Math And Science Tutoring

Math And Science Tutoring

5.0 (9)
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About this tutor

Caltech graduate with 30 years of experience in teaching and tutoring math and science at middle school, high school and college levels in the San Gabriel Valley.  Award-winning high school teacher and very positive ratings by students. 

Love it when students gain knowledge and  confidence.

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Credentials

Pasadena, CA 91103
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9 Reviews

5.0

  • Sonya Shell

    I’m very pleased with Scott. He drives several miles to my home to tutor my 16 year old son in math. After the first session, my son began improving! Scott is patient and works himself around my family’s busy schedule. He is great!

  • Roberto Perez

    Scott is an awesome tutor I was completely lost at the beginning of my trig class and we were able to knock out a lot of topics in one session but you got me on the fast track to get up to speed really appreciate it

  • David Mertens

    Excellent experience

  • David Mertens

    Excellent teacher who understood the subject well.


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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Establish the goals for the session(s). Demonstrate approaches to doing the problems and learning the concepts.  Allow student to feel comfortable in expressing their understanding and in doing the tasks.  Check for understanding via asking the student questions.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Master’s degree in Geophysics from Caltech.  14 years of teaching high school science and math and tutoring privately.  22 years of teaching college math and science at the University of La Verne, Mt. SAC, Chaffey College, Cal Poly Pomona, Citrus College, Cal State LA.  UCLA teaching assistant in statistics.  Volunteer tutor for returning veterans at PCC.


How did you get started teaching?

I was in grad school at Caltech when I started tutoring in an after-school program.  Upon leaving grad school I began teaching high school math and science.


What types of students have you worked with?

Grade 5 to college.  Children to adults. Basic math to Advanced calculus, statistics. Also physics, chemistry, biology, geology.


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