Duncan W.

Springfield, MA

$35/hr

High school Math and some calculus

In-person lessons
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Background check passed as of 9/12/13

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HCC; Westfield State
Math and Science

Education

HCC; Westfield State (Math and Science)

About Duncan

I taught high school math in a private Christian school for 10 years.

I see math as a 'game' to be played and won. IMO, that mindset helps struggling students succeed.

Math is based upon patterns. A tutor's job is to help the student recognize which patterns to use.

Bringing in real life uses of a math concept, as a teaching tool, helps the student understand how to view problems.

My philosophy is that I've never met a student that can't succeed in math if shown properly.

I taught high school math in a private Christian school for 10 years.

I see math as a 'game' to be played and won. IMO, that mindset helps struggling students succeed.

Math is based upon patterns. A tutor's job is to help the student recognize which patterns to use.
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

Max $45/session Group rates available.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Springfield, MA 01109
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
GED, SAT Math

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HCC; Westfield State
Math and Science

Education

HCC; Westfield State (Math and Science)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Max $45/session Group rates available.

Travel policy

Duncan will travel within 10 miles of Springfield, MA 01109.

Background Check Status for Duncan W.

Duncan W. passed a background check on 9/12/13. The check was ordered by Duncan through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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