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Patricia E.

BU Math & Physics Tutor

Boston, MA (02215)

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5 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I am a Professor in Higher Education with ten years of experience teaching subjects such as mathematics, physics, and astronomy.

MY TUTORING EXPERIENCE:

I will help the student develop the problem-solving strategies and critical thinking skills needed to do well. Many of the subjects that I tutor are considered very difficult, so I attempt to create a positive learning environment where students are not afraid to ask questions. I am a patient tutor that customizes the tutoring experience to the preference of the student.

MY PHILOSOPHY:

I like to make sure that my students have a good educational foundation in the subject they are trying to learn. My tutoring sessions usually start off with some initial problems to find out where your weak points are. Those are addressed before moving on to more advanced material.

WHY I SHOULD BE YOUR TUTOR:

I have a Master of Science in Physics, and would also be a great choice as a physics or physical science tutor. I have taught introductory calculus-based physics (mechanics through modern physics), introductory algebra-based physics (mechanics through modern physics), and astronomy courses at the college level. I have also tutored students one-on-one in these subjects. Do you have an advanced Physics course? Don't worry, I can still help you.

I am a great choice as a math tutor because of my extensive experience teaching and tutoring mathematics. I have taught and tutored mathematics in courses in higher education for ten years. I have taught everything from fraction addition (pre-algebra) to college algebra. I have also tutored Physics students in subjects in mathematics such as: algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus. While working at Pearson Education, I had the opportunity to tutor students in subjects ranging from pre-algebra to calculus.

With a Masters of Education in Educational Media and Technology from Boston University, I incorporate educational multimedia into tutoring sessions to help students visualize some of the complex ideas that can come up in these fields.


WHERE:
I prefer to meet students in public spaces such as: libraries, student unions, and restaurants. If you know of a great tutoring location, don't hesitate to suggest it. I am flexible, so that I can meet the needs of my students.

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Patricia’s subjects

Algebra 1

Whether in a college math course, physics course, or tutoring, I have been assisting students with their algebra 1 skills for over 10 years. I currently teach algebra at Bunker Hill Community College. I am especially skilled in small group or one-on-one situations.

Algebra 2

I teach intermediate algebra (algebra 2 equivalent) at a local community college. Recently, I tutored algebra 2 and college algebra students nationwide through email/telephone at Pearson.

Astronomy

Are you having problems with that astronomy course?

I taught an Introduction to Astronomy course at a community college in Dallas, TX. Although the concepts can be difficult to understand, I love to use multimedia to make this subject come alive.

Calculus

I tutored Calculus students nationwide through email or telephone at Pearson. Calculus is also frequently used in many advanced Physics courses. Not only am I proficient in single and multi-variable calculus, but I can also help you with those application problems.

GED

I have taught GED test preparation for many years and would love to help you pass the exam. A diagnostic will be performed assessing the students abilities. Using the diagnostic and other resources, I will help you do great on the GED exam! I have helped several students achieve scores over 600 on the GED Science and GED social studies exams.

General Computer

If you are looking for some basic computer instruction, you have come to the right place! I love computers and have been using laptops and desktops for over 10 years. Whether your operating system is Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux, I can help you.

Geometry

I have taught Geometry as part of a math course for 4 years now. I have been tutoring physics students on their Geometry fundamentals for over 10 years. If you have a Geometry question, I will be able to help you.

Microsoft Excel

Do you need help with Microsoft Excel? I have been using Microsoft Excel as part of my normal work routine for years. I will have you analyzing data and making charts in no time! Your learning experience will be tailored to your specific needs whether that is personal, academic or professional.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Are you looking for help with Microsoft PowerPoint? If so, you have come to the right place. I have been using PowerPoint in my classes for almost 10 years now. I can tailor the learning experience to your needs whether that is personal, academic or professional.

Microsoft Word

I have been using Microsoft Word for almost 15 years now. I can help you with either personal or professional interests.

Physical Science

Do you need help with your physical science class? Do not worry! I have a Master of Science in Physics, and would also be a great choice as a physical science tutor. I have taught algebra-based physics, calculus-based physics, and astronomy courses at the college level. I have also tutored students one-on-one in these subjects.

Physics

Is that physics course keeping you awake at night?

I have a Master of Science in Physics, and would be a great choice as a physics tutor. I have taught calculus-based physics (both mechanics through modern physics) and algebra-based physics (both mechanics through modern physics) at the college level. I have also tutored students one-on-one in these subjects.

Prealgebra

I have taught pre-algebra courses at a local community college & would love to help you with this course.

Precalculus

I recently tutored Precalculus students nationwide through email or telephone at Pearson.

Trigonometry

Are you having problems with those sine, cosine, and tangent functions?

Trigonometry is used frequently in algebra-based physics and calculus-based physics courses. Not only the introductory courses, but the advanced courses as well. As a result, I can help you brush up on your trigonometry skills.

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Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

For group rates, I charge an additional $20 per person. I don't have a car & must meet all students near a subway station.

Travel policy

Patricia will travel within 5 miles of Boston, MA 02215.

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