Kerrie T.


Kerrie T.

Tutor

Las Vegas, NV 89129

Will travel 20 miles

$50 per hour.

4.81 355 ratings

math and science from a professional academic scientist

I have always loved learning, and I want to share that experience with my students. After spending 16 years as a professional scientist in the field of medicine, I have decided to focus on helping my children and other students with their academic quest. I can take the pain out of learning new things, share my enthusiasm and make school interesting. I will teach you the academic discipline skills that will help you achieve your goals. I can even help you figure out what you really want.... [more]


Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra at the high school level for more than three years, and have lots of experience with different learning styles. I can help your child understand that math is relevant to their life, and even interesting!


Algebra 2

I have taught Algebra I, Algebra II, and Precalculus in the high school setting, and have tutored students preparing for the ACT and SAT. I use a wide variety of tools and methods to help different styles of learning, and make sure that you understand one concept before moving on to the next.


Calculus

I have had many years of learning and using calculus in the process of getting three engineering degrees. As a teacher, I have also completed the College Board AP Calculus workshop for teachers, and have tutored in the subject for two years.


Chemistry

I am a former scientist and high-school teacher with experience teaching math chemistry and physics. I have tutoring for over 5 years.


Vocabulary


Grammar

I am a published author, and have written for peer review journals. I also tutor students in preparation for essay writing and standardized testing.


General Computer


Geometry

I have taught and tutored Geometry and Algebra at the high school level for several years.


Microsoft Word


Prealgebra

I have a taught all areas of 6-12 grade math, and have a set of tools for helping different learning styles.


Precalculus

I have taught all levels of Algebra and Precalculus, including Trigonometry. I have many different teaching methods and tools that work well with a variety of different learning styles.


Trigonometry

I have taught and tutored Algebra I, II, Geometry, Precalculus and Calculus for 5 years.


Anatomy


Physiology


SAT Math

I have taught all levels of high school math through pre-calculus, and have tutored many students preparing for the SAT, ACT and GRE. I have a wide variety of tools and techniques for working with different learning styles.


GRE


Proofreading

I have helped many students write and revise college essays, prepare for standardized, testing, and I have published many peer reviewed research articles in the course of my career.


GED

I am a qualified high school math teacher with experience in algebra through calculus. I have a track record of helping students who are not comfortable with math to prepare for standardized tests in a way that gives them confidence, including the GED.


SAT Reading

I have been able to help students develop an SAT Strategy that works with their learning style.


SAT Writing

I have tutored many students taking the SAT and use an approach that addresses time management, test strategy, and content knowledge. I can show your student how to quickly outline a written essay, and check grammar and punctuation, and improve the vocabulary to get the best possible score.


Physical Science

I'm currently teaching Middle School and High School physical sciences at a private Christian School. I have three engineering degrees and plenty of experience making the material relevant to students.


ASVAB

I have experience helping students prepare for standardized testing, including the ASVAB. We work on content knowledge, time management skills, and test taking strategies.


PSAT


SSAT


ACT Reading

I have tutored many students for standardized tests, using a three tier approach: content knowledge, test taking skills, and time management. ACT reading success depends heavily on the test taking strategy, which I can help tailor to the strengths of each student. I like to work together once or twice a week before the exam, but have also had success with raising scores in much shorter time frames.


ACT English


ACT Math

I have tutored many students in preparing for the math section of ACT, and can help them with skills review as well test taking strategies. Having taught High School, I understand that students today are pulled in many different directions, and I can show them how to make the best of their time.


ACT Science

I am an established academic scientist as well as a teacher. I have been tutoring students for ACT and SAT for over 5 years with good results.


Elementary Math

I have taught math from prealgebra through graduate school. I love to inspire kids with games, practice and a variety of learning styles so that they make it through school with confidence no matter what their skill level.


Elementary Science


Networking (Computer)

I have spent over 10 years supporting and configuring personal computers and workstations and networks at home and at work I am most familiar with the Windows operating systems, but also have experience with Linux and Unix. My experience is commensurate with A+, Net+ certifications. I am currently pursuing Security + and CCNA certs. I have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Differential Equations

I have had 5 or more graduate level physics and engineering classes that taught differential equation solution techniques in conjunction with use of the equations in modeling physical systems such as electronic circuits and mechanical systems. I have a Bachelors, Masters and PHD in Engineering.


College Counseling

I am a graduate of a Tier I University, an adjunct Professor of two others. I am also on the advisory board of an Engineering School. In these roles, as well as in my role as a tutor for standardized testing, I have experience in reviewing student transcripts and applications, and in mentoring applicants. I can help students present themselves in the most genuine and appealing light, whatever their goals for the future.


Linear Algebra

I have a taken linear algebra and used it in computer programming. I routinely work with matlab to transform image data using linear algebra and algebraic operations. I have a BS, MENG and PHD in engineering.


Organic Chemistry

I have took organic chemistry in college and in Medical School as part of a PHD program. I have also tutored several students in the basic chemistry principles needed to understand the types of reactions important to the course material.


Praxis

I am able to tutor for Math and Verbal skills of the Praxis Part I. I have advanced graduate degrees, and have passed the subject knowledge tests of the Praxis covering secondary education (Physics, Chemistry and Math). I am also able to tutor for the Physics, Chemistry and Math portions of the Praxis II.


Electrical Engineering

I have a BS in Electrical Engineering, a MS in Biomedical Electronics, and a PhD in Biomedical Imaging. My background has focused on the use computers and electronics in medicine, and I know plenty about basic circuits as well as digital communications.


Computer Engineering

I have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and have spent over 10 years supporting and configuring personal computers and workstations and networks at home and at work I am most familiar with the Windows operating systems, but also have experience with Linux and Unix. My experience is commensurate with A+, Net+ certifications. I am currently pursuing Security + and CCNA certs.