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Over 100 tutoring hours

Thomas L.

Okeechobee, FL

$40/hour

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Background check passed as of 5/22/14
4.7 average from 27 ratings
AWESOME TUTOR
— Patricia, Fort Myers, FL on 12/3/14

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Beloit College
University of Wisconsin-Law School
J.D.
Harvard University
PhD

Education

Beloit College

University of Wisconsin-Law School (J.D.)

Harvard University (PhD)

About Thomas

I approach teaching from a "student-centered" approach; yes I understand this is a cliche, however many tutors teach to the test rather than taking the time to affirm that the student has grasped the essential concepts. This is the governing philosophy of my tutoring methods. My role is to ensure that your student understands the fundamental concepts of what they are studying; without a firm grasp on the concepts learning the answers for one test does not benefit either the student nor the teacher. I approach teaching from a "student-centered" approach; yes I understand this is a cliche, however many tutors teach to the test rather than taking the time to affirm that the student has grasped the essential concepts. This is the governing philosophy of my tutoring methods. My role Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Okeechobee, FL 34974
Background Check: Passed

"AWESOME TUTOR"

- Patricia, Fort Myers, FL on 12/3/14

"Articulate, organized, and patient tutor."

- Penny, Okeechobee, FL on 8/19/15

"Knowledgeable and patient"

- Aymee, Fort Myers, FL on 12/23/14
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Nursing, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physiology, Psychology, Zoology
Music:
Music History
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development, GED, GRE, LSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion, World History
Special Needs:
Phonics, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Business, Career Development, Economics, Finance, GRE, Law, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 2

I have over 100 hours tutoring algebra I and II.

Beloit College
University of Wisconsin-Law School
J.D.
Harvard University
PhD

Education

Beloit College

University of Wisconsin-Law School (J.D.)

Harvard University (PhD)

AWESOME TUTOR — We hired Tom to help my son in his AP Chemistry class in high school. In two sessions he brought up his overall grade by 35 points. He clearly explains the material and is an excellent tutor. I was really impressed that he text messaged me prior to his first session to get an idea of what my son was having trouble with and came with his own test on the first visit. I have recommended him to my fri ...

— Patricia, Fort Myers, FL on 12/3/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Thomas will travel within 40 miles of Okeechobee, FL 34974.