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Gavin M.

Fort Worth, TX

$65/hr

Professional Tutor - Teacher Qualified

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Background check passed as of 1/30/14
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
55 Ratings
 
 
12hrs Response Time
Saved Me From Certain Doom and Destruction
— Blaine, Fort Worth, TX on 3/25/14

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The University of Melbourne (Australia)
Engineering
Victoria University
EdD

Education

The University of Melbourne (Australia) (Engineering)

Victoria University (EdD)

About Gavin

I am a professional tutor of college level and high school level courses. I have tutored privately for over ten years and have been employed by a college to deliver tutorials and laboratory demonstrations in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering and computer science courses. I have also worked as a high school teacher for six years and have taught mathematics, physics, science and computer science. My teacher registration is current.

I have a very good understanding of the difficulties that many students face and common misconceptions they have when learning new content. I design worksheets and activities that help students understand, and I enjoy discussing new concepts one-on-one.

By continually assessing the student's abilities, I use engaging activities to suit learning required of the student.

Gavin M.
I am a professional tutor of college level and high school level courses. I have tutored privately for over ten years and have been employed by a college to deliver tutorials and laboratory demonstrations in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering and Read more

Policies

Cancellation with any form of prior notice is acceptable. Cancellation without notice (no show) or when preparation was required may incur some charge.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Fort Worth, TX 76107
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Saved Me From Certain Doom and Destruction"

- Blaine, Fort Worth, TX on 3/25/14

"Very knowledgeable and a great teacher"

- Patrick, Fort Worth, TX on 2/27/14
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Calculus,
Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Econometrics, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Astronomy, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering,
Geology, Mechanical Engineering,
Philosophy, Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, C,
C++,
COBOL, Computer Engineering, Computer Science,
DOS, Dreamweaver, Fortran, General Computer, HTML, Java, Mathematica, MATLAB, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), Python, UNIX, Video Production, Visual Basic
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Video Production
Business:
Finance, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Calculus,
Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball, Chess, Fitness
Corporate Training:
C++,
Finance, General Computer, HTML, Java, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 2

I have taught all areas of math for years 8, 10 and 11. I have also taught applied math for year 12.

C

I have a degree in computer science from the University of Melbourne. In particular, we used the C programming language throughout our degree. We were also taught C++ object orientated language.

I took 433-141 Computing Fundamentals B in my freshman year, which was my first course in C.

In my sophomore year, we learnt 433-253 Algorithms and Data Structures using the C language.

In my third year, I took 433-332 Operating Systems, and wrote modules in C that simulated the behavior of disk head accesses.

I am currently tutoring C for a student at UTA in Arlington.

C++

I have a degree in Computer Science from the University of Melbourne. In particular, we used the C programming language throughout our degree. We were also taught C++ object orientated language.

As a teacher of Computer Science for high school students, I taught Microsoft's XNA Framework to develop basic games for the Xbox. This uses C#.

Calculus

I am a qualified high school math, physics and computer science teacher. I have taught all levels of math at various times during my seven years experience as a high school teacher.

Additionally, I have completed degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. For many years I have tutored college level mathematics, including most recently calculus I and calculus II.

Computer Science

I have a degree in Computer Science. I took the following subjects, each being at least three hours credit: Computing Fundamentals A, Computing Fundamentals B, Software Development Practices and Principles, Software Design, Algorithms and Data Structures, Computer Design, Operating Systems, Professional Practices in Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Database Systems and Computational Languages.
I passed every course and was awarded the degree in Computer Science from The University of Melbourne in 2001.

Electrical Engineering

I have completed a double degree in Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics) and Computer Science at the University of Melbourne. During this degree, I completed 1st and 2nd Year Electronic Engineering subjects. During my Master's, I completed one subject from 3rd Year Electronic Engineering called "Electronic System Design". I have also taught Year 11 and Year 12 Physics, which includes topics in electricity and electronics. I have taught Year 11 for 4 years and Year 12 Physics for 5 years.

Mechanical Engineering

I have completed a degree in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Melbourne in 2001. After completing this degree, I then worked for the University of Melbourne as a session tutor and demonstrator for one year in 2003, tutoring and demonstrating 1st, 2nd and 3rd year mechanical engineering subjects, including:
3rd year Mechanicss of Solids
Demonstrating 2nd year Thermodynamic pracs and marking laboratory reports.

The University of Melbourne (Australia)
Engineering
Victoria University
EdD

Education

The University of Melbourne (Australia) (Engineering)

Victoria University (EdD)

Saved Me From Certain Doom and Destruction — I was four weeks behind in 3 engineering classes when I called Gavin. Not only was my confidence shot, but my grades were terrible and I had a marginal understanding of my classes. Gavin is very positive and encouraging as well as knowledgeable about the topics. It is important to him that he remain prepared and ahead of the curve. I could not have gotten through this semester without him. ...

— Blaine, Fort Worth, TX on 3/25/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation with any form of prior notice is acceptable. Cancellation without notice (no show) or when preparation was required may incur some charge.

Travel policy

Gavin will travel within 10 miles of Fort Worth, TX 76107.

Background Check Status for Gavin M.

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