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Adam R.

Los Altos, CA

$88/hr

AP Physics Teacher - Los Altos High School

Background check passed as of 4/30/14
Usually responds in about 34 minutes

AP Physics Teacher - Los Altos High School

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Adam R. has been teaching physics at at Los Altos High School for 16 years. He will come to your home or meet locally within Santa Clara County and help prepare students for success on the College Board’s AP Physics B, AP Physics C – Mechanics or the AP Physics C – Electricity & Magnetism Tests.

Mr. R’s systematic attention to conceptual details and mathematically rigorous solution methods are aligned with the College Board’s Free Response Question’s (FRQ’s) scoring rubrics. His student’s record of success on the College Board’s AP Test is evidence of their dedication to excellence and his teaching methods.

Number of AP Physics C Tests Taken Since 2007: 258
44 % of my students scored 5
30 % of my students scored 4
14 % of my students scored 3
88 % of my students have scored 3 or Greater.

Tutorial Sessions are offered in two hour blocks. Early morning sessions between 5:00 AM & 7:00 AM and afternoon sessions between 4:00PM & 8:00PM are available.

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Precalculus
Science:
Physics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Physics,
Precalculus

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I have been teaching physics at a High School for over 15 years. I teach students physics using algebra 1 & 2, trigonometry, integral and differential calculus. I am very good at creating examples to help students see value in learning to use math.

Physics

I have been teaching physics at Los Altos High School for over 15 years. I have a BS in Physics from UCSC. I have had over 250 students take the AP Physics C test with an 88% passing rate. I am passionate about teaching.

University of California at Santa Cruz
Physics
San Jose State University
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of California at Santa Cruz (Physics)

San Jose State University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $88.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Adam will travel within 21 miles of Los Altos, CA 94022.


About Adam

Adam R. has been teaching physics at at Los Altos High School for 16 years. He will come to your home or meet locally within Santa Clara County and help prepare students for success on the College Board’s AP Physics B, AP Physics C – Mechanics or the AP Physics C – Electricity & Magnetism Tests.

Mr. R’s systematic attention to conceptual details and mathematically rigorous solution methods are aligned with the College Board’s Free Response Question’s (FRQ’s) scoring rubrics. His student’s record of success on the College Board’s AP Test is evidence of their dedication to excellence and his teaching methods.

Number of AP Physics C Tests Taken Since 2007: 258
44 % of my students scored 5
30 % of my students scored 4
14 % of my students scored 3
88 % of my students have scored 3 or Greater.

Tutorial Sessions are offered in two hour blocks. Early morning sessions between 5:00 AM & 7:00 AM and afternoon sessions between 4:00PM & 8:00PM are available.

Education

University of California at Santa Cruz
Physics
San Jose State University
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of California at Santa Cruz (Physics)

San Jose State University (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 21 miles of Los Altos, CA 94022

Adam’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Precalculus
Science:
Physics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Physics,
Precalculus

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.


Background Check Status for Adam R.

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