...Math and science courses at WPI built upon a strong foundation which started at Oakland Technical High School's Engineering Academy (Math, Descriptive Geometry, Physics, CAD) and Paideia Program (English, History, Government). Although I know that my skills have expanded since high-school, I note... (read more)
...This means that if you let your student continue to struggle with fraction arithmetic, arithmetic using negative numbers, factorization, introductory variable concepts, and other prealgebra topics then future difficulties in math are inevitable. It also means that improving your student's profic... (read more)
...I am eager to help students attain their goals in math! I graduated with honors from Fairfield University with a math degree and education minor. I also hold a Master's degree in math from Boston College. (read more)
...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. Some students miss out on learning in school because they have their own troubles at home in life, or with specific teachers or teaching styles. (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)