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Nancy W.

Highly Qualified: B.S. Physics and Astronomy, Mathematics, B.S.Nursing

Highly Qualified: B.S. Physics and Astronomy, Mathematics, B.S.Nursing

$50/hour

  • 2,028 hours tutoring

  • Sammamish, WA 98074

About Nancy


Bio

Hello Students and Parents,

I am the best tutor ever! I truly enjoy teaching and attending to each student's particular need and watching my students succeed, no matter what their level of education or learning experience. I am highly qualified in several subjects.

BACKGROUND:

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major), and a minor in mathematics from the University of Washington 2007. I have taught a wide range of mathematics from elementary to more advanced...

Hello Students and Parents,

I am the best tutor ever! I truly enjoy teaching and attending to each student's particular need and watching my students succeed, no matter what their level of education or learning experience. I am highly qualified in several subjects.

BACKGROUND:

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major), and a minor in mathematics from the University of Washington 2007. I have taught a wide range of mathematics from elementary to more advanced calculus, and first year physics at the university level with great success.

I am also an R.N. and have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from California State University (Sacramento), with many years of experience in ICU/CCU and other specialties, and as a Director of Nurses. I am a recipient of the Clara Barton medal from the American Red Cross, and have received a California Highway Patrol Award for saving a persons life. I assist with topics such as biology, anatomy, physiology and complicated nursing questions. I also prepare students for the R.N. NCLEX, TEAS and PAX exams.

I also have experience writing scientific papers and assist with both creative writing and vocabulary skills. I have helped many students improve their English and language arts skills. I have traveled all over the United States as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist, teaching and implementing information systems. I have two medical patents, with an additional patent pending at this time.

As a result of my wide experience in several fields, I have been able to help students prepare for and improve their scores for the updated 2018 ACT and PSAT and SAT exams. My students have been accepted to the colleges of their choice. I have many additional talents that are listed in my profile if you require tutoring in a specific subject.

I am also an accomplished pianist and teach piano.

MY APPROACH:

Study and organizational skills are very important. I help the student learn how to organize, develop better ways of note taking, finish difficult homework problems, and understand the subjects with examples from every day life. I teach beyond the questions that the student asks. I give ideas on how to best learn the subject, and how to remember what was taught. I tailor the session to address the particular student's need. It is important for a student to feel accomplished in a subject that may be difficult for them.

Sincerely,

Nancy W.


Education

Univ. of Washington and California State University Sacramento
Astron.Phys.Nursing

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Rate details: Special pricing may be available for students that continue to work with me over an extended period of time.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 18 miles of Sammamish, WA 98074
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 4/29/2016

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

NCLEX,

NCLEX

I have been an R.N. for over 20 years. I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing from California State University, Sacramento. I have been a teacher, administrator, supervisor, ICU nurse, and medical advise nurse. I have worked in home health and the medical information industry. I have two medical patents. Additionally, I have taken several continuing education courses throughout my career including case management, ACLS, PALS,and BLS. I understand how the NCLEX exam works and I have helped many nursing students succeed. I have also assisted nurses who did not pass the first time. I have helped them to understand the test taking process for this type of exam. I show students how to review for each section type, analyze practice questions and answers, and develop critical thinking skills. I address each student's need individually, and make a plan to improve in the weakest areas.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I have assisted many students in writing personal essays for review by the college of their choice. I have experience teaching English reading and writing, and assisted students in taking the SAT and ACT exams.
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Elementary Education

Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Washington with a minor in mathematics. I am certified to teach Elementary Math through WyAant.com, along with several other certifications. I have taught students at all levels of mathematics from elementary mathematics to college courses in calculus with great success. It is important for the student to learn the concepts of math in elementary school. Elementary math is used in every day life. Elementary math is an important building block for future math classes but can be difficult for some students. I show the student how to analyze the meanings and develop a conceptual understanding and comprehension of mathematical concepts, operations and relationships. I teach the student how to take notes, prepare for exams, understand the concepts, and learn to listen in class. I give the student additional examples so that they can relate the math to every day subjects. I show them that math is sensible, useful and worthwhile. I cover the following topics and more for the student depending on their curriculum and need, and I am prepared to answer any questions they have: Grade 1 Addition and subtraction properties and extending counting sequence; understanding place values; understanding length measurements and length units; tell and write time; intro to geometry; partitioning circles and parts of geometric figures; recognizing patterns. Grade 2 More problems involving adding and subtracting; introduction to multiplication; measurements of lengths and addition and subtraction; time and money; shapes and attributes; Intro to Venn diagrams. Grade 3 Multiplication and division and properties between them; larger numbers; place value and multi digit arithmetic; beginning fractions; measurements; intervals of time; introduction to volumes; masses of objects; concept of area related to multiplication and addition; perimeters; geometry shapes and attributes; describe, extend, and make generalizations about geometric and numeric patterns; represent and analyze patterns, using words, tables, and graphs. Grade 4 More word problems, multiplication division and factoring; estimation; rounding; generate patterns; sequences; reasoning skills using Caesars Cipher ; numbers and operations in base ten; sum and subtract fractions; equivalence and word problems; measurement and data, systems of units; intervals of time, beginning use of volumes, measurement of quantities using diagrams and line diagrams; beginning measurement of angles, rays and line segments; perpendicular and parallel lines; identifying right triangles Grade 5 Generate and analyze patterns; generalize place value understanding; multi digit arithmetic; additional fraction equivalence and ordering; decimal notation for fractions; more in measurements and conversions; angle measurements; draw and identify angles and their properties and measurements; more concepts of volume related to multiplication and addition; negative numbers, simple sequencing of numbers; concept of infinity. Grade 6 Ratio concepts, proportions and reasoning; dividing fractions by fractions, multiply and divide multi digit numbers; multiply, divide, compare, convert decimals ( and base ten); percents and, fractions; rational numbers; one variable equations and inequalities; relationships between dependent and independent variables; surface area, volume of various geometrical figures; some statistics, summarize and describe distributions; develop understanding of statistical variability and experimental probability; introduction to pie charts, stem and lead plotters, box plots and bar graphs; Introduce the student of the Cartesian coordinate system and plotting numbers; introduction to slopes.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have been a teacher and tutor and have been successful in helping many students become successful in their classes over the years. I have a diverse background with experience and certifications in many subjects. I also have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Astronomy and Physics as well as a Bachelors of Science Degree in Science in Nursing. It is important for the student to study properly early in their education. I also help students in college who are struggling with advanced classes. I prepare students for exams, help them to develop study habits and self discipline, learn to prioritize, organize, and take proper notes in classes. I show the student how to learn with flashcards, finding the right place to study, how to study science textbooks, prepare for the classroom, and use active listening. There are several types of learning styles (visual/verbal, kinetic learner/tactile, visual nonverbal, auditory/verbal). It is important to identify the learning style in order to effectively use the student’s innate skills. Additionally I show the student how to take on line tests, use multiple sources for learning including the internet, how to research a topic and identify alternative sources of information.
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

ACT English,

ACT English

I have specific experience preparing high school students for the 2017 ACT, PSAT, and SAT. I am currently assisting students studying for the 2018 exams. I can help you with all sections of the exams, including exam specific subjects. My students have done well, and most have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. My students have increased their scores and understanding of the topics in mathematics, science, and English, (reading and writing). I use multiple resources including books, web sites, and additional handouts. I also help the student organize and understand the test taking process, and develop critical thinking skills needed for the exams. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics, (G.P.A., 3.8), from the U.W. in 2007. I am also an R.N., B.S.N., with several years of experience in I.C.U. and E.R., and several other medical disciplines including teaching. I have two medical patents and have written several scientific papers and technical manuals. I also have experience as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist. The ACT exam is a college entrance exam that consists of four tests that assess the student’s capacity to complete college level work. All four year colleges and universities in the United States accept the ACT. Other factors such as G.P.A., extracurricular activities, and class rank are usually taken into consideration for admission to the educational institution. The exam includes English, mathematics, reading and science reasoning, and an optional writing test. Each test is scored individually. A composite score is the average of the four scores. On practice exams I show the student how to determine the correct answers quickly. I show the student how to "map" paragraphs in order to extract out key information. I also show the student how to identify organizational patterns and structures in sentences and paragraphs, and identify incorrect grammar. Since the student must be able to read the passages quickly and understand the underlined sections of the passages, I review reading comprehension and writing skills with the student .
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. I have two medical patents. I have been a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist, with experience writing, teaching and tutoring experience. I am qualified in several subjects including ACT English, ACT reading, and writing. I have helped many students in many subjects by using different techniques for reading comprehension, thereby developing English skills. I am very knowledgeable about the types of questions that are asked on the ACT exam. The ACT reading test takes 35 minutes and has 40 questions. Four passages are taken from prose fiction, social sciences, natural sciences and humanities and are at about the same level difficulty as college text books. The passage is displayed on one side of the page with numbered lines. The other side of the page contains the multiple choice questions and answers related to the section. On practice exams I help the student how to determine the correct answers quickly. The student must be able to read the passage quickly. I show the student how to pick out the most important components of a passage and individual sentences. I show the student how to answer the following questions in the passage, know some definitions and things to look for, and how to perform the following: Whose point of view is the passage taken from and how did that person see himself? What are the inferred consequences or outcomes in a passage? What statements are supported in a passage and how? How is the writer and his attitudes characterized from the story? Clarify and define statements. Identify main points and purpose in a passage. Compare the meaning of various words. Learn the basis for the future or decisions that should be made or weren’t made in the passage. What are some of the inferred reasons for outcomes? Know definitions of some technical terms. Define a section of the passage in different words. According to a passage what would or should the protagonist or antagonist do. What are the main points in the end, and in the beginning and how they are tied together? What summarizes a section in the passage? Why were certain subjects rejected in the passage (if applicable)? How did others affect the protagonist, or antagonist? Distinguish between two different views in a passage. Identify the author’s viewpoint on subjects. Identify the meaning of sections of the passage. Analyze suggested saying. Understand and see the passage section comparisons. What is least likely to occur and most likely to occur. What certain phrases or sentences really mean. Analysis of a fact.
Proofreading,

Proofreading

I have assisted many students in writing personal essays for review by the college of their choice. I have experience teaching English reading and writing, and assisted students in taking the SAT and ACT exams.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I have specific experience helping high school students prepare for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 ACT, PSAT, and SAT. I can help you with all sections of the exams. My students have done well, and most have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. My students have increased their scores and understanding of the topics in mathematics, science, and English, (reading and writing). I use multiple resources including books, web sites, and additional handouts. I also help the student organize, understand the test taking process, and develop critical thinking skills needed for the exams. I review the student's reading comprehension skills, and show them how to "map" the paragraphs in the passages. I also assist the student in writing the required essays. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics, (G.P.A., 3.8), from the U.W., 2007. I am also an R.N., B.S.N., with several years of experience in I.C.U. and E.R., and several other medical disciplines including teaching. I have two medical patents and have written several scientific papers and technical manuals. I also have experience as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist.
Writing,

Writing

I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington. I also have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing from California State University. I am certified to teach writing and reading through Wyzant.com. I have many years of writing experience. I have written scientific, medical and technical manuals and papers. I have two successful patents and also worked as a Clinical Information Management Specialist as part of my nursing career. I have helped students at all levels of education from elementary school to college. I gear the training toward the student's level. I help the students to identify the topic to write about, the purpose for writing, style and tone toward the subject. I help the student find stimulating ideas and learn about logical organization. I show them how to find information about their writing subject. I discuss vocabulary, ways of finding the right words for a sentence, and sentence and paragraph structure. The following types of writing are discussed: Cause and Effect: The student learns how to show a clear relation between cause and effect. Comparison/Contrast: The student uses subjects that have a relational basis, so there is a pupose or a decision to be made by the reader. Definition: The student defines a specific subject and learns how to define examples. Description: The student writes to create an effect or image and impression. Narration: The student focuses on a particular experience and mood and tells a story. Persuasive: I show the student how to make arguments in written form, methods of persuasion, evidence, factual and emotional argument, figures of speech and historical forms of arguments. Process Analysis: The student learns how to describe how something works, and presents detailed steps in detail and logical order
English, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

