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Brad H.

Algebra Specialist

Algebra Specialist

$36/hour

  • 46 hours tutoring

About Brad


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Nothing is more devastating to a kid than believing they are bad in math. It causes poor performance in all of their subjects. Since they believe they "don't get math" they have no confidence for anything else. They are threaten with their whole future being in jeopardy because they cannot "solve for x and y."

Poor math grades mean the embarrassment of summer school, repeating courses, and low GPAs. The kid is branded as mentally deficient or worse, like ADD or dyslexia. The parents...

Nothing is more devastating to a kid than believing they are bad in math. It causes poor performance in all of their subjects. Since they believe they "don't get math" they have no confidence for anything else. They are threaten with their whole future being in jeopardy because they cannot "solve for x and y."

Poor math grades mean the embarrassment of summer school, repeating courses, and low GPAs. The kid is branded as mentally deficient or worse, like ADD or dyslexia. The parents try everything from offering prizes for good grades and removing privileges for bad grades but nothing works.

Actually, math is one of the easiest subjects to study and be tested on. The student just needs to have the basics mastered and the rest is relatively simple. Is algebra or calculus easy? No, but it is a lot easier if the kid knows how to add and subtract. In most cases the kid just needs quality repetition not prescription drugs.

Whether I tutor adults or kids the method is the same and the student sees immediate improvement in math and all of their other subjects, too. It is usually just a matter of doing the right things in the right order to get the right results.

I specialize in Algebra because it has the greatest need. Students either need to pass it to graduate or need to master it so they can move onto Calculus.

"Math is the weightlifting for the mind. The better you are at math, the easier it is to learn everything else."

Classes, labs, jobs, clubs, teams, and social life all eat into the student's time for study so it is vital to get the most out of those few hours available for study. My specialty is teaching efficient and effective learning techniques so that the student actually retains the knowledge before and after the final exam.

The most important thing is to develop the student's confidence so that they are excited to take the test rather than be intimidated by it. My experience from the military, college and business has subjected me to countless standardized tests so I know how to


Education

Northwestern University
Economics

Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Hourly Rate: $36
  • Rate details: The standard rate applies to clients in the Salem city limits.
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Salem, OR 97302
  • Lesson cancellation: 6 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Microsoft Excel

Computer

Microsoft Excel

Corporate Training

Microsoft Excel

Elementary Education

Elementary Math, Vocabulary

English

English, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

History

American History, European History

Homeschool

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, English, Prealgebra, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing

Math

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, SAT Math

Most Popular

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, English, Prealgebra, Writing

Music

Music Theory

Science

Physical Science

Summer

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, SAT Math, Writing

Test Preparation

SAT Math, SAT Reading

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$36/hour

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Brad H.

$36/hour

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