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Gerardo L.

Chemistry Teacher

Avondale, AZ (85392)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$65.00
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My name is Gerardo and I am a Chemistry teacher at a local Phoenix high school. I teach AP Chemistry and Honors Chemistry. I have been teaching for approximately 8 years. I have my B.S. with a Minor in Chemistry from Northern Arizona University and a Masters from Arizona State University in Curriculum and Instruction in Math and Science. I have real-world experience in the application of chemistry. Prior to teaching I worked as a chemist for 8 years in Phoenix. My teaching styles are inclined towards inquiry-based methods. I am also highly proficient and knowledgeable in other basic subjects such as GED and Algebra.

Chemistry is an abstract concept and thus is not an easy subject to learn, so I try to use inquiry as a teaching method. I try to use creativity that allows me to integrate many ideas into my teaching. In the spirit of inquiry, I allow the learner to engage in scientifically oriented questions, which eventually permits them to tap into their prior knowledge and connect their explanations to scientific knowledge. I dedicate myself to my students to help them comprehend challenging concepts. I am ready to make learning chemistry and any other subject enjoyable.

Sincerely,
Gerardo

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Gerardo’s subjects

Test Preparation:
GED
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry
Science:
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2

Chemistry

My name is Gerardo and I am a Chemistry teacher at a local Phoenix high school. I teach AP Chemistry and Honors Chemistry. I have been teaching for approximately 8 years. I have my B.S. with a Minor in Chemistry from Northern Arizona University and a Master's from Arizona State University in Curriculum and Instruction in Math and Science. I have real-world experience in the application of chemistry. Prior to teaching I worked as a chemist for 8 years in Phoenix. My teaching styles are inclined towards inquiry-based methods. I am also highly proficient and knowledgeable in other basic subjects such as GED and Algebra.

Chemistry is an abstract concept and thus is not an easy subject to learn, so I try to use inquiry as a teaching method. I try to use creativity that allows me to integrate many ideas into my teaching. In the spirit of inquiry, I allow the learner to engage in scientifically oriented questions, which eventually permits them to tap into their prior knowledge and connect their explanations to scientific knowledge. I dedicate myself to my students to help them comprehend challenging concepts. I am ready to make learning chemistry and any other subject enjoyable.

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Education

Northern Arizona University (Food and Nutrition)

Arizona State University (Master's)

Easy to reach and very dependable Gerardo is extremely patient and has assisted our son with confidence and understanding in IB/Honors Chemistry. Highly recommended! ...

— Jeri from Phoenix, AZ on 5/18/10);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

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Gerardo will travel within 10 miles of Avondale, AZ 85392.

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