My students receive help in preparing for exams, organizing their homework, and understanding subjects within Algebra 1 that they are having difficulty with. I provide additional examples and resources for the student in each topic. I am prepared to teach the following subjects within first year algebra that are covered in most schools: Identifying variables Order of operations, distributive properties, commutative and associative properties, Rules for positive, negative numbers and rational numbers Rules for use of rational numbers, solving equations, exponents, and polynomials: multiplying, dividing, adding, subtracting Direct, indirect and inverse variation and proportions Introduction to rules for solving inequalities, both multistep and compound Functions, tables and graphing Slope and point slope formula, x and y intercepts Introduction to graphing linear equations and inequalities Difference of squares, squaring, factoring, factoring trinomials Introduction to quadratic equations Substitution and elimination Systems of equations Introduction to matrices Square roots and radical expressions Solving word problems
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I review subjects within Algebra 1 depending on whether or not the student needs review to move forward. I am prepared to teach the following subjects in Algebra 2 that are covered in most schools: Review of basic algebra identities Review order of operations, distributive properties, commutative, associative, and transitive properties Laws of Exponents Laws of Rational exponents Solving equations with more than one variable Direct and Indirect Variation Additional practice with use of rational numbers, solving equations, exponents and polynomials: multiplying, adding, dividing, subtracting Solving inequalities and absolute value equations and word problems Review of point slope form, and intersection of lines Linear Models Systems of Linear Equations in Two and Three Variables Linear Approximation Quadratic models (word problems) Solving quadratic equations, quadratic inequalities and completing the square Defining functions as mathematical models, use of graphs and tables Review of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions that include word problems Radical equations Distance formula Polynomial and rational functions Conic sections Solution of Linear systems using matrices Sequences and Series
Biology,

Biology

I have a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from California State University Sacramento. While in college I took pre med courses that included such subjects as biology, microbiology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology. In my many years of nursing I worked in ICU, CCU, Trauma Unit and Emergency Ward and several other areas outside of the hospital environment including the Poison Center of Northern California where I was trained in toxicology and environmental hazards. I worked in the medical industry for several years. I have had experience teaching nursing and have two medical patents. In addition I have a recent Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington and a minor in mathematics. Biology is a basic course for the understanding of life on our planet and elsewhere. I present to the students an understanding of life from the sub microscopic to macroscopic, cells, animal and plant science, and the human body and environments. If the student needs assistance understanding one of the life cycles, or biochemical cycles I can explain that to them. I show the student how to do word associations to remember the numerous scientific terms. I offer assistance in the following areas and more depending on what the student needs: Animal Science Invertebrates, vertebrates, animal behavior, animal classification Cell organelles: Eukaryotes, prokaryotes, nucleus, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria and chloroplast, lyposomes, central vacuole, cell wall, cytoplasm, cytoskeleton Cell Membrane: lipid bilayer, phospholipids, passive and active transport, osmosis, types of proteins Mitosis: cytokinesis, interphase, mitosis (prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase), cancer; proto-onco genes, oncogene Cellular Respiration: aerobic and anaerobic respiration, glycolysis, Krebs cycle, mitochondrial DNA Photosynthesis: Light dependent reactions, intro to the Calvin cycle, photorespiration, chloroplasts Plant Systems: Gymnosperm, angiosperm ATP and enzymes Natural selection and evolution, heredity, fossils, progression of life, primates and hominids, Darwin, radioisotope dating, taxonomy and scientific classification DNA AND RNA Protein Synthesis Biotechnology: Types of testing, Southern blot, Northern blot, Western blot, recombinant DNA, cloning, human Genome Mutations: Gene and chromosomal mutations Meiosis Human Body Systems: Circulatory, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, immune, lymphatic system, integumentary, muscular, skeletal, urinary, nervous system, reproductive systems (male and female) Biochemistry, acids and bases Nutrition: carbohydrates, proteins, fats (lipids), minerals and vitamins, calories Viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi and vaccines Microbial Classification and Identification Scientific method and metric system Atmospheres, ozone layer and affect on life systems
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Washington and minored in mathematics. While in college I received an overall mathematics GPA of 3.8. I have tutored several students in all levels of mathematics including several levels of calculus with great success. I give students additional examples that help them understand the concepts and review their homework and prepare them for tests. FOR FIRST QUARTER/SEMESTER CALCULUS I COVER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS: Review of functions and graphs, exponential functions and logarithms, and trigonometric functions and modeling change Limits, properties of limits, infinite limits, sandwich theorem, continuity and tangent lines, rates of change The derivative, power rule, constant multiple rule, sum rule, product rule, quotient rule, one sided derivative and on intervals Functions that are not differentiable Derivatives of trigonometric functions and inverses, exponential and logarithmic functions Chain rule and parametric equations Related rates Implicit differentiation Applications of derivatives, extreme value theorem and values, critical points, maximum and minimum Mean value theorem, Rolle’s theorem Concavity, points of inflection, first and second derivative test Autonomous differential equations Modeling and optimization Linearizaton, differentials, estimating change and approximation Newton’s method STUDENTS TAKING INTEGRAL CALCULUS WILL BE TUTORED IN THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND REVIEW OF FIRST QUARTER CALCULUS IF NEEDED: Defining antiderivatives Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Indefinite integrals, initial value problems, particular and general solutions Rules: constant multiple, negatives, sum and difference Integration by substitution, identities and substitution Trigonometric integration and substitution Estimating with Reiman sums, summation notation Definite integrals, substitution in definite integrals Mean Value Theorem Approximations, Simpsons rule Areas between two curves Solids of revolution, volumes, shells, cylinders, rings Arc length Improper Integrals, L’Hopital’s Rule Integration by parts Partial Fractions and Integration
Geometry,

Geometry

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy and minor in mathematics from the University of Washington. I have tutored students in Geometry with great success. I review the student’s understanding of algebra and basic math if needed and incorporate that into the subject of Geometry. The student is assisted in organizing their homework, taking notes, preparation for exams, and given new examples that will help the student understand the material. I assess on the topics the student is having difficulty with. I tutor in Plane Geometry and Solid Geometry for High School and beginning college students. More difficult college Geometry is included in other subjects I teach.
Physics,

Physics

PHYSICS (CLASSICAL): I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington 2007 with a minor in mathematics. I received straight A’s in my first year of physics and a final GPA in physics of 3.57. I also took classes in special relativity, quantum mechanics, electrodynamics, thermodynamics, optics, and electrical circuits. I have two medical patents, one which required designing circuitry that I sold with great success. I have a deep appreciation for physics and its usefulness in many scientific applications. I have tutored many students in physics and mathematics. I am familiar with college and high school level physics lab work and analysis and the many formulae that are necessary to understand the theories. I help the student to understand the subject matter by offering different explanations or using visual aids. I show the student how to draw free-body diagrams. I also show the student how to organize their notes and study for exams. I review the mathematics necessary for physics, including algebra, trigonometry and geometry if necessary. I can teach calculus based physics or algebra based physics. The following is a partial list of subject matter I am qualified to teach: Mathematics: Scientific notation, metric measurement, standard measurements, dimensional analysis, functions of sine, cosine and tangent and international system of units. Kinematics – motion in a straight line: Displacement, velocity, acceleration and dimensional kinematics and vectors. Rotational Kinematics: Angular acceleration, rotational motion. Rotational Dynamics: Torque, inertia, equilibrium and non equilibrium states. Mathematical models representing motion. Dynamics and the study of forces: Newton’s three laws. Forces and Motions in Two and Three Dimensions: Vector addition and subtraction, projectiles, objects moving in a circle, and pendulums swinging back and forth, pulleys, drag, tension and frictional forces, time dependent forces and pseudo forces. Gravitation: Kepler’s three laws of planetary motion and the force of gravity. Momentum and Newton’s three laws in terms of momentum: Multi particle systems, motion of a complex object, angular momentum and angular velocity, combined rotational and translational motion. Energy and Work: Energy and work energy theorem. Work done by a variable force. Level and inclined plane, pulley, wheel and axel, and the wedge and screw. Power. Energy: Kinetic (energy of motion) and potential energy. Mechanical, chemical, nuclear, and gravitational (energy of position). Conservation of energy, internal energy, reaction and decays. Thermodynamics: Laws of thermodynamics, thermal energy and equilibrium, specific heat, and heat gained or lost by a substance in the same state or changing state, ideal gases, entropy, enthalpy, heat capacity, work, internal energy, engines. States of matter: Solid, liquid and gaseous states. Fluid Statics and Dynamics. Pressure, fluid flow, viscosity, turbulence and chaotic flow. Pascal’s principle, Archimedes Principle, Bernoulli’s Principle. Thermal Expansion of Matter: Gas Laws, (Boyles, Charles, Gay-Lussac’s, Combined Gas Law, Ideal Gas Law. Oscillating Systems: Harmonic Motion, Uniform circular motion. Wave Phenomena: Frequency, wavelength, speed, amplitude, sound and light, interference and superposition, energy in wave motion, standing waves and resonance, reflection, refraction, single and double slit interference and diffraction, gratings and spectra, polarization, optics, use of mirrors and lenses to focus light. Telescopes, photoelectric effect, Compton Effect, Maxwell’s equations, basic equations of electromagnetism, Poynting vector. Electricity: Static Electricity, Coulomb’s law, electrical field, electrical potential difference, capacitance, electrical current, electrical power, Ohm’s law, electrical circuits, circuit diagrams, series circuits and parallel circuits, dc circuits, alternating current circuits, magnetism, induction, electrical conduction in solids. Atomic Theory and Nuclear Processes: Atomic spectra and energy, quantum model of the atom, nuclear processes, natural radioactivity, nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, mean free path, lasers, periodic table, particle physics and cosmology. Introduction to Special Relativity: Lorentz Transformations.
Piano,

