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Robert S.

Madison, AL

$30/hour

Math Tutor: Experienced at All Levels

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
Background check passed as of 12/14/16
5.0 average from 7 ratings
Very Focused
— Anita, Athens, AL on 2/27/17

$30/Hour


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UCLA
Mathematics
Ohio State University
Master's
Teachers College
Master's

Education

UCLA (Mathematics)

Ohio State University (Master's)

Teachers College (Master's)

About Robert

I graduated from UCLA with a degree in mathematics and also have a master's from Ohio State. I am certified to teach (Teachers College). I have experience teaching courses from pre-algebra to calculus at the college level. It was in the autumn of 2012 in New York City that I got my first job, and I've now moved back to the Madison/Huntsville area to be with family. I recently taught at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. I've also tutored- the SAT and the GRE quantitative section, among other topics.

I love both teaching and tutoring. Math isn't always an easy subject for students, but my experience has given me a good grasp of where students have difficulties. It's true that learning the subject requires mastering an array of different skills, but the advantage to that is that one can also approach a topic from many different angles- graphically, verbally, and so forth. I try to use as many approaches as are needed with students.

I was once asked what a teacher needs to succeed, and I responded a philosophy of education, a passion for the subject they teach, and optimism. My philosophy is that we achieve great things only when we pour our heart and our mind into what we do, my passion comes from years of having studied my subject, and my optimism comes from having watched so many great teachers succeed.

Please contact me and we can work out a schedule and place to meet!
I graduated from UCLA with a degree in mathematics and also have a master's from Ohio State. I am certified to teach (Teachers College). I have experience teaching courses from pre-algebra to calculus at the college level. It was in the autumn of 2012 in New York City that I got my first job, and I've now moved back to the Madison/Huntsville area Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Madison, AL 35758
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Very Focused"

- Anita, Athens, AL on 2/27/17

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Robert, Huntsville, AL on 1/4/17

"knowledgable and patient tutor - goes the extra mile"

- Jessica, Huntsville, AL on 8/3/16
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math

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UCLA
Mathematics
Ohio State University
Master's
Teachers College
Master's

Education

UCLA (Mathematics)

Ohio State University (Master's)

Teachers College (Master's)

Very Focused

Very productive during time onsite. Prompt and flexible with scheduling. We have made several 'last minute' requests for onsite sessions. He manages to meet our requests with minimal notice at times. Knowledgeable and very patient tutor.

— Anita, Athens, AL on 2/27/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 30 miles of Madison, AL 35758.