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Russell H.

Physicist turned algebra teacher tutors evenings and weekends

Dallas, TX (75208)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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My name is Russell, and I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina physics department. I have taught high school algebra (levels 1 and 2) for two years and have recently taken up a job with a chemical engineering company. Looking to make extra money on the side (I am headed back to school in the fall of '12), I would love to help you get better at math and science. Whether you are struggling to understand the concepts on which the quizzes and tests are based, or if you are on the borderline of a preferential letter grade and want to seal the deal, I can help you.

My strengths are in the applied sciences (physics and chemistry) and math (up to and including calculus). If you feel like my help would be beneficial to you in any of these subjects, please don't hesitate to contact me. This is not the first time I've tutored, and, if you like, I would be happy to provide you with references of students that I have helped in the past (both here in the Metroplex, and in my home state of Florida). Thank you in advance for your consideration, and I wish you the best.

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Russell’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
Grammar
Science:
ACT Science, Physical Science, Physics
Music:
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Science, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Grammar

Elementary Math

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide. A firm foundation in the basics of arithmetic as well as concepts such as rounding, fractions, and decimals is imperative for future success in mathematics.

I can help your son or daughter excel in these areas and prepare him/her for future math subjects like algebra and geometry.

Guitar

Playing the guitar is very fun, but takes practice and dedication. I have been playing for 18 years, and will show you everything you need to know to become proficient on your own. From beginners' basics such as tuning, changing strings, and major chords and scales, to more advanced techniques such as soloing, hybrid picking, arpeggios, and more.

My main influence is rock and roll, from The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Led Zeppelin, through the Pearl Jam, Radiohead, and Stone Temple Pilots grunge rock years, all the way to current favorites such as Cage the Elephant, Matt and Kim, and Vampire Weekend.

If this style of music is one with which you can identify, we will be a good fit for each other.

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Education

University of North Carolina

Break Through!! After a tutoring session with Russell, my daughter was happy and had relief. She said she was ready for her week in algebra 2 * I could tell the stress of not understanding the chapter's concept had been lifted. Russell was patient and stayed at our home until she understood the concept that they were working on. Also, Russell was very quick to respond to our tutor request which helped our daugh ...

— Beverly from Dallas, TX on 11/6/11);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Russell will travel within 15 miles of Dallas, TX 75208.

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