...When tutoring math, I usually explore different problem solving techniques with the student until we find the ones that work best for him or her. When tutoring writing, I usually focus on clarity, finding your voice, and suitability for the intended audience. Scientists, mathematicians, and writers often doodle and draw cartoons in their work. (read more)
...I am also passionate about foreign languages. Specifically, I am able to help with Spanish. I studied Spanish for four years during high school and I often practice speaking it with friends. (read more)
...I passed the MTEL (Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure) in high school mathematics in May 2013, and I have worked with students in many areas of school math, from long division and multiplication up to algebra 2 and calculus. I have also been assisting high school classes in precalculus and AP calculus. I am a retired physician. (read more)
...I believe in lifelong learning and I try to instill this idea in all of my students. I have a wealth of math knowledge as well as tons of experience working with a variety of students at all different ability levels. I am always up for a challenge! (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)