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Michael S.

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Texarkana, TX (75503)

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I graduated and have worked for several years as a Mechanical Engineer, with a Masters degree in Business Administration. I have worked as a tutor in a variety of topics, though primarily in mathematics (pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry and through calculus) and science (physics, chemistry and biology). I have worked at times as a substitute teacher for nearly every subject across the high school and middle school curriculum. I am active with the Boy Scouts of America as an adult leader, and with the local Astronomy Group and can bring these subjects to life for my students with 'real-world' descriptions and applications. I enjoy tutoring students of any ages that are motivated to learn.

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Michael’s subjects

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
ACT Science, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physical Science, Physics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Vocabulary
Accounting, Economics
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, Praxis, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Economics, Statistics


I have played chess since a youth (over 40 years). I frequently have used chess as a training tool while working as a substitute teacher in high schools. I am well known in our local Boy Scout Council for always have a chess board (or two) with me at scouting events, to give a different challenge to some of the boys. As a result of this, I have been used as the Council Chess Merit Badge Counselor for the (fairly new) Chess Merit Badge. I am familiar with all the basic moves, and the lesser-known moves and rules (en-passant, castling, draws, 40-move rule etc).

Elementary (K-6th)

I have tutored at a stand-alone tutoring shop (Mathnasium) primarily aimed at elementary school children and math. In addition, I have done substitute teaching in all grades of basic schooling, from elementary school through high school. I've tutored some students that are taking home-schooling courses, to enable them to better understand the concepts being presented in the course.

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North Dakota State University (Mechanical Engineeri)

North Dakota State University (MBA)

"Great tutor, easy to reach by phone" My tutor Michael was awesome, I understood my assignment, and I was able to process my assignment. I will use his services again, and will refer other people to use him as their tutor. He was professional, and easy to reach by phone. ...

— JACKIE from Texarkana, TX on 12/1/10);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

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Michael will travel within 20 miles of Texarkana, TX 75503.

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