...Math can also require work but it should never be so hard as to make a student give up or cry. I am passionate about Math in the early years, from Pre-Algebra through Pre-Calculus. Middle school and early High School are the ages when most children develop crazy ideas about their abilities regarding math. (read more)
...I have taught all levels of math from Applied Math through AP Calculus BC. I feel the most important thing to succeeding in any math course is to understand what you are doing not just trying to memorize a list of steps. I enjoy seeing students finally having a "light bulb" moment and feeling confident. (read more)
...I enjoy running, especially on trails or in the rain, and I try to go once every day. I'm generally a very active person. I also play the trumpet and guitar and I like to perform, mostly jazz music. (read more)
I am a full time Assistant Professor of Mathematics and have prior experience teaching middle and high school students. I am very patient, thorough, clear and passionate.
I love teaching Algebra and SAT math, but will gladly teach any subject the student needs.
...The key is to work with the student to develop those skills as they solve the problems. The ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently is the most important factor to improving a SAT score or moving up a letter grade in a math or econ class. The answer is less important than knowing how to solve the type of problem. (read more)