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Tim K.

Palatine, IL

$45/hour

ACT, SAT, Math, Physics, Astronomy, & Electrical Engineering

Background check passed as of 12/18/13
4.9 average from 22 ratings
A great help
— Christine, Arlington Heights, IL on 12/12/16

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Wayne State University
Electrical Engineering
University of Michigan
Master's

Education

Wayne State University (Electrical Engineering)

University of Michigan (Master's)

About Tim

My enjoyment of teaching comes from my own lifelong love of learning. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I've had several college courses in physics and astronomy, and have been an amateur astronomer my entire adult life.

My first experiences as a teacher were as a student assistant in college. I've also taught college students on-line, and tutored teenagers and youths in mathematics as an instructor with a private tutoring center. My specialties are mathematics, electrical engineering, physics, and astronomy.

I am flexible with my time, but I do require a 24-hour cancellation notice. I meet students at suitable locations such as public libraries, but I’m willing to travel to another location that is more convenient for you.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you in your education!
My enjoyment of teaching comes from my own lifelong love of learning. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I've had several college courses in physics and astronomy, and have been an amateur astronomer my entire adult life.

My first experiences as a teacher were as a student assistant in college. I've also
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Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Palatine, IL 60067
Background Check: Passed

"A great help"

- Christine, Arlington Heights, IL on 12/12/16

"Knowledgeable and patient"

- Ryan, Lake Zurich, IL on 1/3/17

"Good instructor"

- Cory, Vernon Hills, IL on 3/1/14
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math,
Elementary Math, Geometry,
Linear Algebra,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy, Electrical Engineering,
Physical Science, Physics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

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Discrete Math

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. Many subjects that use discrete mathematics are very familiar to electrical engineers, including information theory, digital logic, set theory, and probability. I have made occasional use of discrete math throughout my engineering career.

Electrical Engineering

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. I have over 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer in design, development, test, applications and sales. I also four years of experience as an electrical engineering professor.

Geometry

I tutored many geometry students as a Mathnasium instructor for about a year. I am also an electrical engineer, with both bachelor's and master's degrees in the field. Engineering is a field with heavy applications of higher level math, from geometry to trigonometry to calculus and more.

Linear Algebra

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. I have over 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. Linear algebra was the last in the four math class sequence and matrices (an inherent part of linear algebra) have been an occasional tool in my engineering career.

Physics

One of the most important applications of physics is electrical engineering. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer in design, development, test, applications and sales. I also four years of experience as an electrical engineering professor.

Wayne State University
Electrical Engineering
University of Michigan
Master's

Education

Wayne State University (Electrical Engineering)

University of Michigan (Master's)

A great help

Tim's a very good teacher and helped me understand concepts I had trouble with in math and physics. He makes sure I know them 100%. Because of him, my grades have gone up.

— Christine, Arlington Heights, IL on 12/12/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tim will travel within 10 miles of Palatine, IL 60067.