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Hank L.

Dynamic, Experienced, and Patient Science, Math and Test Prep Tutor

Dynamic, Experienced, and Patient Science, Math and Test Prep Tutor

$40/hour

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Hank is a science educator who has worked with middle- and high school students and taught at the college level as an adjunct instructor. He holds a bachelors and professional degree from Arizona State University and an M.S. in science education from Montana State University. Hank has also worked as a naturalist at several preserves and has written extensively about science.

Hank believes that the best way to encourage student mastery of science is to emphasize the fun that science can be...

Hank is a science educator who has worked with middle- and high school students and taught at the college level as an adjunct instructor. He holds a bachelors and professional degree from Arizona State University and an M.S. in science education from Montana State University. Hank has also worked as a naturalist at several preserves and has written extensively about science.

Hank believes that the best way to encourage student mastery of science is to emphasize the fun that science can be and to give students an opportunity to see and appreciate its practical value. He incorporates activities into his teaching, as well as more traditional methods, and strives to collaborate as much as possible with parents, teachers, and others to make sure that the student's academic progress is advanced as much as possible.

Hank believes that encouraging curiosity and critical thinking are essential to developing scientific literacy. He uses activities and demonstrations to teach concepts when possible. As a tutor who also helps students with math, Hank focuses on building both confidence and strong mathematical reasoning skills. He also emphasizes the importance of reading.

"I am very good at helping students of varied abilities," Hank says. "I love it when a student reaches those moments when it all comes together. In fact, that was me when I was in high school and even early in college! What helped me was some methods of learning and studying that I was taught; I hope to pass those on to my clients."

"I've worked with hundreds of students," Hank says. "Everyone can learn, and do well in, science and math."

Hank has worked with students in all fields of science - biology, chemistry, Earth system science, environmental science, and physics - and in pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry. He has also helped students with math through Algebra II and with writing, world and U.S. history, geography, economics, civics/government, and test preparation (ACT and SAT).

He has a particular focus on helping students who are active athletes or involved in the arts. These students often face scheduling commitments relating to their activities that require a high degree of attention to time management. Hank is skilled at helping students who desire successes in the classroom, as well as on the stage, with an instrument, or on an athletic field or court, to achieve their academic goals.

Hank will work with you at your home, at a local library or coffee shop, or online. He is available evenings and weekends.


Education

Arizona State University
Economics
Montana State University
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $40
  • Rate details: I give a 10 percent discount on the hourly rate per student when doing group tutoring (maximum four students).
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 1/30/2018

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

GRE, Law

Corporate Training

Law, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have worked with about half a dozen students in elementary school math over the past several years and have experience as a middle school educator. I am familiar with the unique requirements of working with kids in the middle grades (4-8). My bachelor's degree is in economics, a math-intensive field.
Elementary Science,

Elementary Science

I have taught middle school science for about 1.5 years. Ranging across all disciplines, this work has included a focus on the quantitative aspects of the sciences, including graphic presentation of information.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have worked with both high school and college students on ways to improve study skills, both as a science and social studies teacher and as a college-level adjunct instructor and graduate assistant.

English

Proofreading

History

American History,

American History

I hold a bachelors degree in economics in addition to my master's degree in education and have taught US history at the high school level.
Government & Politics,

Government & Politics

I have taught U.S. history and world geography to high school students in the classroom and have worked as a professional staff member in both the judicial and legislative branches of the US government. I am a published author on issues of public policy and, before becoming an educator, practiced law for about 14 years.
Geography, Social Studies

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have tutored approximately a half-dozen students in math at the middle- and high school level, including Algebra 1. I have also done test-prep tutoring for the ACT, SAT, GED, and ASVAB, which involves assisting students to achieve mastery of high school math standards. I hold a bachelors degree in economics, a mathematics-intensive field of study.
Biology,

