...The questions in this section deal with a limited set of grammatical rules, which are easily taught, as well as the vocabulary and sentence-parsing skills of the student, which I can greatly augment by teaching word roots and key words. This section also presents some rhetoric-based questions, e... (read more)
...I began coaching writers while still in high school, and have continued through the graduate and professional levels. A lifelong theater practitioner, I have a 10+ year career as a theater director, with work performed in New York, Los Angeles, and regionally. I received an MFA in Directing from Carnegie Mellon's School of Drama, where I also taught three semesters of Acting for Non-Majors. (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)
...I enjoy math and I have many different ways to approach difficult subjects. I am NOT big on memorizing formulas, although there are a few that DO need to be memorized. I try to approach math from a logical perspective so that the formulas and functions make sense. (read more)
...I have taught and tutored algebra 1 for over 15 years. Moreover, I regularly tutor students in SAT and ACT, which is very heavy on algebra 1 based questions. I have a very strong conceptual understanding of geometric shapes and figures. (read more)