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Ragina S.

Fairfax, CA

$140/hr

High quality tutoring that produces results. PhD

High quality tutoring that produces results. PhD

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Dr. S. taught pre-medical Chemistry, nursing Chemistry and Algebra at Dominican University in San Rafael California before starting her own business. She has been teaching and tutoring since 1979. As an educator, Dr. S. has dedicated herself and her company to making her understanding of the natural world accessible to young people, regardless of their previous experience. She is highly acclaimed for her innovative techniques designed to make even intricate and complex topics fun for teens and pre-teens. She has an innate understanding of what colleges need and recognizes the value of an early start. Her methods are unique and they work. She has worked as a Research Scientist and a Manufacturing Engineer and Application Chemist for Bio-Rad Laboratories and other smaller start-up companies in Silicon Valley. She held a Post Doctoral fellowship at University of Southern California and is a graduate of University of Auckland, New Zealand, Chemistry Department. Her hobbies are to travel and she used to fly light aircraft in New Zealand. She is adventurous and loves to introduce travel opportunities to her students.

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, College Counseling, ISEE, MCAT, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
College Counseling, ESL/ESOL, Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

Algebra 1 will cover rules of operation with numbers and expressions, solving for variables and literal equations, simplifying rational numbers, laws of exponents, graphing linear equations, finding equations for parallel and perpendicular lines, developing models and equations from word problems, distance between points and mid point, rate and ratios.

Trigonometry

Trigonometry will cover unit circle approach to trig identities, properties of trig functions, right angle trig and graphs with transformations, Sinusoidal functions, trig identities, double angle, sum and difference, product to sum and inverse trig functions, and solving triangles using law of sines, law cosines and area of triangle, as well as simple harmonic motion.

Auckland University New Zealand
Auckland University New Zealand
Master's
PHD
Graduate Coursework

Education

Auckland University New Zealand

Auckland University New Zealand (Master's)

PHD (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $140.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ragina will travel within 40 miles of Fairfax, CA 94930.


About Ragina

Dr. S. taught pre-medical Chemistry, nursing Chemistry and Algebra at Dominican University in San Rafael California before starting her own business. She has been teaching and tutoring since 1979. As an educator, Dr. S. has dedicated herself and her company to making her understanding of the natural world accessible to young people, regardless of their previous experience. She is highly acclaimed for her innovative techniques designed to make even intricate and complex topics fun for teens and pre-teens. She has an innate understanding of what colleges need and recognizes the value of an early start. Her methods are unique and they work. She has worked as a Research Scientist and a Manufacturing Engineer and Application Chemist for Bio-Rad Laboratories and other smaller start-up companies in Silicon Valley. She held a Post Doctoral fellowship at University of Southern California and is a graduate of University of Auckland, New Zealand, Chemistry Department. Her hobbies are to travel and she used to fly light aircraft in New Zealand. She is adventurous and loves to introduce travel opportunities to her students.

Education

Auckland University New Zealand
Auckland University New Zealand
Master's
PHD
Graduate Coursework

Education

Auckland University New Zealand

Auckland University New Zealand (Master's)

PHD (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Fairfax, CA 94930

Ragina’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, College Counseling, ISEE, MCAT, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
College Counseling, ESL/ESOL, Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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