Over 50 tutoring hours

Felipe C.

San Francisco, CA

$65/hr

Creative Math/Writing/Spanish tutor from Williams College

In-person lessons
Replies in 12 hours
4.5 Avg. Rating
 
 
2 Ratings
 
 
12hrs Response Time

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Williams College

Education

Williams College

About Felipe

As a math major at Williams College, I gained an in-depth knowledge of advanced mathematics; this allows me to teach basic concepts with a big picture perspective that will excite students about the beauty and importance of math.

Math Philosophy

I believe that it is key to teach students, from a young age, the broad scope of opportunities that a strong mathematical background can provide. Math is omnipresent from airplanes and Ipods to 3-d graphics and medicine. As a young student, it is difficult to see why it is important to know this crazy complex thing called math; my first goal is to create enthusiasm for the subject.
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Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of San Francisco, CA 94127
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading,
TOEFL, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Reading
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, English,
ESL/ESOL, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading,
Spanish,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math, SAT Reading,
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

English is one of my favorite subjects. Learning how to write, think critically and express your ideas is an exciting process I enjoy teaching with patience. I emphasize composition, reading of a variety of texts from fiction to academic to popular, and understanding of the language.

SAT Reading

SAT Reading is a great subject. It demands working on your vocabulary, critical thinking and reading quickness. I like to work the challenge by breaking it down in categories of questions and working carefully in each one.

Spanish

I am a native Spanish speaker with exceptional composition and verbal skills, command of grammatical structure, and knowledge of linguistic terminology. I like to teach kids by patiently letting them engage with the subjects, without fear of making mistakes. I like to do vocabulary, reading, and specially writing.

Writing

Writing is one of the hardest challenges for a young student, but one of the most fruitful. I encourage students to see how improving their organization, vocabulary and tone they can express their own ideas clearer. When the student starts seeing the fruits of his labor, writing becomes an exciting opportunity for expression and thought.

Williams College

Education

Williams College

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Felipe will travel within 25 miles of San Francisco, CA 94127.

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