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Mark H.

Patient and Methodical Science, Language and Math Tutor

Sammamish, WA (98074)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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Hello, my name is Mark. I graduated from Northern Arizona University with a B.S. in Physics and Astronomy. I have tutoring experience in Latin vocabulary, syntax and grammar in reading, writing and oral form. The student I tutored was placed in an advanced Latin class when he enrolled in school the following year.

I've had a passion for astronomy since childhood. I'm fascinated by extrasolar planets, astrobiology and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, to the point where I've been inspired to begin my own sci-fi series. If any student has a similar passion for astronomy, I would be pleased to help you cultivate a love and knowledge of this awe-inspiring science.

Perhaps the most valuable lesson I learned from my first experience as a tutor was that the benefits were mutual. While the student's Latin proficiency was being honed, my own proficiency in the language was being reinforced as well. I hope to provide the same benefit to any student who is looking to excel.

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Mark’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, Trigonometry
English:
Bible Studies, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Astronomy, Geology, Physical Science, Physics
Language:
History:
Geography
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, English, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Reading, Spanish, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Spanish

Algebra 1

I am competent in algebra concepts and problem-solving techniques and would be happy to help your student gain a greater understanding of them.

Astronomy

Astronomy has been my lifelong passion, to the point where I obtained a B.S. degree in physics & astronomy. I am fascinated by the prospects of other worlds and alien intelligences and would love to work on the search for extrasolar planets, SETI, and/or a NASA robotic mission to an outer moon of our solar system. I hope to inspire this same awe of the universe in others.

Bible Studies

I attended a private Christian school (K-12) that placed strong emphasis on Bible study/knowledge and daily application. My experience with Bible-oriented classes is extensive, ranging from Christian Studies to Spiritual Disciplines to Apologetics. I regularly attended a weekly Bible study during my college career; I have read the Bible from cover to cover and study it daily.

Geology

Geology is one of my secondary passions after astronomy. I would be pleased to work to improve students' comprehension of geology and its related subjects, from plate tectonics to volcanology to the structure of the Earth's interior.

Physics

I took a Conceptual Physics class and an AP Physics class in high school, and majored in Physics & Astronomy during college. My extensive education in this field allows me to see the world around me through the lens of physics. I would be pleased to provide others with this same perspective, to help them see how physics relates to our everyday lives.

Spanish

I took four years of Spanish in high school and one year in college. I can help students with Spanish vocabulary, syntax and grammar in reading, writing and oral form.

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Education

Northern Arizona University

Excellent for Spanish and Algebra — Mark has been working with our 8th grade son for about six weeks in the area of Spanish, Algebra and English. Mark understands what my son is doing, provides excellent over sight,is thorough and very patience. When I asked my son what he likes best about Mark he stated, "He reviews my homework, explains what I did wrong and then reviews it again once I correct it. Mark has also reviewed my Engl ...

— Tracy from Woodinville, WA on 9/28/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Mark will travel within 10 miles of Sammamish, WA 98074.

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