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Len W.

Experienced Math Tutor

Hagerstown, MD (21740)

Travel radius
25 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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As an engineering manager, I spend much of my day explaining technical subjects to non-technical managers as well as to my employees. I enjoy this part of my job so much that for the past eight years I have tutored middle school, high school and college students one-on-one in all levels of math and science. I have successfully tutored students in pre-algebra, algebra, intermediate and advanced algebra, geometry, pre-calculus, calculus, physics and SAT preparation.

I believe in working one-on-one with students to help them understand what they are learning in school. I believe that homework is necessary to reinforce and solidify what they are learning so I often give extra homework. Often students just need someone to reinforce what they are learning or to explain it in a different way. Every student has different strengths and weaknesses and each must be taught as an individual. My experience in tutoring math, starting with my own three children, is extensive, so that I have always found a way to explain difficult concepts to help a student understand it.

In high school math especially, too many students fall behind in skills that they need to build on. Then they develop the attitude that "I just can't do math." I believe that everyone can "do math" if they're firmly grounded in the basic principles and continue to practice through homework. I have uncovered weakness in earlier subjects while tutoring more advanced math. By finding and correcting these problems, the student improves, gains confidence and can often complete the subject with limited or no additional help.

I look forward to talking with you and helping your student improve his/her math and science skills.

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Len’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel
Test Preparation:
GED, GRE, SAT Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel
Science:
Mechanical Engineering, Physical Science
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Windows
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry

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Education

SUNY Buffalo

Master Engineering (Graduate Coursework)

Highly Recommend Len is everything we wanted in a tutor -- flexible, accessible, professional, kind, adaptable, knowledgeable and goal-oriented. Len displayed a unique desire to help our daughter, before he even met her. He quickly assessed our daughter's strengths and weaknesses and motivated her to overcome her challenges. We are very satisfied with the end results for the school year and intend to use his se ...

— Jada from Fairplay, MD on 7/2/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Len will travel within 25 miles of Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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