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Zachary S.

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$65/hour

University and High School Teaching Experience

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University of Maine
Mathematics
University of Maine
Master's

Education

University of Maine (Mathematics)

University of Maine (Master's)

About Zachary

Hi Everyone!

I'm Zachary. I've a passion for mathematics, and I love to see students all find success!

I've taught everything from high school freshmen to college seniors in a variety of subjects. I did research in mathematical biology, and I love connecting mathematics of all kinds to the real-world. Currently I am a mathematician for a gaming company, where I get to employ mathematics and programming in a fun daily workplace!

I am licensed as a TN Secondary Teacher with an endorsement in Mathematics, but also taught university courses for 9 years. I have been employed as a tutor both privately and for universities for over 14 years!

I can help in many subjects, it never hurts to ask :)
Hi Everyone!

I'm Zachary. I've a passion for mathematics, and I love to see students all find success!

I've taught everything from high school freshmen to college seniors in a variety of subjects. I did research in mathematical biology, and I love connecting mathematics of all kinds to the real-world. Currently I am a
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Chicago, IL 60657
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations,
Finite Math,
Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Computer:
C++,
Computer Programming,
Mathematica, MATLAB
Language:
Spanish
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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C++

I have a long history of programming in C++. Starting with getting a 5 on the AP Comp Sci Test (then given in C++) to doing scientific modeling using the language as part of post-master's research, it has been my main language.

I have taken college courses in computer methods using other Object Oriented Languages.

Computer Programming

I write code as part of my job (several hundred lines of code per week). I have taught a programming course for the University of Tennessee (Introduction to Programming for Math majors). As part of the way to my math degrees (BA, MA) I studied computer science and algorithms. I am familiar with several programming languages, including C++, Python, Java, R, Fortran, MATLAB, and VB.

Differential Equations

I taught the course at the University of Tennessee. My research in graduate school was heavily dependent on differential equations. I took several courses in grad school in the field of differential equations.

Finite Math

I am a licensed teacher in the state of Tennessee, with a secondary endorsement in mathematics. On top of my graduate education (masters +60), I am experienced in teaching math of all levels.

Linear Algebra

I got my master's in Mathematics, but took several more years of graduate classes. I studied linear algebra, took higher courses in algebra. I used applied linear algebra in my programming courses, and even included some of the material while teaching differential equations at the University of Tennessee.

MATLAB

I co-taught an introduction to mathematical programming using MATLAB at the University of Tennessee. I have also been involved in research and graduate coursework that used MATLAB heavily.

University of Maine
Mathematics
University of Maine
Master's

Education

University of Maine (Mathematics)

University of Maine (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Zachary will travel within 5 miles of Chicago, IL 60657.