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Edgar A.

Boca Raton, FL

$60/hour

Math/Physics for College & High School

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10+ Hours

$60/Hour


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University of Mississippi
Electrical Engineering
University of New Hampshire
PhD

Education

University of Mississippi (Electrical Engineering)

University of New Hampshire (PhD)

About Edgar

Hi prospective students,

I have been teaching courses related to engineering, math and physics for the past twenty years, and I have worked with college students (freshman through senior) and high school students (grade 10-12). Specific subjects include algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, differential equations, statics, mechanics, dynamic systems, C programming, Matlab/Simulink.

In addition to teaching, I have mentored/coached two high school students by having them work on real-world engineering projects (wave energy system design and underwater scooter). In my opinion, project experiences are crucial for college applications. In fact, these two students went to their top choices of college: MIT and U. Penn. I have been actively involved in project-based learning pedagogy for the last 10 years, and personally I believe it is a very effective learning approach for students.

I can describe my teaching philosophy using the following four steps: 1) Understand the problem or get the big picture of what the problem is and what tools can be used to solve the problem; 2) break the problem down especially if the problem is very complex; 3) pay attention to the details because a small mistake from the beginning will propagate throughout to the answer; and 4) repeat the exercises over and over again since we lose information very easily if we don't use often.
Hi prospective students,

I have been teaching courses related to engineering, math and physics for the past twenty years, and I have worked with college students (freshman through senior) and high school students (grade 10-12). Specific subjects include algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, differential equations, statics,
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Boca Raton, FL 33433
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Physics
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Computer:
C,
MATLAB

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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C

All my degrees are in Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD). I have been programming in C for the past twenty years off and on, a lot of applications are associated with hardware interface and embedded real-time systems, such as Arduino C and Dynamic C. I have been mentoring four high school students, and two of them are using Arduino on their chosen projects, such as underwater scooter and automatic archery system. To me applying to a real world project is the best way to learn and retain a programming language.

Differential Equations

All of my degrees are in Electrical and Computer Engineering. I have been dealing with differential equations for the last thirty years. I have taught a college engineering class in this subject for the past 5 years. The best way to learn differential equations is to know how to apply to a real problem. I also teach how to solve differential equations numerically using Matlab/Simulink.

MATLAB

All of my degrees are in Electrical and Computer Engineering. I have been using Matlab for the last twenty years. I have taught a college engineering class in this subject for the past 5 years. The best way to learn Matlab/Simulink is to use it to solve real world problems. I use Matlab / Simulink to solve many differential equations and optimization problems. I also teach how to use Matlab to create graphical user interface, and interface to Arduino micro-controller.

University of Mississippi
Electrical Engineering
University of New Hampshire
PhD

Education

University of Mississippi (Electrical Engineering)

University of New Hampshire (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Edgar will travel within 5 miles of Boca Raton, FL 33433.