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Ken S.

Working scientist, PhD, nuclear physicist, vast experience

Castro Valley, CA (94546)

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I've been teaching or tutoring for over twenty years in some form or another. For me the reward from tutoring is when I see that a student has caught onto an idea, when the light bulb goes on. In my career I've not only studied physics, mathematics and statistics, but applied them as well as time management and study skills. I can help a student succeed in all these areas.

My career has included a PhD in Nuclear Physics, postdoctoral work in nuclear astrophysics and over twenty years of experience in everything from teaching, to doing physics to advising policy makers on technical topics at a national laboratory.

Students should know that my focus is on teaching for mastery of a subject, I will only rarely teach to a test.

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Ken’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Precalculus, Statistics
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Geometry, Precalculus, Statistics, Trigonometry

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Ohio State University

Ohio State University (PhD)

Makes things make sense My daughter is a visual mathematician, in that she sees answers and functions rather than necessarily follows the methods put forward in books. Ken has been doing a great job of helping her connect the two so that she can do well in her Calculus class. He also helps her understand how the mathematics apply to her chosen major of Physics, which is bonus. We find him knowledgeable, friendly and pati ...

— Susan from Castro Valley, CA on 6/13/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Rates can be adjusted if the meeting place is close to me and to accommodate small groups of students.

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Ken will travel within 24 miles of Castro Valley, CA 94546.

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