Ahmed A.

Home tutor in Eti Osa, Lagos

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I love teaching and look forward to sharing and promoting the fascination and wonder of the sciences with young minds everywhere, one student at a time, and have thoroughly enjoyed spending hundreds of hours discussing science with both teens and adults

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Levels Taught: Upper Primary, Junior Secondary, Upper Secondary, Under Graduate

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Prepclass Tutor Since: November 2014

My name is Ahmed, I am a graduate of Agricultural and Bio resources Engineering from Olabisi Onabanjo University. I am very conversant with the British and American Curriculum. For five years now, I have successfully prepared students for Internal and External Examinations in a plethora of subjects.

I am a firm believer in Carol Dweck's "growth mindset" philosophy that argues that intelligence is not fixed and success can be achieved through hard work and a belief that one is capable of the seemingly impossible given enough effective practice. I strive to achieve this by instilling in my students a determination to succeed and a confidence in their own abilities that allows them to maximize their potential.

I also work with the students to improve their meta-cognition and encourage them to understand when they are learning and committing things to their long term memory.

It is important to develop techniques unique to each student that aid long term retention and show students how to develop these for themselves.

My engaging style, academic background and high standards ensure that every pupil I teach feels confident and makes excellent progress, as well as enjoys their learning.

As an experienced teacher, I know exactly how to tailor my lessons to the individual in order for them to achieve their potential.

Experience
  • Lecturer
    Jun 2017 - Present

    Island Computer College

    Taking Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science.

  • Subject teacher
    May 2012 - Jan 2013

    Solam Model College

    Science subjects

  • Subject Teacher and Administrative Officer
    Jan 2013 - Nov 2014

    Greenfield Comprehensive College

    I taught ICT and Science subjects, I was also involved in all the activities of the whole school and welfare of students

  • Subject teacher.
    Oct 2016 - May 2017

    Resogade college

    I taught Computer Science and Physics

  • Subject teacher
    May 2015 - Sep 2016

    Rubygold Secondary School

    I taught Technical Drawing and Science subjects

  • Mathematics, Physics and Basic Science Tutor
    Nov 2014 - Present

    Prepclass Home Tutors

    Tutoring is about getting a student to become inspired by a subject by really getting through to them and finding out how they can connect with it. It is my belief that if a student doesn't understand what you are saying, you aren't tutoring them properly! That said, there are somethings that will always work. Therefore I try to keep a good balance between tailoring lessons to a student's individual needs and using the reliable tools for learning that create result.

Education
  • B.Sc Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering
    Apr 2005 - Present

    Olabisi Onabanjo University