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Andrew M.

Woonsocket, RI

$40/hour

Dr. Andrew M. Biology Chemistry Physics Anatomy Physiology

Background check passed as of 9/27/15
4.8 average from 9 ratings
Great teacher. Very knowledgeable
— Christen, Taunton, MA on 1/16/16

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University of Hartford
Biology BS
Boston University School of Medicine
PhD

Education

University of Hartford (Biology BS)

Boston University School of Medicine (PhD)

About Andrew

I love teaching science because I know how frustrating it can be to not understand a concept. Although I now hold doctoral degrees from Boston University School of Medicine, it was not always easy for me to learn science and math material when I was in high school and college. So I know what you are going through. I also know that you can learn this material well and completely. We will work to first figure out HOW you learn so that I can best help you to learn the material you want to master. It wasn't until I found out how I learned new material that I was able to become successful as a student. So I bring this experience into every student interaction I have. Always keep in mind that before I earned PhD degrees in Physiology and Biophysics as well as taking a large number of classes in higher order mathematics and computer programming, I was a student struggling to understand this material.

I have taught at both the high school and college level and I am very familiar with not only the environment of each type of school, but also the way in which material is presented. This allows me to tailor our sessions to fit your unique needs. Tutoring is an opportunity for a student to have the material presented in a way that is best for them alone, rather than in a fashion aimed at a group of people. I strive to make every interaction a personalized one. In my teaching experience I have taught Nursing students, Pharmacy students, Pre-Medical and Medical students and students interested in pursuing advanced degrees in Biology or Biochemistry. No matter what your goals, I am here to help you achieve them!

I have more than 15 years experience teaching both high school and college, with high ratings from students at all levels. I don't just cover the material, I also work with my students to help them develop strong study habits they can take with them throughout life. As a lifelong learner myself, I find myself still using the good study skills I developed decades ago.

I make sure our sessions take place in a quiet environment conducive to the learning experience. This can either be at my college office located in Warwick, or at your own home. I will work where you are most comfortable. Our first meeting is free since it is an opportunity for us to get to know one another. I also want my students to feel satisfied; if something is not working, I will do whatever is needed to make it right.
I love teaching science because I know how frustrating it can be to not understand a concept. Although I now hold doctoral degrees from Boston University School of Medicine, it was not always easy for me to learn science and math material Read more

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Cancellation
2 hours notice required
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Travels within 40 miles of Woonsocket, RI 02895
Background Check: Passed

"Great teacher. Very knowledgeable"

- Christen, Taunton, MA on 1/16/16
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math,
Elementary Science
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Anatomy

I have taught Human Anatomy and Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy at the University Level for over 10 years. During this time I have taught Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy and Pre-Med students.

Biochemistry

I have taught biochemistry at the university level and have conducted enzymology research for over 15 years.

Biology

I have taught many different Biology courses at the University level including cell biology, organismal biology, developmental biology, histology and plant biology

Chemistry

I have taught chemistry, both organic and inorganic, at the high school and University level.

Elementary Math

In addition to my academic qualifications (a Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics) I have been involved in elementary and middle school math and science education for many years. I think these are the best ages to teach because the students have not yet become afraid of the topics. Kids are natural scientists and mathematicians- just try to give s child less of something than their siblings and see if they don't do the math quickly! Science is all about asking questions and then figuring out how to answer them. For both subjects I favor a hands on approach. I use a lot of games and activities to make the learning fun. I love these subjects and the kids can pick up on that. I look forward to working with your kids!

Elementary Science

In addition to my academic qualifications (a Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics), I have been involved in elementary and middle school science education for many years. I think these are the best ages to teach because the students have not yet become afraid of the topics. Kids are natural scientists because science is all about asking questions and then figuring out how to answer them. I ran an after school science club for several years where I used a hands on approach. I use a lot of games and activities to make the learning fun. I love science and the kids can pick up on that. I look forward to working with your kids!

Physiology

I have taught Human Physiology at the University and Medical School level for almost 20 years.

University of Hartford
Biology BS
Boston University School of Medicine
PhD

Education

University of Hartford (Biology BS)

Boston University School of Medicine (PhD)

Great teacher. Very knowledgeable — Andrew is a very patient man, and explained things in ways that I could understand. I couldn't have asked for a better tutor! ! ...

— Christen, Taunton, MA on 1/16/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Andrew will travel within 40 miles of Woonsocket, RI 02895.