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Math tutoring from K-to-Jr High and SAT, GED Preparation

Math tutoring from K-to-Jr High and SAT, GED Preparation

$40/hour

  • 660 hours tutoring

About James


Bio

My love of mathematics and teaching began during my high school days when I led classroom workshops in Algebra and and Geometry and tutored my peers. After receiving my Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with a minor in Physics, I joined a major tech company, where I used math in performing my job responsibilities as a Systems Engineer.
As my career progressed, I taught data communications concepts to customers. Later, I managed the curriculum content and education delivery of a...

My love of mathematics and teaching began during my high school days when I led classroom workshops in Algebra and and Geometry and tutored my peers. After receiving my Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with a minor in Physics, I joined a major tech company, where I used math in performing my job responsibilities as a Systems Engineer.
As my career progressed, I taught data communications concepts to customers. Later, I managed the curriculum content and education delivery of a segment of my company's sales and computer systems new hires training.
As a manager, I coached and developed my teams to meet our business objectives, again demonstrating the capability to develop and transfer skills.

I look forward to working with you to become proficient in mathematics. I will make an assessment of your current proficiency level and develop custom training modules to address your opportunity areas.


Education

Howard University
Mathematics
1969
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Subjects

Elementary Education

Elementary Math

Elementary Math

I have a BS degree in Mathematics, including Elementary Math. Used math in 44 years as an engineer and as a financial controller. Have tutored for 7 years.

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I worked in business as a Financial Controller for 22 years in which I used math daily to perform my duties. For the last three years I have successfully tutored math for students in Junior High School through Senior High helping them to improve from failing grades to excellent grades.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I worked in business as a Financial Controller for 22 years in which I used math daily to perform my duties. For the last three years I have successfully tutored math for students up to Senior High where Algebra 2 is generally studied. My tutoring experience has shown me that the root causes of the difficulties that Algebra 2 students have with the subject are skill gaps concerning topics that were not fully mastered in Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1. After assessing these skill gaps, I develop lesson plans tailored to address the past gaps while concurrently assisting with the more advanced topics.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have been tutoring math courses included in the middle to senior high school curricula. Three students that I continually worked with from the start of middle school through their high school graduation excelled in honor math courses. All of the three graduated and were accepted in universities with academic honors and scholarships.
Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and worked in business for a total of 44 years in positions that required strong mathematical skills to be successful. I have tutored students in Junior and Senior High School for the last three years. My tutoring experience has shown me the criticality of students getting a sound math foundation at the pre-algebra level in order for them to do well in more advanced math topics. Because of this critical need, I focus my lesson plans on providing the math basics that the current math curriculum in many schools have eliminated.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I worked in business as a Financial Controller for 22 years in which I used math daily to perform my duties. For the last three years I have successfully tutored math for students in Junior High School through Senior High helping them to improve from failing grades to excellent grades.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I worked in business as a Financial Controller for 22 years in which I used math daily to perform my duties. For the last three years I have successfully tutored math for students up to Senior High where Algebra 2 is generally studied. My tutoring experience has shown me that the root causes of the difficulties that Algebra 2 students have with the subject are skill gaps concerning topics that were not fully mastered in Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1. After assessing these skill gaps, I develop lesson plans tailored to address the past gaps while concurrently assisting with the more advanced topics.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have been tutoring math courses included in the middle to senior high school curricula. Three students that I continually worked with from the start of middle school through their high school graduation excelled in honor math courses. All of the three graduated and were accepted in universities with academic honors and scholarships.
Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and worked in business for a total of 44 years in positions that required strong mathematical skills to be successful. I have tutored students in Junior and Senior High School for the last three years. My tutoring experience has shown me the criticality of students getting a sound math foundation at the pre-algebra level in order for them to do well in more advanced math topics. Because of this critical need, I focus my lesson plans on providing the math basics that the current math curriculum in many schools have eliminated.

