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Davitt D.

Vernon Rockville, CT

$40/hour

Experienced physics and math tutor

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University of Connecticut
Philosophy Physics
Michigan State University
Master's
University of Connecticut
Master's

Education

University of Connecticut (Philosophy Physics)

Michigan State University (Master's)

University of Connecticut (Master's)

About Davitt

I have been a teaching assistant in physics for four years teaching physics I and II to undergraduate science majors at Michigan State University and teaching physics II to engineering majors at the University of Connecticut. To me, teaching has many rewards. It is great to be a part of the moment where someone 'get's it' and from then on have mastered the required concept. It is also great to see people figure things out as we go along or see where the logical progression in the lesson will take them.

I also think it is important to emphasize that physics and math have many real-world applications and the things that are being learned are not just abstractions but something useful and interesting. I think most people enjoy having a better understanding of the things we generally take for granted in our world. That and it's nice to know how much you are supposed to pay with tax included. Being fluent numbers has no end of benefits.

I have an undergraduate minor in mathematics from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree in mathematics with a concentration in actuarial science also from the University of Connecticut.

I have a bachelor's in science with a major in physics and philosophy and a minor in mathematics from the University of Connecticut. I also have a master's in physics from Michigan State University (my graduate concentration was experimental nuclear astrophysics). I have been a physics a TA for 4 years and was a supplemental instructor at the Naval Academy Preparatory School for 2 years.

I am easy-going and patient but determined. I am confident that everyone has a lot to learn from physics and math and that it can be fun learning the way the world works. Success feels good, you should too.
I have been a teaching assistant in physics for four years teaching physics I and II to undergraduate science majors at Michigan State University and teaching physics II to engineering majors at the University of Connecticut. To me, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
In-person lessons
Math:
Calculus, Precalculus
Science:
Astronomy, Philosophy, Physics

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University of Connecticut
Philosophy Physics
Michigan State University
Master's
University of Connecticut
Master's

Education

University of Connecticut (Philosophy Physics)

Michigan State University (Master's)

University of Connecticut (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Davitt will travel within 10 miles of Vernon Rockville, CT 06066.