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Jan C.

Mechanicsville, MD

$35/hour

Retired Private School Science Teacher

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 14 ratings
Knowledgeable tutor with a love of teaching
— Karen, Lexington Park, MD on 2/15/16

$35/Hour


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Albright College
Biology
Temple University Medical School
PhD

Education

Albright College (Biology)

Temple University Medical School (PhD)

About Jan

During my 15 years teaching honors level science in a private school, I tutored many students outside of class. These were voluntary tutoring sessions which I did free of charge in order to help my students succeed. In 15 years of teaching Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, and Honors Anatomy and Physiology, I was able to minimize the number of student failures to only 2.
I love teaching and since retiring, I love doing individual tutoring. I have gained much satisfaction from helping students understand science when they thought it was beyond them. Parents, if your son or daughter needs private, concentrated, patient assistance in learning Chemistry, Biology, or Anatomy and Physiology, I would like to assist you.

My experience is concentrated in tutoring high school students in Biology, Chemistry, and Human Anatomy and Physiology, however, I have also taught Anatomy and Physiology at the college level.
During my 15 years teaching honors level science in a private school, I tutored many students outside of class. These were voluntary tutoring sessions which I did free of charge in order to help my students succeed. In 15 years of teaching Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, and Honors Anatomy and Physiology, I was able to minimize the number of Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Mechanicsville, MD 20659
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable tutor with a love of teaching"

- Karen, Lexington Park, MD on 2/15/16
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy,
Biology,
Chemistry,
Physiology,
Zoology
Test Preparation:
ACT Science

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Anatomy

I attained my Ph.D. in physiology at Temple Medical School in Philadelphia, PA. I was well trained in human anatomy not only by participating in a human cadaver dissection, but also by studying developmental as well as histological human anatomy in the classroom. After teaching human anatomy both at the college and high school level, I feel confident about tutoring in this subject.

Biology

I have a B.S. in Biology from Albright College in PA. I taught a course in Organism Biology at the college level for 3 years and taught high school Honors Biology for 15 years.
My favorite part of Biology is teaching the basics of plant and animal anatomy and physiology.

Chemistry

I have taught High School Honors and Basic Chemistry for the past 15 years and have thoroughly enjoyed doing so! Because my area of expertise lies in the biological sciences, I am able to understand and show my students how important an understanding of chemistry is even for a Bio major!

Physiology

My Ph.D. came from Temple Medical School in Philadelphia, PA where I studied human physiology with a medical perspective for 4 years. Fascinating subject! First one must know one's anatomy (the structure), then one uses structure to learn function (physiology). I have taught anatomy and physiology at the college level for 6 years and at the high school level for 15 years. I have spent many hours tutoring students one on one in theses subjects.

Albright College
Biology
Temple University Medical School
PhD

Education

Albright College (Biology)

Temple University Medical School (PhD)

Knowledgeable tutor with a love of teaching

Dr. C is very patient, you can tell that she loves teaching. She takes the time to get to know the student and then teaches according to the student's learning style.

— Karen, Lexington Park, MD on 2/15/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jan will travel within 25 miles of Mechanicsville, MD 20659.