...Interspersing conversation and grammar is my favorite approach. To keep conversations simple, sometimes I employ the use of situations and roles (say, we are in the grocery store, where I ask the student to pretend to be the customer and I will act as the shopkeeper, etc.). In this way, the voca... (read more)
For the past eight years, I've had the pleasure of teaching 8th grade Physical Science. I love working with students and helping them achieve their true potential. I have a gift for helping students simplify what they're learning, and gain confidence in themselves & the subject matter. (read more)
...I feel that I am an outstanding math tutor because I believe in starting with reviewing basic skills and working up to more complicated ones. My approach to problem solving is always consult the fundamentals first, and then to apply that knowledge to the task at hand. I am also an extremely pat... (read more)
...What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alternating).
I was trained as a Classicist, a Chemist, and a Mathematician. I have enjoyed tremendous success as a teacher and tutor of Mathematics, Science a... (read more)
...Real comprehension requires an enjoyment of the subject matter at hand. And that's what I hope most to instill in your student. Math and Science are far more than a collection of Byzantine formulas, even though it might be hard to realize that from the way many teachers approach the material. (read more)