Monthly Archives: May 2013

Math and Physics Course Collection

When people find out that I am a mathematics and physics tutor they sometimes tell me that they wish they had learned more about those or related subjects but believe that it is no longer practical for them to do … Continue reading

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NOT the Life of a Tutor in Victoria BC

This article about a “super tutor” in Hong Kong provides a stark contrast to the lives of tutors here in Victoria, BC. I cannot imagine that any of us reside in luxury penthouses or drive around in Lamborghinis. We do … Continue reading

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One Englishman’s Views on Education

As a private tutor, I am interested in education and monitor what people with impressive job titles have to say about it. After a while, the scramble of experts trying to distinguish themselves from each other blurs together in my … Continue reading

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Noctilucent Cloud Season

The next time I find myself tutoring a math student who needs a reminder of what a tangent line is, or a physics student who is learning about angles of reflection, I really must tell them about noctilucent clouds. I … Continue reading

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Mathematics and the Art of Symmetry

Some of the students I have tutored in math just want to get through one last course and, so they believe, get it over with for the rest of their lives. Others enjoy it and plan on further study. Some … Continue reading

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