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Ralph P.

Denver, CO

$40/hr

Science or Math Tutor

Usually responds in about 2 days

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Throughout my life my friends have told me I should have been a teacher. I've spent the majority of my career in entrepreneurial start-ups but alternating around computer related jobs for large businesses. After starting a chess club and agreeing to tutor a student in the programming language Java, I've realized that teaching is a way for me to pass on the wealth of knowledge gained over a lifetime--my friends were right all along.

I am a patient teacher and can generally inspire the student to find the same enthusiasm for a topic as I have. Most difficulties in learning are due to a lack of proper preparation or poor explanations. What prompted my friends to comment on my teaching skills is that I have an ability to explain complex topics in terms the student can understand.

I read technical and scientific news and articles because of the enthusiasm I have in understanding as much about the universe as possible. I would count my tutoring as a success if my student became my teacher.

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Physics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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University of Colorado, Boulder
Psychology

Education

University of Colorado, Boulder (Psychology)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ralph will travel within 40 miles of Denver, CO 80239.


About Ralph

Throughout my life my friends have told me I should have been a teacher. I've spent the majority of my career in entrepreneurial start-ups but alternating around computer related jobs for large businesses. After starting a chess club and agreeing to tutor a student in the programming language Java, I've realized that teaching is a way for me to pass on the wealth of knowledge gained over a lifetime--my friends were right all along.

I am a patient teacher and can generally inspire the student to find the same enthusiasm for a topic as I have. Most difficulties in learning are due to a lack of proper preparation or poor explanations. What prompted my friends to comment on my teaching skills is that I have an ability to explain complex topics in terms the student can understand.

I read technical and scientific news and articles because of the enthusiasm I have in understanding as much about the universe as possible. I would count my tutoring as a success if my student became my teacher.

Education

University of Colorado, Boulder
Psychology

Education

University of Colorado, Boulder (Psychology)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Denver, CO 80239

Ralph’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Physics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, 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.


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