Jairus V.


Jairus V.

Tutor

Oakland, CA 94607

Will travel 20 miles

$56 per hour.

4.93 83 ratings

Chemistry | Math | Economics Tutor

I received a Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry a Bachelor's of Arts in Economics along with a minor in Science and Mathematics Education from the University of California, Santa Barbara during my undergraduate career. During this time, I was actively involved in science outreach programs for elementary students, peer tutoring services and held a student teacher position in a high school chemistry class. By working with different ages and varying degrees of skill I've found the best way to c... [more]


Algebra 1


Algebra 2


Calculus


Chemistry

Extensive experience tutoring general and organic chemistry at the high school and undergraduate level Earned a B.S. in Chemistry as well as a Minor in Science and Mathematics Education from UC Santa Barbara in 2012 Focuses on inquiry based learning with each student to develop problem solving skills rather than approaching problems as a linear sequence of steps.


Geometry


Prealgebra


Trigonometry


Physical Science


Elementary Math


Elementary Science


Organic Chemistry

Extensive experience in tutoring the first year of organic chemistry including but not limited to the following topics: Part 1 -IUPAC nomenclature -Drawing compounds -Geometry (Newman Projections, Chair confirmations) -Identification and properties of functional groups -Isomers -Hybrid orbital theory -pKa's -Substitution and Elimination reactions -Introduction to mechanisms Part 2 -Properties of conjugation -Carbonyl chemistry -Aromatic compounds -Ring formation reactions -Thermal and kinetic controlled reactions -Introduction to synthesis strategies Part 3 -Introduction to bio-molecular compounds (identification and properties) -Citric acid cycle process mechanism -Respiration reactions -Properties and reactions of basic proteins, polysaccharides , nucleic acids and lipds.