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Starfire S.

High School Math and Physics

El Cerrito, CA (94530)

Travel radius
18 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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Hello, my name is Starfire, did you know that the elements in your body come from exploding stars? I'm full of curiosity and love sharing the facts, methods and philosophy of science. I have ten years of experience teaching high school math and physics. I am flexible in my approach and tailor my methods to the needs and abilities of my students. I enjoy working with youth as well as adult learners. I have been tutoring students since I was in high school myself. Learning science and math can be difficult at times but with a little help anyone can master the principles and discover a vast, exciting, and ever expanding body of knowledge! I would be honored to help you in your quest for this knowledge. I have a bachelor's degree in Physics from U.C. Berkeley. I taught Math and Physics at the Orinda Academy for 6 years. I also teach Tai Chi at Cal.

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Starfire’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Chemistry, Physics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:

Chess

I had a chess rating of 1600 in the United States Chess Federation. I taught an after school program through the Berkeley Chess School. I have a love for the game, and can show and explain all of the rules. I can play blindfolded too.

Martial Arts

I have a black belt in Hapkido from UC Berkeley, and I've studied various forms of martial arts, Tai Chi, kickboxing, grappling, self-defense and weapons for over 30 years. I am a certified Tai Chi instructor and have taught classes at Cal since 1996. I teach an annual Tai Chi adventure in Hawaii.

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Education

UC Berkeley (Physics)

Great tutor for my son's high school physics course — My son had a great experience with Starfire covering his high school physics course. His understanding of the subject and course work greatly improved with Starfire's help. He brought real life explanations of physics concepts to the sessions and my son really liked this approach. Starfire was great for my son to work with. Highly recommend him. ...

— Colin from Boulder, CO on 5/30/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Travel policy

Starfire will travel within 18 miles of El Cerrito, CA 94530.

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