Biology

I have taught biology to both high school and middle school students. I have also taught the subject informally as a volunteer nature educator for state and federal land preservation agencies.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have previously taught high school chemistry and have worked with chemistry students as a tutor.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught mathematics to high school students in the classroom and have worked with several students in geometry as a tutor. I have seen my students achieve good academic results as a consequence of my tutoring help.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have tutored approximately a half-dozen middle- and high school students in math topics, including algebra, geometry, and pre-algebra. I have also helped a number of students prepare for the ACT, SAT, PSAT, GED, and ASVAB. All of those tests require the student to demonstrate mastery of pre-algebra concepts. My undergraduate degree is in economics, which is a math-intensive field.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have worked with both high school and college students on ways to improve study skills, both as a science and social studies teacher and as a college-level adjunct instructor and graduate assistant.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have tutored approximately a half-dozen students in math at the middle- and high school level, including Algebra 1. I have also done test-prep tutoring for the ACT, SAT, GED, and ASVAB, which involves assisting students to achieve mastery of high school math standards. I hold a bachelors degree in economics, a mathematics-intensive field of study.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught mathematics to high school students in the classroom and have worked with several students in geometry as a tutor. I have seen my students achieve good academic results as a consequence of my tutoring help.
Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I have tutored approximately a half-dozen middle- and high school students in math topics, including algebra, geometry, and pre-algebra. I have also helped a number of students prepare for the ACT, SAT, PSAT, GED, and ASVAB. All of those tests require the student to demonstrate mastery of pre-algebra concepts. My undergraduate degree is in economics, which is a math-intensive field.

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have tutored approximately a half-dozen students in math at the middle- and high school level, including Algebra 1. I have also done test-prep tutoring for the ACT, SAT, GED, and ASVAB, which involves assisting students to achieve mastery of high school math standards. I hold a bachelors degree in economics, a mathematics-intensive field of study.
Biology,

Biology

I have taught biology to both high school and middle school students. I have also taught the subject informally as a volunteer nature educator for state and federal land preservation agencies.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have previously taught high school chemistry and have worked with chemistry students as a tutor.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught mathematics to high school students in the classroom and have worked with several students in geometry as a tutor. I have seen my students achieve good academic results as a consequence of my tutoring help.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have tutored approximately a half-dozen middle- and high school students in math topics, including algebra, geometry, and pre-algebra. I have also helped a number of students prepare for the ACT, SAT, PSAT, GED, and ASVAB. All of those tests require the student to demonstrate mastery of pre-algebra concepts. My undergraduate degree is in economics, which is a math-intensive field.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have worked with both high school and college students on ways to improve study skills, both as a science and social studies teacher and as a college-level adjunct instructor and graduate assistant.

Other

Government & Politics,

Government & Politics

I have taught U.S. history and world geography to high school students in the classroom and have worked as a professional staff member in both the judicial and legislative branches of the US government. I am a published author on issues of public policy and, before becoming an educator, practiced law for about 14 years.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have worked with both high school and college students on ways to improve study skills, both as a science and social studies teacher and as a college-level adjunct instructor and graduate assistant.
Geography, Law

Science

Biology,

Biology

I have taught biology to both high school and middle school students. I have also taught the subject informally as a volunteer nature educator for state and federal land preservation agencies.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have previously taught high school chemistry and have worked with chemistry students as a tutor.
Ecology,

Ecology

I have taught and written about biology, including ecosystems and biodiversity, for more than a decade as a classroom educator and as a tutor. I have also taught Earth science to high school students in the classroom and as a tutor.
Astronomy, Physical Science

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

I have worked with both high school and college students on ways to improve study skills, both as a science and social studies teacher and as a college-level adjunct instructor and graduate assistant.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have tutored approximately a half-dozen students in math at the middle- and high school level, including Algebra 1. I have also done test-prep tutoring for the ACT, SAT, GED, and ASVAB, which involves assisting students to achieve mastery of high school math standards. I hold a bachelors degree in economics, a mathematics-intensive field of study.
Biology,

Biology

I have taught biology to both high school and middle school students. I have also taught the subject informally as a volunteer nature educator for state and federal land preservation agencies.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have previously taught high school chemistry and have worked with chemistry students as a tutor.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have taught mathematics to high school students in the classroom and have worked with several students in geometry as a tutor. I have seen my students achieve good academic results as a consequence of my tutoring help.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have worked with both high school and college students on ways to improve study skills, both as a science and social studies teacher and as a college-level adjunct instructor and graduate assistant.
GED

Test Preparation

ASVAB,

ASVAB

I have helped several students with ASVAB preparation as a private tutor. I am an experienced high school science educator and I hold a masters degree in science education.
GED, GRE

Examples of Expertise


Hank has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 81 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

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Knowledgable Tutor Geared Toward Child's Learning Style

Hank has been tutoring my son in Chemistry and has been a great resource in bringing his grade up. My son is a creative kid who excels in the Classics and not necessarily in science. Hank was quickly able to identify my son's learning style and has helped him to better understand Chemistry. We are thankful we found Hank and only wish we had found him sooner.

Tara, 8 lessons with Hank
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Hank L.

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