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Joseph R.

Specializing in High School Math, Regents, SATs, Physics

South Ozone Park, NY (11420)

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Hi, my name is Joe and I've been teaching/tutoring students in math and sciences for the past 7 years. I was born and raised in Brooklyn until I headed off to college at Binghamton University, where I received a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BS in Mathematics. After that, I came back to Brooklyn as a NYC Teaching Fellow for math. I taught a variety of subjects at Midwood High School in Brooklyn for 6 years, including physics, math, robotics, AutoCAD. I now live in Queens.

I attribute my success as an educator to my solid knowledge of many subject areas, along with a patient, friendly, and understanding personality. I'm not one of those socially awkward math and science guys that can understand every fact and figure in a textbook but struggles to explain one to another person. I am a musician who plays guitar and piano, likes to hang out with friends and watch sports. Despite having a sense of humor and being able to relate to students, I mean business when it comes to encouraging students to succeed. Bottom line is that I can take someone who is academically struggling in one of my subject areas a far way in not too much time.

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Joseph’s subjects

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Physical Science, Physics
AutoCAD, General Computer, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Composition (Music), Guitar, Music Theory, Piano
Composition (Music)
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Piano, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, PSAT, Regents, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
General Computer, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word


I have an MA in Mathematics Education as well as a BA in Mathematics. I also have a NYS mathematics teaching license (Grades 7-12) and six years teaching experience in NYC high schools. I have taught and tutored algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

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Binghamton University

Brooklyn College (Master's)

Very patient!!! — Great tutor!! Easy to work with. Joe was very patient and he is extremely knowledgeable and offered valuable suggestions on how to approach physics. ...

— Melanie from Brooklyn, NY on 10/19/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

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Joseph will travel within 25 miles of South Ozone Park, NY 11420.

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