When you are struggling to make the grade it is easy to feel like just giving up and throwing in the towel. However, with the help of an experienced tutor you could be well on your way to achieving not just a passing grade, but a truly impressive one! There are Alton tutors available now to guide you through your course work and offer support on homework and assignments. So whether you are looking for someone to help you pass a particularly challenging class, or for someone to help prep you for an upcoming exam, check out local tutor listings now and put yourself on the road to success'i.
Ms. J. is terrific! I went to her to learn Excel. This wasn't my first run at it, but this is the first time I was able to follow what we were doing. I'm technophobic and innumerate, and too often people attempting to teach me either move too fast or lose patience. Not so, Ms. J., a professional teacher who showed me why she's been in demand by some of the country's leading secondary schools. I'm a lawyer with degrees from four different universities, including Harvard, and I've encountered no better teaching.
Ms. J. quickly adjusted to my pace, answered my questions without wincing, and we made enough progress in one session to make me eager for more. She's also pleasant company. After I knock off Excel, under her tutelage, I may even ask her to teach me physics, a subject I avoided like a social disease, all through school. Who knows--I may yet get a Nobel.
Maynard T. from Freedom, NH
"Physics Made Phun!"
I am a physics teacher with 20 years of experience. I have worked in various settings in the past -- as a researcher at Columbia University, as an MCAT course developer at Stanley Kaplan, and as a teacher. I have taught everything from 7th grade general science, to physics, to astronomy, to AP physics. Physics is the kind of subject where you don't know what you really think, until you have heard what you've said. Having a physics buddy to talk over places where you struggle in the curric... ... More
"Experinced tutor with extensive business background"
As my resume delineated,the preponderance of my career has been spent in a corporate atmosphere, with a concentration in mathematical representation of
natural catastrophes. While my resume is an accurate depiction of the income generating portion of my career, it is silent with regard to the more satisfying and persistent component of my career,teaching.
While a student at Holderness School, I tutored fellow students in Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry. While an undergraduate at Col... ... More
"Patient and knowledgeable Tutor for Pre-School to Middle with Special"
I have worked as a substitute teacher for the last twelve years and have seen many methods in the classroom; some good, others not-so-good. I have worked one-to-one and with groups of students as they progress through their learning experiences. I'd like to think that I can develop a good rapport with almost any student, and the fact that a tutor becomes involved means that the student and parents are taking a strong, positive approach to learning. I just finished an Ortongillingham Course... ... More
Daniel has been a superb instructor utilizing a diversity of teaching methodologies to keep me engaged in the learning process. Much appreciated!
Sue T. from Barrington, NH
"Former Radio Speaker in Paris, France"
French is my native language. After a career in tax law, then as an IBM mainframe specialist, I spent 5 years in the Reformed Theological Seminary (FacultÃ© de ThÃ©ologie RÃ©formÃ©e) of Aix-en-Provence, France. I am married with three children and several grandchildren.
For 15 years, I was a radio speaker in Paris with Radio FrÃ©quence Protestante.
I have an extended experience in Public Schools, in Virginia, as a substitute teacher.
I am presently an Anglican minister in Rochester, NH, and I woul... ... More
I am happy with the Java lesson and look forward to future lessons. After 1 lesson. I feel I have a better grasp on what I want to do.
William G. from Wells, ME
"Diverse expertise: programmig, writing, karate, business, physics"
I am a senior software engineer, analyst, and designer specializing in web based business applications under the Java J2EE MVC object oriented methodologies. I have a B.S. in physics and was granted a US DoD security clearance in 2008. My interests include: sailing, reading, programming, business, writing, cooking, backgammon, history, philosophy, psychology, meditation, and science. I have a broad business background with extensive experience as a real estate investor and mortgage financing.... ... More
Don was very thorough in assessing my difficulty with a tough subject. He has provided some excellent insight into how to "study" in this class with better results and offered both tools and suggestions to achieve success.
Sigrid L. from Loudon, NH
"Algebra and Statistics tutoring"
I have an undergraduate degree in Math and have taught statistics at Temple University. My tutoring approach is based on your needs. I like to go through problems together with you and learn how you think about the problem and understand what type of issues you encounter in solving a math problem. I then share a method to solve the problem and guide you through it.... ... More
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