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Matthew S.

Houston, TX

$45/hour

High School & College Math & Sciences

In-person lessons

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Walla walla university
Biology
University of Houston
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Walla walla university (Biology)

University of Houston (Enrolled)

About Matthew

1 on 1 tutoring has always been one of my favorite aspects of traditional teaching and what I feel I do best. I like the quick feedback of seeing a student truly grasp a concept and knowing I've done my job. I also enjoy the challenge of continually having to adjust and find different ways to convey a concept to different students who all have different educational experiences and backgrounds. I have experience teaching internationally as well as locally here in the public school system so I am used to adapting to very diverse students in very diverse settings. I hold a composite science teacher certification for grades 7-12 in the state of Texas, and I also am fluent in Spanish. I spent 2 years teaching in Mexico, as well as have experience teaching specially designed classes here in the USA for new English language learners.


I have a mainly science background, but Math and Science go hand in hand. I firmly believe that everyone can be very successful in math and it is unfortunately one of the biggest reasons people shy away from many of the sciences. Which is why it is very important to me to not only help teach math concepts, but also work to show the bigger picture and how the concept can be applied and instill a self confidence in students to not be afraid of higher math.


I have experience teaching professionally all the major sciences in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Earth Sciences in a high school setting. Science is something I'm passionate about and love having the opportunity to teach as well as learn myself as I'm currently working towards a graduate degree in Geophysics

Please let me know if you are interested in setting up a time. I am can be somewhat flexible on where I can meet with students and am willing to work out something that will work best for the both of us.

1 on 1 tutoring has always been one of my favorite aspects of traditional teaching and what I feel I do best. I like the quick feedback of seeing a student truly grasp a concept and knowing I've done my job. I also enjoy the challenge of continually having to adjust and find different ways to convey a concept to different students who all have Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Houston, TX 77075
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Precalculus
Science:
Chemistry, Physics

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Physics

I am a certified teacher in Texas and have experience teaching high school physics in the Houston area. I am currently working towards an advanced degree in geophysics.

Walla walla university
Biology
University of Houston
Enrolled

Education

Walla walla university (Biology)

University of Houston (Enrolled)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Matthew will travel within 15 miles of Houston, TX 77075.