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Kevin W.

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Johns Hopkins University
Sociology

Education

Johns Hopkins University (Sociology)

About Kevin

My name is Kevin, and I have been tutoring and teaching for over 6 years now. I began as a junior in high school, where I coached my school's competitive math team (Algebra II), leading them to several top 5 finishes at the regional level. As a senior, I coached both the Algebra II and Pre-Calculus math teams, again leading both to victories at the regional level. In college, I continued tutoring with a few side projects. The first was also through Wyzant, where I worked 1-on-1 with a student at a local college for Finite Mathematics (a combination of Algebra I, Algebra II and Probability). I was eventually hired by the Johns Hopkins lacrosse team to coach 3 students in a 200-level Statistics course that I had taken the prior semester.

After completing university, I spent a year as a high school teacher at Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School teaching Approaches to Algebra, a 9th grade PARCC-readiness class that focused on prerequisite skills. As a result, I was teaching 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade level material (with a bit of 10th grade geometry sprinkled in to prepare students for the following school year). I received formal training as an educator and currently have a Resident Teaching Certificate as a result. I have loved teaching and tutoring, particularly math (but also in the social sciences), and I hope to continue as an educator as a result.

As I mentioned previously, I have experience tutoring math from a variety of backgrounds. I have taught middle school-level math, as well as Algebra I to freshmen, have taught summer school Geometry and have served as a coach for both Algebra II and Pre-Calculus competitive math teams. I have tutored Finite Math and ultimately have a very good grasp of the mathematics required from 6th grade all the way through Pre-Calculus. With fair warning, I am also available to tutor Calculus, as I have taken up through Calculus III at the collegiate level.

Overall, I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to tutor. I have enjoyed it immensely in the past, and as I enter the summer without a position teaching, I'd like to continue refining my skills as an educator. I love learning about the personal interests of students I tutor, and love to share about my own hobbies (music, political science, trivia) as well.
My name is Kevin, and I have been tutoring and teaching for over 6 years now. I began as a junior in high school, where I coached my school's competitive math team (Algebra II), leading them to several top 5 finishes at the regional level. As a senior, I coached both the Algebra II and Pre-Calculus math teams, again leading both to victories at Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 4 miles of Baltimore, MD 21218
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Econometrics, Finite Math,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
PSAT, Sociology
Music:
Ear Training, Guitar, Music History, Music Theory
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, PSAT, SAT Math
Computer:
SQL
History:
Geography, Music History, Social Studies

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Finite Math

On my old Wyzant account (cannot remember my username or password, as it was 2 years ago) I tutored a student at Towson University in Finite Mathematics. He ended up getting the 2nd highest score in a class of 15 students, and his score saw a 10% increase as a result of tutoring with me. The material is really similar to high school mathematics, with a sprinkle of probability, subject matter I'm very comfortable with.

Social Studies

As an undergraduate, I majored in Sociology and International Studies, with a Social Policy minor. As an IS student, as well as a social policy minor, I took a number of classes in history, political science and economics. These, coupled with my knowledge of sociology, have well-equipped me to tutor in social studies.

Johns Hopkins University
Sociology

Education

Johns Hopkins University (Sociology)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kevin will travel within 4 miles of Baltimore, MD 21218.