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C. Gregory A.

Smyrna, GA

$40/hr

High School Science, and Math tutor to help you succeed in class.

Background check passed as of 1/26/12
Usually responds in about 3 hours

High School Science, and Math tutor to help you succeed in class.

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I am a biochemist degree holder with extensive experience as a high school science teacher, math and science tutor. I have worked with students from all backgrounds, from low-performing to high-achieving, tapping into their strong suits and tailoring my lessons along those strengths so that they (the students) understand the subject matter better.

My experience as a classroom teacher and graduate student means that I set high expectations for myself and my students. I encourage and guide them towards meeting these expectations while teaching them value-added skills, like approaches to solving various problems, thinking beyond the question (critical thinking), that can be applied to other subjects.

Finally, I believe that all students have the ability to understand seemingly complex concepts in Science and Mathematics, hence I stress that my students should have a "can do" attitude, or be willing to put their best effort at all times.

Thank you.

Testimonials

"Great and Dedicated Tutor"

- Elaine, Norcross, GA on 3/23/14

"Very patient and reviewed information as many times as needed."

- Shannon, Marietta, GA on 8/20/14

"Great Tutor"

- Tasha, Smyrna, GA on 5/19/14

"Excellent"

- Ann, Marietta, GA on 7/8/13

"Great tutor, calm and very attentive"

- Stephanie, Marietta, GA on 5/18/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Denyse, Lithia Springs, GA on 5/17/13

"Great Tutor"

- Adaeze, Austell, GA on 4/5/13

"Intelligent, knows how to personalize the subjects"

- Omar, Hiram, GA on 2/18/13

"Excellent Learning Coach! Try him out!"

- Theresa, Atlanta, GA on 12/13/12

"Explains Concepts Well"

- Stacey, Acworth, GA on 12/8/12

"Wonderful Tutor"

- Jacquie, Roswell, GA on 10/11/12

"My Review"

- Anna, Marietta, GA on 10/10/12

"Excellent"

- Ian, Dallas, GA on 9/15/12

"Fabulous tutor!"

- Britta, Roswell, GA on 5/4/12

"Great tutor- punctual, patient and very knowledgeable!"

- Yolanda, Canton, GA on 4/3/12
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry,
Physical Science,
Physics
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry,
Physics,
Prealgebra, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, PSAT, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Chemistry

Students will learn to define matter and classify it according to chemical and physical properties. They will trace the historical development of the modern atomic theory and explain the current quantum mechanical model of the atom. The periodic table will be defined and explained using the modern atomic theory. The properties of atoms will be explored. Using the understanding of bonding and periodic properties, students will predict and define the various types of bonding between elements. Students will name and write correct sample formulas for compounds. Students will describe a chemical reaction with an equation and calculate relationships described by the equation. In addition, the mole concept will be utilized. Based on the kinetic theory students will differentiate between the physical properties of the three phases of matter. Students will calculate mathematical relationships based on gas behavior. Quantitatively and qualitatively, the student will describe the process of solutions and characteristics of solutions. Thermodynamic relationships will be investigated. Students will explore the factors that affect the rates of a reaction and apply them to the theory of dynamic equilibrium. They will predict changes in equilibrium based on LeChatelier’s principle, and apply them to 2 acid-base theory. Oxidation-reduction will be applied to real-life situations and energy interactions will be used to explain reaction spontaneity.

Physical Science

This course is designed to allow students the opportunity to investigate the composition of matter and its interactions. This includes basic properties of matter, the atomic theory, bonding, nomenclature, chemical reactions, solutions, basic acid /base theory, and the study of the periodic tendencies of the elements. Students will also investigate, discover and learn the properties of forces, motion, work & power, energy, heat and temperature, electricity, magnetism, sound and light.

Physics

Students will be introduced to the study of motion, forces, momentum, work, power, and energy. Energy in transition will be studied through the concept of waves. We will explore light and sound phenomenon, and electricity and magnetism. A study of modern physics will be included.

LaGrange College, LaGrange 30240
Biochemistry
Shorter College/University Rome, GA
MBA
Shorter College/University Rome, GA
Master's

Education

LaGrange College, LaGrange 30240 (Biochemistry)

Shorter College/University Rome, GA (MBA)

Shorter College/University Rome, GA (Master's)

Great and Dedicated Tutor — C. Gregory is very conscientious and seems to want to do whatever will help the student to be successful. He's very knowledgeable and very good in breaking down the topics within the student's understanding. We're very thankful to have a Science Tutor like C. Gregory A. ...

— Elaine, Norcross, GA on 3/23/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

C. Gregory will travel within 30 miles of Smyrna, GA 30080.


About C. Gregory

I am a biochemist degree holder with extensive experience as a high school science teacher, math and science tutor. I have worked with students from all backgrounds, from low-performing to high-achieving, tapping into their strong suits and tailoring my lessons along those strengths so that they (the students) understand the subject matter better.

My experience as a classroom teacher and graduate student means that I set high expectations for myself and my students. I encourage and guide them towards meeting these expectations while teaching them value-added skills, like approaches to solving various problems, thinking beyond the question (critical thinking), that can be applied to other subjects.

Finally, I believe that all students have the ability to understand seemingly complex concepts in Science and Mathematics, hence I stress that my students should have a "can do" attitude, or be willing to put their best effort at all times.

Thank you.

Testimonials

"Great and Dedicated Tutor"

- Elaine, Norcross, GA on 3/23/14

"Very patient and reviewed information as many times as needed."

- Shannon, Marietta, GA on 8/20/14

"Great Tutor"

- Tasha, Smyrna, GA on 5/19/14

"Excellent"

- Ann, Marietta, GA on 7/8/13

"Great tutor, calm and very attentive"

- Stephanie, Marietta, GA on 5/18/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Denyse, Lithia Springs, GA on 5/17/13

"Great Tutor"

- Adaeze, Austell, GA on 4/5/13

"Intelligent, knows how to personalize the subjects"

- Omar, Hiram, GA on 2/18/13

"Excellent Learning Coach! Try him out!"

- Theresa, Atlanta, GA on 12/13/12

"Explains Concepts Well"

- Stacey, Acworth, GA on 12/8/12

"Wonderful Tutor"

- Jacquie, Roswell, GA on 10/11/12

"My Review"

- Anna, Marietta, GA on 10/10/12

"Excellent"

- Ian, Dallas, GA on 9/15/12

"Fabulous tutor!"

- Britta, Roswell, GA on 5/4/12

"Great tutor- punctual, patient and very knowledgeable!"

- Yolanda, Canton, GA on 4/3/12
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Education

LaGrange College, LaGrange 30240
Biochemistry
Shorter College/University Rome, GA
MBA
Shorter College/University Rome, GA
Master's

Education

LaGrange College, LaGrange 30240 (Biochemistry)

Shorter College/University Rome, GA (MBA)

Shorter College/University Rome, GA (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Smyrna, GA 30080

C. Gregory’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry,
Physical Science,
Physics
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry,
Physics,
Prealgebra, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, PSAT, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

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.


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