...At Carnegie Mellon University, I taught three semesters of Intro to Theater, where I guided students new to the form in both written and in-class presentation skills, based on both general analysis and close reading. As a private tutor, I have worked with students from elementary to graduate sch... (read more)
...The high scores are greater than three times the national average. 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... (read more)
...My record of academic achievement proves that I have the knowledge your student needs to succeed in school. But I consider success at school to be more than mere learning by rote. Real comprehension requires an enjoyment of the subject matter at hand. (read more)
...As to physics - my Bachelor's degree is in physics, and I received a 750 on the Physics GRE. I received a 5 on the AP Physics test, way back when. As Earnest Rutherford said, all science is either physics or stamp collecting - I was drawn to the subject because it is uniquely able to speak about the nature and behavior of the world in a rigorously numerical, predictable sense. (read more)
...Before each session I request a list of the topics that the Student needs covered. I emphasis organization and methodology when solving problems. I prefer online/library/home settings for the sessions. (read more)