Sol De Picciotto

Sol D.

Los Angeles, CA
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Basic Math

Levels Taught:
Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Sol delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Females 10 to 52, males 9 to 20 and special needs

Teaching since:
April 2011

Sol De P.
TUTORING EXPERIENCE:
I have tutored students in the following subjects:
Basic Math
Algebra
Geometry
Trigonometry
Pre-Calculus
Calculus
Physics

INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE:
Most recently, I was employed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), where I received several outstanding achievement awards. Previous industrial affiliations have included Digital Enterprises, Application Research Corporation, IBM and Hughes Aircraft Company.
My experience includes the application of mathematics and physics in computer based research and software development.

ABOUT ME:
I am a Caltech graduate now working as a professional Math/Science tutor. I live in West Los Angeles. I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, both obtained at the California Institute of Technology.

TEACHING APPROACH:
I am very patient and methodical when it comes to teaching. I make the sessions fun and interesting. I explain concepts in ways that are easy to understand. My teaching approach often focuses on developing self confidence and motivation, and overcoming barriers to learning. I concentrate on viewing the subject matter from the student's point of view, and I teach using that as a guide.

I believe that with the right guidance, any student can achieve success in any subject. First and foremost, I care about my students. Their success is what makes me successful. I treat all students with respect.

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Education

Master of Science
Sep 1965 - Jun 1970
California Institute of Technology

Languages

French
Limited Proficiency

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