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Jon P. ...After that, I worked for 35 years doing economic research and software development -- fields in which logic and math are used every day. Calculus can be a difficult subject, because it requires a degree of abstraction that most students have not seen before. It introduces concepts involving continuous change rather than equations and shapes that remain static.
22 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, calculus, ACT Math
$65.00/hr
Waban, MA
Tobias D. ...I enjoy helping students develop the knowledge, skills, and concepts to understand the world of chemistry and to succeed in their classes, exams, and careers. I have a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a master’s degree in Education from the Boston ...
5 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, chemistry, physics
$90.00/hr
Waltham, MA
Claire B. ...I spent my junior year of college studying at a Spanish university, where I took my classes completely in Spanish. I also taught English for a year at a Spanish primary school after graduating. While learning a language might seem unattainable to a struggling student, with some extra help it can become a delight and a life skill that opens up a world of opportunities.
14 Subjects: including elementary math, English, algebra 1, Spanish
$50.00/hr
Portsmouth, NH
Kate C. ...I use diagnostic probes to explore students' mathematical thinking and help to shore up their knowledge gaps. Mathematics particularly is a subject where knowledge gaps in elementary arithmetic and algebra can cause cascading problems. A student who can easily factor a quadratic equation with multiple techniques may misunderstand "simpler" ideas, such as the meaning of negative exponents.
23 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, biology, calculus
$135.00/hr
Lexington, MA
Jacky L. ...I am also an SAT I/II tutor and can offer mentorship services for the college application process. I interview prospective students for MIT and have a strong sense of what top universities are looking for in their applicants. At the college level, I have tutored physics to students of Boston area colleges, including MIT, Tufts, BU, and Northeastern.
18 Subjects: including calculus, ACT Math, SAT math, trigonometry
$120.00/hr
Cambridge, MA

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