Piano

I have played piano since I was seven years old. Throughout several years I have taught various levels of piano. I instruct the basics and explain the language of music including names of notes and terms such as tempo, andante, allegro, largo, staccato, etc., major, minor, whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes and sixteenth notes, quarter rest, half rest,whole rest dotted notes, flats and sharps for example. I teach classical and modern piano techniques and music. I am also a serious advanced piano player and I have performed in public. I help more advanced students who can play Beethovens Moonlight Sonata, and music by Bach, Mendelssohn or Chopin.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington with a minor in mathematics. I teach several levels of mathematics. I have instructed many students in Pre-Algebra with great success. I help the student to organize the homework, study for exams, go over projects, and practice quizzes. I try to give the student more examples so that the subject is better understood. I show the student how to take notes in class and how to remember topics. The following subjects are covered and reviewed but not limited to: Whole numbers, prime numbers, factors, and multiples Addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, ordering, rounding and estimating Order of operations, properties of operations Fractions, equivalent fractions, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, mixed numbers Decimals, proportions and percents, conversion between fractions and decimals, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, ratios, rates Units of measurement, metric system, time, temperature, conversions Real numbers, square roots Expressions and equations, applications of linear equations Graphs of linear equations, ordered pairs Probability and statistics, tables and graphs, mean median and mode Beginning geometry: lines and angles, triangles, polygons and quadrilaterals, circles, volume and surface area Scientific notation
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy and minor in mathematics from the University of Washington. I have tutored several students in pre-Calculus with great success. I offer the students preparation for pre-calculus by reviewing previous subjects such as algebra, geometry and trigonometry. I also introduce and tutor in new topics within pre-calculus. The student is assisted in organizing their homework, taking notes, preparation for exams, and given new examples that will help the student understand the material. I assess the topics the student is having difficulty with and review ways to look at problems differently. SUBJECTS IN PRE CALCULUS INCLUDED ARE: Real and Complex numbers Systems of equations and inequalities Properties of functions and types of graphs Graph reflections, translations Linear functions Composite functions Polynomial functions Rational functions Inverse functions Roots and points of inflection Quadratics Competing the Square Synthetic Division Trigonometry, functions and inverses Conic sections Polar Coordinates Logarithmic and exponential functions Sequences and series Factorials Permutations and Combinations Binomial theorem and multiplication of sums Vectors Parametric equations Matrices and Determinants Mathematical induction Limits
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have specific experience helping high school students prepare for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 ACT, PSAT, and SAT. I can help you with all sections of the exams, not just mathematics. My students have done well, and have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. My students have increased their scores and understanding of the topics in mathematics, science, and English, and the essays. I use multiple resources including books, web sites, and additional handouts. I also help the student organize and understand the test taking process, and develop critical thinking skills needed for the exams. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics, (G.P.A., 3.8), from the U.W., 2007. I am also an R.N., B.S.N., with several years of experience in I.C.U. and E.R., and several other medical disciplines including teaching. I have two medical patents and have written several scientific papers and technical manuals. I also have experience as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I have specific experience helping high school students prepare for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 ACT, PSAT, and SAT. I can help you with all sections of the exams. My students have done well, and most have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. My students have increased their scores and understanding of the topics in mathematics, science, and English, (reading and writing). I use multiple resources including books, web sites, and additional handouts. I also help the student organize, understand the test taking process, and develop critical thinking skills needed for the exams. I review the student's reading comprehension skills, and show them how to "map" the paragraphs in the passages. I also assist the student in writing the required essays. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics, (G.P.A., 3.8), from the U.W., 2007. I am also an R.N., B.S.N., with several years of experience in I.C.U. and E.R., and several other medical disciplines including teaching. I have two medical patents and have written several scientific papers and technical manuals. I also have experience as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have been a teacher and tutor and have been successful in helping many students become successful in their classes over the years. I have a diverse background with experience and certifications in many subjects. I also have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Astronomy and Physics as well as a Bachelors of Science Degree in Science in Nursing. It is important for the student to study properly early in their education. I also help students in college who are struggling with advanced classes. I prepare students for exams, help them to develop study habits and self discipline, learn to prioritize, organize, and take proper notes in classes. I show the student how to learn with flashcards, finding the right place to study, how to study science textbooks, prepare for the classroom, and use active listening. There are several types of learning styles (visual/verbal, kinetic learner/tactile, visual nonverbal, auditory/verbal). It is important to identify the learning style in order to effectively use the student’s innate skills. Additionally I show the student how to take on line tests, use multiple sources for learning including the internet, how to research a topic and identify alternative sources of information.
Writing,

Writing

I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington. I also have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing from California State University. I am certified to teach writing and reading through Wyzant.com. I have many years of writing experience. I have written scientific, medical and technical manuals and papers. I have two successful patents and also worked as a Clinical Information Management Specialist as part of my nursing career. I have helped students at all levels of education from elementary school to college. I gear the training toward the student's level. I help the students to identify the topic to write about, the purpose for writing, style and tone toward the subject. I help the student find stimulating ideas and learn about logical organization. I show them how to find information about their writing subject. I discuss vocabulary, ways of finding the right words for a sentence, and sentence and paragraph structure. The following types of writing are discussed: Cause and Effect: The student learns how to show a clear relation between cause and effect. Comparison/Contrast: The student uses subjects that have a relational basis, so there is a pupose or a decision to be made by the reader. Definition: The student defines a specific subject and learns how to define examples. Description: The student writes to create an effect or image and impression. Narration: The student focuses on a particular experience and mood and tells a story. Persuasive: I show the student how to make arguments in written form, methods of persuasion, evidence, factual and emotional argument, figures of speech and historical forms of arguments. Process Analysis: The student learns how to describe how something works, and presents detailed steps in detail and logical order
English, Reading, Spelling

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Washington and minor in mathematics (2007). I have taught many students in all levels of mathematics with great success. I have specific experience helping students prepare for 2016, 2017 and now the 2018 SAT and ACT exams, in all sections, not just mathematics. I cover all topics required to help students obtain higher scores on the exams. Most of my students have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. I assist the student in the reviewing the main components of the math section of the ACT exam which include: pre algebra subjects, algebra, coordinate plane and solid geometry, trigonometry, imaginary numbers, and probabilities. I review test taking strategies and discuss with the student how to focus and strengthen areas of weakness. I review basic organizational knowledge of expressions and equations that include: order of operations, odd and even numbers, and use of signed numbers, and real numbers. The following topics in each category are covered: Pre Algebra: number problems, multiples, factors, primes, divisibility and remainders, percentages, operations with fractions, decimals ratios, proportions, mean, median, mode, probability, absolute value, exponents, roots and series. Algebra: substitution, simplifying algebraic expressions, factoring, writing expressions and equations, solving systems of linear equations, multiplying binomials, inequalities, formulas and applications of algebra, rational expressions and equations, and graphing linear equations. Intermediate Algebra: solving and factoring quadratic equations, solving systems of equations, functions and compound functions, basic matrices, and basic logarithm rules and examples, and probabilities. Coordinate Geometry: number lines and inequalities, the (x,y) coordinate plane, distance and midpoints, slope, parallel and perpendicular lines, equation of a line, slope intercept, graphing equations, conic sections such as hyperbolas and parabolas, and circles. Plane Geometry: angles and lines, triangles polygons, circles, simple three-dimensional geometry. Trigonometry: sine,cosine,tangent, solving triangles, trigonometric identities, trigonometric graphs, stretching, compressing the graphs and expressions, periods.
Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

My students receive help in preparing for exams, organizing their homework, and understanding subjects within Algebra 1 that they are having difficulty with. I provide additional examples and resources for the student in each topic. I am prepared to teach the following subjects within first year algebra that are covered in most schools: Identifying variables Order of operations, distributive properties, commutative and associative properties, Rules for positive, negative numbers and rational numbers Rules for use of rational numbers, solving equations, exponents, and polynomials: multiplying, dividing, adding, subtracting Direct, indirect and inverse variation and proportions Introduction to rules for solving inequalities, both multistep and compound Functions, tables and graphing Slope and point slope formula, x and y intercepts Introduction to graphing linear equations and inequalities Difference of squares, squaring, factoring, factoring trinomials Introduction to quadratic equations Substitution and elimination Systems of equations Introduction to matrices Square roots and radical expressions Solving word problems
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I review subjects within Algebra 1 depending on whether or not the student needs review to move forward. I am prepared to teach the following subjects in Algebra 2 that are covered in most schools: Review of basic algebra identities Review order of operations, distributive properties, commutative, associative, and transitive properties Laws of Exponents Laws of Rational exponents Solving equations with more than one variable Direct and Indirect Variation Additional practice with use of rational numbers, solving equations, exponents and polynomials: multiplying, adding, dividing, subtracting Solving inequalities and absolute value equations and word problems Review of point slope form, and intersection of lines Linear Models Systems of Linear Equations in Two and Three Variables Linear Approximation Quadratic models (word problems) Solving quadratic equations, quadratic inequalities and completing the square Defining functions as mathematical models, use of graphs and tables Review of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions that include word problems Radical equations Distance formula Polynomial and rational functions Conic sections Solution of Linear systems using matrices Sequences and Series
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Washington and minored in mathematics. While in college I received an overall mathematics GPA of 3.8. I have tutored several students in all levels of mathematics including several levels of calculus with great success. I give students additional examples that help them understand the concepts and review their homework and prepare them for tests. FOR FIRST QUARTER/SEMESTER CALCULUS I COVER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS: Review of functions and graphs, exponential functions and logarithms, and trigonometric functions and modeling change Limits, properties of limits, infinite limits, sandwich theorem, continuity and tangent lines, rates of change The derivative, power rule, constant multiple rule, sum rule, product rule, quotient rule, one sided derivative and on intervals Functions that are not differentiable Derivatives of trigonometric functions and inverses, exponential and logarithmic functions Chain rule and parametric equations Related rates Implicit differentiation Applications of derivatives, extreme value theorem and values, critical points, maximum and minimum Mean value theorem, Rolle’s theorem Concavity, points of inflection, first and second derivative test Autonomous differential equations Modeling and optimization Linearizaton, differentials, estimating change and approximation Newton’s method STUDENTS TAKING INTEGRAL CALCULUS WILL BE TUTORED IN THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND REVIEW OF FIRST QUARTER CALCULUS IF NEEDED: Defining antiderivatives Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Indefinite integrals, initial value problems, particular and general solutions Rules: constant multiple, negatives, sum and difference Integration by substitution, identities and substitution Trigonometric integration and substitution Estimating with Reiman sums, summation notation Definite integrals, substitution in definite integrals Mean Value Theorem Approximations, Simpsons rule Areas between two curves Solids of revolution, volumes, shells, cylinders, rings Arc length Improper Integrals, L’Hopital’s Rule Integration by parts Partial Fractions and Integration
Geometry,

Geometry

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy and minor in mathematics from the University of Washington. I have tutored students in Geometry with great success. I review the student’s understanding of algebra and basic math if needed and incorporate that into the subject of Geometry. The student is assisted in organizing their homework, taking notes, preparation for exams, and given new examples that will help the student understand the material. I assess on the topics the student is having difficulty with. I tutor in Plane Geometry and Solid Geometry for High School and beginning college students. More difficult college Geometry is included in other subjects I teach.
Physics,

