...My goal is to "stand on the shoulders of giants." In other words, I want to take from the best learning strategies in existence, make them a little better, and provide them to my students. I could not have come up with 99% of the sum total of the amazing learning resources out there, and neithe... (read more)
...I also began teaching undergraduate Spanish classes during my time at Bryn Mawr. I recently received an MA in Spanish Literature from Middlebury College, where my concentration was on 19th and 20th century Latin American and Caribbean literature. I also hold a PhD in Romance Languages from UC Berkeley. (read more)
...I am flexible and creative in my tutoring methods. I recognize the fact that each student has individual needs, strengths, and weaknesses. I adapt my tutoring methods to best fit the needs of the individual student. (read more)
...I also taught a Genetics independent study course to a high school senior. I have been teaching middle and high school math for the past 10 years, including various levels of pre-algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, as well as other math classes (esp. trigonometry, geometry). I also teach various li... (read more)
...Some of the techniques I've used are:
1. Having children use large muscle movements to "write" letters and numbers.
2. Having students practice writing letters and number using crayons, chalk, water and paintbrush and even tracing numbers and letters in sand to create muscle memory for the brain. (read more)