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Kent State University
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (PhD)
I am a College Reading and Learning Association Certified Tutor with over 1000 hours of private tutoring experience. I have tutored everything from pre-algebra up through college level physics and Calculus, with students ranging in age from 12-30. I have also served as a lecturer in a college physics laboratory course for 8 semesters. My wife and I recently had a new addition to the family, so helping young people with their education is more important to me than ever. I have been described as caring and patient by my students, and I do my best to provide a personalized learning experience for each person. I am a College Reading and Learning Association Certified Tutor with over 1000 hours of private tutoring experience. I have tutored everything from pre-algebra up through college level Read more
To add another student to the same session, I will only charge $25/additional student.
My son likes Nathan and his physics lessons very much. I am very impressed with his teaching as well. His instruction is precise and well planned and every word of it is critical to the subject and aims at my son's weakness. Most importantly, Nathan knows how to teach and communicate complex physics concepts to my son who is struggling with honor high school physics with simple visual graphs. I also like his teaching methodology that encourages my son to think by himself. Nathan also taught my son important problem solving skills that could be applied not only to physics but to many other scientific disciplines. Furthermore, his calm and thoughtful teaching style engages my son to a positive learning experience which is important to any high school students. I highly recommend Nathan to any parents and appreciate his lesson very much.
Nathan did a great job answering all of my questions from our previous session and devoted the remainder of the session to explaining concepts I had not yet mastered and providing problem sets for us to work through together. His teaching style meshes very well with my skill acquisition assets.
Nathan was such a great Physics tutor! He wasn't just making me go through the motions and make me memorize equations. He broke down the equations and helped me understand where they came from and why I was using them, it made so much more sense than just being handed an equation. He was very patient with me, when I didn't understand a concept or couldn't figure out a problem right away. He also came very prepared to the session with notes written out about the material I was working on. I would highly recommend him if you are having any trouble with physics, he is extremely intelligent but knows how to simplify the material for anyone to understand.
I continue to be impressed with Nathan's instruction, style, and professionalism. He is clear and consistent with expectations for the work which needs to be done. He does so in a considerate, thoughtful manner and positively encourages my son to continue to meet the goals they both set. My son is responding well to Nathan's style and has progressively learned how to tackle any difficulties. I am grateful for this and happy to see that my son is moving in the right direction. I am glad that I found this site and chose Nathan to tutor my son.
Nathan has been a great tutor for pre-calculus for my son. He is well prepared, and my son has really enjoyed working with him. He returns emails very quickly, it has been easy to get in touch with, great communication. Highly recommended.
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I have a PhD in physics. I have taken many advanced math classes. I scored well on both ACT and SAT exams, as well as the GRE exam. I have tutored over 300 hours algebra specific related topics and I have over 1000 total tutoring hours.
I have tutored more than ten students in algebra II concepts. My students enjoy the way I break ideas down into simple concepts and then reinforce them with examples. All my students continued after the first lesson, through the end of the school year and showed significant improvement.
I have tutored more than ten students in calculus concepts who saw significant improvement in their understanding. I enjoy tutoring calculus because I believe that some mathematician long ago decided to make calculus seem difficult by employing a lot of Greek symbols and squiggles. When I show my students that these symbols, in fact, stand for understandable concepts, they quickly grasp the ideas and do well in their course. You have failed, ancient mathematician; calculus can in fact be understood in simple terms!
I have spent hours and hours preparing for and taking the GRE exam. In addition to teaching content, I can provide helpful tips on how to approach the exam, study habits, etc.
I have a PhD in physics, and I have taken many advanced math classes. I have also completed two semesters of courses on chemistry and geology. I love teaching students about how the physical world behaves. My background allows me to delve into all physical science topics in more depth than is typically taught. I have tutored over 300 hours on physical science related topics and I have over 1000 total tutoring hours.
I have a PhD in physics, so I am well versed in this topic. I also have taught 8 semesters of physics laboratory courses at UNC-Chapel Hill. It saddens me that so many people have a fear of physics, mostly because of poor instruction; I try to make physics topics as accessible as possible by discussing real-life applications, and tuning lessons to the individual student's skill level. I have specifically tutored over 300 hours in physics and I have over 1000 total tutoring hours.
I enjoy teaching Pre-Algebra because it is a bridge between elementary math, and the higher-level math courses. I try to give my students sneak-peaks into why the concepts they are learning will be important in the future. My students quickly learn how to apply the arithmetic they have learned in elementary school in more complex situations and typically show rapid improvement.
I have extensive experience teaching precalculus as part of the Kent State Academic Success Center. Having a good understanding of precalculus is essential for all higher level maths. I make sure my students understand both the how and why of precalculus because both are essential in this bride-type math course. I think precalculus can be a very fun course as well, because you finally get to see the power of mathematics in more advanced applications.
I am a College Reading and Learning Association Certified tutor. I have a PhD in physics and over 1000 hours of private tutoring experience, including working three years at the Kent State University Tutoring Center.
Doing well on the SAT, and any other national test, in part depends on knowing the tricks of the test. My test prep courses include not only the math skills to do the problems, but also test taking skills in how to approach problems, how to look for traps, how and when to answer questions if you don’t know the answer, and how to pace yourself. Only when you have all these skills, are you truly ready to succeed on a national exam.
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