...I specialize in math skills of all types, and love playing with numbers. I chose to become a teacher because my favorite moment is that ah-ha moment when a student who was struggling with a concept figures out a way to approach it that makes sense to them. I enjoy incorporating movement (throwi... (read more)
...I have a relaxed style that puts students at ease in confronting what might look daunting. I am patient and supportive, but persistent. I am a writer, and all writers are voracious readers. (read more)
...I achieved a perfect score on the writing section of the ACT. Additionally, I have a strong essay-writing background and enjoy working with students to help them learn how to work with a standardized testing formula to get the best possible score. I competed on Milton Academy's Speech and Debate team for four years in high school, and won awards in many local and national competitions. (read more)
...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. And some subjects - such as Evolution - are simply not taught in all school systems. I use diagnostic probes to explore students' mathematical thinking and help to shore up their knowledge gaps. (read more)
...At the college level, I have tutored physics to students of Boston area colleges, including MIT, Tufts, BU, and Northeastern. 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 initi... (read more)