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Kelvin M.

Miami, FL

$45/hr

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Background check passed as of 7/23/13
Usually responds in about 3 hours

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Kelvin is a Santa Clara University graduate and is one of the highest rated and experienced math tutors in the WyzAnt system. He is an active substitute teacher and has a great ability to help kids understand math. You will see an immediate improvement once he begins with your student. He has 4 kids of his own (ages 24, 21, 17 and 15) and has worked with students as a tutor, youth worker, coach and substitute teacher for over 20 years. He has a unique ability to relate and communicate well with his students.

Testimonials

"Good Start"

- Lisa, Miami, FL on 4/3/14
Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry,
Prealgebra
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry,
Prealgebra

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.

Algebra 1

Algebra is a building subject. Each lesson builds on what was learned before. If you don't understand one of the foundational steps, you will get lost later on. Kelvin uses multiple techniques to help students understand the basics of Algebra. He has the ability to explain things in a couple different ways so that they make sense to the students.

Geometry

Geometry is a puzzle game. Whether it is the Pythagoream Theorem or parallel lines or angles, each problem gives you enough clues to find the answer - you just need to know the tricks to unlock the puzzle. Kelvin has a unique ability to help students see the clues, learn the tricks and succeed in Geometry. He uses a number of different techniques and can explain the concepts a couple different ways, so that students understand and learn quickly.

Prealgebra

Pre-Algebra is a subject that builds on itself. Each lesson uses what was learned before. If you don't understand one of the foundational steps, you will get lost later on. Kelvin uses multiple techniques to help students understand the basics and does a thorough review so those building blocks stay fresh. He has the ability to explain things in a couple different ways so that they make sense to the students.

Kelvin’s Resources

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It is early in May, but nearing the end of the school year. It is important to be able to finish strong and be as prepared as possible to score well on Final Exams that are coming up. NOW is the time to make sure you completely understand all the theorems, postulates and rules for the last few sections in the Geometry year. Things like Circles, Surface Area, Volume are the key concepts... read more

Santa Clara University
Political Science
Regent College
Master's

Education

Santa Clara University (Political Science)

Regent College (Master's)

Good Start — My son had his first tutoring session with Kelvin last night. He was prompt and professional. My son found him engaging and knowledgeable. A few more sessions are needed to fully assess how effective the tutoring is, but so far, he's off to a good start. ...

— Lisa, Miami, FL on 4/3/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Travel policy

Kelvin will travel within 10 miles of Miami, FL 33133.


About Kelvin

Kelvin is a Santa Clara University graduate and is one of the highest rated and experienced math tutors in the WyzAnt system. He is an active substitute teacher and has a great ability to help kids understand math. You will see an immediate improvement once he begins with your student. He has 4 kids of his own (ages 24, 21, 17 and 15) and has worked with students as a tutor, youth worker, coach and substitute teacher for over 20 years. He has a unique ability to relate and communicate well with his students.

Testimonials

"Good Start"

- Lisa, Miami, FL on 4/3/14
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Education

Santa Clara University
Political Science
Regent College
Master's

Education

Santa Clara University (Political Science)

Regent College (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Miami, FL 33133

Kelvin’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry,
Prealgebra
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Geometry,
Prealgebra

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.


Kelvin’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Kelvin. View all of Kelvin’s resources

It is early in May, but nearing the end of the school year. It is important to be able to finish strong and be as prepared as possible to score well on Final Exams that are coming up. NOW is the time to make sure you completely understand all the theorems, postulates and rules for the last few sections in the Geometry year. Things like Circles, Surface Area, Volume are the key concepts... read more


Background Check Status for Kelvin M.

Kelvin M. passed a background check on 7/23/13. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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