Physics

PHYSICS (CLASSICAL): I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington 2007 with a minor in mathematics. I received straight A’s in my first year of physics and a final GPA in physics of 3.57. I also took classes in special relativity, quantum mechanics, electrodynamics, thermodynamics, optics, and electrical circuits. I have two medical patents, one which required designing circuitry that I sold with great success. I have a deep appreciation for physics and its usefulness in many scientific applications. I have tutored many students in physics and mathematics. I am familiar with college and high school level physics lab work and analysis and the many formulae that are necessary to understand the theories. I help the student to understand the subject matter by offering different explanations or using visual aids. I show the student how to draw free-body diagrams. I also show the student how to organize their notes and study for exams. I review the mathematics necessary for physics, including algebra, trigonometry and geometry if necessary. I can teach calculus based physics or algebra based physics. The following is a partial list of subject matter I am qualified to teach: Mathematics: Scientific notation, metric measurement, standard measurements, dimensional analysis, functions of sine, cosine and tangent and international system of units. Kinematics – motion in a straight line: Displacement, velocity, acceleration and dimensional kinematics and vectors. Rotational Kinematics: Angular acceleration, rotational motion. Rotational Dynamics: Torque, inertia, equilibrium and non equilibrium states. Mathematical models representing motion. Dynamics and the study of forces: Newton’s three laws. Forces and Motions in Two and Three Dimensions: Vector addition and subtraction, projectiles, objects moving in a circle, and pendulums swinging back and forth, pulleys, drag, tension and frictional forces, time dependent forces and pseudo forces. Gravitation: Kepler’s three laws of planetary motion and the force of gravity. Momentum and Newton’s three laws in terms of momentum: Multi particle systems, motion of a complex object, angular momentum and angular velocity, combined rotational and translational motion. Energy and Work: Energy and work energy theorem. Work done by a variable force. Level and inclined plane, pulley, wheel and axel, and the wedge and screw. Power. Energy: Kinetic (energy of motion) and potential energy. Mechanical, chemical, nuclear, and gravitational (energy of position). Conservation of energy, internal energy, reaction and decays. Thermodynamics: Laws of thermodynamics, thermal energy and equilibrium, specific heat, and heat gained or lost by a substance in the same state or changing state, ideal gases, entropy, enthalpy, heat capacity, work, internal energy, engines. States of matter: Solid, liquid and gaseous states. Fluid Statics and Dynamics. Pressure, fluid flow, viscosity, turbulence and chaotic flow. Pascal’s principle, Archimedes Principle, Bernoulli’s Principle. Thermal Expansion of Matter: Gas Laws, (Boyles, Charles, Gay-Lussac’s, Combined Gas Law, Ideal Gas Law. Oscillating Systems: Harmonic Motion, Uniform circular motion. Wave Phenomena: Frequency, wavelength, speed, amplitude, sound and light, interference and superposition, energy in wave motion, standing waves and resonance, reflection, refraction, single and double slit interference and diffraction, gratings and spectra, polarization, optics, use of mirrors and lenses to focus light. Telescopes, photoelectric effect, Compton Effect, Maxwell’s equations, basic equations of electromagnetism, Poynting vector. Electricity: Static Electricity, Coulomb’s law, electrical field, electrical potential difference, capacitance, electrical current, electrical power, Ohm’s law, electrical circuits, circuit diagrams, series circuits and parallel circuits, dc circuits, alternating current circuits, magnetism, induction, electrical conduction in solids. Atomic Theory and Nuclear Processes: Atomic spectra and energy, quantum model of the atom, nuclear processes, natural radioactivity, nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, mean free path, lasers, periodic table, particle physics and cosmology. Introduction to Special Relativity: Lorentz Transformations.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington with a minor in mathematics. I teach several levels of mathematics. I have instructed many students in Pre-Algebra with great success. I help the student to organize the homework, study for exams, go over projects, and practice quizzes. I try to give the student more examples so that the subject is better understood. I show the student how to take notes in class and how to remember topics. The following subjects are covered and reviewed but not limited to: Whole numbers, prime numbers, factors, and multiples Addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, ordering, rounding and estimating Order of operations, properties of operations Fractions, equivalent fractions, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, mixed numbers Decimals, proportions and percents, conversion between fractions and decimals, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, ratios, rates Units of measurement, metric system, time, temperature, conversions Real numbers, square roots Expressions and equations, applications of linear equations Graphs of linear equations, ordered pairs Probability and statistics, tables and graphs, mean median and mode Beginning geometry: lines and angles, triangles, polygons and quadrilaterals, circles, volume and surface area Scientific notation
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy and minor in mathematics from the University of Washington. I have tutored several students in pre-Calculus with great success. I offer the students preparation for pre-calculus by reviewing previous subjects such as algebra, geometry and trigonometry. I also introduce and tutor in new topics within pre-calculus. The student is assisted in organizing their homework, taking notes, preparation for exams, and given new examples that will help the student understand the material. I assess the topics the student is having difficulty with and review ways to look at problems differently. SUBJECTS IN PRE CALCULUS INCLUDED ARE: Real and Complex numbers Systems of equations and inequalities Properties of functions and types of graphs Graph reflections, translations Linear functions Composite functions Polynomial functions Rational functions Inverse functions Roots and points of inflection Quadratics Competing the Square Synthetic Division Trigonometry, functions and inverses Conic sections Polar Coordinates Logarithmic and exponential functions Sequences and series Factorials Permutations and Combinations Binomial theorem and multiplication of sums Vectors Parametric equations Matrices and Determinants Mathematical induction Limits
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have specific experience helping high school students prepare for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 ACT, PSAT, and SAT. I can help you with all sections of the exams, not just mathematics. My students have done well, and have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. My students have increased their scores and understanding of the topics in mathematics, science, and English, and the essays. I use multiple resources including books, web sites, and additional handouts. I also help the student organize and understand the test taking process, and develop critical thinking skills needed for the exams. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics, (G.P.A., 3.8), from the U.W., 2007. I am also an R.N., B.S.N., with several years of experience in I.C.U. and E.R., and several other medical disciplines including teaching. I have two medical patents and have written several scientific papers and technical manuals. I also have experience as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist.
Trigonometry,

Trigonometry

I have a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Washington and minored in mathematics. While in college I received an overall mathematics GPA of 3.8. I have tutored several students in all levels of mathematics including trigonometry with great success. I give students additional examples that help them understand the concepts and review their homework and prepare them for tests. I COVER THE FOLLOWING TOPICS WITHIN TRIGONOMETRY: Paths on a Circle, the wrapping function, angles, types of triangles, unit circle Cosine and Sine, Right triangles, Oblique triangles and Laws of Sines and Cosines Periodic phenomena Obtaining sketches from equations that describe periodic equations; amplitude, period, and phase number, sums of functions Arc distance, frequency, simple harmonic motion Use of identities and formulas Operations on trigonometric expressions, proving identities, sums and products Trigonometric equations, simplifying, and finding all solutions Tangent Function Radian and angle degree measurements Trigonometric graphing Inverse Functions and graphing ADDITIONALLY I COVER OTHER TOPICS NOT COVERED IN CALCULUS: Polar form of a complex number Roots of a complex number
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Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

My students receive help in preparing for exams, organizing their homework, and understanding subjects within Algebra 1 that they are having difficulty with. I provide additional examples and resources for the student in each topic. I am prepared to teach the following subjects within first year algebra that are covered in most schools: Identifying variables Order of operations, distributive properties, commutative and associative properties, Rules for positive, negative numbers and rational numbers Rules for use of rational numbers, solving equations, exponents, and polynomials: multiplying, dividing, adding, subtracting Direct, indirect and inverse variation and proportions Introduction to rules for solving inequalities, both multistep and compound Functions, tables and graphing Slope and point slope formula, x and y intercepts Introduction to graphing linear equations and inequalities Difference of squares, squaring, factoring, factoring trinomials Introduction to quadratic equations Substitution and elimination Systems of equations Introduction to matrices Square roots and radical expressions Solving word problems
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I review subjects within Algebra 1 depending on whether or not the student needs review to move forward. I am prepared to teach the following subjects in Algebra 2 that are covered in most schools: Review of basic algebra identities Review order of operations, distributive properties, commutative, associative, and transitive properties Laws of Exponents Laws of Rational exponents Solving equations with more than one variable Direct and Indirect Variation Additional practice with use of rational numbers, solving equations, exponents and polynomials: multiplying, adding, dividing, subtracting Solving inequalities and absolute value equations and word problems Review of point slope form, and intersection of lines Linear Models Systems of Linear Equations in Two and Three Variables Linear Approximation Quadratic models (word problems) Solving quadratic equations, quadratic inequalities and completing the square Defining functions as mathematical models, use of graphs and tables Review of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions that include word problems Radical equations Distance formula Polynomial and rational functions Conic sections Solution of Linear systems using matrices Sequences and Series
Biology,

Biology

I have a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from California State University Sacramento. While in college I took pre med courses that included such subjects as biology, microbiology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology. In my many years of nursing I worked in ICU, CCU, Trauma Unit and Emergency Ward and several other areas outside of the hospital environment including the Poison Center of Northern California where I was trained in toxicology and environmental hazards. I worked in the medical industry for several years. I have had experience teaching nursing and have two medical patents. In addition I have a recent Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington and a minor in mathematics. Biology is a basic course for the understanding of life on our planet and elsewhere. I present to the students an understanding of life from the sub microscopic to macroscopic, cells, animal and plant science, and the human body and environments. If the student needs assistance understanding one of the life cycles, or biochemical cycles I can explain that to them. I show the student how to do word associations to remember the numerous scientific terms. I offer assistance in the following areas and more depending on what the student needs: Animal Science Invertebrates, vertebrates, animal behavior, animal classification Cell organelles: Eukaryotes, prokaryotes, nucleus, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria and chloroplast, lyposomes, central vacuole, cell wall, cytoplasm, cytoskeleton Cell Membrane: lipid bilayer, phospholipids, passive and active transport, osmosis, types of proteins Mitosis: cytokinesis, interphase, mitosis (prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase), cancer; proto-onco genes, oncogene Cellular Respiration: aerobic and anaerobic respiration, glycolysis, Krebs cycle, mitochondrial DNA Photosynthesis: Light dependent reactions, intro to the Calvin cycle, photorespiration, chloroplasts Plant Systems: Gymnosperm, angiosperm ATP and enzymes Natural selection and evolution, heredity, fossils, progression of life, primates and hominids, Darwin, radioisotope dating, taxonomy and scientific classification DNA AND RNA Protein Synthesis Biotechnology: Types of testing, Southern blot, Northern blot, Western blot, recombinant DNA, cloning, human Genome Mutations: Gene and chromosomal mutations Meiosis Human Body Systems: Circulatory, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, immune, lymphatic system, integumentary, muscular, skeletal, urinary, nervous system, reproductive systems (male and female) Biochemistry, acids and bases Nutrition: carbohydrates, proteins, fats (lipids), minerals and vitamins, calories Viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi and vaccines Microbial Classification and Identification Scientific method and metric system Atmospheres, ozone layer and affect on life systems
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Washington and minored in mathematics. While in college I received an overall mathematics GPA of 3.8. I have tutored several students in all levels of mathematics including several levels of calculus with great success. I give students additional examples that help them understand the concepts and review their homework and prepare them for tests. FOR FIRST QUARTER/SEMESTER CALCULUS I COVER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS: Review of functions and graphs, exponential functions and logarithms, and trigonometric functions and modeling change Limits, properties of limits, infinite limits, sandwich theorem, continuity and tangent lines, rates of change The derivative, power rule, constant multiple rule, sum rule, product rule, quotient rule, one sided derivative and on intervals Functions that are not differentiable Derivatives of trigonometric functions and inverses, exponential and logarithmic functions Chain rule and parametric equations Related rates Implicit differentiation Applications of derivatives, extreme value theorem and values, critical points, maximum and minimum Mean value theorem, Rolle’s theorem Concavity, points of inflection, first and second derivative test Autonomous differential equations Modeling and optimization Linearizaton, differentials, estimating change and approximation Newton’s method STUDENTS TAKING INTEGRAL CALCULUS WILL BE TUTORED IN THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND REVIEW OF FIRST QUARTER CALCULUS IF NEEDED: Defining antiderivatives Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Indefinite integrals, initial value problems, particular and general solutions Rules: constant multiple, negatives, sum and difference Integration by substitution, identities and substitution Trigonometric integration and substitution Estimating with Reiman sums, summation notation Definite integrals, substitution in definite integrals Mean Value Theorem Approximations, Simpsons rule Areas between two curves Solids of revolution, volumes, shells, cylinders, rings Arc length Improper Integrals, L’Hopital’s Rule Integration by parts Partial Fractions and Integration
Geometry,

Geometry

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy and minor in mathematics from the University of Washington. I have tutored students in Geometry with great success. I review the student’s understanding of algebra and basic math if needed and incorporate that into the subject of Geometry. The student is assisted in organizing their homework, taking notes, preparation for exams, and given new examples that will help the student understand the material. I assess on the topics the student is having difficulty with. I tutor in Plane Geometry and Solid Geometry for High School and beginning college students. More difficult college Geometry is included in other subjects I teach.
Physics,

