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Scott D.

Physics/Astronomy Tutor

Clute, TX (77531)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I have been a classroom teacher of science for eight years, mostly conceptual physics. My math background and lifelong pursuit of astronomy enable me to tutor in astronomy and algebra with a high degree of expertise.

I generally start tutoring by answering specific questions from the student. This takes care of the student's urgent needs. Then, as I get to know the student and identify areas of weakness, I work intensively to develop the student's ability to independently master those areas.

The student is always encouraged to interupt me any time they don't understand. I am very good at finding alternative ways to explain things. My ability to reach students at all levels is outstanding.

In addition to my classroom experience, I have engaged in other jobs and activities that involved teaching. These include many astronomy outreach events as well as years as a personal trainer and golf instructor.

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Scott’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Statistics
Sports/Recreation:
Golf, Track & Field
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Biology, Geometry, Physics, Statistics
Science:
Astronomy, Biology, Ecology, Geology, Physical Science, Physics
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Statistics, Trigonometry

Golf

In high school and college I played on the varsity teams and won some tournaments. Over the years I have taught many people successfully to play golf and enjoy the game. More formally, in graduate school at Texas A&M a few years ago, I taught beginning golf to college students. I am competent enough to teach the basics to beginners as well as help more experienced players fine tune their game.

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Education

BS at Wichita State University (Mathematics)

Wichita State University (WSU) (MEd)

Texas A&M University - College Station, TX (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Scott will travel within 10 miles of Clute, TX 77531.

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