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David B.

Pikesville, MD

$50/hour

David B. – Math, Science and Languages

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 1 ratings
Had first session and David was extremely patient and professional
— Laura, Lutherville Timonium, MD on 8/21/15

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University of Minnesota
Electrical Engineeri

Education

University of Minnesota (Electrical Engineeri)

About David

I'm a (nearly) life-long resident of Baltimore (I did live a few years in Minnesota, Go Gophers!). I have one child in college and another finishing high school. Since a child I've loved math, science, and foreign languages. I have a near-native fluency in Spanish, thanks to over 20 years of marriage to a South American and involvement in the Spanish-speaking community. I also studied German for six years and learned Dutch through frequent contact with friends in the Netherlands. I have five nieces and nephews of school age living in the area and I've been teaching Sunday School (grades 4/5) for four years.

Professionally, I work full-time as a software developer, a field I've been in since 1988. Currently, I do most of my work in ASP.NET with an Oracle back-end. From 2000 to 2004 I worked with Stevenson University (then Villa Julie College) as an Adjunct Faculty teaching software development and troubleshooting as part of an accelerated program for people in career transition. I also tutored students individually after they had completed the program, and I have designed and delivered in-house SQL training for previous employers.

I'm a (nearly) life-long resident of Baltimore (I did live a few years in Minnesota, Go Gophers!). I have one child in college and another finishing high school. Since a child I've loved math, science, and foreign languages. I have a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Pikesville, MD 21208
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Had first session and David was extremely patient and professional"

- Laura, Lutherville Timonium, MD on 8/21/15
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Prealgebra, Precalculus
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
ASP.NET, C#, General Computer, HTML, Oracle,
SQL
Language:
Dutch,
ESL/ESOL,
German,
Spanish
History:
American History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Dutch

I have been reading, writing and speaking Dutch since I studied it independently in High School. I have regular correspondence with several people in the Netherlands. I used to travel routinely in the country and used the language in my travels as much as possible.

ESL/ESOL

I taught ESL for the Baltimore County School system in the 1990s. Many of our students were from the former USSR.

German

I took six years of German including independent study and traveled in Germany and the Slovak Republic for several years. I still keep current by listening to broadcasts and reading German-language media.

Oracle

I have been working with Oracle databases since 2010. I've been involved in database modeling, writing and maintaining PL/SQL packages, data warehouse programming, writing and optimizing complex queries.

University of Minnesota
Electrical Engineeri

Education

University of Minnesota (Electrical Engineeri)

Had first session and David was extremely patient and professional — We are working on rebuilding my Dutch vocabulary, sentence structure, and common phrases used in everyday life in Holland. Looking forward to my next session. ...

— Laura, Lutherville Timonium, MD on 8/21/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 20 miles of Pikesville, MD 21208.