Physics

PHYSICS (CLASSICAL): I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington 2007 with a minor in mathematics. I received straight A’s in my first year of physics and a final GPA in physics of 3.57. I also took classes in special relativity, quantum mechanics, electrodynamics, thermodynamics, optics, and electrical circuits. I have two medical patents, one which required designing circuitry that I sold with great success. I have a deep appreciation for physics and its usefulness in many scientific applications. I have tutored many students in physics and mathematics. I am familiar with college and high school level physics lab work and analysis and the many formulae that are necessary to understand the theories. I help the student to understand the subject matter by offering different explanations or using visual aids. I show the student how to draw free-body diagrams. I also show the student how to organize their notes and study for exams. I review the mathematics necessary for physics, including algebra, trigonometry and geometry if necessary. I can teach calculus based physics or algebra based physics. The following is a partial list of subject matter I am qualified to teach: Mathematics: Scientific notation, metric measurement, standard measurements, dimensional analysis, functions of sine, cosine and tangent and international system of units. Kinematics – motion in a straight line: Displacement, velocity, acceleration and dimensional kinematics and vectors. Rotational Kinematics: Angular acceleration, rotational motion. Rotational Dynamics: Torque, inertia, equilibrium and non equilibrium states. Mathematical models representing motion. Dynamics and the study of forces: Newton’s three laws. Forces and Motions in Two and Three Dimensions: Vector addition and subtraction, projectiles, objects moving in a circle, and pendulums swinging back and forth, pulleys, drag, tension and frictional forces, time dependent forces and pseudo forces. Gravitation: Kepler’s three laws of planetary motion and the force of gravity. Momentum and Newton’s three laws in terms of momentum: Multi particle systems, motion of a complex object, angular momentum and angular velocity, combined rotational and translational motion. Energy and Work: Energy and work energy theorem. Work done by a variable force. Level and inclined plane, pulley, wheel and axel, and the wedge and screw. Power. Energy: Kinetic (energy of motion) and potential energy. Mechanical, chemical, nuclear, and gravitational (energy of position). Conservation of energy, internal energy, reaction and decays. Thermodynamics: Laws of thermodynamics, thermal energy and equilibrium, specific heat, and heat gained or lost by a substance in the same state or changing state, ideal gases, entropy, enthalpy, heat capacity, work, internal energy, engines. States of matter: Solid, liquid and gaseous states. Fluid Statics and Dynamics. Pressure, fluid flow, viscosity, turbulence and chaotic flow. Pascal’s principle, Archimedes Principle, Bernoulli’s Principle. Thermal Expansion of Matter: Gas Laws, (Boyles, Charles, Gay-Lussac’s, Combined Gas Law, Ideal Gas Law. Oscillating Systems: Harmonic Motion, Uniform circular motion. Wave Phenomena: Frequency, wavelength, speed, amplitude, sound and light, interference and superposition, energy in wave motion, standing waves and resonance, reflection, refraction, single and double slit interference and diffraction, gratings and spectra, polarization, optics, use of mirrors and lenses to focus light. Telescopes, photoelectric effect, Compton Effect, Maxwell’s equations, basic equations of electromagnetism, Poynting vector. Electricity: Static Electricity, Coulomb’s law, electrical field, electrical potential difference, capacitance, electrical current, electrical power, Ohm’s law, electrical circuits, circuit diagrams, series circuits and parallel circuits, dc circuits, alternating current circuits, magnetism, induction, electrical conduction in solids. Atomic Theory and Nuclear Processes: Atomic spectra and energy, quantum model of the atom, nuclear processes, natural radioactivity, nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, mean free path, lasers, periodic table, particle physics and cosmology. Introduction to Special Relativity: Lorentz Transformations.
Piano,

Piano

I have played piano since I was seven years old. Throughout several years I have taught various levels of piano. I instruct the basics and explain the language of music including names of notes and terms such as tempo, andante, allegro, largo, staccato, etc., major, minor, whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes and sixteenth notes, quarter rest, half rest,whole rest dotted notes, flats and sharps for example. I teach classical and modern piano techniques and music. I am also a serious advanced piano player and I have performed in public. I help more advanced students who can play Beethovens Moonlight Sonata, and music by Bach, Mendelssohn or Chopin.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington with a minor in mathematics. I teach several levels of mathematics. I have instructed many students in Pre-Algebra with great success. I help the student to organize the homework, study for exams, go over projects, and practice quizzes. I try to give the student more examples so that the subject is better understood. I show the student how to take notes in class and how to remember topics. The following subjects are covered and reviewed but not limited to: Whole numbers, prime numbers, factors, and multiples Addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, ordering, rounding and estimating Order of operations, properties of operations Fractions, equivalent fractions, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, mixed numbers Decimals, proportions and percents, conversion between fractions and decimals, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, ratios, rates Units of measurement, metric system, time, temperature, conversions Real numbers, square roots Expressions and equations, applications of linear equations Graphs of linear equations, ordered pairs Probability and statistics, tables and graphs, mean median and mode Beginning geometry: lines and angles, triangles, polygons and quadrilaterals, circles, volume and surface area Scientific notation
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy and minor in mathematics from the University of Washington. I have tutored several students in pre-Calculus with great success. I offer the students preparation for pre-calculus by reviewing previous subjects such as algebra, geometry and trigonometry. I also introduce and tutor in new topics within pre-calculus. The student is assisted in organizing their homework, taking notes, preparation for exams, and given new examples that will help the student understand the material. I assess the topics the student is having difficulty with and review ways to look at problems differently. SUBJECTS IN PRE CALCULUS INCLUDED ARE: Real and Complex numbers Systems of equations and inequalities Properties of functions and types of graphs Graph reflections, translations Linear functions Composite functions Polynomial functions Rational functions Inverse functions Roots and points of inflection Quadratics Competing the Square Synthetic Division Trigonometry, functions and inverses Conic sections Polar Coordinates Logarithmic and exponential functions Sequences and series Factorials Permutations and Combinations Binomial theorem and multiplication of sums Vectors Parametric equations Matrices and Determinants Mathematical induction Limits
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have been a teacher and tutor and have been successful in helping many students become successful in their classes over the years. I have a diverse background with experience and certifications in many subjects. I also have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Astronomy and Physics as well as a Bachelors of Science Degree in Science in Nursing. It is important for the student to study properly early in their education. I also help students in college who are struggling with advanced classes. I prepare students for exams, help them to develop study habits and self discipline, learn to prioritize, organize, and take proper notes in classes. I show the student how to learn with flashcards, finding the right place to study, how to study science textbooks, prepare for the classroom, and use active listening. There are several types of learning styles (visual/verbal, kinetic learner/tactile, visual nonverbal, auditory/verbal). It is important to identify the learning style in order to effectively use the student’s innate skills. Additionally I show the student how to take on line tests, use multiple sources for learning including the internet, how to research a topic and identify alternative sources of information.
Writing,

Writing

I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington. I also have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing from California State University. I am certified to teach writing and reading through Wyzant.com. I have many years of writing experience. I have written scientific, medical and technical manuals and papers. I have two successful patents and also worked as a Clinical Information Management Specialist as part of my nursing career. I have helped students at all levels of education from elementary school to college. I gear the training toward the student's level. I help the students to identify the topic to write about, the purpose for writing, style and tone toward the subject. I help the student find stimulating ideas and learn about logical organization. I show them how to find information about their writing subject. I discuss vocabulary, ways of finding the right words for a sentence, and sentence and paragraph structure. The following types of writing are discussed: Cause and Effect: The student learns how to show a clear relation between cause and effect. Comparison/Contrast: The student uses subjects that have a relational basis, so there is a pupose or a decision to be made by the reader. Definition: The student defines a specific subject and learns how to define examples. Description: The student writes to create an effect or image and impression. Narration: The student focuses on a particular experience and mood and tells a story. Persuasive: I show the student how to make arguments in written form, methods of persuasion, evidence, factual and emotional argument, figures of speech and historical forms of arguments. Process Analysis: The student learns how to describe how something works, and presents detailed steps in detail and logical order
English, Reading

Music

Piano

Piano

I have played piano since I was seven years old. Throughout several years I have taught various levels of piano. I instruct the basics and explain the language of music including names of notes and terms such as tempo, andante, allegro, largo, staccato, etc., major, minor, whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes and sixteenth notes, quarter rest, half rest,whole rest dotted notes, flats and sharps for example. I teach classical and modern piano techniques and music. I am also a serious advanced piano player and I have performed in public. I help more advanced students who can play Beethovens Moonlight Sonata, and music by Bach, Mendelssohn or Chopin.

Other

Nursing,

Nursing

I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with several years of nursing experience. I have worked in various ICUs, ERs, kidney dialysis, medical surgical wards, medical advise clinic, and multiple clinic settings in a large HMO in Washington and California. I have been a head nurse and charge nurse. I was also trained in poison control and worked in the Regional Poison Center in Northern California. I have worked outside of the hospital setting in the community. Throughout the years I have had an opportunity to teach nursing in these settings, and have assisted nursing students in their NCLEX exams with great success. I also have two medical patents. I cover all the subjects in a college based nursing curriculum. I can assist the student in understanding the nursing process, as well as nursing diagnosis and treatments. I explain medical terminology and pharmacology related to diseases. I am familiar with all aspects of nursing care and would be delighted to help you achieve your goals.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have been a teacher and tutor and have been successful in helping many students become successful in their classes over the years. I have a diverse background with experience and certifications in many subjects. I also have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Astronomy and Physics as well as a Bachelors of Science Degree in Science in Nursing. It is important for the student to study properly early in their education. I also help students in college who are struggling with advanced classes. I prepare students for exams, help them to develop study habits and self discipline, learn to prioritize, organize, and take proper notes in classes. I show the student how to learn with flashcards, finding the right place to study, how to study science textbooks, prepare for the classroom, and use active listening. There are several types of learning styles (visual/verbal, kinetic learner/tactile, visual nonverbal, auditory/verbal). It is important to identify the learning style in order to effectively use the student’s innate skills. Additionally I show the student how to take on line tests, use multiple sources for learning including the internet, how to research a topic and identify alternative sources of information.

Science

ACT Science,

ACT Science

I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with several years of teaching experience. I am certified in several science and mathematics courses. As a tutor I have helped many students study for exams and I prepare students for all tests included in the ACT exam. The ACT exam is a college entrance exam that consists of four tests that assess the student’s capacity to complete college level work. All four year colleges and universities in the United States accept the ACT. Other factors such as G.P.A., extracurricular activities, and class rank are usually taken into consideration for admission to the educational institution. The exam includes English, mathematics, reading and science reasoning, and an optional writing test. Each test is scored individually. A composite score is the average of the four scores. The ACT Science Reasoning Test consists of seven science passages that the student is given 35 minutes to read and 40 questions to answer. Usually the first questions test for the comprehension of the subject in the passage. Questions are in order of increasing difficulty in each passage. The student must be able to read and comprehend the passages and pick out details quickly. There are detailed questions about data representation in charts and tables from research or experiments. There may be detailed questions about conflicting and agreed upon viewpoints from different scientists. There are questions about the outcomes of the experiments. The following are only some of the study tools I use in preparing the student for their exams: I offer a review of scientific jargon. It is easier for a student to understand most passages with a background in chemistry, physics, and biology. I review several examples of data and charts with the student. The student must be able to compare tables and charts of data involving time, processes, starting and endings, temperature, distances, conductivity, volumes, and current for example. Questions about similarities and differences in experiments and tables are usually asked on the test. The student might be asked to change one variable and show what happens to the other. The student might be asked if the experiment were to change what the suggested outcome would be. I show the student how to read the passage and look at the data quickly, and how to restate the question in the student’s mind to make the data easier to understand. I show the student how to visualize an experiment which will quickly make the description of the experiment more understandable. I show the student several examples of ACT practice exams and review test taking skills.
Anatomy,

Anatomy

As a registered nurse I have years of experience teaching, working in ICU, emergency rooms and giving medical advice. I teach all areas of anatomy and show the students ways to remember and develop word associations for exams. I review online models of the human physical anatomy and associate normal and abnormal physiology with each system. I give examples of body functions that require the interaction of more than one body system. The examples allow the student to remember body parts more easily by association. Subject coverage of the systems is related to the student's major in school. The topics include the following systems: integumentary nervous musculoskeletal respiratory digestive urogential endocrine cardiovascular/circulatory
Astronomy,

