EducationUniversity of the Pacific, BS in Mechanical Engineering
ExperienceMy tutoring experience is as follows:
Elementary School - 5 years
High School - 6 years
College - 5 years
Club Z private tutor - 4 years
WyzAnt private tutor - 2 year
SAT tutor - 1 year
I began tutoring as a sophomore in college and instantly fell in love with the experience. During this time, I've tutored over 60 students in the Stockton and Sacramento area, ranging from as young as 4 years old to as old as 55 years of age.I can truly say that I enjoy working with kids as well as adults.
My tutoring approach can vary depending on the student’s needs, personality and learning style. However, my teaching philosophy is based on encouraging students to think for themselves. My goal as a tutor is to create a sense of deep understanding and confidence within my students which they can then use on homework, exam questions and possibly life in general.
I take my role as a tutor very seriously. I always come prepared with the necessary supplies, and regularly make sure to silence my phone in order to give my students the proper attention that they deserve.
In my opinion, there are some aspects to tutoring that make it indispensable in helping students achieve their potential. In essence, personal tutoring is the foundation for deep understanding and true mastery of a subject. I consider tutoring to be one of my biggest passions. I believe in the importance of education and see it as the key to a better future. And I am a firm believer in the power of mentoring and take tremendous pride in watching my students succeed.
HobbiesI'm big on self improvement, personal development and incorporating as much positivity as possible into my life. I enjoy reading in my free time and love listening to audiobooks. I also like exercising and walking on the trails in the surrounding area. All of these activities are excellent stress relievers and help me unwind after a long day. I truly appreciate spending time with my friends and family. I also enjoy cooking and photography.
Client Reviews (4)
We're so glad we got to work with Joe! My daughter had a mid C and ended up scoring a B+ on her final! Joe has the heart and soul of a great teacher and we look forward to working with him on a consistent basis next year. I wish we would've found him sooner!!
My son had a C before working with Joe. After only two tutoring sessions, our son ended up getting a 100% on his math test! Thank you so much, you are really making a difference!
Joe's an excellent tutor. He definitely knows what he's doing. Very professional, never late, and extremely effective with his teaching methods. My wife and I are glad we found him. I recommend him to anyone!
Joe is fantastic! He's really been helping my son understand Algebra. Not only is he knowledgeable, he's able to take concepts my son had trouble understanding and teach them in a way that makes perfect sense to him. He just makes it click! He is easily the best tutor my son has ever had!
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