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Michael H.
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Mobile Academic Instruction - Personalized lessons in math and science

Michael H.
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## Clear, Logical Instruction

Angie, 38 lessons with MichaelMichael provided excellent instruction. It was clear and logical, and gave my daughter great tools for moving forward with geometry. He has a relaxed, nurturing demeanor that helped everyone feel comfortable and ready to learn!

Hello, my name is Michael, and I am a currently licensed teacher with a California clear credential and over 8 years of classroom experience. I have experience tutoring almost every subject and grade level, although I specialize in teaching math and science: algebra, geometry, algebra 2, trigonometry and pre-calculus, biology, physiology and physics. I also have a passion for music. Prior to my classroom teaching career, I spent over a decade as a professional musician writing, recording and...

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Common Core
#### Common Core

I received years of training in the (BTSA) program as I was earning my clear teaching credential. The entire BTSA program focused on common core curriculum. As a math and science teacher at John C. Fremont Senior High in Los Angeles, I gained years of experience implementing common core strategies in my classroom.

Algebra 1,
#### Algebra 1

During my initial teacher training, I was undecided between math and science. This led me to prepare for my credential for both subjects. Now, with over 8 years of high school teaching experience, I am certain I can help anyone improve their comprehension of math at any level. After countless hours teaching and tutoring students at Fremont Senior High School, I am aware of the problems that many students have when it comes to understanding algebra and geometry. I love coming up with creative ways to explain mathematical concepts to my students!

Algebra 2,
#### Algebra 2

By making a connection to familiar concepts and formulas from Algebra 1 and Geometry, I have helped many students understand Algebra 2. My academic background includes studying Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus at PV High School, and studying Calculus while attending USC. I have helped students better understand parent functions, transformations, quadratic equations, imaginary numbers, polynomials, synthetic division, graphing, exponents and logarithms.

Biology,
#### Biology

I hold a CA clear credential for secondary biological science. Over the last 8 years, I have taught high school biology here in Los Angeles. In addition, I have taught classes in marine biology, anatomy and physiology. For years, I worked as a surgical assistant to an oral surgeon. My experience as a classroom science teacher combined with my experience working in the medical field allows me to provide unique insight to my students.

Chemistry,
#### Chemistry

Understanding chemistry is required to understand biological structures and functions. Most of my experience using the concepts and formulas related to chemistry relate to biology. However, my background also includes studying Chemistry and Organic Chemistry while attending USC. Also, I have taught introductory chemistry to high school freshman. I can help students better understand atoms, ions, elements, compounds, the periodic table, and chemical equations. I have also helped students complete lab reports and science fair projects.

Geometry,
#### Geometry

Geometry is all about understanding the mathematics behind shape and proportion. It is one of the most practical applications of math, although it can be difficult for some students. By using visual elements and defining relevant terminology, I can take the mystery out of geometry for my clients.

Prealgebra
#### Prealgebra

As a high school teacher, I've had many students come to me for help at lunch and after school. By defining mathematical terms and explaining solutions step-by-step, I have been able to assist numerous students with their pre-algebra and other math classes. Understanding exponents, fractions, percentages, radicals and reciprocals and triangles is critical to success with pre-algebra.

Algebra 1,
#### Algebra 1

During my initial teacher training, I was undecided between math and science. This led me to prepare for my credential for both subjects. Now, with over 8 years of high school teaching experience, I am certain I can help anyone improve their comprehension of math at any level. After countless hours teaching and tutoring students at Fremont Senior High School, I am aware of the problems that many students have when it comes to understanding algebra and geometry. I love coming up with creative ways to explain mathematical concepts to my students!

Algebra 2,
#### Algebra 2

By making a connection to familiar concepts and formulas from Algebra 1 and Geometry, I have helped many students understand Algebra 2. My academic background includes studying Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus at PV High School, and studying Calculus while attending USC. I have helped students better understand parent functions, transformations, quadratic equations, imaginary numbers, polynomials, synthetic division, graphing, exponents and logarithms.

