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SD School of Mines & Technology (BS Electrical Engineering)
I am currently an AP instructor for calculus and other high level mathematics at a regional high school. I have a passion for mathematics and science and believe any willing student is capable of succeeding in advanced math and science courses. There is no short cut to achieving high competencies in advanced coursework. I believe guided instruction followed by repetition is the tried and true method to success of my students.
Prior to teaching, I spent 25 years with a the high technology company, Texas Instruments, developing customized integrated circuits for cars, cell phones, and computers.
I have a BS in electrical engineering, and I'm certified "Highly Qualified" in secondary school mathematics with the TEA. I am currently an AP instructor for calculus and other high level mathematics at a regional high school. I have a passion for mathematics and science and believe any
$45 1st hour $40 2nd hour
Richard was able to help me with Calculus 1 in a way that I was able to understand. I feel much more confident now going into the test. I highly recommend him to anyone needing a math tutor.
Richard arrived on time and was very professional. My son felt he understood his physics much better after the lesson. I will definitely use him again.
Rick was able to come with only one day notice. He showed up promptly on time and worked hard with my son for over 2 hours!
Rick arrived on time, did a great job of explaining problems & concepts, and even had a sense of humor - what more can you ask for from a tutor!
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I've been an AP Calculus instructor at a local high school for the past 4 years. This is a college Calculus course and most of my students typically receive Calculus I credit after completion of my course.