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John B.

AP, SAT, College and General Physics Tutor

AP, SAT, College and General Physics Tutor

$80/hour

  • 1,719 hours tutoring

About John


Bio

As a retired Licensed Physics teacher with 14 years of teaching and 27 years telecom research and development experience, it has been a great privilege these past 3 years to pass on my assistance and guidance to students who feel they may need a little extra help. My expertise includes all levels of High School Physics including AP, AP-C, College Physics and the SAT Physics Subject Test. I also work with several homeschool students on a weekly basis. If requested I am always ready to share...

As a retired Licensed Physics teacher with 14 years of teaching and 27 years telecom research and development experience, it has been a great privilege these past 3 years to pass on my assistance and guidance to students who feel they may need a little extra help. My expertise includes all levels of High School Physics including AP, AP-C, College Physics and the SAT Physics Subject Test. I also work with several homeschool students on a weekly basis. If requested I am always ready to share additional practice questions to reinforce the sessions.


Education

University of Bristol (Bristol, UK)
Electrical Engineering
Belmont University - Nashville
Masters
Professional Engineer (P.Eng)
Other

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $80
  • Rate details: Cancellations with less than 3 hours notice will be assessed the full session fee schedule. Session fees will also start at the scheduled time.
  • Lesson cancellation: 3 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 4/27/2018

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

After 27 years in Fiber Optics Research, I changed my career to high school teaching in Math and Science. One of the most enjoyable and rewarding classes has been Algebra 1 where I love working with students to build confidence and take away the fear of math. Having been in industry, I always find it important to relate the math principles to real world situations to assist students in seeing practical applications.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have taught all math ranging from Algebra 1 up to AP Calculus, including Algebra 2.
Physics,

Physics

Earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with Honors from the University of Bristol (UK). For the next 27 years I was involved in Fiber Optics Research and Development before making a career change to a high school physics teacher. Have taught all levels of Physics up to and including AP-C Calculus Based Physics
Geometry, Prealgebra

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

After 27 years in Fiber Optics Research, I changed my career to high school teaching in Math and Science. One of the most enjoyable and rewarding classes has been Algebra 1 where I love working with students to build confidence and take away the fear of math. Having been in industry, I always find it important to relate the math principles to real world situations to assist students in seeing practical applications.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have taught all math ranging from Algebra 1 up to AP Calculus, including Algebra 2.
Physics,

Physics

Earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with Honors from the University of Bristol (UK). For the next 27 years I was involved in Fiber Optics Research and Development before making a career change to a high school physics teacher. Have taught all levels of Physics up to and including AP-C Calculus Based Physics
Geometry, Prealgebra

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

After 27 years in Fiber Optics Research, I changed my career to high school teaching in Math and Science. One of the most enjoyable and rewarding classes has been Algebra 1 where I love working with students to build confidence and take away the fear of math. Having been in industry, I always find it important to relate the math principles to real world situations to assist students in seeing practical applications.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have taught all math ranging from Algebra 1 up to AP Calculus, including Algebra 2.
Physics,

Physics

Earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with Honors from the University of Bristol (UK). For the next 27 years I was involved in Fiber Optics Research and Development before making a career change to a high school physics teacher. Have taught all levels of Physics up to and including AP-C Calculus Based Physics
Geometry, Prealgebra

Science

Physical Science,

Physical Science

I am a retired Science Teacher who has taught Physics and Chemistry at all levels. Prior to teaching I was in industry where I applied my Science Knowledge to real life scenarios and always try and link scientific concepts to items and areas that students can relate to.
Physics

Physics

Earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with Honors from the University of Bristol (UK). For the next 27 years I was involved in Fiber Optics Research and Development before making a career change to a high school physics teacher. Have taught all levels of Physics up to and including AP-C Calculus Based Physics

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

After 27 years in Fiber Optics Research, I changed my career to high school teaching in Math and Science. One of the most enjoyable and rewarding classes has been Algebra 1 where I love working with students to build confidence and take away the fear of math. Having been in industry, I always find it important to relate the math principles to real world situations to assist students in seeing practical applications.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have taught all math ranging from Algebra 1 up to AP Calculus, including Algebra 2.
Physics,

Physics

Earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with Honors from the University of Bristol (UK). For the next 27 years I was involved in Fiber Optics Research and Development before making a career change to a high school physics teacher. Have taught all levels of Physics up to and including AP-C Calculus Based Physics
Geometry

Examples of Expertise


John has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 82 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Great physics tutor

John is very knowledgeable and skilled at explaining complex topics. I'm currently getting an 'A' in my Physics class because he explains concepts better than my classroom teacher!

Robin, 13 lessons with John

Thoughtful and knowledgeable

John explains concerts wonderfully, definitely will continue to learn from him! John validates and explains as he teaches. John makes my son feel comfortable seeking advice.

Nora, 9 lessons with John

Wonderful tutor

John is very knowledgeable and have wonderful skills at teaching high school aged kids. He makes complicated concepts easier. We reach out to him whenever needed and he accommodates us into his schedule easily.

Esin, 4 lessons with John

Very Helpful

John and I went through the practice exams together and he really helped me clarify topics and figure out what to apply to each problem. I will continue to use him for this purpose!

MacKenzie, 6 lessons with John

Solid teacher!

John is easy for my high school son to understand and he has so much knowledge on the subject of physics. He is a great teacher. We will continue to work with him through the entire school year.

Kitsie, 12 lessons with John

Great physics tutor!

I highly recommend John, he was great at helping me with physics. He was extremely knowledgeable about the material and explained everything very clearly. I will definitely be using him again in the future!

Emily, 6 lessons with John

Great physics 2 tutor

John has taught Physics 2. I am grateful for his knowledge and his patience. I have learned alot. He truly is fantastic. I appreciate his flexible schedule and always willing to help me succeed.

Diana, 26 lessons with John

Ideal Teacher for AP Physics C

Mr. John has an exceptional ability to instruct by directing your focus to what is important and he offers a wealth of resources with clear explanations. He is an inspirational teacher/engineer who can guide you to a 5 on the AP exam by providing you with an in depth understanding and appreciation of physics.

Theresa, 39 lessons with John

I’d be lost in Physics if it wasn’t for John!

I plan on continuing to work with John, as I did over the summer, I have another Physics class this semester online and I know I’ll do well with his help!

Jonah, 6 lessons with John
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$80/hour

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Response time: 25 minutes