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Ralph L.

Algebra I, II, Visual Basic, Beginning C++ tutor

Chicago, IL (60618)

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I have tutored my classmates in High School on subjects such as Algebra 1 & 2, and geometry. I was a facilitator at Harry S. Truman College. As a facilitator, I helped minority students improve their math skills so they can increase their chances in succeeding in the mathematics and science field. I'm currently a GED math tutor at two local non-profit organizations in Chicago.

My method of tutoring is quite simple. First, I ask the student to try to solve a problem by his/her own self. If he/she is not able to do so, then I teach the student step by step on how to solve the specific problem. Once he/she successfully solves the problem, I reinforce what the student learned by giving several more similar problems. Once I feel confident that the student understands how to solve the problem, I move on to the next topic.

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Ralph’s subjects

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
C++, Computer Science, HTML, Visual Basic
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
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I have taken Visual C++ at Northeastern Illinois University. As a computer information systems tutor at a local Chicago college, I helped students finish their C++ programming exercises. Since I finished my C++ programming classes at Northeastern Illinois University, I've been doing programming exercises that our textbook offered at the end of each chapter. I can honestly say that my success rate in making the programs work is very high.

Visual Basic

I took Visual Basic in the late 1990's at a local college. From then on, I've been doing programming exercises from several versions of VB. Currently, I've been doing programming exercises from a VB 2005 book. So far, I'm able to do most of the programming assignments. Therefore, I conclude that I'm capable of teaching this subject to anyone.

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Northeastern Illinois University

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

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Ralph will travel within 15 miles of Chicago, IL 60618.

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