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My name is John D. and I'm 30 years old. I graduated from UMass Dartmouth in 2008. I have been tutoring for 12 years now. I worked as an assistant teacher at Wareham Cooperative High School for two years. Currently, I work at Fairhaven High School as a Paraprofessional.

I enjoy helping students learn math. It's rewarding. Besides tutoring, I enjoy playing basketball with my friends. I'm looking for tutoring hours during the evening except Mondays.

My approach is to see where the students need the most help and strengthen those weaknesses. I don't want the student to fall behind. I want the student to feel comfortable, and not discouraged. I want the students to feel that they have accomplished something.

I first started tutoring when I was attending Cape Cod Community College. I tutored in algebra and precalculus. When I transferred to UMass Dartmouth, I continued tutoring in math from algebra I to calculus. Right now I tutor in UMD Primes, a program for UMass Dartmouth on Mondays for Algebra I.

I connect with the students. I'm an experienced tutor. I love working with students who are willing to put in the time to learn. I have a strong understanding in math. I majored in math in college. I have been tutoring ever since I was in high school and it has been great.

John is patient, clear, competent, friendly, flexible, reliable, relatable and sensitive to the different learning needs of both of our children who he has helped, both together and individually. He has been a blessing to us!

Math:

ACT Math,
Algebra 1,
Elementary Education:

Elementary Math
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I am qualified to tutor Algebra 1 because I have been tutoring that subject to kids for 10 years. I work as a Paraprofessional at Fairhaven High and Algebra 1 is one of the classes I am in. When I tutor this subject, I try to relate it to real life settings.

I am qualified to tutor Algebra 2 because I have been tutoring that subject to kids for 10 years. I work as a Paraprofessional at Fairhaven High and Algebra 2 is one of the classes I am in. When I tutor this subject, I try to relate it to real life settings. I also tutor Algebra 2 often in Instructional Support class at Fairhaven High.

I took Differential Equations while I was at Umass Dartmouth and got an A-. I'm familiar with this subject. It was one of my favorite classes at Umass. I also have the book that I had when I was at college, so I still remember the material. I have tutored several students in the subject as well.

I also love elementary math. It is very easy, but it is the foundation of mathematics. I love elementary math because it is applied math. It is easy to relate it to real life, which kids understand more.

I am qualified to tutor Geometry because I have been tutoring that subject to kids for 10 years. In the Instructional Support classes that I am in, I work with quite a few students in Geometry. When I tutor this subject, I try to relate it to real life settings.

I am qualified to tutor Linear Algebra because I took Linear Algebra as a student at Umass Dartmouth. I had Steven L. as a Professor. I got a B in his class. I still have the book and read it from time to time, so I have knowledge in this subject.

I used to work as a student teacher at Wareham Cooperative school and Pre Algebra was one of the classes I taught, while I was there. I have experience teaching and tutoring Pre Algebra. It gets kids ready for Algebra 1.

I love to tutor Pre Calculus because there is advanced algebra along with trigonometry. I recently tutor a couple of students in Pre Cal. I took Pre Cal honors in high school and I tutor the subject, so I remember it pretty well.

I took Probability when I was at Umass Dartmouth. I have experience tutoring in that topic before. I love Probability because it deal with real life situations, the chances of an event will occur. er at Wareham Cooperative High School for two years. Currently, I work at Fairhaven High School as a Paraprofessional.

I have alot of experience tutoring SAT math. Just this past year, I tutored three kids for their math SATs. All the problems deal with algebra and geometry, so it comes easy to me. I help the with the math part and the test strategy part. Taking the least time with each question. Usually you can eliminate couple of the choices with each multiple choice question.

I am qualified to tutor Trigonometry because I have been tutoring that subject to kids for 10 years. In the Instructional Support classes that I am in, I work with quite a few students in Trigonometry. Trig is probably my favorite topic in Math. When I tutor this subject, I try to relate it to real life settings.

**An Awesome Math Tutor!** —
John is patient, clear, competent, friendly, flexible, reliable, relatable and sensitive to the different learning needs of both of our children who he has helped, both together and individually. He has been a blessing to us!
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John will travel within 15 miles of New Bedford, MA 02740.

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