...I graduated from South Dakota State University with a B.S. in Physics and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (GPA 3.91). I also have a Master's Degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University (GPA 4.0).
As mentioned, I am an active duty Submarine Officer in the US Navy, working at U... (read more)
I have worked as an adjunct professor of statistics and algebra at Bellevue University and Iowa Western Community College since 2001. I work as a meteorologist/computer programmer for the Air Force, writing software to calculate statistics for large data sets. I also prepare graphical reports, so ... (read more)
...I believe that the most important quality a tutor can bring to the lesson is the patience to allow the student to comprehend the material and discover that they can indeed learn. Some of my favorite moments are when students discover that they are capable of "doing math". Beyond assisting stude... (read more)
...Such understanding will then build the student's self-confidence and mastery of the subject. I understand that different people learn different subjects at different speeds. I have been patient with students I have tutored, and would be so in future tutoring opportunities.I took and received A's in both Basic and Advanced Algebra in high school. (read more)
...I once heard, and have fully come to believe that the essence of math is "Thinking deeply about simple things". I believe that math is accessible to everyone no matter the level. I have a Bachelors in Mathematics and my desire to know the fundamental workings of Physics and Engineering has lead me to view math as a process of continual learning. (read more)