Online Math Tutor Juan Castaneda

Main Pages



»About the Tutor«


For Parents

Tutoring Schedule

Tutoring Rates & Contact Information


Juan Carlos Castaneda
***** Master of Science in Mathematics *****

Academic Background & Teaching Experience

Mathematics was my favorite subject since third grade, when I fully understood fractions and why their operation rules work.

At school my grades were always among the highest in the class, since first grade all the way through my graduate program.

I graduated from the Mexican Autonomous National University (UNAM) in Mexico City, the largest university in Latin America.

My degrees are Master of Science (MS) in Mathematics and Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mathematics.

I moved to San Diego in February of 1999. I became an American citizen in May of 2008.

Private tutoring is the kind of teaching I enjoy best, because working with one student at a time or small groups is a better dynamic for me than handling the inevitable confusion and discipline issues that arise in large groups. Also in individual sessions the student gets much better results. It is amazing the difference undivided professional attention can make for their understanding and progress.

My skill to help students during one-to-one sessions rests mainly on two pillars. The first one is all the experience I gained while teaching large groups in the classroom and grading their homework and exams. The second pillar is my natural ability to listen to them, understand their questions and place myself into their shoes, looking at a mathematical problem the exact same way they are looking at it.

Following is my tutoring and academic teaching experience, including the list of institutions I have taught at, with detail on the courses taught at each one:

Private Math Tutor - Most Recent Experience (ongoing)

Test Preparation & Homework Help – From Nov 2004 to date. Full-time since July 2007

San Diego City College - San Diego, CA

Adjunct Professor – Spring 2001

  • Math 95
San Diego State University - San Diego, CA

Adjunct Professor – Fall 1999

  • Math 90
Berlitz Language Institute - San Diego, CA

Instructor – 1999 to 2001

  • Spanish, levels 1 to 5
Mexican National University – Mexico City

Adjunct Professor – 1992 to 1996

  • Linear Algebra I
  • Differential and Integral Calculus IV
  • Statistics I & II
  • Introductory Graph Theory
  • Discrete Math
  • General Math for Biology students, I
  • Probability I
  • Coding Theory
Yucatan State University – Merida City

Visiting Professor – Fall 1993

  • Graph Theory
Veracruz State Teachers College – Poza Rica, Córdoba & Xalapa

Instructor – 1991 to 1992

  • Miscellaneous short courses for High School math teachers professional development
Veracruz State University - Xalapa City

Adjunct Professor – from 1990 to 1992; and 1996 to 1997

  • Calculus I & II
  • Modern Geometry
  • Analytic Geometry
  • Numerical Methods
  • Numerical Systems
  • Higher Algebra
  • Linear Algebra
  • Introductory Scientific Method
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Graph Theory
  • Topology
Private Math Tutor – Xalapa City, Mexico

Test Preparation & Homework Help – 1987 to 1990

  • GRE
  • High school math courses
  • Middle school math courses
Mexican National University – Mexico City

Teaching Assistant – 1981 to 1985

  • Differential and Integral Calculus I, II, III & IV
  • General Math for Biology students, I & II
Private Math Tutor – Mexico City, Mexico

Test Preparation & Homework Help – 1984 to 1985

  • High school math courses
Mexican Military Academy – Mexico City

Math Teacher - 1984

  • Algebra
  • Analytic Geometry
  • Introductory Informatics
High School of Science and Humanities – Mexico City

Math Teacher – 1983 to 1984

  • Algebra
  • Euclidean Geometry
  • Analytic Geometry
  • Integral Calculus

Back to the present now over the Internet

These days I tutor full-time, exclusively online.
Following is the list of academic courses and standardized tests I heve tutored in during the last few years.
If you are struggling or have any difficulties with any of these subjects, or exams, do not hesitate any longer. Text me or email me as soon as possible because I would love the opportunity to help you achieve better results in math.

Click this link for some of my Students' Testimonials

Click this link for my Schedule & Available Times

Click this link for my Tutoring Rates & Contact Information

Online Math Tutor
  • Effective
  • Simple
  • Affordable
  • Expert Tutor
  • Homework Help
  • Exam Preparation
  • All Math Subjects
  • K-4 Through College
  • Individual Sessions
  • In Person
  • Online Tutoring only
  • Excellent Results
  • CSET
  • GRE
  • ELM
  • SAT
  • GMAT
  • TEAS
  • ASTB
  • FBI phase II
  • ACT
  • More...
  • Pass Your Test!
  • Improve Your Grades
  • Get Back On Track
  • Make Math Easier
  • Understand Each Topic
  • Get The Problems Right!
  • Ensure Your Academic Success
Home ~~~~~~~ FAQ ~~~~~~~ » About the Tutor « ~~~~~~~ Testimonials ~~~~~~~ For Parents ~~~~~~~ Tutoring Rates & Contact Information ~~~~~~~ Tutoring Schedule ~~~~~~~ Links

Last review: July 15, 2015