Hunter College (Biology Chemistry)
I taught AP Chemistry, Regents Chemistry, Physics and Biology for over 30 years at a High School in Queens, New York. I have tutored high school and college level Chemistry, Physics and Biology for over 30 years, too. I emphasize mathematical methods, when applicable, estimation, and emphasis on units, using the factor labeling method of unit conversion. When I end a tutoring session, my main goal is to make sure my student has mastered and is comfortable with the material of the lesson. I encourage questioning. You can ask the same question many times. Most students cannot learn everything on the first try. I believe that the student is the most important person in the student-teacher interaction and, thus, his or her needs come first.
I taught AP Chemistry, Regents Chemistry, Physics and Biology for over 30 years at a High School in Queens, New York. I have tutored high school and college level Chemistry, Physics and Biology for over 30 years, too. I emphasize mathematical methods, when applicable, estimation, and emphasis on units, using the factor labeling method of unit
When I started working with Dr. L., I was having difficulty understanding and working practically with the mathematical and abstract concepts of my college introductory Chemistry course. He explained each topic in an insightful, interesting, and informative way, with great patience and a touch of humor, so that I was able to understand my course work thoroughly, enabling me to comprehend and complete my assignments independently. It is clear he is an experienced, expert, professional tutor who has mastered the totality of the College Chemistry curriculum and can explain it in a way in which students learn. He works efficiently, making difficult, abstract, mathematical concepts seem easy. Because of him, I am doing great in chemistry! Thanks Joel!
Joel did a great job preparing me for the AP Chemistry exam. He quickly identified where my weaknesses were and created lessons that were easy for me to understand.
Joel was very knowledgeable and explained the subject matter very well. He worked well with our son and we would work with him again and would highly recommend him.
Joel is really funny and relates common, everyday things to Chemistry. My son really enjoys learning from him and has become more confident. His grades are raising due to Joel's patience and teaching
Joel was wonderful , extremely knowledgeable and has a great sense of humor making it easy for m son he definitely has the experience and knowledge my son really enjoyed the lesson and is looking forward to the next lesson
Being an adult learner I haven't been exposed to chemistry for a pretty long time and Joel seems to have a vast knowledge of chemistry but more importantly explains it in such a way that it's relatable in the real world which is very helpful. Looking forward to future lessons with Joel.
Helps my son with AP Chemistry. Extremely knowledgeable and patient tutor! My son enjoys the sessions and finds it very helpful in test preparation.
AP chemistry tutoring. Not only have my daughters grades improved, so has her confidence. Joel is patient and really knows how to teach the material so that students understand.
My son is having trouble with chemistry and has tried several other tutors that were not a good fit. He has met with Joel a couple of times now and found him to be knowledgeable and patient. So far he is pleased.
Joel was very patient and gad a good sense of humor which my son could relate to easily. Joel is also very accommodating. Great tutor and reasonable fee. Would recommend him to others
Chemistry, He makes learning fun and interesting. he helped me finish up my assignments and the module exam on time. I highly recommend him to any one who needs help to master Chemistry.
Joel L is a highly qualified instructor who has helped make chemistry topics much more easier to understand. He did a great job, My daughter was very happy with his instruction for high school chemistry. He is very knowledgeable and explaining the chemistry in clear way. In general he was patient and comprehensive. Will schedule again!
One on one great assistance. Answers questions and gives lots of examples. Makes jokes to help you understand things and make it more fun!
Joel was very patient and thorough. Besides teaching him the subject he taught my son how to prepare and study for a regents.
Dr. Joel is outstanding. He is brilliant and makes you work until you grasp the concept. Highly recommended. I am an ER/ICU RN.
Joel is able to explain a topic in multiple ways to help reinforce concepts. He is very willing to help his students.
Joel did a great job! My daughter was having a hard time in her HS physics class and was nervous about how she would do on the regents. She met with Joel for three lessons and she is now very confident that she will do well. Thank you!!
Dr. L used a lot of analogies to explain difficult subject matter. My son felt very comfortable with him and he is hopeful that he will be able to do well in the Regents with Dr. L's help.
"Learned 3 weeks of Chem in 1 hour" - was what my son said with a smile. Made my son laugh, learn and grow confident with the material. He has more to go, but gave him the confidence that he can do this. Look forward to the next session !
Joel helped my son with his formal lab which was important. Joel is a good teacher, however I think a little too advanced at the moment for my son.
My son feels like he is getting a lot of the sessions. Joel is very clear,
and the sessions are actually enjoyable.
My first lesson with Joel we worked on equilibrium. He was great. He made sure I understood the material. I have more lessons scheduled with him.
Joel is tutoring my son and a friend together in regents chemistry. He is engaging and explains things clearly with humor. Definitely seeing a deeper understanding of the subject matter. Highly recommend.
He go through the review test with my son very careful. The way He teach easy to understand because He explain really careful. The other thing very good from him that is very flexible time to fit my son schedule. He help a lot every time before my son have the tests and made my son rate a lot better. He a great Chemistry tutor.
Joel did a great job at explaining the chapter we worked on. I was struggling with practice problems. He not only showed me how to go about answering them but also the math tactics down to correct calculator use in order to make things easier.
We met Joel for the first tutoring session and were very happy with his instruction. He was well versed in chemistry, knew how to present the material in a fresh manner, and in general was patient and comprehensive. Will schedule again!
Dr. Joel is truly the best Chem tutor! My daughter learned the part she was struggling with and she is really grateful that Dr. Joel came to tutor her on a snowy evening...
Dr. Joel L. is a highly qualified instructor who has helped make chemistry topics that would normally seem extremely complicated much more easy to understand!
Although he reviewed a few items with my daughter, he was not qualified to tutor her in level II college
chemistry. I'm sure he would be fine for the high school level. So for us it wasn't a good fit.
I hold a Biology teaching license in NY City and New York State. I have a BA in Biology from Hunter College. I have taught Regents Biology and AP Biology for over 40 years. I have a PhD in Molecular Genetics.
I taught college level chemistry for over 30 years.
I taught High School Regents Physics for 25 years at Francis Lewis High School in Flushing Queens. I have tutored Physics for close to 35 years.