modal logic, music theory, jazz improvisation, and saxophone. I started my educational journey as a musician, and it led me into physics. Anyone can succeed in physics! I approach physics as a discipline which consists primarily in problem solving, and will empower students to discover reoccurring patterns in the problems they face. This problem solving skill applies not only to physics, but universally to our everyday lives!

About John
John S.F. Martin Jr. is an adjunct lecturer and laboratory instructor at Boise State University where he teaches introductory physics. He has bachelor certifications in both physics and philosophy, and a minor in applied mathematics.

His five years teaching experience spanning across a variety of subjects have shown him that any student can achieve their educational goals given the right guidance. His goal is to communicate to the student a complete understanding of the problem at hand, and to do so in a way that is exciting, entertaining, and humorous.

John is a 'right-brain' creative type who spent his youth studying jazz improvisation and music theory, gathering a small collection of awards from jazz festivals. With his father he founded and ran the 'Boise Student Jazz Jam' - a series of community jazz jam sessions spanning fro
m 2012-2019.

When he entered his collegiate education he made a switch to the hard sciences. There he learned his creative skills could be put to use analyzing scientific problems from novel perspectives. He has spent three years in a biophysics research environment working on fluorescence microscopy and computational modeling of intragenomic interactions. His work has been published in the evolutionary intelligence journal.

While pursuing his physics degree, John fell in love with philosophy, and the philosophy of physics in particular. John has presented his philosophical work at several philosophy conferences, working at the confluence of physics and philosophy to improve our understanding of the fundamental nature of the universe.

More than all of this however, John loves teaching. From the first private saxophone lesson he taught to the physics lectures he now gives, he has found nothing more fulfilling than to share the perspectives he has worked to gain, and help students exceed the expectations they hold for themselves.
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John M.

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$34 / 30-min

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