Math Tutoring By Spencer
I am knowledgeable, thorough, attentive, easy to communicate with, and promote independent learning for future success without me.
The look in a student/tutee's eyes when Math becomes known, or even easy. When the sessions go beyond the practice problems and into real world application.
Type of math
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
After properly assessing the needs of the tutee, an education plan will be established to promote an overall goal of developing independent learning.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
-- 6 years as Nuclear Engineer in US Navy
-- 2 years as Math Tutor at Fresno City College
-- Graduated from Fresno State (Mechanical Engineering)
-- Engineer with NASA at Glenn Research Center
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
High School -- $20 per session
College -- $25 per session
Note: Sessions run for 1 hour (60 minutes)
How did you get started teaching?
I started as an Embedded Tutor for a College Algebra (Math 103) class at Fresno City College, and have been a certified tutor ever since. I went on to tutor everything in the Engineering/Science Math category and below at Fresno State (i.e. Trigonometry, Geometry, Algebra I & II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus 1-3, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, etc.). I can also tutor some entry-level engineering courses.
What types of students have you worked with?
-- High school
-- Adult School
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
I worked on the X-59 project for my NASA internship at Glenn Research Center. I got to do material analysis on the model used for the wind tunnel testing.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
Have you used all avaiable resources (i.e. textbook, YouTube, Khan Academy, etc.)?
Did you take proper notes?
Do you have any basic practice problems to establish a baseline knowledge?