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Matthew C.

Math Teacher/Professor (Certified in MI) with Masters Degree

Lapeer, MI (48446)

Travel radius
40 miles
Hourly fee
$75.00
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I am a certified and Highly qualified teacher in Michigan and I am certified to for teach International baccalaureate IB classes.

I am currently teaching part time at the University of Michigan - Flint and Mott Community College, and tutoring full time.

In the past five years I have taught the following classes:
Pre-Calc - 5 years
Algebra 2 - 4 years
Geometry - 4 years
Test Prep including: ASVAB, ACT, AIMS Prep (just like MEAP for AZ)-4 years
Mentoring - 3 years
Summer school Math - 2 years
Special education mathematics - 2 years
Math 021 , Math 072 & Math 082
Calculus
Algebra 1
Probability and statistics
Student Aids

Plus multiple college courses

I am very good with kids of all ages. I have been working with students from 5th grade through students over 65 years old and everything between. I have been tutoring since 2002 and have never stopped. The one on one teaching is my passion and is the reason I became a teacher. I am not a teacher who is willing to tutor, but a tutor who is willing to teach. My students are never disappointed and I can provide letters of recommendation from any of my current or past students any time.

Over the last five years, I have been focusing on expanding my flexibility by incorporating online tutoring when it fits the students lives better.

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Matthew’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Econometrics, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, C, C++, Computer Programming, Computer Science, General Computer, HTML, Mathematica, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Photography, Web Design
History:
American History, World History
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Photography
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Autism
Business:
Economics, Finance, GMAT, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, English, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, GMAT, LSAT, Praxis, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Chess, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis
Corporate Training:
C++, Economics, Finance, General Computer, GMAT, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Statistics, Web Design

ACT Math

Master's degree and certified Math teacher available to tutor for math ACT and have tutored the ACT, SAT, AIMS, MEAP, Praxis, GED, and many other standardized tests.

ADD/ADHD

I have great success for working with students with ADD and ADHD. Teaching high school I found these students to be generally well motivated by physical activity and consistently changing the modality of the students receiving the information. This is done by a well organized presentation that keeps the students knowing what to expect even though each lesson is different and only presented to the students specific needs. Parents of ADD / ADHD student will need to be more open to “unique methods” since the traditional setting is typically not a very good setting for the student to find success. Every ADD/ADHD student I have had has been extremely satisfied with their lessons and their abilities to apply tutoring sessions to the class room and find success.

Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra 1 and tutored for the past 10 years. I am highly advanced in Algebra and will be able to show any student multiple approaches to any problem. I am available for online tutoring in this subject.

Algebra 2

I have taught Algebra 2 for 4 years and tutored for the past 10 years. I like to tutor this subject using a multitude of colors and physical objects so the students can interact with the math when needed. I am highly advanced in Algebra 2 and will be able to show any student multiple approaches to any problem. I am available for online tutoring in this subject if needed to supplement our in-person sessions.

ASVAB

Master's degree and certified Math teacher available to tutor for the ASVAB, ACT, SAT, AIMS, MEAP, Praxis, GED, and many other standardized tests (more certifications soon). I utilized a special program over the last 4 years that will Identify the tester's weak points and we focus our efforts on that instead of spending time on areas of expertise.

Calculus

I have taught precalculus for the past 5 years and am more than confident that tutoring calculus students is well within my skill set. Many ideas in calculus are a built upon precalculus concepts and I often find that students needing calculus tutoring also need a good refresher on some precalculus concepts they did not have a full grasp on.

Chemistry

I am highly skilled taking the complex concepts, including elaborate multi-step problems, and making the content simple to understand. I have some very clever methods of expressing complex concepts that have proven to be very helpful to many chemistry students.

Elementary Math

I am currently teaching a "Lego" engineering, science, and mathematics class to students in 4th - 8th grade. I work well with elementary students in tutoring settings because I am patient and allow them to "explore" their way of doing things. I am always open to new and creative ways to solve any problem. I love the joy and excitement that this age of students bring.

GED

I very much enjoy helping students prepare for the GED. The GED gives an opportunity to take many educational concepts and apply them to real world situations. GED tutoring is typically very enjoyable as we incorporate many alternative learning strategies throughout many lessons.

General Computer

I am an advanced computer used who is very comfortable doing hardware upgrades, installing and uninstalling any software, and I often aid the IT department with any company that I work for. I have all the training for the A+ Certification and am well versed in many computer languages and web design. I greatly prefer the Free Open office Suit program to the expensive Microsoft Suit, however I am fluent in both as well as Mac and Linux systems.

Geometry

I have taught geometry for 4 years and tutored for the past 10 years. I am able to show any student multiple approaches to any problem. I am available for online tutoring in this subject if needed to supplement our in-person sessions.

Prealgebra

I have tutored Pre-algebra for the past 4 years. I am highly advanced in Algebra and will be able to show any student multiple approaches to any problem. Pre-algebra students with have an opportunity to discover potential issues from years ago before it hinders their progress in future math courses. I am available for online tutoring in this subject if needed to supplement our in person sessions.

Precalculus

I have taught Pre-Calculus for 5 years and tutored for the past 10 years. I am highly advanced in Pre-Calculus since it is basically an advanced Algebra 2 class. Pre-Calculus students will need to brush up a lot on Algebra 2 concepts in order to be successful. I am available for online tutoring in this subject if needed to supplement our in person sessions.

Statistics

I have many active statistics clients and rather enjoy the course. There are a few concepts that need to be presented in the classroom a specific way, but some minor additions to the in class information has proven to substantially increase student comprehension. All of my stats students are very satisfied and only regret not hiring me sooner.

Trigonometry

I have taught Trigonometry as part of a Pre-Calc class for 5 years and tutored for the past 8 years. Students should have a solid understanding of basic Trig introduced in Algebra 2 concepts in order to be successful.

Web Design

I have been designing websites for 8 years. I can assist you with this.

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Education

University of Michigan, Flint (Secondary Education)

University of Phoenix- Arizona (Master's)

Great Tutor! — Matthew was very helpful when I was studying for my finite math final exam. I was struggling in the class and Matthew was willing to meet right away. He was extremely accommodating when scheduling our sessions. I met with Matthew 8 times before taking my exam. He broke things down and really simplified them. His techniques were easy to remember and helped me do well on the exam. I would definitely ...

— Mike from Davison, MI on 7/8/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Online tutoring available at a rate of 1/2 current advertised hourly rate. Feel free to mix an match online and in person meetings for the most effective and economical option.

Travel policy

Matthew will travel within 40 miles of Lapeer, MI 48446.

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