Metro State University of Denver (Bachelor of Science)
University of Colorado Denver (Master's)
My passion for teaching generally originates from my love to listen and learn new ideas, concepts and this still continue to drive my passion in teaching and tutoring as the two are similar.
As a Technical Engineer, teacher and now a Criminal Justice Practitioner, with a bachelor's degree in Criminology and master's degree in Criminal Justice Administration I had and continue to teach/tutor young students and adult learners in Maths and Physics. However, I found it a little easier to teach/tutor Maths because of the relevance of the concepts and their practical applications to our daily life.
I stand out as a qualified tutor not only based on my educational qualifications but because I had been trained in teaching Maths for grade and High schools (ages 7 - 18 years) including adults. I also taught Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics, Business Maths, Technical Drawing, General Science and Physics from 1990 - 2001 in the Sudan, Kenya and Uganda. Upon arrival in the United States in 2001 to date I continue to tutor privately students of the same age including adults in Algebra I and II, Geometry, College Algebra, Statistics and Trigonometry.
My teaching/tutoring approach is simple. I always begin my lessons with basic everyday Mathematical concepts then build the lesson with the engagement/participation of the learners to the topic to be introduced for the day. This method always make it easier and fun for my students to work through the questions applying the basic concepts/formula and clear steps learned. In order to help students avoid giving up on challenging assignments, I teach them the skills of keeping time, patient and persistent as they are basic skills of learning.
This type of method over the years has not only helped my students understood their lessons well but gave them meaning to the subject matter. It also helped them understand the roots of the different mathematical concepts/formula, why they are part of the curriculum and taught, and where it all leads eventually.
In teaching/tutoring, a teacher/tutor is always held to a higher standard because the parents of learners want their students succeed. As such, I always do the same to my students by giving them assignments/homework that are challenging but not overwhelming that I will use to measure their progress. I always understand the importance of being flexible and I'm open to discussing with my potential students as to how we can schedule tutoring lessons, time, and location based on mutual understanding in advance. I always want my students to strive to love Maths in order to be positive contributors to modern technology as it will always be part of their daily lives. My passion for teaching generally originates from my love to listen and learn new ideas, concepts and this still continue to drive my passion in teaching and tutoring as the two are similar.
As a Technical Engineer, teacher and now a Criminal Justice Practitioner, with a bachelor's degree in Criminology and master's degree in Criminal
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