Astronomy

I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington. I received an overall GPA of 3.8 in my astronomy classes as well as a GPA of 3.7 in my physics classes. I am familiar with the use of CCDs, telescopes, spectrum analysis, and IRAF. At the university I worked on several projects, selected objects to be viewed, obtained data, extracted data from files and created files for projects. FOR THE BEGINNING STUDENT I COVER THE FOLLOWING TOPICS IN GENERAL: The history of astronomy and the universe. The planetary system and birth of the planets: The solar system, atmospheres, the Earth, terrestrial planets, Jovian planets, the moons, rings, era of bombardment, Oort cloud, Kuiper belt, asteroids and space debris. Mathematics of the solar system: The celestial sphere and coordinates, right ascension and declination, solar and sidereal days, seasonal changes, precession, the motion of the moon and planets, Newton’s laws and Kepler’s laws, introduction to gravity, eclipses, cosmic distance scale. Stars and Stellar evolution: Electromagnetic radiation, the spectrum, the sun, measuring stars for apparent brightness and luminosity, interstellar medium, life and deaths of stars, main sequence, the HR diagram, neutron stars and black holes. Galaxies and cosmology: Hubble’s galaxy classification, galaxy formation, active galaxies and quasars, colliding galaxies, cosmic evolution and the big bang. Types of telescopes. FOR MORE ADVANCED STUDENTS I OFFER COVERAGE OF THE ABOVE TOPICS, INCLUDING MORE IN DEPTH STUDY AND MATHEMATICS OF THE UNIVERSE: celestial mechanics, in depth study of the spectrum of light and quantization of energy, introduction to special relativity, the interaction of light and matter, binary stars, stellar spectra and stellar atmospheres, interior of stars, stellar pulsation, degeneracy, black holes, galactic evolution, the structure of the universe and expansion, and introduction to relativistic cosmology.
Biology,

Biology

I have a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from California State University Sacramento. While in college I took pre med courses that included such subjects as biology, microbiology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology. In my many years of nursing I worked in ICU, CCU, Trauma Unit and Emergency Ward and several other areas outside of the hospital environment including the Poison Center of Northern California where I was trained in toxicology and environmental hazards. I worked in the medical industry for several years. I have had experience teaching nursing and have two medical patents. In addition I have a recent Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington and a minor in mathematics. Biology is a basic course for the understanding of life on our planet and elsewhere. I present to the students an understanding of life from the sub microscopic to macroscopic, cells, animal and plant science, and the human body and environments. If the student needs assistance understanding one of the life cycles, or biochemical cycles I can explain that to them. I show the student how to do word associations to remember the numerous scientific terms. I offer assistance in the following areas and more depending on what the student needs: Animal Science Invertebrates, vertebrates, animal behavior, animal classification Cell organelles: Eukaryotes, prokaryotes, nucleus, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria and chloroplast, lyposomes, central vacuole, cell wall, cytoplasm, cytoskeleton Cell Membrane: lipid bilayer, phospholipids, passive and active transport, osmosis, types of proteins Mitosis: cytokinesis, interphase, mitosis (prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase), cancer; proto-onco genes, oncogene Cellular Respiration: aerobic and anaerobic respiration, glycolysis, Krebs cycle, mitochondrial DNA Photosynthesis: Light dependent reactions, intro to the Calvin cycle, photorespiration, chloroplasts Plant Systems: Gymnosperm, angiosperm ATP and enzymes Natural selection and evolution, heredity, fossils, progression of life, primates and hominids, Darwin, radioisotope dating, taxonomy and scientific classification DNA AND RNA Protein Synthesis Biotechnology: Types of testing, Southern blot, Northern blot, Western blot, recombinant DNA, cloning, human Genome Mutations: Gene and chromosomal mutations Meiosis Human Body Systems: Circulatory, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, immune, lymphatic system, integumentary, muscular, skeletal, urinary, nervous system, reproductive systems (male and female) Biochemistry, acids and bases Nutrition: carbohydrates, proteins, fats (lipids), minerals and vitamins, calories Viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi and vaccines Microbial Classification and Identification Scientific method and metric system Atmospheres, ozone layer and affect on life systems
Geology,

Geology

I have a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics from the University of Washington. In all my astronomy classes I studied geology in depth. Geology covers a wide variety of subjects which include the structure, development and chemistry of the earth, planets of the solar system and beyond, the environment and engineering, basic principles of geology and modeling. I am certified through Wyzant.com to teach geology and would be delighted to assist you in understanding the science of Geology.
Nursing,

Nursing

I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with several years of nursing experience. I have worked in various ICUs, ERs, kidney dialysis, medical surgical wards, medical advise clinic, and multiple clinic settings in a large HMO in Washington and California. I have been a head nurse and charge nurse. I was also trained in poison control and worked in the Regional Poison Center in Northern California. I have worked outside of the hospital setting in the community. Throughout the years I have had an opportunity to teach nursing in these settings, and have assisted nursing students in their NCLEX exams with great success. I also have two medical patents. I cover all the subjects in a college based nursing curriculum. I can assist the student in understanding the nursing process, as well as nursing diagnosis and treatments. I explain medical terminology and pharmacology related to diseases. I am familiar with all aspects of nursing care and would be delighted to help you achieve your goals.
Nutrition,

Nutrition

As an R.N. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from California State University Sacramento. I have worked as an RN for many years in various specialties including ICU, and emergency nursing. I served as a part time teacher at the University and as a medical advice nurse. I studied nutrition in depth teaching concepts of nutrition science, exercise and nutrition supplements, food management and nutrition, nutritional biochemistry and assessment, medical and public health nutrition and cultural and social aspects of food. I would like to help you learn and share my expertise in this subject.
Pharmacology,

Pharmacology

I worked as an R.N. in several areas over a period of more than 25 years including intensive care and emergency room. One of my positions was working for the poison center in California where I answered calls from all of Northern California. I trained in pharmacology, pesticides, mushrooms, snake bites, and chemical exposure. I have taken updated programs in pharmacology for nurses at Bellevue College.
Physical Science,

Physical Science

I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Washington 2007 with a minor in mathematics. A physical science class usually offers an overview of astronomy, physics, chemistry, geology and meteorology. I have taken several courses in each of these subjects. Additionally, the astronomy degree required that I take classes in atmospheric science and geology of the earth and planets. I am certified through WyzAnt.com to teach physical sciences. Since there are many topics within each subject you may review my expertise in those subjects. I show the student how to remember technical and scientific terms, read tables and data, and how to analyze the data. I show the student how to study for exams, organize homework and take notes.
Physics,

Physics

PHYSICS (CLASSICAL): I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington 2007 with a minor in mathematics. I received straight A’s in my first year of physics and a final GPA in physics of 3.57. I also took classes in special relativity, quantum mechanics, electrodynamics, thermodynamics, optics, and electrical circuits. I have two medical patents, one which required designing circuitry that I sold with great success. I have a deep appreciation for physics and its usefulness in many scientific applications. I have tutored many students in physics and mathematics. I am familiar with college and high school level physics lab work and analysis and the many formulae that are necessary to understand the theories. I help the student to understand the subject matter by offering different explanations or using visual aids. I show the student how to draw free-body diagrams. I also show the student how to organize their notes and study for exams. I review the mathematics necessary for physics, including algebra, trigonometry and geometry if necessary. I can teach calculus based physics or algebra based physics. The following is a partial list of subject matter I am qualified to teach: Mathematics: Scientific notation, metric measurement, standard measurements, dimensional analysis, functions of sine, cosine and tangent and international system of units. Kinematics – motion in a straight line: Displacement, velocity, acceleration and dimensional kinematics and vectors. Rotational Kinematics: Angular acceleration, rotational motion. Rotational Dynamics: Torque, inertia, equilibrium and non equilibrium states. Mathematical models representing motion. Dynamics and the study of forces: Newton’s three laws. Forces and Motions in Two and Three Dimensions: Vector addition and subtraction, projectiles, objects moving in a circle, and pendulums swinging back and forth, pulleys, drag, tension and frictional forces, time dependent forces and pseudo forces. Gravitation: Kepler’s three laws of planetary motion and the force of gravity. Momentum and Newton’s three laws in terms of momentum: Multi particle systems, motion of a complex object, angular momentum and angular velocity, combined rotational and translational motion. Energy and Work: Energy and work energy theorem. Work done by a variable force. Level and inclined plane, pulley, wheel and axel, and the wedge and screw. Power. Energy: Kinetic (energy of motion) and potential energy. Mechanical, chemical, nuclear, and gravitational (energy of position). Conservation of energy, internal energy, reaction and decays. Thermodynamics: Laws of thermodynamics, thermal energy and equilibrium, specific heat, and heat gained or lost by a substance in the same state or changing state, ideal gases, entropy, enthalpy, heat capacity, work, internal energy, engines. States of matter: Solid, liquid and gaseous states. Fluid Statics and Dynamics. Pressure, fluid flow, viscosity, turbulence and chaotic flow. Pascal’s principle, Archimedes Principle, Bernoulli’s Principle. Thermal Expansion of Matter: Gas Laws, (Boyles, Charles, Gay-Lussac’s, Combined Gas Law, Ideal Gas Law. Oscillating Systems: Harmonic Motion, Uniform circular motion. Wave Phenomena: Frequency, wavelength, speed, amplitude, sound and light, interference and superposition, energy in wave motion, standing waves and resonance, reflection, refraction, single and double slit interference and diffraction, gratings and spectra, polarization, optics, use of mirrors and lenses to focus light. Telescopes, photoelectric effect, Compton Effect, Maxwell’s equations, basic equations of electromagnetism, Poynting vector. Electricity: Static Electricity, Coulomb’s law, electrical field, electrical potential difference, capacitance, electrical current, electrical power, Ohm’s law, electrical circuits, circuit diagrams, series circuits and parallel circuits, dc circuits, alternating current circuits, magnetism, induction, electrical conduction in solids. Atomic Theory and Nuclear Processes: Atomic spectra and energy, quantum model of the atom, nuclear processes, natural radioactivity, nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, mean free path, lasers, periodic table, particle physics and cosmology. Introduction to Special Relativity: Lorentz Transformations.
Physiology

Physiology

I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing with several years of experience in many fields of nursing including ICU, CCU Open Heart Units, ER, Trauma, Burn, medical advice, and teaching nursing. I also have a BS Degree in Astronomy and Physics. I have taken several continuing education credits, and have received awards throughout my career. I am certified to teach anatomy and physiology. There are many components of the human body, and I try to make it easy by offering several ways to remember the anatomy. Each system in the body relates to another and I show the student how to understand those systems.

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

I have been a teacher and tutor and have been successful in helping many students become successful in their classes over the years. I have a diverse background with experience and certifications in many subjects. I also have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Astronomy and Physics as well as a Bachelors of Science Degree in Science in Nursing. It is important for the student to study properly early in their education. I also help students in college who are struggling with advanced classes. I prepare students for exams, help them to develop study habits and self discipline, learn to prioritize, organize, and take proper notes in classes. I show the student how to learn with flashcards, finding the right place to study, how to study science textbooks, prepare for the classroom, and use active listening. There are several types of learning styles (visual/verbal, kinetic learner/tactile, visual nonverbal, auditory/verbal). It is important to identify the learning style in order to effectively use the student’s innate skills. Additionally I show the student how to take on line tests, use multiple sources for learning including the internet, how to research a topic and identify alternative sources of information.

