Over 50 tutoring hours

Wendell Lamar B.

Philadelphia, PA

$25/hr

I tutor biology subjects for comprehension and empowerment

In-person lessons
Replies in 8 hours
Background check passed as of 2/11/14
4.9 Avg. Rating
 
 
15 Ratings
 
 
8hrs Response Time
Great Tutor
— Maxine, Philadelphia, PA on 1/18/15

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University of California, Riverside
University of California Irvine
PhD

Education

University of California, Riverside

University of California Irvine (PhD)

About Wendell Lamar

I have taught students biology for over 9 years at the university level and 2 years at the high school. I teach students how to think about biology so that they are empowered to understand and not simply memorize material. I believe that the best way to learn something is to associate new concepts with concepts that students already know. In order to accomplish this, I will use examples students are familiar with and make analogies to biology concepts. I have been recognized by both universities and professional societies for excellence in teaching at both the K-12 and university levels. I have been successful teaching biology to both biology majors and non-biology majors. I demonstrate a quest for excellence in exceptional communication, analytical, and presentation skills. I have taught students biology for over 9 years at the university level and 2 years at the high school. I teach students how to think about biology so that they are empowered to understand and not simply memorize material. I believe that the best way to learn something is to associate new… Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19118
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great Tutor"

- Maxine, Philadelphia, PA on 1/18/15

"A nice person, A good tutor!"

- Toni, Los Angeles, CA on 6/30/13

"Lamar is a great tutor!"

- Orly , Studio City, CA on 5/29/13

"Lamar is an excellent biochem tutor. "

- Doreen, Reseda, CA on 1/17/12
Math:
Prealgebra
English:
Public Speaking,
Reading
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry
Computer:
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
History:
American History
Art:
Adobe Photoshop
Elementary Education:
Reading, Study Skills
Business:
Career Development, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Biology, Chemistry, Prealgebra, Reading, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
Career Development
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Basketball, Bodybuilding, Football, Track & Field
Corporate Training:
Career Development, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Public Speaking

I am a certified competent communicator in ToastMasters International. I have completed over 10 different projects in public speaking for very different purposes. I have given over 40 talks across the country. I have mentored other students in public speaking.

University of California, Riverside
University of California Irvine
PhD

Education

University of California, Riverside

University of California Irvine (PhD)

Great Tutor — Lamar is very knowledgeable in biology. He helped my daughter obtain a better understanding of certain concepts she had problems with. He was also very patient. ...

— Maxine, Philadelphia, PA on 1/18/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $25.00

Travel policy

Wendell Lamar will travel within 40 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Background Check Status for Wendell Lamar B.

Wendell Lamar B. passed a background check on 2/11/14. The check was ordered by Wendell Lamar through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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