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Jonathan T.

Biology, Algebra, Geometry, Spanish, Organization - Tutor

Berkeley, CA (94705)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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My passion is teaching and helping students discover the pleasures of learning.

I am resident of Berkeley, graduate of UC Santa Barbara, and have worked full-time as a tutor for the past 3 years. My specialties are Algebra, Geometry, Biology, and Spanish.

My students range from middle school through college. I have successfully worked with students with various learning challenges and gear my teaching strategies towards individual students.

I have developed a unique holistic style, pulling from my studies in compassionate communication from the Esalen Institute, which focuses on active listening and awareness of an individual’s feelings and needs.

I creatively approach each subject and student. I am patient and playful. I strive to make learning fun and enjoyable.

I am very passionate about what I do and dedicate myself to the success of my students.

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Jonathan’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Proofreading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Ecology, Nutrition, Psychology
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks
Language:
Spanish
History:
Music:
Composition (Music), General Music, Guitar, Music Theory, Piano, Songwriting
Art:
Composition (Music)
Elementary Education:
Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Special Needs
Business:
Economics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, Geometry, Piano, Prealgebra, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ISEE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis
Corporate Training:
Criminal Justice, Economics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Spanish

Algebra 1

I began tutoring Algebra 2 in high school. I spent a semester tutoring Algebra and Geometry with the a local branch of nationally recognized tutoring center in Piedmont. I led after-school Algebra and Geometry tutoring at a local high school. I now specialize in tutoring Algebra.

Algebra 2

I work with students in Algebra 1 and 2.

American History

I completed AP History in high school. I took many history classes in college. I tutored a semester of US History to a student in Piedmont. The students find it helpful to have someone to discuss historical events and repetition to memorize dates.

Biology

I have tutored high school Biology for the past three years. Biology is one of my strongest subjects.

Geography

I am passionate about teaching geography. I graduated with a BA in Geography from UCSB. I love teaching students about human and physical geography.

Geometry

I began tutoring Algebra 2 in high school. I spent a semester tutoring Algebra and Geometry with the Sylvan Learning Center in Piedmont. I led after-school Algebra and Geometry tutoring at Oakland Tech.

Guitar

I have 14 years of experience playing guitar and have recorded 7 albums of original music. I am knowledgeable in music theory and took several music theory classes in college.

I am patient and an experienced teacher who enjoys sharing my love of music.

I teach folk, blues, pop, and rock guitar. I also teach my students music theory and how to improvise and solo.

ISEE

I have worked with students prepping for the ISEE. I help assess where they need improvement and work with them on creating a study plan. I am also an experienced math tutor and help students with the concepts on the math sections of the test.

World History

I completed AP History in high school. I took many history classes in college. I tutored a semester of US History to a student in Piedmont. The students find it helpful to have someone to discuss historical events and repetition to memorize dates.

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Education

University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) (Geography)

Great tutor — My son loves Jonathan. He gets right to work when he comes over, and makes excellent use of all his time. Very patient. ...

— Angelique, Oakland, CA on 11/12/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jonathan will travel within 10 miles of Berkeley, CA 94705.

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