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Kelvin R.

See the World, Mathematically.

Virginia Beach, VA (23453)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$30.00
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I like to say I have been teaching/tutoring since "the last century." My experiences range from SOL pupils to student pilots, from those that belong to the diplomatic community to those who lived in developing countries. I recently returned to the States after three years abroad and settled in Hampton Roads. During my time overseas I taught middle school / high school math at a bilingual (French/English) school and I am now currently working at the high school level in Virginia Beach.

I enjoy taking the difficult to understand concepts of math and making them "real as rain." I travel to the location that is convenient for you. And if English is a second language for you, no problem; I can handle most of what I tutor in either French or Spanish.

GIVING BACK TO THOSE THAT SERVE OUR COMMUNITY
I offer a 10% discount to those students of First Responders (Fire/Police/EMS), Ministers, Public School Teachers, and Military Personnel (Active/Guard/Reserve/Retired/Veteran).

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Kelvin’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
SAT Reading, TOEFL
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Study Skills
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
AFOQT, ASVAB, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SOL, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

AFOQT

I have taken both the ASVAB and the AFOQT and have served in positions to help young officers determine their career paths.

Algebra 1

This is the type of math we all use practically everyday from simple equations to ratios, percentages, computing area, etc. The key is to know what steps to do in each particular case.

ASVAB

I have served in both the Army and the Navy as an Active Duty member and a Reservist. During my career I have also trained with or been trained by Air Force, Coast Guard and Marine Corps members.

Geometry

Geometry was the first course I personally taught. What most people are surprised to find out is that geometry is as much about deductive reasoning as it is about shapes and angles.

Microsoft Outlook

As an office manager of nine colleagues that were constantly traveling, Outlook became more than just email. I developed a system within Outlook which we dubbed the "Electronic Rolodex." It began by creating a shared office calendar. Calendar events would have a table inserted in the which contained Government Points of Contact, Hotel Reservations, Flight Itineraries, Visa Information, Currency Exchange rates, and Traveler photographs. This system allowed anyone in the office to go into the shared calendar and find, update, and send the most current information to the traveler simply by "inviting them to the event."

Along with that I use Outlook as a file management system. You know when you're looking for a specific file that came as an attachment, but you can't remember from who or which email?
I create folders within Outlook (like directories in Windows Explorer) to organize my attachments. That way when a colleague states they can't find that elusive email, I just find the file in my Outlook directories and click "Forward".
Done.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I have been working with PowerPoint for the last 10 years. I have created presentations that run themselves, including soundtracks, video and narrations.

SOL

I teach in the Virginia school system in English and Math. Both courses offer examinations in the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL). Our curriculum is guided by the objectives in the SOLs and I have served as an SOL proctor for the last two years.
As a tutor, I tailor the sessions based on the SOL objectives that prove most difficult for the student.

Trigonometry

Trigonometry is unique because it requires a clear understanding of Algebra. I have a strong background in both subjects and can help your student have one as well.

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Education

University South Florida (Engineering)

US Naval War College (Master's)

Old Dominion University College of Education (Graduate Coursework)

Awesome tutor - breaks everything down for you I had a difficult time with my ASVAB and it took me a year to pass it. So I went online to look for a tutor and magically I found Kelvin. He was very a smart decision to make. Kelvin breaks everything down for you and explains it to in a very detailed manner. Also Kelvin is a very patient tutor when comes to helping his students. He will always show you techniques to solve the problems you're stru ...

— Dawson from Virginia Beach, VA on 8/12/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

If you reside beyond the 15 mile radius (up to 40 miles) and still desire to receive tutoring, I can do so at an adjusted hourly rate.

Travel policy

Kelvin will travel within 15 miles of Virginia Beach, VA 23453.

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