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Jacob C.

Madison, WI

$45/hour

Former Science Teacher Loves to Help All Types of Students

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UW-Madison
Astrophysics
Edgewood College
Master's

Education

UW-Madison (Astrophysics)

Edgewood College (Master's)

About Jacob

I'm a former High School physics/chemistry teacher who would love to help students with any science classes they have. I enjoy working with students of varying backgrounds, abilities and needs. I believe hands-on learning is best and have many tricks up my sleeve on how to engage all students in learning. I'm passionate about getting people to enjoy and be successful at science!

I have a degree in astrophysics from UW-Madison and have always been drawn to helping other people learn. There's nothing better than watching all the pieces come together to see a student master a topic. Space facts and nerdy references included free with all sessions.

From teaching high school physics and chemistry, I have gained a deep understanding of the subjects. But, more importantly, I have a vast knowledge of how students learn the topics. This includes common roadblocks to learning as well as multiple ways to present subjects (since not everyone learns the same way).

My degree (and passion) are astronomy. I've coached a 2-time State Champion Science Olympiad team in the Astronomy Event.

I'm positive my strong teaching background has given me the tools to help all students become successful. Please contact me and we can discuss a plan to reach your goals.
I'm a former High School physics/chemistry teacher who would love to help students with any science classes they have. I enjoy working with students of varying Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Madison, WI 53711
In-person lessons
Science:
Astronomy, Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics

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Computer Programming

I'm currently employed as a report writer, where I write SQL code to develop detailed reports for a healthcare organization. I've programmed in Python, IDL, MATLAB, HTML and a little Java for previous positions as data analysts. My hands-on experience with coding, paired with my ability to instruct technical subjects as evidenced by being a former high school physics teacher, gives me great confidence that I will be an effective tutor for computer programming.

UW-Madison
Astrophysics
Edgewood College
Master's

Education

UW-Madison (Astrophysics)

Edgewood College (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jacob will travel within 20 miles of Madison, WI 53711.