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Kevin E.

Ypsilanti, MI

$15/hour

Tutor Specializing in Math, Science and Creative Writing

In-person lessons
4.6 average from 62 ratings
good rapport with student
— Robert, Ann Arbor, MI on 1/11/16

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State University of New York College at Brockport
University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
Graduate Coursework

Education

State University of New York College at Brockport

University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI (Graduate Coursework)

About Kevin

I have been working as a substitute teacher for almost fifteen years. I enjoy working with youths of all ages.

While I specialize in math and science, I am also a fairly accomplished writer. I have taught 1st grade math through 12th grade calculus, however I did not advance much beyond Calculus 2. I am fairly comfortable with single variable differentiation and integration, but my knowledge of multi-variable differential equations is limited.

I feel comfortable teaching subject matters such as physics and earth science, but I also can teach grammar and writing.

Typically when I teach and tutor, I strive to instill independence in the students that I am working with. There is an old saying, "If you give a student the answers he needs, he'll learn and thrive for a day. If you guide a student through the process of FINDING the answers for himself, he'll learn and thrive for a lifetime."

I would be happy to arrange an appointment with your son or daughter to help him or her become a more successful student.

Thank you for your consideration.
I have been working as a substitute teacher for almost fifteen years. I enjoy working with youths of all ages.

While I specialize in math and science, I am also a fairly accomplished writer. I have taught
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Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"good rapport with student"

- Robert, Ann Arbor, MI on 1/11/16

"patient and experienced tutor"

- Suresh, Ann Arbor, MI on 1/8/16
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Physical Science, Physics
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GRE
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
GRE

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Algebra 1

I have frequently taught algebra in the schools when I substitute teach, so I am familiar with many of the misconceptions that students have when it comes to this subject.

State University of New York College at Brockport
University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
Graduate Coursework

Education

State University of New York College at Brockport

University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI (Graduate Coursework)

good rapport with student — Kevin has an easy going style and makes my son at ease. He explains the material in various ways until the student is comfortable and makes the learning process accessible. ...

— Robert, Ann Arbor, MI on 1/11/16

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $15.00

Travel policy

Kevin will travel within 10 miles of Ypsilanti, MI 48197.