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James D.

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College Professor

$30/hour

  • 343 hours tutoring

About James


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Hello, I’m Mr D. I have been teaching and tutoring for about 30 years. I am a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and earned a masters degree from the University of Central Missouri. Following my Air Force career, I earned a secondary math teacher certification from the Texas Education Agency.
I was a high school math teacher for 27 years, teaching all levels of math through calculus AB. Since 2008 I have been an adjunct professor at a local community college where I teach primarily...

Hello, I’m Mr D. I have been teaching and tutoring for about 30 years. I am a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and earned a masters degree from the University of Central Missouri. Following my Air Force career, I earned a secondary math teacher certification from the Texas Education Agency.
I was a high school math teacher for 27 years, teaching all levels of math through calculus AB. Since 2008 I have been an adjunct professor at a local community college where I teach primarily college algebra and precalculus. I recently became certified to teach online courses, and began teaching remotely in spring 2020.
I have been private tutoring throughout my teaching career. I really enjoy working one-on-one with students and aim to send them away from each lesson with both knowledge and increased confidence.
I hope I can be of service.


Education

Air Force Academy
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University of Central Missouri
Masters

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Subjects

Homeschool

Calculus,

Calculus

Taught calculus ab in high school and college for past 12 years.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

Have taught this subject in high school and college for 28 years.
Algebra 2

Math

Calculus,

Calculus

Taught calculus ab in high school and college for past 12 years.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

Have taught this subject in high school and college for 28 years.
Algebra 2, Trigonometry

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Calculus,

Calculus

Taught calculus ab in high school and college for past 12 years.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

Have taught this subject in high school and college for 28 years.
Algebra 2

Summer

Calculus,

Calculus

Taught calculus ab in high school and college for past 12 years.
Algebra 2

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Experienced Tutor.

My son has rejected several tutors for different reasons. James is the first tutor that was able to help my son. They worked on integrals. He requested my son to email him his homework ahead of time so he could prepare for the lesson. During the lesson he was straight to the point, calm, organized, professional. I could tell that he has many years of experience. What a find and for such a reasonable rate!

Jamilya, 1 lesson with James

So helpful and extremely patient

I’ve met a few tutors on Wyzant and James the best, by far. He’s so patient and knowledgeable and I can tell that he really wants me to understand! I’m taking Precal and Calculus back to back and I’d be lost without James!

Maggie, 5 lessons with James

Amazing tutor

Phenomenal tutor eager to help students of all ages learn algebra. Patient and able to explain concepts in a simple and easy to understand manner. The best tutor teacher I have had with advanced math topics. He’s quick and able to tell exactly where you need help in solving problems and so encouraging. He can break it down into fundamentals and fill in gaps where you’ve missed learning something in the past and catch you up to where you need to be. Highly recommended and would refer anyone to Mr. James D. Kind and professional to work with.

Rachel, 4 lessons with James

Excellent

My son learned a great deal and wants another appointment. He is very happy with the lesson. He was learning Trigonometry in high school. Thank you James for your help

Chris, 4 lessons with James

Great math tutor!

James reviewed Pre-calculus with my son. My son said that he was an excellent and knowledgeable tutor. We will definitely schedule additional lessons with James. Thank you!

Douglas, 6 lessons with James

Very knowledgeable and thorough

He helped me review for an exam. He was very thorough with any questions I had and patient. James made sure I fully understood the questions/answers. He also sent me worksheets that would help.

Vanessa, 1 lesson with James

Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor.

My son had a session yesterday and he learned so much. He has been struggling this year with Algebra 2 and Professor James was able to help him, he was able to show Ethan how to be successful we hope. I am so thankful for James and his instruction to my son, he showed him a new way to do some of the problems and was so patient. Words are not enough to express how great he was with my 16 year old son. Thank you 1000 times over!!

Kathy, 1 lesson with James

Excellent tutor!

James was patient, very detailed and knowledgeable in all areas of the Pre-AP Calculus that our daughter needed help with! We sent him problems beforehand to review snd he was prepared snd ready to go over each one with her in detail. Thank you!

Jennifer, 3 lessons with James

Very good instructor and very pacient

Very hands on with explanation and details. Great instructor. Prepares for the lessons ahead of time. Thanks for an excellent lesson and guidance. It was a very nice experience

Judith, 3 lessons with James

Outstanding Teacher

My son had one lesson with Mr.D. He absolutely loved the teaching style. My son's commented after the lesson: "This guy knows math and his cool!" It is the best indicator :) Happy Parent, Anna

Anya, 15 lessons with James
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$30/hour

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Response time: 3 hours