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Jordan V. ...Years of tutoring calculus sharpened my sense for how people learn math and science. I discovered the ability to connect any type of inquiring mind with abstract concepts by using concrete examples. Consider the operation d/dx( f(x) ). It is difficult to know what these symbols are implying unless you might see that d/dx( x^2) = 2x, d/dx( x^3) = 3x^2, d/dx( x^4) = 4x^3, d/dx( x^5) = 5x^4.
7 Subjects: including calculus, physics, geometry, algebra 1
$55.00/hr
Chicago, IL
Tom O. ...Although I tutor different levels of different courses, I like to approach tutoring from a student's perspective. In this view, I am usually able to reach the student more effectively and patiently without diminishing the efforts of instructors that have to go through the material at a faster pa...
19 Subjects: including calculus, chemistry, physics, writing
$70.00/hr
Chicago, IL
Stephen L. ...The most critical aspect of being a tutor is that it’s all about the students, not the instructor. I am passionate about helping students succeed. I have a PhD in mathematics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) with a GPA of 4.0/4.0.
19 Subjects: including calculus, statistics, geometry, GRE
$50.00/hr
Chicago, IL
Shawn W. ...Advanced courses are broadly connected with other subjects, which adds to their difficulty but also to their power. And, in my experience, understanding these connections helps to visualize and interpret each assignment. Accordingly, I focus on conceptual understanding over drill-and-kill.
5 Subjects: including calculus, physics, differential equations, linear algebra
$60.00/hr
Chicago, IL
Michael P. ...My teaching style reflects an idea I discovered while teaching English in South Korea: that reference points are the key to understanding new concepts. Try explaining ideas to people with completely different backgrounds and cultures than your own. You will soon find that your explanations are ...
16 Subjects: including calculus, writing, physics, statistics
$45.00/hr
Chicago, IL

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