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I worked in business as a Financial Controller for 22 years in which I used math daily to perform my duties. For the last three years I have successfully tutored math for students in Junior High School through Senior High helping them to improve from failing grades to excellent grades.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I worked in business as a Financial Controller for 22 years in which I used math daily to perform my duties. For the last three years I have successfully tutored math for students up to Senior High where Algebra 2 is generally studied. My tutoring experience has shown me that the root causes of the difficulties that Algebra 2 students have with the subject are skill gaps concerning topics that were not fully mastered in Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1. After assessing these skill gaps, I develop lesson plans tailored to address the past gaps while concurrently assisting with the more advanced topics.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have been tutoring math courses included in the middle to senior high school curricula. Three students that I continually worked with from the start of middle school through their high school graduation excelled in honor math courses. All of the three graduated and were accepted in universities with academic honors and scholarships.
Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and worked in business for a total of 44 years in positions that required strong mathematical skills to be successful. I have tutored students in Junior and Senior High School for the last three years. My tutoring experience has shown me the criticality of students getting a sound math foundation at the pre-algebra level in order for them to do well in more advanced math topics. Because of this critical need, I focus my lesson plans on providing the math basics that the current math curriculum in many schools have eliminated.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I worked in business as a Financial Controller for 22 years in which I used math daily to perform my duties. For the last three years I have successfully tutored math for students in Junior High School through Senior High helping them to improve from failing grades to excellent grades.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I worked in business as a Financial Controller for 22 years in which I used math daily to perform my duties. For the last three years I have successfully tutored math for students up to Senior High where Algebra 2 is generally studied. My tutoring experience has shown me that the root causes of the difficulties that Algebra 2 students have with the subject are skill gaps concerning topics that were not fully mastered in Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1. After assessing these skill gaps, I develop lesson plans tailored to address the past gaps while concurrently assisting with the more advanced topics.
GED,

GED

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and 44 years of professional experience in positions that required the use of mathematics to be successful. For the last three years, I have been tutoring math for students in Junior to Senior High and have developed an approach that engages my students and have been successful in helping them learn their math subjects, develop their analytical skills, and increase their confidence in their ability to be successful in math. In working with students who are studying for the GED certificate, I will assess their current skill level and tailor lesson plans to address their requirements.
Geometry

Geometry

I have been tutoring math courses included in the middle to senior high school curricula. Three students that I continually worked with from the start of middle school through their high school graduation excelled in honor math courses. All of the three graduated and were accepted in universities with academic honors and scholarships.

Test Preparation

GED

GED

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and 44 years of professional experience in positions that required the use of mathematics to be successful. For the last three years, I have been tutoring math for students in Junior to Senior High and have developed an approach that engages my students and have been successful in helping them learn their math subjects, develop their analytical skills, and increase their confidence in their ability to be successful in math. In working with students who are studying for the GED certificate, I will assess their current skill level and tailor lesson plans to address their requirements.

Examples of Expertise


James has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 36 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

5.0 (234 ratings)
5 star
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Reviews


Knowledgeable and patient

James was very knowledgeable about how he showed my son the meaning of math and what adding, subtraction, divining, and so forth meant. Just being able to give him the core understanding of math, I think, was the best way to start the tutoring session.

Nedra, 1 lesson with James

Great Tutor. A+

James is a tutor for my 5th grade son for mathematics. James is thoughtful in his approached and a patient tutor. He made sure he understood the curriculum and prepared material in advance of the lesson. My son really like James and likes working with James.

Chris, 4 lessons with James

Thorough explanations and helpful revisions.

Recently I’ve struggled a bit with Quadratics in my Math semester and I had homework I was unsure about however I completely understood everything after this tutor session. Highly recommend.

Matthew, 2 lessons with James

Amazing tutor!

James is an extremely competent tutor for Excel spreadsheets, charts, and graphs. He utilized excel formulas and then depicted the data in charts and graphs. He communicates very effectively and listens to detail. He also provided worksheets which detailed the formulas so I would understand the methods. James deserves the highest ranking of 5 for tutors and I would definitely use him as a tutor again. Thank you!

Mary, 1 lesson with James

Very patient and knowable!

My grandson is really excited about math and was very happy with his tutor. Looking forward to more lessons. It is so nice to see him excited and wanting to learn. Great Job!!

Linda, 12 lessons with James

Very Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor

Mr. James has taught me the basics of linear equations, complex numbers, and matrix. He’s help me get a better understanding of these subjects and improve my grade in math along with my gpa. - Talayah

Tracie , 21 lessons with James

great tutor and very responsible

James is one of those people that go above and beyond. Once he stayed late and sent Jacob a whole explanation of the work they completed together the night before. He is the person that you can count on last minute help. He is an amazing tutor. I really appreciate James.

Marisela, 8 lessons with James

great tutor

James is a great tutor and doesn’t waist time on over teaching like some other tutors do. He’s patient and very knowledgeable

Sheyla, 6 lessons with James

knowledgeable and patient tutor

He was so wonderful, my son was very anxious about his exams. After the session, he was so relaxed and prepared for the exam. My son wants to continue to work with him.

Suncere-Rae, 1 lesson with James
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