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Currently I posses a degree in Biological Sciences where I completed over a 140 credits completing courses such as chemistry, organic chemistry, genetics, microbiology, and work professionally in the scientific community. I understand how challenging the pursuit for excellent of academics is and I want to help. Whether that entails going over practice problem, preparing for the next exam, or breaking down new concepts we reach the goals you've set for yourself and develop good habits along the way.

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Bret’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Florida Atlantic University - Bachelors, Biological Sciences

Hobbies

Surfing, Soccer, Science

Tutoring Subjects

Biology

Chemistry

College Biology

College Chemistry

Ecology

General Chemistry

Genetics

High School Biology

High School Chemistry

Molecular Genetics


Q & A

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

Just making sure they're comfortable asking questions.

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

Make topic/real world relationships.

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

Practice problems.

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

Start with easy problems build up to harder ones

What is your teaching philosophy?

Practice makes perfect

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

Start off by asking student of their goals and aspirations, as well as study methods to date.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

Share study methods that may improve the quality of their studying.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

Just keep relating their subject to the real world.

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

Take the time to break it down slowly and build their confidence.

How do you evaluate a student's needs?

By going over the question and breaking down ways to approach it.

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

By addressing the student's needs and changing my methods to help the student.

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

PowerPoints, Illustrations, and practice problems.


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