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I love teaching and tutoring students in mathematics and science. My goal is to first identify the student's understanding and needs. Next is to interactively involve the student as much as possible throughout the session. Finally, ensure the student understands the concept.
I have a BS in Physics and Math from Georgia Tech and a MS in Economics from the Colorado School of Mines. Recently retired, I have 3 years of teaching and tutoring experience and am currently teaching a mathematics course at Red Rocks Community College.
I believe students can meet their potential if they are given the appropriate learning experiences. A few good educators can make a world of difference in a student's education. I strive to make a difference in all of my student's lives.
I have found it essential to master Algebra 1 before proceeding into Algebra 2. Therefore, we may spend the first session reviewing to ensure those Algebra 1 concepts have been mastered. A firm base is necessary in order to build further.
I believe the basic concepts of calculus are relatively simple. If these can be taught and understood by the student, then I believe they can better tackle the mechanics of calculus. As always, I try to bring in real world examples.
This subject represents a great opportunity to lay a firm foundation with the student for all future math courses. We learn the basics the right way.
I like to use the real world to explain the concepts in elementary science. If the student can relate to direct experience, there is a much better chance of learning these concepts. This in turn, can lead to a greater desire to learn more science.
I feel well qualified to tutor the math and science sections of the GED. My academic credentials, teaching and tutoring experience support this. I have tutored students in GED before I began tutoring with WyzAnt.
Mastery of arithmetic is a necessity before proceeding to prealgebra. We review as much as necessary before proceeding.
Probability is a fun course if taught correctly. I make use of real world problems and examples to bring this subject to life.
Statistics requires learning the terminology of the subject. We spend much time doing so and then doing problems to ensure understanding. This is related to the use of statistics in the real world.
Trigonometry requires much work with plane figures and triangles. We focus on learning these very well.
Excellent tutor! — I have been extremely happy with Wayne throughout my spring 2013 semester. I have met with him a number of different times and and have always been very satisfied. He is very patient and has a great way of explaining how the work should be done. He is always right on time and has made my life much less stressful. I highly recommend him for any students looking to improve their math grades. Really ...
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