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Mr. Tohoru M.

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"I am a MIT graduate, and have been a math tutor/teacher for the last 16 years. I have taught or tutored all levels through Calculus BC & College Calculus -High school, middle school and college. My experience includes being a faculty math teacher at the NOTRE DAME ACADEMY (High School), a home-school tutor in math/honor Chemistry through the LAUREL SPRINGS program, an instructor for the JOHNS HOPKINS more...

"I am a MIT graduate, and have been a math tutor/teacher for the last 16 years. I have taught or tutored all levels through Calculus BC & College Calculus -High school, middle school and college. My experience includes being a faculty math teacher at the NOTRE DAME ACADEMY (High School), a home-school tutor in math/honor Chemistry through the LAUREL SPRINGS program, an instructor for the JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY/SYLVAN AIIY program for gifted children, a teacher at MULHOLLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL, an instructor for PRINCETON REVIEW & COMPASS EDUCATION, as well as being a in-home math tutor for numerous students from HIGH SCHOOL: Harvard-Westlake, Marlborough, Windward, Campbell Hall, Beverly Hills High, and COLLEGE: USC, Purdue University, Columbia University, Cal State Long Beach, Santa Monica College.

I am very good at focusing on the particular needs of each individual student.

I am patient, relaxed and truly enjoy this work. In addition to my engineering degree, I also come from 2 previous generations of world class science/math academics from both sides of my family (My dad was a MIT professor).

Also having been a professional actor during this entire time, being an educator in math/science has turned out to be a most rewarding and satisfying parallel career, especially given my background. I also believe that my acting background has helped me immensely in relating to kids both challenged and gifted in math.

Here are samples of what parents and students have written about me:

-"Tohoru has an amazing way of connecting with both of my kids, He has made math more understandable and has certainly taken away the apprehension. He is so patient and really makes each session effective and enjoyable. Nick is doing noticeably better in Math and most importantly doesn't fear or hate it anymore. (Parent)

-"They look forward to it because they enjoy him and his style...Tohoru has a great sense of humor, is kind and makes learning easy. He speaks to the boys on their level but never speaks down to them. He gives the" less...

Details

fee: $75 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 25 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Tohoru M. is a certified tutor

MIT, Chemical Engineering

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Subjects Tutored

Algebra 1 - Algebra 2 - Chemistry - Geometry - Prealgebra - Precalculus - Trigonometry - Statistics - Macroeconomics - Microeconomics - Calculus