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Alf K.

ALF - GED and/or High School Math Tutor

Denver, CO (80218)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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Hey there. My name is Alf, and I'm a math tutor. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics at Pomona College in the 1990s, but then turned my attention to non-mathematical pursuits. In the years since then, I have done tutoring in math off and on. I've done the most tutoring with adult GED students in math, science, and other subjects; this would probably be my best fit. However, I'm also comfortable working with high school students in math classes up until around the Calculus I range.

With each student I've worked with, my goal has been the same: to work myself out of a job. It's my goal to get a student through their current and specific difficulties. Also, I recognize that things won't necessarily be "smooth sailing" simply because a student has gotten beyond the current sticking spot. So I attempt to help a student search for and identify potential problem spots, and find ways to get around any obstacles that might arise later on.

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Alf’s subjects

Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GED, SAT Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Trigonometry

Algebra 1

I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pomona College in the field of mathematics. I began tutoring GED students in 2002 as a volunteer, and have since gone on to tutor math students of all ages, from basic math through calculus.

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Education

Pomona College (Claremont CA) (Mathematics)

Almost there! As my student prepares to take the toughest part (for her) of the GED, math, Alf remains a constant that she can rely on. She continues to rave about his patience and aptitude for teaching her in a way that makes sense to her and has math be a little less frightening and intimidating. She has come a long way, literally, from knowledge equivalency of a 6th grader to now nearly a high school graduat ...

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Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alf will travel within 15 miles of Denver, CO 80218.

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