Mr Alfred Wong

Melbourne, Melbourne

Mr Alfred Wong Melbourne Tutor in Calculus, Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Statistics

(3 student reviews) (3 reviews)

[About me and teaching philosophy] I am Alfred and I am a tutor/writer at The Nerd of Passion. I am looking to tutor mathematics and science for high school and first year university students.

I am currently majoring in Physics at Melbourne University. I'm deeply passionate about physics, always figuring out the little secrets of the universe and uncovering the deep laws that govern everything around us. I love doing physics so much I'd like to say "Physics is my girlfriend".

Besides I love teaching too; I started tutoring at the start of 2014. I really enjoy helping out others, offering my insights on how to excel in maths and science, inspiring others to enjoy doing maths and science, and watching them grow under my guidance.

Subjects I'm tutoring: - VCE Chemistry - VCE Further Maths, Maths Methods and Specialist Maths - VCE Physics - Uni First Year Physics (Foundation, Standard and Advanced level) - Uni First Year Maths (Calculus, Linear Algebra etc.)

I graduated from High School back in 2012 with an ATAR of 99.55; and believe it or not I did not lock myself in my room and study 10 hours a day. Achieving academic excellence is a lot more than just simply grinding everyday, it's all about having the right mindset, passion and willpower. I studied in my own time with enjoyment, and the results just came naturally.

Not only with wide breadth and depth in mathematics and science; I've also incorporated knowledge from a range of psychological and self-books like 'The Willpower Instinct', 'Flow' and 'How to Think Like a Mathematician' and much more into my teachings.

My unique style of teaching is to provide the clearest and most elegant understanding of mathematics and science, and instilling the right mindset of studying efficiently and enjoying it. My students improved really quickly and started finding enjoyment in studying.

My teaching style is based on modern research of education that deviates from the ineffective traditional teaching style which emphasizes on rote learning and just learning how to do problems repetitively to do well on test and exams; which more often then not leave students not only uninspired, bored, and most importantly not being able to appreciate the beauty and power of science and mathematics outside the classroom.

Along the way I've also began to make distinctions as to what make some people 'talented' and others 'hopeless'; it's all boiled down to very learn-able principles. I will definitely make studying fun and streamline you in the right way to the academic excellence beyond your wildest dreams!

[Group Lessons] Like to enjoy the quality of personalized teaching; yet meet new people and have highly affordable tutoring? Then group lesson is for you!

Iím holding group lessons for 6 people in the following subjects: - Year 12 Unit 3/4 Methods, every Saturday from 1pm to 2:30pm - Year 12 Unit 3/4 Physics, every Saturday from 3:30pm to 5pm

The group lessons will be held at my teaching studio in Melbourne CBD, at a highly convenient location near Southern Cross and Flagstaff station.

During lessons, not only do I focus on schoolís content, Iíd also focus on developing study and writing skills for students as I find to do well in VCE Math and Physics, being able to study effectively and write well is crucial for scoring well.

In group lessons, not only can you learn from the pro, group lessons also provide a supportive and collaborative atmosphere for students to help and support each other; which is vital to do well for VCE.

As a bonus, when you join the group lessons, youíll get access to Nerd of Passionís exclusive Facebook group where youíll get access to premium study notes and discuss any questions you have with fellow students and myself anytime!

Each group lesson session last for 1 and half hours, and it only cost $35 (less than $25 per hour) paid whenever you come! The first lesson is absolutely free. If interested or if you have any questions, feel free to contact me. Be quick because places are limited!

[One-to-one Lessons] Require personal attention? Have burning questions that you'd like someone to discuss with? Then one-to-one lesson is for you!

My rates are $45 per hour for one-to-one, how long you would like to have a session for is entirely up to you. For lessons more than hour, a discounted rate is offered at $65 for a 1.5 hour lesson and $85 for a 2 hour lesson. I also charge an additional $10 if I'm required to travel to nearby suburbs outside of Melbourne CBD.

I am very confident that you'll have a great time with me; so here's another offer, the first hour is absolutely free; if you're satisfied you only have to pay for subsequent lessons.

For more info, check out my website for great study tips and receive free study notes! http://www.nerdofpassion.com/

Stay connected with me on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/thenerdofpassion

Subjects

  • Calculus - Secondary, Tertiary
  • Chemistry - Secondary
  • Maths - Secondary, Tertiary
  • Physics - Secondary, Tertiary
  • Statistics - Secondary

Experience

Three years of tutoring experience. Including:
-Offering 1-to-1 tutoring
-Group lessons
-Providing professional lesson notes and supplementary exercises
-Offering emotional support and motivation
-Tailoring to the needs to every individual student
-Writing of math, science and study skills articles

Qualifications

Graduated VCE in 2012 with an ATAR of 99.55, with A+ in Chemistry, Maths Method,
Specialist Maths and Physics. My raw scores are as follows:
- English as Additional Language: 43
- Mathematical Methods: 47
- Specialist Mathematics: 39
- Physics: 45
- Chemistry: 44
- System Engineering: 41

Completed Bachelor of Science majoring in Physics/Mathematical Physics at
University of Melbourne in 2016

Currently a part-time Master of Science (Physics) Student of University of Melbourne

I've done physics, maths and educational subjects in Melbourne University as
follows,

Physics Subjects:
- Physics Advanced 1
- Physics Advanced 2
- Thermal and Classical Physics
- Quantum Mechanics and Special Relativity
- Electromagnetism and Optics
- Quantum Physics
- Electrodynamics
- Computational Physics
- Statistical Physics
- Quantum Systems

Maths Subjects:
- Calculus 2
- Linear Algebra
- Vector Calculus
- Real Analysis
- Differential Equations
- Complex Analysis
- Methods of Mathematical Physics

Educational Subjects:
- Wellbeing, Motivation and Performance
- School Experience as Breadth

Services

  • Private Tuition
  • Group Tuition
  • Teaching Tuition
  • Home Visits
  • Online Help

Rates

$35 for an one and a half hour group lesson (Less than $25/hour)
$45/hour for one-to-one, and discounted rates for lesson for than an hour! First
hour introductory lesson is free.

Gender

Male

Updated

Profile last updated on 27-Feb-2017 (registered 16-Jun-2014)

Contact

nerdofpassion@gmail.com
0450744216
www.nerdofpassion.com
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