Geometry,
#### Geometry

Geometry is all about understanding the mathematics behind shape and proportion. It is one of the most practical applications of math, although it can be difficult for some students. By using visual elements and defining relevant terminology, I can take the mystery out of geometry for my clients.

Prealgebra,
#### Prealgebra

As a high school teacher, I've had many students come to me for help at lunch and after school. By defining mathematical terms and explaining solutions step-by-step, I have been able to assist numerous students with their pre-algebra and other math classes. Understanding exponents, fractions, percentages, radicals and reciprocals and triangles is critical to success with pre-algebra.

Trigonometry
#### Trigonometry

Trigonometry involves properties and ratios of right triangles, and it is used in many applications of math and science. I originally studied Trigonometry at Palos Verdes High School. Then while attending USC, it was necessary to understand Trigonometry to succeed in Physics and Calculus. By making connections to familiar concepts from Algebra and Geometry, I can make it easier to learn and understand Trigonometry.

Algebra 1,
#### Algebra 1

During my initial teacher training, I was undecided between math and science. This led me to prepare for my credential for both subjects. Now, with over 8 years of high school teaching experience, I am certain I can help anyone improve their comprehension of math at any level. After countless hours teaching and tutoring students at Fremont Senior High School, I am aware of the problems that many students have when it comes to understanding algebra and geometry. I love coming up with creative ways to explain mathematical concepts to my students!

Algebra 2,
#### Algebra 2

By making a connection to familiar concepts and formulas from Algebra 1 and Geometry, I have helped many students understand Algebra 2. My academic background includes studying Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus at PV High School, and studying Calculus while attending USC. I have helped students better understand parent functions, transformations, quadratic equations, imaginary numbers, polynomials, synthetic division, graphing, exponents and logarithms.

Biology,
#### Biology

I hold a CA clear credential for secondary biological science. Over the last 8 years, I have taught high school biology here in Los Angeles. In addition, I have taught classes in marine biology, anatomy and physiology. For years, I worked as a surgical assistant to an oral surgeon. My experience as a classroom science teacher combined with my experience working in the medical field allows me to provide unique insight to my students.

Chemistry,
#### Chemistry

Understanding chemistry is required to understand biological structures and functions. Most of my experience using the concepts and formulas related to chemistry relate to biology. However, my background also includes studying Chemistry and Organic Chemistry while attending USC. Also, I have taught introductory chemistry to high school freshman. I can help students better understand atoms, ions, elements, compounds, the periodic table, and chemical equations. I have also helped students complete lab reports and science fair projects.

Geometry,
#### Geometry

Geometry is all about understanding the mathematics behind shape and proportion. It is one of the most practical applications of math, although it can be difficult for some students. By using visual elements and defining relevant terminology, I can take the mystery out of geometry for my clients.

Prealgebra
#### Prealgebra

As a high school teacher, I've had many students come to me for help at lunch and after school. By defining mathematical terms and explaining solutions step-by-step, I have been able to assist numerous students with their pre-algebra and other math classes. Understanding exponents, fractions, percentages, radicals and reciprocals and triangles is critical to success with pre-algebra.

Guitar
#### Guitar

I spent over a decade as a professional musician. Writing, recording and performing with my band, which eventually led to an opportunity to teach guitar lessons. For many years prior to earning my secondary science teaching credential, I taught acoustic, electric and bass guitar lessons privately and at the Hermosa School of Dance and Music (Dan Galitzen, proprietor). During the 7 years I spent teaching high school biology, I also started a guitar club and provided lessons to any of our students.

Anatomy,
#### Anatomy

Understanding human anatomy can lead to very successful carries in health and medicine. It is practical information that can improve the quality of one's life. However, many students struggle with the subject. I can teach anatomy to anyone by breaking down vocabulary, organizing information and making connections between all the structures of the human body.