Sports/Recreation

Nutrition

Nutrition

As an R.N. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from California State University Sacramento. I have worked as an RN for many years in various specialties including ICU, and emergency nursing. I served as a part time teacher at the University and as a medical advice nurse. I studied nutrition in depth teaching concepts of nutrition science, exercise and nutrition supplements, food management and nutrition, nutritional biochemistry and assessment, medical and public health nutrition and cultural and social aspects of food. I would like to help you learn and share my expertise in this subject.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

My students receive help in preparing for exams, organizing their homework, and understanding subjects within Algebra 1 that they are having difficulty with. I provide additional examples and resources for the student in each topic. I am prepared to teach the following subjects within first year algebra that are covered in most schools: Identifying variables Order of operations, distributive properties, commutative and associative properties, Rules for positive, negative numbers and rational numbers Rules for use of rational numbers, solving equations, exponents, and polynomials: multiplying, dividing, adding, subtracting Direct, indirect and inverse variation and proportions Introduction to rules for solving inequalities, both multistep and compound Functions, tables and graphing Slope and point slope formula, x and y intercepts Introduction to graphing linear equations and inequalities Difference of squares, squaring, factoring, factoring trinomials Introduction to quadratic equations Substitution and elimination Systems of equations Introduction to matrices Square roots and radical expressions Solving word problems
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I review subjects within Algebra 1 depending on whether or not the student needs review to move forward. I am prepared to teach the following subjects in Algebra 2 that are covered in most schools: Review of basic algebra identities Review order of operations, distributive properties, commutative, associative, and transitive properties Laws of Exponents Laws of Rational exponents Solving equations with more than one variable Direct and Indirect Variation Additional practice with use of rational numbers, solving equations, exponents and polynomials: multiplying, adding, dividing, subtracting Solving inequalities and absolute value equations and word problems Review of point slope form, and intersection of lines Linear Models Systems of Linear Equations in Two and Three Variables Linear Approximation Quadratic models (word problems) Solving quadratic equations, quadratic inequalities and completing the square Defining functions as mathematical models, use of graphs and tables Review of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions that include word problems Radical equations Distance formula Polynomial and rational functions Conic sections Solution of Linear systems using matrices Sequences and Series
Biology,

Biology

I have a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from California State University Sacramento. While in college I took pre med courses that included such subjects as biology, microbiology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology. In my many years of nursing I worked in ICU, CCU, Trauma Unit and Emergency Ward and several other areas outside of the hospital environment including the Poison Center of Northern California where I was trained in toxicology and environmental hazards. I worked in the medical industry for several years. I have had experience teaching nursing and have two medical patents. In addition I have a recent Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington and a minor in mathematics. Biology is a basic course for the understanding of life on our planet and elsewhere. I present to the students an understanding of life from the sub microscopic to macroscopic, cells, animal and plant science, and the human body and environments. If the student needs assistance understanding one of the life cycles, or biochemical cycles I can explain that to them. I show the student how to do word associations to remember the numerous scientific terms. I offer assistance in the following areas and more depending on what the student needs: Animal Science Invertebrates, vertebrates, animal behavior, animal classification Cell organelles: Eukaryotes, prokaryotes, nucleus, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria and chloroplast, lyposomes, central vacuole, cell wall, cytoplasm, cytoskeleton Cell Membrane: lipid bilayer, phospholipids, passive and active transport, osmosis, types of proteins Mitosis: cytokinesis, interphase, mitosis (prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase), cancer; proto-onco genes, oncogene Cellular Respiration: aerobic and anaerobic respiration, glycolysis, Krebs cycle, mitochondrial DNA Photosynthesis: Light dependent reactions, intro to the Calvin cycle, photorespiration, chloroplasts Plant Systems: Gymnosperm, angiosperm ATP and enzymes Natural selection and evolution, heredity, fossils, progression of life, primates and hominids, Darwin, radioisotope dating, taxonomy and scientific classification DNA AND RNA Protein Synthesis Biotechnology: Types of testing, Southern blot, Northern blot, Western blot, recombinant DNA, cloning, human Genome Mutations: Gene and chromosomal mutations Meiosis Human Body Systems: Circulatory, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, immune, lymphatic system, integumentary, muscular, skeletal, urinary, nervous system, reproductive systems (male and female) Biochemistry, acids and bases Nutrition: carbohydrates, proteins, fats (lipids), minerals and vitamins, calories Viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi and vaccines Microbial Classification and Identification Scientific method and metric system Atmospheres, ozone layer and affect on life systems
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Washington and minored in mathematics. While in college I received an overall mathematics GPA of 3.8. I have tutored several students in all levels of mathematics including several levels of calculus with great success. I give students additional examples that help them understand the concepts and review their homework and prepare them for tests. FOR FIRST QUARTER/SEMESTER CALCULUS I COVER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS: Review of functions and graphs, exponential functions and logarithms, and trigonometric functions and modeling change Limits, properties of limits, infinite limits, sandwich theorem, continuity and tangent lines, rates of change The derivative, power rule, constant multiple rule, sum rule, product rule, quotient rule, one sided derivative and on intervals Functions that are not differentiable Derivatives of trigonometric functions and inverses, exponential and logarithmic functions Chain rule and parametric equations Related rates Implicit differentiation Applications of derivatives, extreme value theorem and values, critical points, maximum and minimum Mean value theorem, Rolle’s theorem Concavity, points of inflection, first and second derivative test Autonomous differential equations Modeling and optimization Linearizaton, differentials, estimating change and approximation Newton’s method STUDENTS TAKING INTEGRAL CALCULUS WILL BE TUTORED IN THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND REVIEW OF FIRST QUARTER CALCULUS IF NEEDED: Defining antiderivatives Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Indefinite integrals, initial value problems, particular and general solutions Rules: constant multiple, negatives, sum and difference Integration by substitution, identities and substitution Trigonometric integration and substitution Estimating with Reiman sums, summation notation Definite integrals, substitution in definite integrals Mean Value Theorem Approximations, Simpsons rule Areas between two curves Solids of revolution, volumes, shells, cylinders, rings Arc length Improper Integrals, L’Hopital’s Rule Integration by parts Partial Fractions and Integration
Geometry,

Geometry

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy and minor in mathematics from the University of Washington. I have tutored students in Geometry with great success. I review the student’s understanding of algebra and basic math if needed and incorporate that into the subject of Geometry. The student is assisted in organizing their homework, taking notes, preparation for exams, and given new examples that will help the student understand the material. I assess on the topics the student is having difficulty with. I tutor in Plane Geometry and Solid Geometry for High School and beginning college students. More difficult college Geometry is included in other subjects I teach.
Physics,

Physics

PHYSICS (CLASSICAL): I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington 2007 with a minor in mathematics. I received straight A’s in my first year of physics and a final GPA in physics of 3.57. I also took classes in special relativity, quantum mechanics, electrodynamics, thermodynamics, optics, and electrical circuits. I have two medical patents, one which required designing circuitry that I sold with great success. I have a deep appreciation for physics and its usefulness in many scientific applications. I have tutored many students in physics and mathematics. I am familiar with college and high school level physics lab work and analysis and the many formulae that are necessary to understand the theories. I help the student to understand the subject matter by offering different explanations or using visual aids. I show the student how to draw free-body diagrams. I also show the student how to organize their notes and study for exams. I review the mathematics necessary for physics, including algebra, trigonometry and geometry if necessary. I can teach calculus based physics or algebra based physics. The following is a partial list of subject matter I am qualified to teach: Mathematics: Scientific notation, metric measurement, standard measurements, dimensional analysis, functions of sine, cosine and tangent and international system of units. Kinematics – motion in a straight line: Displacement, velocity, acceleration and dimensional kinematics and vectors. Rotational Kinematics: Angular acceleration, rotational motion. Rotational Dynamics: Torque, inertia, equilibrium and non equilibrium states. Mathematical models representing motion. Dynamics and the study of forces: Newton’s three laws. Forces and Motions in Two and Three Dimensions: Vector addition and subtraction, projectiles, objects moving in a circle, and pendulums swinging back and forth, pulleys, drag, tension and frictional forces, time dependent forces and pseudo forces. Gravitation: Kepler’s three laws of planetary motion and the force of gravity. Momentum and Newton’s three laws in terms of momentum: Multi particle systems, motion of a complex object, angular momentum and angular velocity, combined rotational and translational motion. Energy and Work: Energy and work energy theorem. Work done by a variable force. Level and inclined plane, pulley, wheel and axel, and the wedge and screw. Power. Energy: Kinetic (energy of motion) and potential energy. Mechanical, chemical, nuclear, and gravitational (energy of position). Conservation of energy, internal energy, reaction and decays. Thermodynamics: Laws of thermodynamics, thermal energy and equilibrium, specific heat, and heat gained or lost by a substance in the same state or changing state, ideal gases, entropy, enthalpy, heat capacity, work, internal energy, engines. States of matter: Solid, liquid and gaseous states. Fluid Statics and Dynamics. Pressure, fluid flow, viscosity, turbulence and chaotic flow. Pascal’s principle, Archimedes Principle, Bernoulli’s Principle. Thermal Expansion of Matter: Gas Laws, (Boyles, Charles, Gay-Lussac’s, Combined Gas Law, Ideal Gas Law. Oscillating Systems: Harmonic Motion, Uniform circular motion. Wave Phenomena: Frequency, wavelength, speed, amplitude, sound and light, interference and superposition, energy in wave motion, standing waves and resonance, reflection, refraction, single and double slit interference and diffraction, gratings and spectra, polarization, optics, use of mirrors and lenses to focus light. Telescopes, photoelectric effect, Compton Effect, Maxwell’s equations, basic equations of electromagnetism, Poynting vector. Electricity: Static Electricity, Coulomb’s law, electrical field, electrical potential difference, capacitance, electrical current, electrical power, Ohm’s law, electrical circuits, circuit diagrams, series circuits and parallel circuits, dc circuits, alternating current circuits, magnetism, induction, electrical conduction in solids. Atomic Theory and Nuclear Processes: Atomic spectra and energy, quantum model of the atom, nuclear processes, natural radioactivity, nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, mean free path, lasers, periodic table, particle physics and cosmology. Introduction to Special Relativity: Lorentz Transformations.
Piano,

Piano

I have played piano since I was seven years old. Throughout several years I have taught various levels of piano. I instruct the basics and explain the language of music including names of notes and terms such as tempo, andante, allegro, largo, staccato, etc., major, minor, whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes and sixteenth notes, quarter rest, half rest,whole rest dotted notes, flats and sharps for example. I teach classical and modern piano techniques and music. I am also a serious advanced piano player and I have performed in public. I help more advanced students who can play Beethovens Moonlight Sonata, and music by Bach, Mendelssohn or Chopin.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have specific experience helping high school students prepare for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 ACT, PSAT, and SAT. I can help you with all sections of the exams, not just mathematics. My students have done well, and have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. My students have increased their scores and understanding of the topics in mathematics, science, and English, and the essays. I use multiple resources including books, web sites, and additional handouts. I also help the student organize and understand the test taking process, and develop critical thinking skills needed for the exams. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics, (G.P.A., 3.8), from the U.W., 2007. I am also an R.N., B.S.N., with several years of experience in I.C.U. and E.R., and several other medical disciplines including teaching. I have two medical patents and have written several scientific papers and technical manuals. I also have experience as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have been a teacher and tutor and have been successful in helping many students become successful in their classes over the years. I have a diverse background with experience and certifications in many subjects. I also have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Astronomy and Physics as well as a Bachelors of Science Degree in Science in Nursing. It is important for the student to study properly early in their education. I also help students in college who are struggling with advanced classes. I prepare students for exams, help them to develop study habits and self discipline, learn to prioritize, organize, and take proper notes in classes. I show the student how to learn with flashcards, finding the right place to study, how to study science textbooks, prepare for the classroom, and use active listening. There are several types of learning styles (visual/verbal, kinetic learner/tactile, visual nonverbal, auditory/verbal). It is important to identify the learning style in order to effectively use the student’s innate skills. Additionally I show the student how to take on line tests, use multiple sources for learning including the internet, how to research a topic and identify alternative sources of information.
Writing,

