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Barbara Z.

Howell, NJ

$60/hour

Physics, Biology and Math

In-person lessons
4.9 average from 31 ratings
Excellent Tutor - Was On Time & Possesses Broad Knowledge Base
— Aviva, Freehold, NJ on 10/10/11

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Georgian Court University
State University of New York
Graduate Coursework

Education

Georgian Court University

State University of New York (Graduate Coursework)

About Barbara

Hello and thank you for viewing my tutoring profile! My name is Barbara and I'm a licensed high school physics teacher with 17 years of experience tutoring students, especially those who need an alternative way to learn the material. I take what the student already knows and build on it – I find that this makes them feel comfortable and confident that they can learn the material. In the beginning, I take time to find the student’s optimal method of learning, whether it’s by the traditional route of reading the material or if he or she can learn better through auditory, visual, logical, tangible or even mathematical methods. The student will understand the material on a highly intellectual level and feel great about his or herself.

*Please note that my fee is for high school college prep level classes. Honors-level classes are billed at $75.00/hr, as are first year college classes. Higher-level Calculus, Physics, and Organic Chemistry classes are billed at $100.00/hr.
Hello and thank you for viewing my tutoring profile! My name is Barbara and I'm a licensed high school physics teacher with 17 years of experience tutoring students, especially those who need an alternative way to learn the material. I take what the student already knows and build on it – I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Howell, NJ 07731
In-person lessons

"Excellent Tutor - Was On Time & Possesses Broad Knowledge Base"

- Aviva, Freehold, NJ on 10/10/11

"Absolutely Awesome Tutor"

- Joyanne, Matawan, NJ on 7/2/11
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology, Psychology
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, MCAT, Praxis,
SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Praxis

I've personally taken two different Praxis tests - one for general science and one for physics. These were a requirement for getting my NJ Physics teacher certification. The general science test was a comprehensive test that covered biology, chemistry and physics. The physics test covered all of the concepts covered in first year calculus-based physics. I passed both tests on the first try, which is particularly significant for the physics test, as it has a very high failure rate. I also have experience tutoring the Praxis test successfully.

Georgian Court University
State University of New York
Graduate Coursework

Education

Georgian Court University

State University of New York (Graduate Coursework)

Excellent Tutor - Was On Time & Possesses Broad Knowledge Base — Barbara was right on time & very helpful to my daughter. She clearly has a broad base of knowledge which she tapped into during the tutoring session. Barbara reviewed what my daughter was currently covering in class & gave her assistance not only with the material being covered, but also with study tips. We will certainly use Barbara throughout the year. ...

— Aviva, Freehold, NJ on 10/10/11

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Barbara will travel within 10 miles of Howell, NJ 07731.