...I have taught Algebra for the past year at CSUEB to college freshmen. I have also worked with middle school students the last two summers. I have worked with students who range in age from 10 to 60+.
A lot of people know math, a lot of people can tutor math, but for me it's about the individual needing help. (read more)
...I teach students techniques to quickly derive all the trigonometric functions of special angles without memorizing the unit circle. The standard approach of tutoring SAT Math seems to be reviewing math topics and working on as many problems as possible from an SAT practice book. This type of preparation is time consuming and has limited success. (read more)
...When I teach math concepts such as Precalculus/Math Analysis, I try to make it more engaging for the student by connecting the math concepts to other subjects. Some students connect more with history and culture so I'll discuss the evolution of unique math concepts. I also find real-world appli... (read more)
...I know both the concepts and the methods that the SAT uses that make concepts a student knows appear more difficult. I work with students both on content and strategy, which is essential to making the SAT math more manageable. I have had success tutoring students who substantially raised their scores on the GMAT math section. (read more)
...I also coached for math clubs in high school and college, where we covered many topics, including Precalculus and Probability. Furthermore, my coursework at Carnegie Mellon included many different areas of basic and advanced areas in mathematics and statistics. I was an EXCEL Leader (a group tu... (read more)