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Mohammed

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I am an accomplished dynamic, resourceful Information Technology Professional with a genuine interest in tutoring. I have combined strong passion for tutoring mathematics and computer science. I am a self-driven leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who effectively collaborates with all levels of students. My tutoring experience starts from way back in college days where I was actively involved in a tutoring program and tutored students in Mathematics (Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics, Applied Mathematics etc.) and Computer Science (Java/PHP/Perl/JEE/C/C++/HTML/CSS/Android etc.). My daughter is currently in International Baccalaureate (IB) program and I have been her primary tutor since Middle school. Currently, I am also a tutor in the International Tutoring Club Franchise.

I attribute my tutoring success through producing motivated students.

Mohammed’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: CUNY College of Staten Island - Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Hobbies

Music, Performance Cars, Latest technology, & Programming

Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

Algebra 2

Algebra 3/4

AP Calculus AB

BASIC

C++

College Algebra

College Computer Science

Computer Programming

Computer Science

Data Structure

Geometry

High School Computer Science

Java

JavaScript

Math

Middle School Math

PHP

Pre-Algebra

Python

Ruby

Technology and Computer Science

Trigonometry

Web Design

Web Development


Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

Learn by example with a clear conceptual comprehension of the subject matter instead of blind memorization.

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

Understand his/her struggle.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

Provide tools and clear comprehension of the subject matter.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

By recognizing his/her little achievements every step of the way.

If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

Understand the core struggle and approach it as such.

How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?

Help them increase their vocabulary.

What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?

Approach with an understanding of the struggle they have instead of jumping into a solution.

How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?

True small encouragement every little step of the way will get them motivated.

What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?

Understand the level they are in the subject matter and approach as such with examples that they can relate to in their real life.

How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?

By making them confident that they can do it.

How do you evaluate a student's needs?

Ask questions and monitor their approach in solving a particular task.

How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?

Understand their level and approach as such with patience.

What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?

Oral, visual and real world problems.