I have been tutoring at all levels - High School through University - for over 20 years, in Europe and in America. During this time I have tutored over 150 students, ranging from 9 years of age to mature postgraduate students. I hold an Honors BS in Physics from Portsmouth University, England, and a PhD in Engineering Science from Oxford University, England. I am a retired Engineering Vice-President. I enjoy working with students of all ages.
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I have always been fascinated by mathematics, so tutoring this subject is essentially one of my hobbies - but I take it very seriously. The success of my students is my big reward. There is nothing better than receiving compliments from them, seeing them improve their math skills, scores and grades.
He is an excellent teacher! My daughter is finally understanding precalculus
Excellent. My son says Mr Kirby is the best teacher he ever had!
Dr Kirby was kind, professional and conscientious. He took the time to check-in, making sure my daughter was understanding the material as the lesson progressed. We will definitely consider him for future tutoring needs as my daughter will be taking Algebra II next school year.
1. Identify problem areas and difficulties
2. Lay out a plan to achieve the desired goal
3. Ensure that the student develops an understanding of the materal, not just familiarity
4. I make myself available at all times to answer student questions/concerns
My BS degree and my PhD. Also I have given technical/scientific workshops throughout Europe and North America, including presentations to NATO and to trade delegations from China and Russia.
Hourly fee depends on the level of insruction. It ranges from $30 to $80. I am always prepared to discuss budgeting with potential clients.
I don't teach - I'm a tutor. There is a difference. Over the last 20 years I have been asked by many people for help with mathematics and I have always been interested in pursuing tutoring. The motivation for increasing and extending my tutoring was to keep busy in retirement.
Absolutely all types - 9 years to 81 (a retired MD). I do not offer tutoring of students with ADD etc because I am not qualified to do so.
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