...I have TESOL certification from the University of Georgia. I am fluent in Spanish and have intermediate French speaking ability. I have both class-room and one-on-one tutoring experience.Completed Algebra with A+ (Gainesville College).
Completed other math courses, including calculus series and graduate math at Georgia Tech. (read more)
...My expertise lies in linear algebra, Algebra 1 and 2, precalculus, calculus, discrete math, probability and statistics. Seeing students succeed gives me great pleasure and I work with them constantly to get feedback on the concepts being taught. That helps me understand if they are following or if I need to reinforce the topic. (read more)
...If they take each lesson as a separate entity, it doesn't make sense. Unfortunately, there are lots of math teachers out there that are not enthusiastic about the subject, and that are just going through the motions, repeating lessons that they have taught for many years. I was not this kind of teacher when I was in the classroom, and I am not that kind of tutor now. (read more)
...A solid foundation of the basics is vital. Trigonometry is basically the mathematical measurement of shapes and the angles that form them. Terms like tangents, sine, and cosines are concepts that must be mastered in order to move forward. (read more)
...Students who struggle with basic math can feel very behind when they take higher level math. Unfortunately, there is no time for the teacher to go back and reteach or for the student to relearn these concepts. I generally assess the student's level to identify his or her "problem areas" and incorporate the misconceptions into the problems of his or her current math subject. (read more)