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Hector D.

Mckinney, TX

$55/hr

"Experienced Tutor in Physics, Math and Chemistry

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Background check passed as of 7/20/13

"Experienced Tutor in Physics, Math and Chemistry

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My background is in physics. I have a undergraduate and graduate degrees in Physics. I have over ten years experience in teaching and tutoring students in various topics. I enjoy teaching and I am passionate about helping students learn concepts in science and math. I have experience in tutoring students in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

As an experimental physicist, I enjoy sharing my experiences in the laboratory doing physical experiments. This help students understand and appreciate the significance of the physical concepts that they are studying in class. I have the ability to communicate classroom material in mathematics and the physical sciences effectively and efficiently.

I am patient, encouraging and patient with students who are having difficulty in the physical sciences and mathematical concepts. I am creative in developing learning strategies to help students understand the concepts efficiently.

"Very Helpful"

- Mark, Mckinney, TX on 7/13/14

"Excellent teacher!"

- Rishma, Allen, TX on 5/3/14

"Great Tutor"

- Elgin, Mckinney, TX on 2/5/14

"Chemistry, Physics & Geometry"

- Maritza, Mckinney, TX on 10/19/13
English:
TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy,
Biology, Chemistry,
Geology, Physical Science,
Physics
Computer:
MATLAB, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word
Language:
TOEFL
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
ACT Science, GRE, LSAT, PSAT, SAT Math,
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT Math

I am a physicist and tutor students regularly on math (algebra and geometry).

Algebra 1

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, we use math as a tool to model or interpret our data. I also tutor students regularly on algebra( Polynomials, functions, Graphing,Factoring)

Algebra 2

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, we use math as a tool to model or interpret our data. I also tutor students regularly on algebra (polynomials, functions, graphing, factoring).

Astronomy

I am a physicist with both a bachelor's and master’s degree in physics. Astronomy comprises mostly physics concepts.

I tutor students regularly on physical sciences which includes astronomy.

Calculus

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, I am well exposed to mathematical concepts which includes calculus as one of the subjects that I mastered. I also tutor students regularly on Precalculus and Calculus.

Chemistry

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, I am well exposed to the physical sciences which includes chemistry. It is also as one of the subjects that I mastered. I tutor students regularly on Chemistry.

Geometry

I am a physicist with both a bachelor's and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, I am well exposed to mathematical concepts which includes geometry as one of the subjects that I mastered. I also tutor students regularly on geometry.

Microsoft Excel

I am a physicist working in a research laboratory where I do physical experiments. I use excel to analyze data. I am also a teaching assistant that uses excel to create a spreadsheet for student records.

Physical Science

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. Physical sciences comprises mostly physics concepts.

I tutor students regularly on physical sciences

Physics

I have a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. I have taught undergraduate physics that deals with MECHANICS(vectors, projectile, newtons laws, forces, rotational motion, pressure and fluid motion),THERMODYNAMICS(thermal expansion, calorimetry,phase change, conduction), ELECTROMAGNETISM(electric and magnetic forces, Fields, electric circuits, capacitance, gauss law), OPTICS(lenses and mirrors, electro-optical devices) and MODERN PHYSICS(diffraction, relativity, atomic physics).

I am a physicist working in a research laboratory where I do physical experiments. I enjoy sharing this experiences when I am with a student working on a related concept during my tutorial sessions. I like inspiring students about the real world application of physics which makes them appreciate the things that they learn at school.


I tutor both high school and college physics students.

Prealgebra

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, I am well exposed to mathematical concepts which includes algebra. It is one of the subjects that I mastered. I also tutor students regularly on Prealgebra, Algebra I and Algebra II.

Precalculus

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, I am well exposed to mathematical concepts which includes calculus as one of the subjects that I mastered. I also tutor students regularly on Precalculus and Calculus.

SAT Math

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, we use math as a tool to model or interpret our data. I also tutor students regularly on Math (algebra and geometry).

I also tutor students regularly in different subjects in Math (geometry, algebra, calculus, Data operations and probabilities). This subjects comprises the coverage for SAT Math. With my problem solving skills as a physicist, I help students develop different strategies in solving a variety of math problems.

Statistics

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, I am well exposed to mathematical concepts which includes statistics as one of the subjects that I mastered. I also use statistical models to analyze my research data.

Trigonometry

I am a physicist with both a bachelor and master’s degree in physics. As a physicist, I am well exposed to mathematical concepts which includes trigonometry. It is one of the subjects that I mastered. I also tutor students regularly on trigonometry.

Miami University
Master's
University of Texas, Dallas
PhD

Education

Miami University (Master's)

University of Texas, Dallas (PhD)

Very Helpful — Communication was great. He showed up and taught what was asked! My son said he understood everything he taught him. Thanks! ...

— Mark, Mckinney, TX on 7/13/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Hector will travel within 10 miles of Mckinney, TX 75070.


About Hector

My background is in physics. I have a undergraduate and graduate degrees in Physics. I have over ten years experience in teaching and tutoring students in various topics. I enjoy teaching and I am passionate about helping students learn concepts in science and math. I have experience in tutoring students in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

As an experimental physicist, I enjoy sharing my experiences in the laboratory doing physical experiments. This help students understand and appreciate the significance of the physical concepts that they are studying in class. I have the ability to communicate classroom material in mathematics and the physical sciences effectively and efficiently.

I am patient, encouraging and patient with students who are having difficulty in the physical sciences and mathematical concepts. I am creative in developing learning strategies to help students understand the concepts efficiently.

Testimonials

"Very Helpful"

- Mark, Mckinney, TX on 7/13/14

"Excellent teacher!"

- Rishma, Allen, TX on 5/3/14

"Great Tutor"

- Elgin, Mckinney, TX on 2/5/14

"Chemistry, Physics & Geometry"

- Maritza, Mckinney, TX on 10/19/13

Education

Miami University
Master's
University of Texas, Dallas
PhD

Education

Miami University (Master's)

University of Texas, Dallas (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Mckinney, TX 75070

Hector’s Subjects

English:
TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy,
Biology, Chemistry,
Geology, Physical Science,
Physics
Computer:
MATLAB, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word
Language:
TOEFL
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
ACT Science, GRE, LSAT, PSAT, SAT Math,
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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