Biology,
#### Biology

I hold a CA clear credential for secondary biological science. Over the last 8 years, I have taught high school biology here in Los Angeles. In addition, I have taught classes in marine biology, anatomy and physiology. For years, I worked as a surgical assistant to an oral surgeon. My experience as a classroom science teacher combined with my experience working in the medical field allows me to provide unique insight to my students.

Chemistry,
#### Chemistry

Understanding chemistry is required to understand biological structures and functions. Most of my experience using the concepts and formulas related to chemistry relate to biology. However, my background also includes studying Chemistry and Organic Chemistry while attending USC. Also, I have taught introductory chemistry to high school freshman. I can help students better understand atoms, ions, elements, compounds, the periodic table, and chemical equations. I have also helped students complete lab reports and science fair projects.

Genetics,
#### Genetics

I hold a current CA clear credential for secondary biological science. During my 7 years at John C. Fremont Senior High School in Los Angeles, I taught Integrated Coordinated Science (ICS), biology, chemistry, marine biology and physiology. One of the largest, most important units of any biology course is focused on genetics. I have a strong background in defining the terminology, explaining the math, solving problems and making predictions related to the study of genetics. I have already created numerous custom worksheets, games, projects and labs in an effort to explain genetics to my students.

Physiology
#### Physiology

Including junior and senior level physiology classes, I have been teaching high school biology for over the last 8 years. I have years of experience creating lessons to teach students about the various structures and functions of the human body. My previous career as a surgical assistant gives me a clinical application of physiology that I can relate to my students.

Geometry
#### Geometry

Geometry is all about understanding the mathematics behind shape and proportion. It is one of the most practical applications of math, although it can be difficult for some students. By using visual elements and defining relevant terminology, I can take the mystery out of geometry for my clients.

## Knowledgeable and patient tutor

I'm really enjoying my sessions with Michael. He is very knowledgeable and helps explain things in terms i can understand. I will continue to use him for my learning guitar.

Sharon, 7 lessons with Michael

## Motivating tutor

Michael is awesome he has assisted my son on increasing his problem solving skills. My son would become frustrated and unmotivated. Working with Michael has changed that. Great tutor!

Alane, 383 lessons with Michael

## WOW! Amazing Impact From Just 1 Hour

Equation process development and work applied in right sequential order, logic and answer confirmation. Like they say . . . hire with confidence, AAA+, Highly Recommended!

Evan, 47 lessons with Michael

## Excellent!

You can tell that Michael has a lot of experience teaching. He's very good at making information fun and interesting for kids whom otherwise might not be into it. He's got a great attitude, my kids really liked him, and most of all they learned a lot!

Laura, 61 lessons with Michael

## Patient, fun, knowledgeable, flexible

He has helped me with word problems in math so I can better explain them to the kids I help out. He has simplified problems to make them more easy to solve and work through. He is very personable and fun and knows a wide range of subjects. He is helping me in math and will soon be helping me with science. If you want good, solid information and success in the future, I highly recommend him!

Rachel, 10 lessons with Michael

## Excellent tutor and very thorough

Michael did a great job helping my son improve his grade in geometry in a short amount of time. Even staying longer until he was convinced he understood everything. I would highly recommend him.

Rick, 11 lessons with Michael

## He has been a pleasure to work with and would highly recommend him.

We have worked with Michael since January for Algebra I. Helpful and caring. Motivational. Different ways to teaching to get you to learn something. He also helped with Science. He is very flexible and relates well with my daughter.

Katy, 20 lessons with Michael

## Positive, knowledgeable, and patient tutor

Michael has been tutoring my daughter for about 4 months in Geometry and has been wonderful! She attends an online school and needed additional help with geometry concepts. Mike helped her to understand concepts by being very thorough and extremely explanatory. He is very knowledgeable about math and science concepts.

Sondra, 16 lessons with Michael

## Great tutor

Michael is great in Biology. With only 2 tutoring sessions, my son was able to get an A in his final. Before that, his tests were in mid Cs. Thank you Michael for helping my son feel successful.

Alice, 4 lessons with Michael