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I taught in Illinois for seven years and have recently relocated to Phoenix. I primarily taught high school. The courses taught and number of times taught are in the list below. I meet the requirements for "Highly Qualified" in Mathematics.

I hold a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics (physics minor), and am able to present material via a variety of formats and approaches. If I see that you are not "getting it" one way, I'll approach the concept from a different angle. I am generally quite patient and will work with anyone that has the desire to learn. However, I am NOT willing to waste my time and your money if the student isn't willing to put the effort into learning.

Courses taught:

Pre-Algebra - 3 years

Algebra 1 - 4 years

Geometry - 2 years

Algebra 2 - 2 years

Pre-calculus - 2 years

Statistics - 1 semester

Physics - 1 year (college prep)

Physics - 1 year (tech prep/minimal mathematics/conceptual)

Junior high math - 3 years

Junior High Social Studies - 1 year

Computers ranging from introductory junior high to professional development for adults

I have a very broad knowledge and experience base and can assist with other areas as well.

I do require that a parent or guardian be present if the student is under 18 years of age. I have also received my fingerprint clearance card.

With my current teaching schedule, I am only available on weekends. If a weekend only schedule will work for you, I am available.

Math:

ACT Math,
Algebra 1,
English:

Writing
Homeschool:

Algebra 1,
Sports/Recreation:

Softball
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I have taught Algebra 1 at both the junior high and high school levels. I meet the requirements for Highly Qualified for Arizona.

I have taught Algebra 2 at the high school level.

I have taught at both the middle school and high school levels. As a result, I have the knowledge and ability to provide tutoring to elementary students.

In addition, as part of my career as a professional educator, I performed a great deal of curriculum alignment and development for the elementary grades.

I have taught math at a variety of levels and have tutored elementary age children in arithmetic a number of times.

I have taught a variety of classes at both the junior high and high school levels.

I have taught high school geometry a number of times.

I completed a college (300 level) in Sets & Logic with a grade of "B"

I have taught Prealgebra at both the junior high and high school levels.

I have taught Precalculus a number of times.

I have coached softball a total of 3 years. While I am not expert in all aspects, I can certainly provide instruction in the basics and give guidance/coaching.

While I am primarily a math teacher, I am comfortable with the various methods of teaching students how to spell.

As an experienced teacher, I have helped many students develop strategies that help them learn. In addition, I developed many such skills while I was going through school as a student. So, I can approach it from both ends, the teacher and the learner.

I have taught Trigonometry at the high school level.

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

*I am willing to adjust rates for multiple students. e-mail me with the information and I will determine the adjustment.*

Richard will travel within 25 miles of Phoenix, AZ 85050.

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