Award-Winning Computer Science Tutors in Porter Ranch, CA
Chris ...find the answer themselves. I have a lot of patience, which helps allow the student to come up with the answer on their own. Math builds upon itself, so I like to reinforce their knowledge of the material as we progress through the subject. Learning Math requires quite a bit of repetition in order to remember how to solve certain problems. I recommend that my students work through similar problems on their own in their...
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott - BS, Electrical Engineering
Philip ...with a myriad of student grade levels and subjects, from 5th grade math to college chemistry. I have a passion for teaching that may only be rivaled by my passion for learning, and I pride myself on being able to identify and adapt to my students learning styles. Currently I am accepting new students in the follow subject areas; Computer Science (all subjects), Algebra, Pre-Algebra, Arithmetic, Geometry, Psychology, Chemistry and AP Chemistry.
University of California-San Diego - B.S., Cognitive Neuropsychology
Chantal ...food absolutely delicious. I go back to Europe as often as possible. I enjoy traveling and lived in Europe for nearly four years. Each time I travel, I make sure I do something I really enjoy such as horseback riding, hiking, roller blading, ice skating, snow boarding, or running. I also enjoy the arts and visit the museums, concerts, and the theater. Musically, I play the violin and tinker with the piano. I also make...
SUNY Oswego - BA, French - Computer Science
University at Albany - MBA, Business
Rohit ...experiences ranges outside tutoring itself and into the business of tutoring. As a successful high school entrepreneur, I personally handled clients whose needs ranged from SAT, APs, SAT Subject Tests, School exams, and study skills. I was a Taekwondo instructor for many years as well, through which I learned a lot about teaching students of varying skill levels and backgrounds. I excel as a tutor because I connect with students on a personal level and...
University of California-Berkeley - BA, Computer Science & Statistics
William ...get into graduate school, I worked part-time as a tutor for Upward Bound. My favorite subjects to tutor are math, physics, chemistry and biology. I firmly believe that in order for a class to be interesting, the teacher must be passionate about the subject. I’m very passionate about the natural sciences, mathematics and language. As your tutor, I hope to impart some of that passion to you. Hopefully, we have a lot to teach each...
University of Vermont - Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science
Carnegie Mellon Uniersity - Master of Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Thorin ...a teacher and a lifelong student. My background is in programming. I've attended Northwest Missouri State, and graduated with a BS in computer Science from Lindenwood University. I enjoy programming, reading, and Role-playing games. My main reading interests are Science Fiction and Fantasy. I've been a teacher for 14 years, and I prefer to guide my students to the answer, rather than give them answers to regurgitate on a test. To me, the process of...
Lindenwood University - BS, Computer Science
State Certified Teacher
Christian I am a homeschooler with two kids. I have a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, San Diego. I've worked in government, industry and academia. I've done much teaching in my career and in my church. Resume, background check and testimonials are available upon request. I have several teaching videos I've created and upload to the Internet you can probably find as well. ... Teaching Philosophy by Dr. Christian Seberino Why am I motivated to teach? It all started with an elementary school dropout. My father worked hard to immigrate to America, start a tailoring business, and pay for my education. I was the first person in my family to go to college. I teach because I know education is priceless. I am also motivated to teach to bless other homeschoolers. As a member of this group myself, I know the sacrifices parents must make to teach their children. Homeschool parents are lights in a world of narcissism, materialism, and workaholism. I believe the future of our country belongs to these noble families. I teach partially to support these wonderful courageous people. I also view teaching as a service to my country. The 2001 Hart Rudman Commission on American National Security, a bipartisan group, concluded that the second greatest threat to national security is the failure of math and science education. Three-time Pulitzer Prize winning author, journalist, and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman also thinks the United States desperately needs a renewed national focus on math and science education. The reason this renewed focus is needed, Friedman writes in The World Is Flat, is for the United States to remain economically competitive in the new century. China and India, for example, are making great strides in math and science education, while our educational system consistently ranks poorly in comparison. Teaching is one way I can do my part to help America. I also teach to show students the deep beauty inherent in math and science. We could have inherited a universe of chaos. Instead, we live in a universe of breathtaking elegance and unity. I desire to awaken an appreciation for this in students. Teaching may require death-defying thousand mile drives through uninhabited snowy lands. I learned this while teaching computer security to the Air Force in Alaska during the week of 9/11. After being stranded in Anchorage with no flights scheduled to leave, I seriously contemplated driving across Canada in a rental car to get back home to my frightened family. Here are some other, perhaps less melodramatic, tools of successful teaching that I endeavor to employ: Passion: I only teach on subjects I am passionate about because I believe passion causes us to put in extra effort and excel. My positive evaluations at the University of California, San Diego OASIS Tutoring Center were partially due to students noticing my passion. It was there I earned the nickname of "Mr. Physics." I also distinctly remember the lavish praise my conscientiousness garnered while working for Professor Cliff Surko as a teaching assistant. It is hard to imagine any excellence without passion. Listening: It is imperative to listen to students. I do not assume my methods are infallible. I do not race through material assuming my pace is adequate without class confirmation. As a private tutor for many years, I have learned that students generally learn much slower than a subject matter expert is prone to think. Listening to students helps me tailor the class to the students rather than expecting the students to "fit" into my class. Technology: Mathematical software systems, such as Sage, have great potential to improve class learning. Graphical, numerical, and analytic exploration of concepts such technologies have been well received in my classes. Furthermore, because many applications such as Sage are free and open source, technology does not have to place a financial burden on students. Servanthood: Happiness is found in serving others. I have served my wife through many years of marriage. I am also learning to serve my two children, both as father and as the "principal" of our homeschool. I have also learned the joys of serving as a leader of Bible studies, men's groups, and financial classes in my church for over 15 years. Purpose: I have learned through my successful career that a six figure salary is not enough inspiration. I need to be serving as a teacher, or I will not be fulfilling my life purpose, and therefore, will not be content. I try to be purposeful in my teaching as well as help students to recognize their purpose and potential.
UniversityOF CALIF SAN DIEGO - B.S., PHYSICS
UniversityOF CALIF SAN DIEGO - PH.D., PHYSICS
Mick ...my days with teaching science and mathematics as much as possible. Since I have spent my professional life immersed in a field that demands practical results, I frame lessons with an eye toward real life applications—a technique not found in dry academic surroundings. I have had extensive experience in both classroom and one-on-one teaching at many levels and I am able to present several viewpoints for a given topic, so that virtually any student will...
Trenton State - BS, Physics
Columbia - MS, Medical Physics
State Certified Teacher
Jared ...my Computer Science bachelor's degree and sometimes feeling very lost and confused. Professors would at times use jargon that was unfamiliar to me (often using acronyms), and sometimes they assumed I understood concepts that I hadn't even begun to master. I'm here for students who need to catch up, bring up that grade, or simply increase their odds of acing a course. I understand real life scenarios from real life experience, and I'd be more...
Brigham Young University-Provo - Bachelors, Computer Science
Adam ...what they want in life! I've done some really interesting research at ASU. Before that though, believe it or not, I was dead set on becoming a musician and living my life with a touring band, and came very close to doing so! I began tutoring around this same time when I was in high school, simply to earn some extra income to fund said musical aspirations. I ended up falling in love with the...
Arizona State University - BS, Biomedical Engineering
Arizona State University - MS, Biomedical Engineering