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Robert B.

Bronx, NY

$50/hour

Biology, Writing, and Math tutor

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City College of New York
Biology
City College of New York
Master's

Education

City College of New York (Biology)

City College of New York (Master's)

About Robert

As a graduate student with excellent research skills and experience, I am eager to contribute my abilities to students in need. I have had four and a half years of research experience in a small non-volant mammal ecological/evolutionary laboratory. For my Masters thesis, I have incorporated GIS data to study endemic small mammals in Madagascar. Additionally, I have four papers published in peer-reviewed journals and one other about to be submitted. Lastly, I have acquired teaching experience through numerous opportunities (in classroom and museum settings; see below). Given my extensive training and background, I believe I can help students meet their goals.

I have had many experiences that will greatly assist me in science education. Throughout college, I have worked with underprivileged students of all ages and in many different subject areas. During my first two years in college, I worked for a tutoring company, Champion Learning. I tutored in areas ranging from simple addition to trigonometry, reading comprehension, and science.

After performing well in my college general chemistry courses, I was asked to become a workshop leader by the City College of New York (CCNY) chemistry department. This role entailed directing peer-led team learning (PLTL), where students support and learn from each other. Those experiences led me to the Collaboration for Leadership in Urban Science (CLUSTER) program at CCNY, where I further fostered my feelings for teaching science. The CLUSTER program allowed me to work at the New York Hall of Science (as an exhibit explainer) explaining exhibits to the public.

I also received my initial certification in science education from the State of New York, with a specialization in biological science, for grades 7–12. Additionally, I have been an adjunct lecturer at CCNY for the last year (with two different courses). These experiences will help me with my future students.
As a graduate student with excellent research skills and experience, I am eager to contribute my abilities to students in need. I have had four and a half years of research experience in a small non-volant mammal ecological/evolutionary laboratory. For my Masters thesis, I have incorporated GIS Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Bronx, NY 10463
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Logic, Prealgebra, Probability, Statistics
Science:
Biology, Botany, Ecology, Genetics, Zoology
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

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City College of New York
Biology
City College of New York
Master's

Education

City College of New York (Biology)

City College of New York (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 15 miles of Bronx, NY 10463.