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Boon Siew John (Tan)   |   Tutor ID: 14531


Highest qualification verified: Bachelor

Home tutor - Boon Siew John


Gender: male
Age: 51
Nationality: Singaporean
Race: chinese
Tutoring Experience: 17 years

Education History

Highest Qualification: Bachelor
NIE trained: No
Integrated Programme: No
Secondary School: Pei Dao Secondary School
Junior College / Polytechnic: Serangoon Junior College (Science)
University: Curtin University of Technology (Mathematics (1st Class Honours))
Results: 'O' Level :-
1.) English Language : B3
2.) Literature in English : B4
3.) Mathematics D : A1
4.) Additional Mathematics : A2
5.) Science (Phy/Chem) : A1
6.) Chinese as a Second Language : A1

'A' Level :-
1.) Economics : E
2.) Mathematics C : C
3.) Physics : E
4.) Chinese as a Second Language : C6


Minimal Expected Rate: $30
Student's Gender: No preference
Tutoring Location: North, East, Most East
Teaching IP Students: No

Tutoring Subjects

Pre-School: -
Primary School: Maths
'O' Level: A Maths, E Maths
'A' Level: -
Polytechnic and above: -
Music: -
Foreign Language: -

Self Introduction

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Reliable, Sincere, Detailed and Frank professional with 9 over years part-time private home tutoring experience in teaching mathematics (In Year 1996, from Year 1998 to 2005 and from Dec 2014 onwards) to Primary School and Secondary School students.

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* Assisted a student who failed his O Level E Maths twice to score a B3 in his third attempt within a span of 4 - 5 months by tutoring him 2 - 3 times a week.
* All students attained at least a grade B equivalent mark. Majority scored distinctions, including a twin from Raffles Institution.
* Ability to build strong relationships with students supported by mutual respects
* Capability to initiate students to self derive the solutions to mathematical questions
* Skilled to teach with patient and persistently

I am an experienced Maths Tutor and I am very good in imparting my mathematical knowledge to students through guiding them using logical thinking and derive the mathematical answers themselves. I do not focus on teaching but steering the students to construct out and derive the solutions themselves so that they can truly comprehend the mathematical concepts and remember these concepts without much fuss. I can relate to students very well especially those who are mischievous and rebellious. I did not do well in my 'A' Level due to my rebellious character during my teenager time. Nonetheless my academic learning in maths was back on track during my university years and I obtained a First Class Honours in Mathematics with an average score of 91.2%. I am able to steer my students to score well in maths one way or another. Getting A1 is within reach for anybody who really put an effort into it and I certainly can guide him/her to attain that.

∴   Registered: 10 Dec 2014 ↵   Last Login: 26 May 2017 ↵   Last Modified: 01 Jul 2015

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