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Algebra 1

I am a Delaware certified, highly qualified, math teacher with more than twenty years of experience teaching (and tutoring) a wide variety of math subjects (including algebra 1).

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Algebra 2

I am a Delaware certified, highly qualified, math teacher with more than twenty years of experience teaching (and tutoring) a wide variety of math subjects (including algebra 2).

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Calculus

Calculus is a branch of math that involves two new operators: the derivative, and its inverse, the integral. The derivative is analogous to the slope of a line (from algebra) and the integral is the area under a curve.

I have been tutoring calculus at the high school and college levels for over fifteen years.

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Microsoft Excel

I have using Microsoft Excel since it first came out for Apple's Macintosh computers. I have formally taught Excel (on Windows) since the mid 90's to both high school and college students.

I continue to use Excel in my own work to organize and analyze data.

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Geometry

Geometry is a branch of math concerned with points, lines, angles, shapes, and space (on a plane). It also develops skills such as logic, reasing, and proofs. Many students have a hard time with geometry because it is more visual than their previous math studies.

I have been tutoring high school geometry for over twenty years.

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Microsoft Word

I have using Microsoft Word since it first came out for Apple's Macintosh computer. I have formally taught Word (on Windows) since the mid 90's to both high school and college students.

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Physics

I am a Delaware certified physics teacher with more than twenty years experience teaching (and tutoring) high school and college students.

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SAT Math

I have taught several SAT math preparation courses.

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General Computer

I am certified in Delaware to teach computer science. I have taught computer application courses for over ten years at the Charter School of Wilmington. I have worked with computers in industry for over twenty years, and led numerous software development projects.

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Chess

My chess experience began when I was a child. In high school, I was the first seat of the chess team. My experience continued through college and beyond. This experience includes teaching many persons how to play chess.

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Adobe Photoshop

Most recently I have taught a semester courses of Digital Photography (I and II) to high school students. At least half of the course was teaching and helping students learn Photoshop Elements.

I also use this software to edit my own opphotography.

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Discrete Math

I have taken numerous college courses dealing with discrete mathematics. My Ph.D. thesis involves solving a set of simultaneous partial difference equations with boundary values. I used discrete math concepts to solve several projects I worked on in industry. In fact I earned a US patent for one of those solutions.

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Photography

Most recently I have taught a semester courses of Digital Photography (I and II) to high school students.

I have been an avid photographer for more than thirty years. My Photographs have Appeared in:

Wilmington International Photography Exhibition, acceptances

Community News (including on front page)

Several other local newspapers

A.I. DuPont High School (Football team photographer)

Marbrook Elementary School

Charter School of Wilmington

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AutoCAD

I have taught a semester Engineering Drawing course to high school students numerous times over the past eleven years. An introduction to using AutoCAD was an integral part of this course.

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Computer Programming

I have a PhD from Carnegie-Mellon University in electrical engineering, control systems.

Over my career in industry, I have programmed using more than thirty different computer languages and led numerous software development projects.

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Computer Science

I am certified in Delaware to teach computer science. I have taught computer application courses for over ten years at the Charter School of Wilmington.

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Praxis

I have taken and very easily passed the Praxis exam. I have also prepared several students to take this exam. I view the Praxis as similar to (but perhaps easier than) both the SAT and ACT tests.

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Electrical Engineering

I have a PhD from Carnegie-Mellon University in electrical engineering.

I have also tutored and taught several college courses for electrical engineering including a review course for the EIT portion of the Professional Engineering license.

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Computer Engineering

I have a PhD from Carnegie-Mellon University in electrical engineering, control systems.

Over my career in industry, I have led numerous software development projects. I am a Delaware certified computer science teacher with more than ten years experience.

I have also taught several computer engineering courses as an adjunct professor.

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ACT Math

Over the past twenty years, I have successfully helped hundreds of students prepare for the math portion of the ACT, SAT, and PRAXIS exams. Some of these student have achieved perfect (or near perfect) scores!