Tom H.


Tom H.

Tutor

Beaverton, OR 97005

Will travel 10 miles

$30 per hour.

5.0 4 ratings

Tutoring in Middle and High School Subjects

I have a PhD in Agronomy with minors in statistics and engineering. I had a 20 year career in scientific research and publication where I published many papers and reviewed colleagues papers and proposals. I have worked extensively with students online and in person. I can tutor in most subjects at the elementary to college level including English, math, biology, physics, chemistry, history, social studies... I am expert with Adobe InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat. I have been doing on... [more]


Algebra 1

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with children, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


Algebra 2

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with children, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


American History

I have a PhD in science. I am widely read in all aspects of history, social science, and political science. Formal courses include Russian history, American history, and world history. I am very experienced working with students in person and online.


Vocabulary


Grammar

I have reviewed hundreds of articles for technical journals so I have excellent command of English expression and syntax.


European History

My PhD in science includes many liberal arts courses including Russian history, world history, geography, and political processes. I have spent time in several European countries. i have extensive experience working with students in person, online, and by phone.


General Computer


Geometry


Microsoft Word

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with youths, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding. I have used Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Outlook Express extensively over the years.


Prealgebra

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with kids, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


Reading

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with children and youth, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding. I am proficient at technical writing for popular magazines and peer reviewed publications. I have reviewed hundreds of articles for technical journals so I have excellent command of English expression and syntax.


Writing

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with children, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding. I am proficient at technical writing for popular magazines and peer reviewed publications. I have reviewed hundreds of articles for technical journals so I have excellent command of English expression and syntax.


Geography

I have a PhD in science with course work in the social science including history, geography, hydrology, and land use. I am very familiar with soil use patterns and soil reclamation. I have a great deal of experience working with students in person, by phone, and online.


English

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with children, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding. I am proficient at writing for popular magazines and peer reviewed publications. I have reviewed hundreds of articles for technical journals so I have excellent command of English expression and syntax.


Government & Politics


SAT Math

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding. For SAT/ACT/SSAT/PSAT we review sample questions and discuss how they must be answered.


Literature

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with youths, treating them with respect. Initial development of study habits requires an interruption-free study environment (no phones, texting, TV, etc.). GED requires a basic grasp of all the areas covered in High School. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


World History

I have a PhD in science with courses in all the social sciences including Russian history, American history, world history, geography, political science, and cultural anthropology. I have great experience working with students both in person and online.


GRE


Proofreading

I have a PhD in Agronomy. While working in research, I reviewed and proofed articles for peer reviewed journals, grant proposals, and book chapters. I was also a technical editor for Agronomy Journal and Journal of Sustainable Agriculture.


GED

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with youths, treating them with respect. Initial development of study habits requires an interruption free study environment (no phones, texting, TV, etc.). GED requires a basic grasp of all the areas covered in High School. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


SAT Reading

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with youth, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


SAT Writing

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with youth, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


Physical Science

I have a PhD in Agronomy with work in physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, climatology, and statistics. I have worked with beginning to advanced users of complex graphics software to instruct them how to get the most our of it. I am able to present subject matter in a way that is understandable beginners or advanced students.


TOEFL


ASVAB

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with youth, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


PSAT

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with youth, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


SSAT


Spelling


ACT English

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with children, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding. I am proficient at technical writing for popular magazines and peer reviewed publications. I have reviewed hundreds of articles for technical journals so I have excellent command of English expression and syntax.


ACT Math

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding. For ACT Math, we review sample questions and consider the reasons behind incorrect answers. I teach online or in person.


ACT Science

I have a PhD in Agronomy with work in physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, climatology, and statistics.


Elementary Math

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses, advanced math also). I work well with children, treating them with respect. I also have years of telephone tech support experience that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


Elementary Science

I have a PhD in Agronomy with work in physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, climatology, and statistics. I have worked with beginning to advanced students in math, history, biology, and chemistry in person, online, and by phone. I present material in a way that is understandable to beginners or advanced students.


Elementary (K-6th)

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses also). I work well with kids, treating them with respect both teenagers and younger children. My philosophy is that a teacher should never talk down to children (or adults) while presenting materials in a form that they can grasp. For math, it is important to talk about how it can be used as well as how to solve problems. For reading, find out what they are interested in and direct them to materials on those topics that will challenge their reading abilities and comprehension. I also have years of telephone tech support that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding.


Study Skills

I have a PhD in Agronomy (statistics minor, biochem, plant science, engineering courses also). I work well with kids, treating them with respect. I have years of telephone tech support that involves explaining usage of complex graphics software to inexperienced users so I am good at presenting things at the level of my students' understanding. I also authored many scientific papers and edited a book so I know how and why to study and can explain or demonstrate study skills to those who are having difficulty learning material.


Adobe InDesign

I supported Adobe InDesign for seven years. I resolved all types of prepress issues for print shops. I assisted home users in completing books, dissertations, photo albums, technical books, childrens books, etc. I have a portfolio of sample documents created in InDesign and saved to PDF or Flash. I have been doing online classes in InDesign fsince 2009. These are 2-3 day intensive classes providing an introduction or intermediate grasp of InDesign.


Dreamweaver

I have been teaching online classes for DreamWeaver for 2 years. These are 2-3 day classes to provide an introductory or intermediate grasp of DreamWeaver. I designed sites with DreamWeaver. The site also uses some scripts (perl, php, and javascript).