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Fred K.

Math (all levels including Calculus) - SAT/ACT Prep (ALL Parts)

Boca Raton, FL (33434)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$45.00
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Helping students achieve their full potential is my goal. For over 15 years I have been helping students with all levels of math as well as helping prepare for all parts of the SAT/ACT tests. I am skilled at motivating students to become successful in their subjects. I guarantee you will not be disappointed in the results of my tutoring help. I am now retired from my software engineering profession and am available 24/7 to meet the student's needs. I tutor students in Boca Raton, Parkland, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Lakeworth and other surrounding areas. I tutor in the home of the student or in a nearby local library. References available on request.

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Fred’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, Literature, Public Speaking, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Science:
ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Physics
Computer:
Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Fortran, SPSS
Language:
TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Art:
Ballroom Dancing, Film
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Science, Career Development, CLAST, GED, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TEAS, TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Ballroom Dancing
Corporate Training:
Career Development, GMAT, Public Speaking, SPSS, Statistics

ACT Math

One-on-One is the best way to prep for the ACT. I ask the student to work on math problems prior to the tutoring session. Once i arrive we go over all problems the student did not get correct. During this process I teach any math concepts that have been "forgotten" and teach the student how to analyze each type of question and teach the student how to get to the correct answer.
I help ensure that on test day the student will achieve his best score.

Algebra 1

Algebra is a subject which is critical that a student do well in. The ability to master this subject will greatly affect the students performance in all subsequent math classes. The concepts in this course build upon one another. Therefore it is critical that if a student runs into trouble understanding a section that that be immediately corrected. I have helped many students gain the confidence and understanding needed so that math is a subject that can be appreciated instead of feared.

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 is a subject which is critical that a student do well in. The ability to master this subject will greatly affect the students perfromance in all subsequent math classes. The concepts in this course build upon one another. Therefore it is critical that if a student runs into trouble understanding a section that the missed concepts be immediately understood. I have helped many students gain the confidence and understanding needed so that math is a subject that can be appreciated instead of feared.

Career Development

I am currently a retired software engineer. I also currently work in real estate as a licensed real estate broker in Florida (License # BK3071967). My degrees in engineering (BSEE and MEE) and my MBA allow me to help other in developing their careers. I would assist those who request help in areas of my expertise.

CLAST

College-Level Academic Skills Test (CLAST) validates that the student has acquired the knowledge expected of a college graduate. My many year of tutoring math, science, verbal skills and writing skills allows me to help a student prepare for this test. During my college career I have obtained a BSEE, MEE and MBA and therefore am well qualified to help a student pass the CLAST test.

Computer Science

I am a retired software engineer. I have worked for Raytheon company on radar system software for over 30 years.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have many years of tutoring experience. During those years I have worked with primary school aged students (Elementary (K-6th)) to help them grasp fundamentals of reading and mathematics. Working with younger children has its special rewards as one watches them grow intellectually "right before your eyes."

Fortran

I am a retired software engineer. I have done computer programming for over 30 years. I have programmed complicated radar system applications using the Fortran language.

Public Speaking

I have been President of a local Toastmasters group in Massachusetts. This group met at my place of work. I was involved with this group for several years learning the skills needed to become a relaxed, confident and skilled public speaker.

SAT Math

The SAT Math test challenges the problem solving ability of the student and the student's ability to apply mathematical principles to the solution of the stated problem. Over many years of helping students I have the skill to teach the student how to master each type of question they will encounter. By repeated practice and shared problem solving demonstration the student can quickly hones his skill. The goal is for each student to produce a score which accurately reflects his math aptitude. SAT preparation in this one-on-one mode is the most cost effective and time effective method to prepare for the test.

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Education

Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (Electrical Engineering)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Master's)

Babson College (MBA)

We love Fred! — Fred is a kind, knowledgeable and patient tutor. Our daughter enjoyed working with him. We found him to have a calm attitude and he gave very constructive suggestions. We will be calling him again. We have called him again for both SAT prep and Calculus. He is such a kind, caring and knowledgeable person. He accommodates us whenever we ask including short notice. He is a sweetheart and we love him ...

— Pamela from Boca Raton, FL on 6/2/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

I am happy to work with more than one student during a session at my basic session rate. I will consider a lower rate for multiple sessions in a 7 day period.

Travel policy

Fred will travel within 20 miles of Boca Raton, FL 33434.

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