Writing

I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy (double major) from the University of Washington. I also have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing from California State University. I am certified to teach writing and reading through Wyzant.com. I have many years of writing experience. I have written scientific, medical and technical manuals and papers. I have two successful patents and also worked as a Clinical Information Management Specialist as part of my nursing career. I have helped students at all levels of education from elementary school to college. I gear the training toward the student's level. I help the students to identify the topic to write about, the purpose for writing, style and tone toward the subject. I help the student find stimulating ideas and learn about logical organization. I show them how to find information about their writing subject. I discuss vocabulary, ways of finding the right words for a sentence, and sentence and paragraph structure. The following types of writing are discussed: Cause and Effect: The student learns how to show a clear relation between cause and effect. Comparison/Contrast: The student uses subjects that have a relational basis, so there is a pupose or a decision to be made by the reader. Definition: The student defines a specific subject and learns how to define examples. Description: The student writes to create an effect or image and impression. Narration: The student focuses on a particular experience and mood and tells a story. Persuasive: I show the student how to make arguments in written form, methods of persuasion, evidence, factual and emotional argument, figures of speech and historical forms of arguments. Process Analysis: The student learns how to describe how something works, and presents detailed steps in detail and logical order
Reading

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

I have specific experience preparing high school students for the 2017 ACT, PSAT, and SAT. I am currently assisting students studying for the 2018 exams. I can help you with all sections of the exams, including exam specific subjects. My students have done well, and most have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. My students have increased their scores and understanding of the topics in mathematics, science, and English, (reading and writing). I use multiple resources including books, web sites, and additional handouts. I also help the student organize and understand the test taking process, and develop critical thinking skills needed for the exams. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics, (G.P.A., 3.8), from the U.W. in 2007. I am also an R.N., B.S.N., with several years of experience in I.C.U. and E.R., and several other medical disciplines including teaching. I have two medical patents and have written several scientific papers and technical manuals. I also have experience as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist. The ACT exam is a college entrance exam that consists of four tests that assess the student’s capacity to complete college level work. All four year colleges and universities in the United States accept the ACT. Other factors such as G.P.A., extracurricular activities, and class rank are usually taken into consideration for admission to the educational institution. The exam includes English, mathematics, reading and science reasoning, and an optional writing test. Each test is scored individually. A composite score is the average of the four scores. On practice exams I show the student how to determine the correct answers quickly. I show the student how to "map" paragraphs in order to extract out key information. I also show the student how to identify organizational patterns and structures in sentences and paragraphs, and identify incorrect grammar. Since the student must be able to read the passages quickly and understand the underlined sections of the passages, I review reading comprehension and writing skills with the student .
ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Washington and minor in mathematics (2007). I have taught many students in all levels of mathematics with great success. I have specific experience helping students prepare for 2016, 2017 and now the 2018 SAT and ACT exams, in all sections, not just mathematics. I cover all topics required to help students obtain higher scores on the exams. Most of my students have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. I assist the student in the reviewing the main components of the math section of the ACT exam which include: pre algebra subjects, algebra, coordinate plane and solid geometry, trigonometry, imaginary numbers, and probabilities. I review test taking strategies and discuss with the student how to focus and strengthen areas of weakness. I review basic organizational knowledge of expressions and equations that include: order of operations, odd and even numbers, and use of signed numbers, and real numbers. The following topics in each category are covered: Pre Algebra: number problems, multiples, factors, primes, divisibility and remainders, percentages, operations with fractions, decimals ratios, proportions, mean, median, mode, probability, absolute value, exponents, roots and series. Algebra: substitution, simplifying algebraic expressions, factoring, writing expressions and equations, solving systems of linear equations, multiplying binomials, inequalities, formulas and applications of algebra, rational expressions and equations, and graphing linear equations. Intermediate Algebra: solving and factoring quadratic equations, solving systems of equations, functions and compound functions, basic matrices, and basic logarithm rules and examples, and probabilities. Coordinate Geometry: number lines and inequalities, the (x,y) coordinate plane, distance and midpoints, slope, parallel and perpendicular lines, equation of a line, slope intercept, graphing equations, conic sections such as hyperbolas and parabolas, and circles. Plane Geometry: angles and lines, triangles polygons, circles, simple three-dimensional geometry. Trigonometry: sine,cosine,tangent, solving triangles, trigonometric identities, trigonometric graphs, stretching, compressing the graphs and expressions, periods.
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. I have two medical patents. I have been a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist, with experience writing, teaching and tutoring experience. I am qualified in several subjects including ACT English, ACT reading, and writing. I have helped many students in many subjects by using different techniques for reading comprehension, thereby developing English skills. I am very knowledgeable about the types of questions that are asked on the ACT exam. The ACT reading test takes 35 minutes and has 40 questions. Four passages are taken from prose fiction, social sciences, natural sciences and humanities and are at about the same level difficulty as college text books. The passage is displayed on one side of the page with numbered lines. The other side of the page contains the multiple choice questions and answers related to the section. On practice exams I help the student how to determine the correct answers quickly. The student must be able to read the passage quickly. I show the student how to pick out the most important components of a passage and individual sentences. I show the student how to answer the following questions in the passage, know some definitions and things to look for, and how to perform the following: Whose point of view is the passage taken from and how did that person see himself? What are the inferred consequences or outcomes in a passage? What statements are supported in a passage and how? How is the writer and his attitudes characterized from the story? Clarify and define statements. Identify main points and purpose in a passage. Compare the meaning of various words. Learn the basis for the future or decisions that should be made or weren’t made in the passage. What are some of the inferred reasons for outcomes? Know definitions of some technical terms. Define a section of the passage in different words. According to a passage what would or should the protagonist or antagonist do. What are the main points in the end, and in the beginning and how they are tied together? What summarizes a section in the passage? Why were certain subjects rejected in the passage (if applicable)? How did others affect the protagonist, or antagonist? Distinguish between two different views in a passage. Identify the author’s viewpoint on subjects. Identify the meaning of sections of the passage. Analyze suggested saying. Understand and see the passage section comparisons. What is least likely to occur and most likely to occur. What certain phrases or sentences really mean. Analysis of a fact.
ACT Science,

ACT Science

I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with several years of teaching experience. I am certified in several science and mathematics courses. As a tutor I have helped many students study for exams and I prepare students for all tests included in the ACT exam. The ACT exam is a college entrance exam that consists of four tests that assess the student’s capacity to complete college level work. All four year colleges and universities in the United States accept the ACT. Other factors such as G.P.A., extracurricular activities, and class rank are usually taken into consideration for admission to the educational institution. The exam includes English, mathematics, reading and science reasoning, and an optional writing test. Each test is scored individually. A composite score is the average of the four scores. The ACT Science Reasoning Test consists of seven science passages that the student is given 35 minutes to read and 40 questions to answer. Usually the first questions test for the comprehension of the subject in the passage. Questions are in order of increasing difficulty in each passage. The student must be able to read and comprehend the passages and pick out details quickly. There are detailed questions about data representation in charts and tables from research or experiments. There may be detailed questions about conflicting and agreed upon viewpoints from different scientists. There are questions about the outcomes of the experiments. The following are only some of the study tools I use in preparing the student for their exams: I offer a review of scientific jargon. It is easier for a student to understand most passages with a background in chemistry, physics, and biology. I review several examples of data and charts with the student. The student must be able to compare tables and charts of data involving time, processes, starting and endings, temperature, distances, conductivity, volumes, and current for example. Questions about similarities and differences in experiments and tables are usually asked on the test. The student might be asked to change one variable and show what happens to the other. The student might be asked if the experiment were to change what the suggested outcome would be. I show the student how to read the passage and look at the data quickly, and how to restate the question in the student’s mind to make the data easier to understand. I show the student how to visualize an experiment which will quickly make the description of the experiment more understandable. I show the student several examples of ACT practice exams and review test taking skills.
NCLEX,

NCLEX

I have been an R.N. for over 20 years. I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing from California State University, Sacramento. I have been a teacher, administrator, supervisor, ICU nurse, and medical advise nurse. I have worked in home health and the medical information industry. I have two medical patents. Additionally, I have taken several continuing education courses throughout my career including case management, ACLS, PALS,and BLS. I understand how the NCLEX exam works and I have helped many nursing students succeed. I have also assisted nurses who did not pass the first time. I have helped them to understand the test taking process for this type of exam. I show students how to review for each section type, analyze practice questions and answers, and develop critical thinking skills. I address each student's need individually, and make a plan to improve in the weakest areas.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have specific experience helping high school students prepare for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 ACT, PSAT, and SAT. I can help you with all sections of the exams, not just mathematics. My students have done well, and have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. My students have increased their scores and understanding of the topics in mathematics, science, and English, and the essays. I use multiple resources including books, web sites, and additional handouts. I also help the student organize and understand the test taking process, and develop critical thinking skills needed for the exams. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics, (G.P.A., 3.8), from the U.W., 2007. I am also an R.N., B.S.N., with several years of experience in I.C.U. and E.R., and several other medical disciplines including teaching. I have two medical patents and have written several scientific papers and technical manuals. I also have experience as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

I have specific experience helping high school students prepare for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 ACT, PSAT, and SAT. I can help you with all sections of the exams. My students have done well, and most have been admitted to the colleges of their choice. My students have increased their scores and understanding of the topics in mathematics, science, and English, (reading and writing). I use multiple resources including books, web sites, and additional handouts. I also help the student organize, understand the test taking process, and develop critical thinking skills needed for the exams. I review the student's reading comprehension skills, and show them how to "map" the paragraphs in the passages. I also assist the student in writing the required essays. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in mathematics, (G.P.A., 3.8), from the U.W., 2007. I am also an R.N., B.S.N., with several years of experience in I.C.U. and E.R., and several other medical disciplines including teaching. I have two medical patents and have written several scientific papers and technical manuals. I also have experience as a Clinical Information Implementation Specialist.
TEAS,

TEAS

TEAS (Testing for Essential Academic Skills) is required for entrance into most nursing schools. This exam does not test for knowledge of nursing. The schools want to know if the student has developed sklls required to succeed in nursing school. The TEAS test contains four basic sections: mathematics, science, English and reading. Because I have a very diversified background I am qualified to prepare students for this exam. I have been an R.N. for more than 30 years. I have worked in a capacity as a teacher, I.C.U. nurse, medical advise nurse, supervisor and administrator. I have two medical patents that required research, and have written scientific papers that required serious technical knowledge of the English language and writing. I have a Bachelors Degree from the University of Washington 2007 in Physics and Astronomy. I have taken high level mathematics and I have taught students in physics, mathematics, and prepared nursing students for the NCLEX exam.
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Building a love of Physics and Astronomy

Nancy is wonderful at teaching my daughter! She’s made physics and astronomy (plus the associated Math problems) super fun for my 5th Grader! Highly recommended!

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Great instruction across many subjects

Nancy is a tutor that can cover multiple subjects and testing styles. We are several sessions in with her and plan to keep employing her services thru our son's senior year.

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Knowledgeable, likable, and patient tutor

Nancy has visited our 6th grader several times this summer in order to keep her skills up and prepare for middle school. We continue to be impressed with how sensitive she is to her needs, and likable she is, too. We were seeking an individualized approach that's in accordance with the Bellevue School District's curriculum, and at an affordable price. Nancy's tutoring is a great value! We feel fortunate to have found her into the busy school year.

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