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Debbie M.

Torrance, CA

$60/hr

Ms. M and her love of biology

Usually responds in about 16 hours

Ms. M and her love of biology

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I have taught for 32 years. I am currently teaching Honors Biology and Biology. I also coach the Academic Decathlon team. My students tell me that I am one of the few teachers they know that is actually still excited about what I teach. Because of my red hair and the way I teach, my students gave me the nickname "Ms. Frizzle" years ago and it continues today. I just think I need to be excited about what I teach or how can I expect my students to even like the subject.

Testimonials

"Tutor that is very familiar with school curriculum"

- Preeti, Cerritos, CA on 12/18/11
Science:
Biology
Homeschool:
Biology

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Biology

I have taught for 30 years. I am currently teaching AP Biology, Honors Biology, Biology, Sheltered Biology, Physiology and coach the Academic Decathlon team. My students tell me that I am one of the few teachers they know that actually is still excited about what I teach. Because of my red hair and the way I teach, my students gave me the nickname - Ms. Frizzle - years ago and it continues today. I just think I need to be excited about what I teach or how can I expect my students to even like the subject.

CSUDH
UCIrvine
Graduate Coursework
UCLA
Graduate Coursework

Education

CSUDH

UCIrvine (Graduate Coursework)

UCLA (Graduate Coursework)

Tutor that is very familiar with school curriculum — Debbie was easy to reach and very prompt via email. My daughter had a test and is a freshman in Biology Honors and needed some extra help. Debbie wanted to know prior to the class the exact chapters in the book that she needed help on. When she came, she had another copy of the same book with her and knew exactly what subject matter to tackle. This helped us save time as the tutor did not have to ...

— Preeti, Cerritos, CA on 12/18/11

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Travel policy

Debbie will travel within 10 miles of Torrance, CA 90502.


About Debbie

I have taught for 32 years. I am currently teaching Honors Biology and Biology. I also coach the Academic Decathlon team. My students tell me that I am one of the few teachers they know that is actually still excited about what I teach. Because of my red hair and the way I teach, my students gave me the nickname "Ms. Frizzle" years ago and it continues today. I just think I need to be excited about what I teach or how can I expect my students to even like the subject.

Testimonials

"Tutor that is very familiar with school curriculum"

- Preeti, Cerritos, CA on 12/18/11

Education

CSUDH
UCIrvine
Graduate Coursework
UCLA
Graduate Coursework

Education

CSUDH

UCIrvine (Graduate Coursework)

UCLA (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Torrance, CA 90502

Debbie’s Subjects

Science:
Biology
Homeschool:
Biology

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 Debbie M.

Debbie M. passed a background check on 9/4/11. The check was ordered by Debbie through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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