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Peter K.

Modesto, CA

$50/hour

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4.4 average from 64 ratings
Great Step-by-step Statistics and Algebra Teacher!
— Deborah, Meadow Vista, CA on 6/4/12

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UC Davis
Chapman University
Other

Education

UC Davis

Chapman University (Other)

About Peter

Hi, my name is Peter.

I'm a substitute teacher active in several districts in the area, with extensive experience in math and science, and a bit of history and English as well. I went to UC Davis where I received a degree in geophysics with a minor in hydrology. I am a credentialed science teacher, with certifications in Earth Science and Chemistry.

I'm very patient, well informed, and I'd like to think I go the extra step to help you learn what you need to learn. I'll break down concepts step by step for you, help you with vocabulary, and teach you the material as a system you can understand and visualize, rather than a collection of facts in a book.

Please contact me for a thorough tutoring session, you won't be disappointed.
Hi, my name is Peter.

I'm a substitute teacher active in several districts in the area, with extensive experience in math and science, and a bit of history and
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Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

$50 per hour, discounts available for lessons 2+ hours or with multiple students.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Modesto, CA 95355
Background Check: Passed

"Great Step-by-step Statistics and Algebra Teacher!"

- Deborah, Meadow Vista, CA on 6/4/12

"Great Tutor"

- Steve, Modesto, CA on 11/6/14

"Very patient, polite, and knows what he's talking about!"

- Patty, Manteca, CA on 4/7/14

"Knows his stuff"

- Thomas, Modesto, CA on 2/7/13

"Very Patient"

- Omaira, Modesto, CA on 11/2/12

"Very Professional"

- Ingrid, Stockton, CA on 9/29/12

"A great tutor."

- Susan, Modesto, CA on 11/18/11
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Science:
ACT Science, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry,
Ecology, Geology, Physical Science, Physics
Music:
Trombone
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
General Computer
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Archaeology, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Chemistry

I have degrees in geoscience and hydrology, which required a great deal of physical chemistry lab work. I am a credentialed chemistry teacher and have taught chemistry for Modesto City Schools.

Study Skills

I have a teaching credential and I have years of experience with tutoring. I know how to teach students the essentials of note-taking, time management, pre-reading a text to get the most out of it, how to prepare for tests, and how to maximize test scores when being tested in various subjects.

As a teacher I know how to present information to students and I can show them how to correctly interpret and process the information they get for maximum effect.

Trombone

I have been playing trombone since I was eight. I played in statewide concert bands, university level groups, and I have traveled internationally to play trombone. I am qualified to teach beginning and intermediate technique, and can answer further questions about my ability as needed.

UC Davis
Chapman University
Other

Education

UC Davis

Chapman University (Other)

Great Step-by-step Statistics and Algebra Teacher! — Peter K. helped our failing student pass algebra! The parent was at her "wits end" and said that Peter was a "life-saver"! We will not hesitate to use Peter K. again. ...

— Deborah, Meadow Vista, CA on 6/4/12

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

$50 per hour, discounts available for lessons 2+ hours or with multiple students.

Travel policy

Peter will travel within 30 miles of Modesto, CA 95355.