Eric has earned Bachelor and Master degrees in education, is a certified Math, Science, English, and Elementary Teacher, and has a principal certification. He is also a published author of the YA Fantasy novel The Exile (Stones of Power). When he is not working as an online Math teacher, he spends his summers doing construction projects, gardening, going on humanitarian trips, and canning. Most importantly he spends his free time as much as possible with his family.
Eric Buffington was born in Ontario Canada, lived there until he was eighteen, then joined a Canadian Government Program to travel the country doing service in different communities. He then served a two year mission with his church working with the Laotian People in California, where he developed a love for their diverse and rich culture. After serving a mission, he returned home, met the love of his life and was married. He now lives in Pennsylvania with his wonderful family consisting of his wife and four children.
10119 min10-part Algebra course66 CQ
Does solving for x make your head spin? Math teacher Eric Buffington explains the simple steps to finding x, from one-step addition problems to equations with x on both sides of the equals sign.
13111 min13-part Algebra course62 CQ
Can't make heads or tails of numerators and demoninators? In this basic arithmetic course, certified teacher Eric Buffington explains the ins and outs of fractions.
430 min4-part Math course17 CQ
In this quick course, certified math teacher Eric Buffington explains how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide negative integers.
11120 min11-part Math course66 CQ
Polynomials are essential for algebra! From learning what a polynomial is to completing polynomial operations, this Algebra 1 course covers the basics with clear examples for maximum learning.
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15 minStorytelling lesson8 CQ
Join Eric Buffington, YA fantasy author, as he shares some tips and tricks for effective creative writing: setting, adding details, and building suspense.
11 minAlgebra lesson6 CQ
Have you ever struggled with mean, median, and mode? After watching this quick and easy lesson by Eric Buffington, you’ll never mix them up again.
12 minAlgebra lesson7 CQ
In this basic math lesson by Eric Buffington, learn how to write out and solve equations using replacement sets when one or more numbers are correct.
9 minMath lesson5 CQ
From the basics to multi-step equations, this lesson explains how to solve square root equations - and shows examples to help you along.
13 minMath lesson7 CQ
Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division. What gets done first? How can I know? Join Eric Buffington for a quick lesson and you'll soon know!
2 minFREEGames lessonFree2 CQ
Tired of losing at tic tac toe? Watch this short lesson and you'll never lose at Tic Tac Toe again! Just hope your friends haven't seen this lesson too...
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In this lesson, you'll learn how to solve one-step equations with a single variable involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.