Brisbane tutor in Calculus, Computing, English
, ESL, French, Maths, Physics, Reading, TOEFL
(1 student review)
I have thorough experience in; Maths (Maths A, B, C) English Physics High School Science Information Technology (IPT/Computer Science) ESL Essay writing
I have a passion for children and people and I am familiar with current school curriculum- primary and secondary.
During sessions, my focus is to help my students develop an understanding of the material above and beyond basic recall. Every mentoring case is different and I try to cater to student's learning style. After every session, I ensure that students have notes and examples that we covered. Additionally, if necessary I can have notes and worksheets prepared for the sessions. I have had over four years of experience in mentoring students under the supervision of Jasmine Yin, supervisor of Kumon Annerley. I am also happy to do editing and drafting of assignment pieces over email for an entirely different rate depending on the case.
I am currently a fourth-year student at the University of Queensland and have studied courses in Mathematics (Calculus, Discrete and Statistics), interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic semantics, HTML/CSS, Visual Basic (macros in Microsoft suite, R, Matlab, C, Assembly Languages, Physics, Psychology and French. Whilst currently completing my undergraduate degree, I have done casual work in retail, hospitality and at Kumon.
I am fully fluent conversationally in Chinese, Mandarin. Can understand but speak broken Taiwanese. I also have a solid background in dance, graphic design, music composing and photography/film. I am an avid reader and have read most 'classic texts' studied at school.
I am quite flexible with my availability (if it is within 5km of UQ or Underwood) and I'm willing to come to you or meet you at a local library or your family home. Please do not contact me for an assignment due at last minute, I have a very busy schedule involving many commitments and don't generally take on last-minute assignment work unless it is proof-reading.
The students I have worked include a range of different curriculums: of distance education, homeschooling, Christian private schools, part-time students, private non-denominational schools, state schools and selective schools. I prefer not to do one-on-one conversational classes for English.
If you are interested in my mentoring services, I prefer you send me an email with any resources attached and I will follow up with a phone call/reply when I can; I will only follow up on a case if I feel I am able to take your case or refer you to another tutor/mentor who I feel is more suited; otherwise I send an automated reply.
I also help post-graduate, international students translate spec sheets for university assignments in information technology.
I can share my tips on time management, gathered from my personal experience in academic studies. I went to a single-sex school myself and was/currently an advocate for Women in STEM fields. I was a cocurricular captain in high school and coordinated many different activities such as service, sport and mentoring.
As a tutor, I have had over four years experience at Kumon Annerley Education Centre in English and Mathematics. I have supported students in their school coursework and also extension work across all levels.
QCE, OP4*, Moreton Bay College (2014) ;
Mathematics B: VHA
Mathematics C: HA
Information Processing Technology: VHA 8
Currently a student at the University of Queensland, studying a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) & concurrent Diploma of Languages (French).
Valid 'blue card' holder est. 2015. Application in for a Yellow Card.
Former holder of First aid certificate with CPR (exp). Soon to have a valid First Aid Certificate with CPR, anaphylaxis and asthma management.
A holder of a barista license with coffee art and a certificate in safe food management.
Most improved senior strings player, MBC 2015; fencing captain and champion fencer of MBC, choreographer and soloist in senior MBC dance troupe, lead dancer in a tapping position in the musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie", captain of ICT support Team (audiovisual team), Service to Music Award, Head of College Award for Long-Standing Contribution to the College. Dance ministry at Riverlife Baptist Church and also a pianist & violinist.
* OP was considered as a high OP3 due to 'points' from maths C and co-curricular activities. Additionally, due to the small cohort, standard deviation really affected our place in the state. Consequently, our grade's DUX did not receive an OP1.
*Rates may be subject to change depending on the distance travelled for the session and the preparation time expected for each student.
Special Offer - If you come to me at UQ, I'm happy to do $30/hour
Joined TutorFinder on 21-May-2016 (updated profile on 09-Mar-2018)