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Alex P.

Nottingham, MD

$30/hour

Computer Science, Java, Mathematics and Spanish Tutor

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Background check passed as of 10/8/15
4.9 average from 153 ratings
Great lesson
— Nathan, Baltimore, MD on 8/17/15

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University of the Sacred Heart
Computer Science
Temple University
Master's

Education

University of the Sacred Heart (Computer Science)

Temple University (Master's)

About Alex

My name is Alex Pagan-Ortiz, I am a computer science, mathematics and Spanish tutor. I currently have a BS and MS in Computer Science. I have over 7 years of teaching experience. The courses I have been teaching includes, but is not limit to: computer literacy, web design and development, software programming, database development, and computer logic. I am from Puerto Rico so my first language is Spanish, for that reason, I also teach Spanish classes. The colleges I had taught in the past includes; Daytona Beach Community College, South Florida Community College , Anne Arundel Community College and the Johns Hopkins University.

I have been successful at accommodating diverse student need by facilitating all styles of learners, offering individualized and extracurricular support, and integrating effective materials. I encourage learning by using a number of different learning activities and form of technology. By incorporating group discussions, reflective questions, and cooperative learning I am able to facilitate a highly interactive and positive teaching atmosphere. Being a hardworking and well-mounted educator, I welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss how my teaching experience would benefit you.
My name is Alex Pagan-Ortiz, I am a computer science, mathematics and Spanish tutor. I currently have a BS and MS in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Penalty for missing session without prior notice will be a half rate charge.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Nottingham, MD 21236
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great lesson"

- Nathan, Baltimore, MD on 8/17/15

"Paitent and educated tutor"

- Tamika, Parkville, MD on 11/22/16

"The best Professor!"

- Mohammed, Nottingham, MD on 9/10/16

"Getting to the Basics"

- Mike, Incline Village, NV on 7/31/16

"Very good with young children"

- Tycho, Middle River, MD on 3/28/16

"Prepared and Patient Tutor"

- Jennifer, Essex, MD on 3/4/16

"Great tutor!"

- Jacques, Baltimore, MD on 10/18/15

"Great Tutor"

- Johny, Bel Air, MD on 7/6/15

"Dedicated"

- Angela, Middle River, MD on 6/1/15

"Very well prepared and thorough"

- Gregory, Parkville, MD on 4/28/15

"Magnificent Tutor"

- Sean, Baltimore, MD on 4/13/15

"Great Tutor"

- Robert, Brooklyn, MD on 3/2/15

"Well Prepared"

- Michelle, Abingdon, MD on 2/28/15

"Alex is a Good Tutor"

- Celeste, Baltimore, MD on 2/15/15

"Excellent command of the subject material"

- Patrick, Baltimore, MD on 2/3/15
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, MCSA, SAT Math
Computer:
C, C++, Computer Programming,
Computer Science,
General Computer,
HTML, Java, JavaScript,
Macintosh, Microsoft Access,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word,
Oracle, Pascal, PHP, Python, SQL,
Visual Basic, Web Design
Language:
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Computer Programming

I currently hold an BS/MS in Computer Science. I have experience in programming solutions using java and relational database design. Skilled in object oriented programming using java, web site development using scripting languages such as JavaScript/PHP and Java applets. I have more than five years experience in software development.

Computer Science

I have a BS/MS in Computer Science.

General Computer

Beside my education I have more than 7 years as a Professor teaching computer literacy to college students. I also hold a Microsoft User Specialist Certifications in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

The computer literacy courses taught in college includes but are not limit to the following topics: Internet, networking, hardware, software, security, privacy, ethics, and emerging technologies.

I taught to students hands-on labs using Microsoft Office applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations, and the Windows operating system.

JavaScript

I was teaching wed design for 7 years in Community Colleges teaching HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I have two years experience as a JavaScript developer in the industry. I had developed web applications using JavaScript in projects with companies such as Oracle Corporation and VW International Inc.

Microsoft Access

I currently have the MOS certification in Microsoft Access.

Microsoft Excel

Beside my education I have more than 7 years as a Professor teaching computer literacy to college students. I also hold a Microsoft User Specialist Certifications in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

The computer literacy courses taught in college includes but are not limit to the following topics: Internet, networking, hardware, software, security, privacy, ethics, and emerging technologies.

I taught to students hands-on labs using Microsoft Office applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations, and the Windows operating system.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I was a PowerPoint instructor for 7 years in a community college.

The topics covered during the hands-on labs using MS PowerPoint include: creation and modification of presentations, using templates, importing text files into presentations, import word document outlines into presentations, formatting presentations using slide masters, customize presentation options and views, configure presentations to print or save, configure and present slideshows, insert and format shapes and slides, apply transitions and animations and manage multiple presentations.

I have also created presentations for my own lessons plans using the MS PowerPoint software application.

Microsoft Word

Beside my education, I have more than 7 years as a Professor teaching computer literacy to college students. I also hold a Microsoft User Specialist Certifications in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

I taught to students hands-on labs using Microsoft Office applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations, and the Windows operating system.
The topics covered during the hands-on labs using MS Word include: creation and modification of documents, formatting text, paragraphs, and sections, creation of tables and lists, create end-notes, footnotes, and citations, insert and format images, shapes and Smart-Art.

I have also created documentations, resumes, cover letters, syllabus and lesson plans using the MS Word software application.

Spanish

I am originally from Puerto Rico so that my first language is Spanish. I come from a town called Ponce located in the south of the island, which is very rich in Spanish culture.

SQL

I was an SQL instructor for 7 years.

University of the Sacred Heart
Computer Science
Temple University
Master's

Education

University of the Sacred Heart (Computer Science)

Temple University (Master's)

Great lesson — We finished a whole chapter on Ruby on Rails. Alex was very patient and helpful, and I feel good progress was made. ...

— Nathan, Baltimore, MD on 8/17/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Penalty for missing session without prior notice will be a half rate charge.

Travel policy

Alex will travel within 10 miles of Nottingham, MD 21236.