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Over 200 tutoring hours

Mark M.

Carson, CA

$40/hour

Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

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Background check passed as of 12/13/11
5.0 average from 87 ratings
Extremely thorough and patient!
— Kacey, Inglewood, CA on 9/2/16

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St. Mary's University
MathematicsMusic Ed.
NE Missouri State
Master's
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
Graduate Coursework

Education

St. Mary's University (MathematicsMusic Ed.)

NE Missouri State (Master's)

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) (Graduate Coursework)

About Mark

Forty years of teaching Mathematics in High Schools, public and private, foreign and domestic, traditional and alternative, magnet and remedial, have provided me with many experiences to learn three basic principles for teaching and tutoring.

The first is that the primary information that a teacher needs to know is what it is that the learner needs to learn. The second is that every lesson must be a success for the student. And the third is that the lesson must start at the level of the student's knowledge/ability.

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing has granted a single subject credential in Mathematics. I also have a certificate for Specially Designed Instruction in English. I am certified as a Highly Qualified Teacher of Mathematics under the provision of No Child Left Behind.
Forty years of teaching Mathematics in High Schools, public and private, foreign and domestic, traditional and alternative, magnet and remedial, have provided me with many experiences to learn three basic principles for teaching and tutoring.

The first is that the primary
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Carson, CA 90745
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Extremely thorough and patient!"

- Kacey, Inglewood, CA on 9/2/16

"Great Tutor"

- Terri, Carson, CA on 11/25/14

"Great tutor and has a true passion for the subject matter."

- Shirley, Manhattan Beach, CA on 5/16/13

"Great tutor!!"

- Danica, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA on 5/13/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ASVAB, CBEST, GED, GRE, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GRE

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St. Mary's University
MathematicsMusic Ed.
NE Missouri State
Master's
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
Graduate Coursework

Education

St. Mary's University (MathematicsMusic Ed.)

NE Missouri State (Master's)

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) (Graduate Coursework)

Extremely thorough and patient! — Mark did a great job tutoring our son with pre-calculus. He made sure that he understood the concepts behind the questions (not just how to solve the problems) and he moved at the perfect pace. ...

— Kacey, Inglewood, CA on 9/2/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mark will travel within 10 miles of Carson, CA 90745.