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Jonathan D.

Jacksonville, FL

$30/hour

Mathematics and Science Tutor - University of North Florida

4.7 average from 24 ratings
Excellent Precalculus tutor
— Noreen, Jacksonville, FL on 9/8/14

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University of North Florida
Mechanical Engineering

Education

University of North Florida (Mechanical Engineering)

About Jonathan

Tutoring/teaching is something I love doing. The mutual benefits between those I work with and myself are boundless. And by no means are those benefits strictly related to academia. With each new lesson, I get a great deal of satisfaction not only making a new or foreign concept make sense, but learning about the interactive personalities and idiosyncrasies of both the student's I work with and myself. Everyone has a different way of doing things and trying to understand those ways is vital when it comes to interaction. Some students may grasp a concept right away while other students may need some time for it to make sense. Levels of comfort with the instructor will vary for each student. Keeping this in mind, I understand that my personality and teaching style may not work for everyone. The student's and instructors I've worked with generally describe my personality as funny and laid back and my teaching style as detailed, yet concise. If you think I could be compatible with either you or your student or if you would like to inquire more, please send me an email with any questions you may have. Thanks!



Education and Experience:

I am a 4th year student at the University of North Florida, studying Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Physics. My estimated graduation date is Fall 2016. In high school, I graduated top 10% of my class with a 4.32 GPA and 33 transfer credit hours.

Outside of my university, I am a math instructor at a math learning center. My other teaching/tutoring experience includes 100+ hours of private tutoring through Wyzant and other online tutoring centers, volunteer tutoring for 200+ hours at a local daycare, and tutoring mathematics through the National Honors Society.
Tutoring/teaching is something I love doing. The mutual benefits between those I work with and myself are boundless. And by no means are those benefits strictly related to academia. With each new lesson, I get a great deal of satisfaction not only making a new or foreign concept make sense, but learning about the interactive personalities and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Jacksonville, FL 32224
Background Check: Passed

"Excellent Precalculus tutor"

- Noreen, Jacksonville, FL on 9/8/14

"Articulate, patient and extremely helpful"

- Cindi, Jacksonville, FL on 2/1/16

"Very helpful and knowledgeable"

- Dianah, Jacksonville, FL on 11/8/15
Science:
Physics
Music:
Drums
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
SAT Math

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ACT Math

I have taken and passed the ACT with a math score of 28. In addition to taking the ACT, I have taken and passed the SAT with a math score of 690. I was 33 out of 516 in my senior class and I graduated with a GPA of 4.3.

Algebra 1

I took and passed Algebra 1, earning an A in the course. In addition, I have taken upper level math courses including Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Calculus 1, and Calculus 2, all of which I received at least an B in the course.

Algebra 2

I have taken and passed Algebra 2, receiving an A in the course. In addition to this course, I have taken upper level math courses including Pre-Calculus, Calculus 1, and Calculus 2.

Calculus

I took Advanced Placement Calculus as a senior in high school and received a 5(out of 5) on the AP Calculus Test. In college, I have taken Calculus 2 and 3 as well as ordinary differential equations.

Drums

I participated in the band program all throughout both middle school and high school. During high school, I received 5 Superior Medals for Solo Performances on both Snare Drum and Concert Mallet Percussion. In addition to 5 superior medals, I received 2 Superior with Distinction Medals at State Solo and Ensemble for Concert Mallet Percussion. As a drummer, I earned the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award for Drum Set for leading the Fletcher High School Jazz Band to the State Ensemble Festival during my senior year in high school. In addition to leading my jazz band to State Festival, I made 1st chair drum set player out of 15 students at the UNF Summer Jazz Camp. I have been playing drums since 4th grade and it is one of my passions. I have played numerous gigs at various venues around Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach including Jack Rabbits, Free Bird Live and the Atlantic Theater. Also, I was Percussion/Drum Captain at Fletcher High School during my senior year. As Percussion Captain I wrote music for our marching band competition show and led the Percussion section to earn a final rating of Superior.

Geometry

I have taken and passed Geometry, receiving an A in the course. In addition to this course, I have taken and passed upper level math courses including Algebra 2, Calculus, and Calculus 2. On both the ACT and SAT, I did fairly well in the Geometry math section.

Physics

As a mechanical engineering major, I am required to have a solid understanding of physics.

I have taken Physics 1 and 2, electronics for scientists, circuits, thermodynamics, strength of materials, statics, dynamics, and modeling dynamic systems. These are all courses that focus on physical concepts and applying physical laws to solve practical problems.

Prealgebra

I have taken and passed all high school level mathematics courses with an average grade of A. I am currently enrolled as an Engineering major at the University of North Florida, already having passed both Calculus 1 and 2.

Precalculus

I have taken and passed Pre-Calculus, Calculus 1, and Calculus 2. I earned a 5(out of 5) on the AP Calculus exam.

SAT Math

I have taken the SAT and received a 690 on the math portion. I have taken and passed all math courses that relate to the questions on the SAT math section. I am an engineering major who has tutoring and test experience to relate to.

University of North Florida
Mechanical Engineering

Education

University of North Florida (Mechanical Engineering)

Excellent Precalculus tutor — My son met with Jonathan to prepare for his first big Precalculus exam. Jonathan was able to cover a lot of information in a short period of time. He explained the concepts clearly. My son even commented that he explained it as "better than the teacher". It was definitely worth the money and time to get my son the extra help he needed to gain confidence in the class rather than letting him fall b ...

— Noreen, Jacksonville, FL on 9/8/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jonathan will travel within 15 miles of Jacksonville, FL 32224.