...It also means that improving your student's proficiency with prealgebra skills today is the best way to help his or her math grades years from now. I've tutored precalculus to well over a dozen students since 2006, and I've tutored algebra and calculus to several dozen more. I've also written a... (read more)
...Then we dive deeply into them, using custom-prepared information packets and worksheets, to make sure that the student gets up to speed and has all the math knowledge that the test requires. But knowledge is only part of the picture. Many of the questions on the test are not the kind that the student would see in class. (read more)
...I've worked with many wonderful students who are constantly teaching me that there's a different "best teaching strategy" for every learner. The modern classroom doesn't serve the needs of all students. Too many students believe that they are "bad at math", or "bad at science", when their real struggle has been with the demands of one-size-fits-all education. (read more)
...I was also an undergraduate teaching assistant for the classical mechanics physics class while I myself was a student at MIT.
- Tutoring Style and Philosophy -
My initial sessions usually begin by going over assignments and tests with the student to identify his/her specific challenges with the... (read more)
...I also have a good understanding of the hurdles that a Spanish or English speaker will encounter while learning Portuguese. ItalianDue to my family background, I always have had a great interest in Italian language and culture. Using my knowledge of Italian, I was able to find my grandparent’s family in Italy and visit their town and surviving cousins. (read more)