The part of tutoring that makes me most excited is the "aha" moment, when a student finally get it!
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
Typically I like to consult with the student and get a feel for what topics they are struggling with. I also like to get a sense of what their short and long term goals are.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have been a high school physics and chemistry teacher for 15 years, and have also taught AP Physics 1, AP Physics C, and AP Chemistry.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
I typically charge $50 per hour.
How did you get started teaching?
I was first introduced to teaching during college when I would occasionally serve as a tutor in the tutoring center.
What types of students have you worked with?
I have worked with middle school, high school and college level students as well as adult learners.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
Recently, I was able to fix a leak on my well pump! It was a long process, but it felt great in the end.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Be sure that you find a tutor who is competent, and that you feel comfortable working with.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
Think through what your needs are, and how they align with the goals you have set out for yourself.