Maggie B.

Mrs. Maggie B. has been a teacher and school administrator for 19 years and she loves to watch students succeed and grow. She has a bachelor’s degree in Literature from The University of North Florida and a Masters degree from The University of Texas San Antonio in Educational leadership and Curriculum & Instruction. She spent much of her own school days in Europe where she formed a love for traveling and other cultures. That love translated into her classroom when she traveled with her students to numerous countries and showed them the world! In the classroom, she taught high school English, writing, drama and acting. She has been a middle and high school administrator and, one of her favorite things, a coach for teachers as they improve their craft. She is very excited and looks forward to working with your student!

Rolando S.

Originally from Chicago, Rolando moved to San Antonio where he recently completed a 20-year career at the community college level. Rolando has been able to use his academic background in economics, business, and higher education to travel and make an impact as an educator and volunteer. He was part of a group that traveled to Bahrain and Qatar in order to raise awareness, understanding, and cooperation between educators in the United States and the Middle East.  Also, as a part of a volunteer mission, Rolando participated in a trip to provide economics and business practice workshops in Peru. In addition, he was a guest lecturer at The Hague University for six-month period. Finally, Rolando traveled to Cuba to explore the possibility of conducting research about entrepreneurs. As a result of his travels, Rolando considers himself to be a global learner and strives to impart that knowledge and experience to his students. His desire is that not only will they be successful in the classroom, but will also explore the world with curiosity and recognize the value of others in the global community. In his spare time, Rolando roots for all Chicago sports teams, loves to read, to cook new dishes, is a borderline gym rat, and is a self-proclaimed cinephile (he insists that Die Hard IS a Christmas movie).

Pulkit G.

Pulkit holds a Bachelor of Science specializing in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (UBC). Being a math enthusiast since high school, he always wanted to combine Computer Science and Mathematics as when they are combined, they offer a lot of academic and non-academic exploration. Since his high school, Pulkit found his class averages to be low and felt that this orthodox needs to be changed. Talking to students, he realized that they find Mathematics to be draining and exhausting and ever since then, he is trying to follow his passion of teaching. Pulkit is a knowledgable tutor with 5 years of experience and has a proven track record of helping diverse students not just pass exams but excel. He possesses a dynamic and empathetic approach towards students. If he is not in front of the screen, you can find him in the gym. Embark on a transformative learning journey with Pulkit, your dedicated guide to academic success!

 

Andre T.

Andre T. is a professional academic tutor who holds most of his degrees from the University of Texas system in Far East Asian History and Foreign Languages. He is also currently enrolled as a Doctoral student at the University of Phoenix, pursuing an Ed.D in Education with a specialization in Virtual Reality Educational Technology. Andre has had the distinct privilege of studying all over the world. His specialty is in Far East Asian dialects, having studied extensively in China, Japan, and S. Korea. In his free time he is an avid enthusiast of the great outdoors enjoying hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, etc. As a martial artist, with 45+ years of experience, he serves as an adjunct/civilian instructor for law enforcement officers in self-defense tactics. He served seven years as a law enforcement officer. As an amateur Musician, he plays several instruments but his absolute favorite is playing blues music which he plays on his beloved guitar, Blu Eponine. Music, Reading, and Art are also very great passions of his. He is a huge fan of Far East Asian Cinema. He is quite the ‘otaku’ which is Japanese for a Manga and Anime fan. Since 1999, he has instructed courses in every area of the US, Far East Asia, and various Military Histories.

Andre is also an Advanced Facilitator and Faculty for the College of Humanities University of Phoenix.  He is presently certified to teach in multiple University level courses of US and World History, World Civilization, Philosophy, Political Science, Economics, and Psychology. He has collaborated and developed courses and curriculums for all Undergraduate and Graduate levels and written and developed exams for all college-level courses under these disciplines.

Languages: English (Native), Japanese (Conversational), Spanish (Basic), Chinese (Mandarin, conversational).
Hobbies / Activities: Martial arts, Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Weightlifting, Drawing, and playing Blues guitar.
Books: Enjoys all books but especially those in his areas of expertise!
Movies: A dedicated fan of the cinema being produced in the Far East. A huge fan of Jean Gabin Films as well as Akira Kurosawa. A huge fan of Hollywood film noir.
Music: 80’s New Wave and 90’s Grunge! Love it!

 

David L.

David L. is a certified teacher. He was an educator for 22 years in Southern California. He then moved to Texas and continued his profession as an educator. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in English. David is passionate about being a mentor to his students. Having experienced many challenges in his own personal education, He had determined to become an educator who would come alongside students to guide them on their academic journeys. As a teacher, he understands the importance of building on the student’s strengths and understands the need to establish a sound relationship with his students that fosters a student’s personal interests. David uses many of the techniques he has gained as a basketball coach to guide his teaching practices. He believes in partnering with his student on the academic goal just as if he were on the same athletic team and working together as collaborative unit. Some of his other experiences include working as a Project Designer for an architectural firm, leading a scout pack as Cubmaster, tutoring algebra and geometry, and instructing students in Revit and AutoCAD. With all of his experience, he is able to relate to many different professions and provide some needed and valuable information to his students. David considers it a pleasure to be able to come alongside his students and support their needs.
David graduated from California State University Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He completed his teaching internship at Whittier College and Azuza Pacific University. David then began his teaching career as an English teacher at a high school for grades 9 through 12. He became a head coach for the high school varsity basketball team and was involved as a team leader in the school’s technology program where he implemented several teaching strategies that incorporated the use of technology to support instruction. Through these experiences, David has developed a wealth of knowledge that he has been able to use to foster his passion for teaching and mentoring his students along their academic journey.
The most valuable aspect of David’s teaching ability is his determination to help every student become successful and to help build-up self-confidence. David fully believes that every student is capable of becoming successful. He has personally witnessed the success of students that were provided a positive direction and a sound relationship. He has tutored many students in English, math and other subjects while fostering a relationship that exhibits a true caring heart for what concerns his students and this has made a difference.

Anita M.

Anita M. is a Texas Certified teacher.  She was born in San Antonio, TX. and Valedictorian of her high school.  Anita went on to be a teacher, teacher trainer and now, in retirement, a tutor.

Anita received her Bachelor’s degree, with a double major in English and Spanish from Our Lady of the Lake University. From the University of Texas in San Antonio, she received her Master’s Degree in Bilingual/ESL studies.  Both degrees were achieved with high honors.  Anita’s education prepared her for a successful career in teaching.  Her education in Bilingual / ESL gave her the ability to learn how to differentiate instruction for different learning styles.

Anita taught for twelve years in San Antonio, where she also enjoyed helping teachers create individualized instruction packets for their students with different learning styles.  While presenting at an education conference, she was approached by education publishers.  For the next twenty years, Anita trained teachers throughout the United States for different major education publishers (CTB/McGraw-Hill, Pearson, Harcourt).  Her workshops included theory/methodology, test interpretation/test taking skills and different manipulatives (hands-on activities take-aways) to use in their class instruction.  After her travels training teachers, Anita was an ESL Transition Coach.  She coached teachers on how to teach students that had English as a Second Language, due to resettlement students on the campuses. Anita also tutored these students before, during lunch and afterschool.

After retirement, Anita continued tutoring students on English Language Arts that included Reading, Writing, College Essays, and State Testing Skills.  With her strong background on differentiating instruction and testing, she assesses the student’s present skills to identify areas of need.  Instruction is then accommodated for the students.  This also allows Ms. Muriel to show growth of the student to parents.  Ms. Muriel also enjoys teaching Catechism to 3rd grade students preparing for Holy Communion.  She also creates the power point slides for her church Rosary Prayer Group.

Her hobbies include gardening, antique browsing, DIY projects, as well as, babysitting her two grandchildren and tutoring them in areas of need.

GARY S.

Gary graduated from York University with an Honours Degree in Mathematics, and from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (University of Toronto) with a Bachelor of Education. He has been tutoring since he was in high school himself, covering all levels of Math—including Functions, Advanced Functions, Calculus and Data Management—as well as English. In addition, he is experienced with SAT/ACT preparation, and spent 16 years teaching martial arts professionally. Gary draws on the depth and breadth of his experience to tailor his tutoring to each individual student, aiding them develop the skills to successfully reach their academic goals

SHAHRAM H.

With over two decades of dedicated mathematics teaching experience, I hold a master’s degree in mathematics and specialize in the transfer of mathematics knowledge from high school to university levels. I am passionate about fostering a deep understanding of mathematical concepts and helping students on their mathematical journey. My approach is a combination of patience, clarity, and personal guidance to ensure the success of each student.
With a proven track record of teaching a wide range of mathematics subjects from grade 6 to 12 and college and university, I enable students to excel in mathematics, providing dedicated support to strengthen their understanding, helping them to Homework and getting higher grades in Math exams
I love teaching mathematics, not because mathematics is the foundation of many sciences, but because mathematics enhances some skills such as proble solving, attention to details and critical thinking.
I have a flexible teaching style that works for all students of different abilities and backgrounds. According to my teaching method, in addition to getting good grades in exams, students can remember math material for a long time, which is very important for their future career and education.

 

BILL G.

Bill graduated from University of Toronto where he majored in Math and Physics. He specializes in teaching all high school Math, Grade 9/10 Science, Grade 11/12 Physics, Grade 11/12 Chemistry & Biology. Bill has experience teaching at IB levels as well as AP levels of Math & Sciences as well. He has participated in various contests in high school and university and trained students in contests such as SIN, COMC, Hypatia and Euclid. Bill is great at helping students to develop their problem solving and critical thinking skills.

In addition, he has tutored University courses including Calculus, Linear Algebra, Linguistic (Logic) for many first & second year students at U of T, Waterloo and Ottawa U.

 

 

 

 

 

ZIAD H.

Ziad graduated from the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, with a master’s degree in
Chemical engineering. He was a lecturer in mathematics at the University of Alberta and
has 20 years of teaching experience. He can teach mathematics and science both in
English and in French. Passionate about mathematics teaching, he can accurately find
students’ problems and solve them quickly. He has helped many students obtain perfect or excellent in school Math, Chemistry, AP chemistry and calculus or IB (Math, Chemistry and Physics), SAT and SSAT Math, Singapore Math, Math Contest. He has taught more than 150 students in Vancouver at secondary school and college in
various situations in-person and online, and even at undergraduate university level like
calculus for 1st and second years university. He has especially significant experience in teaching Mathematics and Chemistry to High-School Students in West Vancouver (85% among them raise their grade from 70 % to 90 % and above).
In addition to his experience in teaching in Canada, since he is multilingual, he also has
several years of experience in teaching High- School Students in Switzerland in multiple
Institutes and Schools in the region of Lausanne and Geneva.