I am currently in my 9th year of teaching, though it's been my dream career since I was very young. At the moment I teach high school special education and mathematics. I have previously taught everything from 2nd grade to high school Algebra I, and am comfortable working with students of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. (read more)
...I believe the best approach to grammar was that used by the "Voyages in English" series. I have taught all areas of elementary math and enjoy them all, but my specialty is in teaching about fractions. I've developed a way of teaching fractions which I have found to be very successful. (read more)
...My background is in engineering and business, so I use an applied math approach to teaching. I find knowing why the math is important goes a long way towards helping students retain information. After all, math IS fun!In the past 5 years, I have taught differential equations at a local university. (read more)
...My background includes a Master's degrees in Mathematics and Statistics, as well as Masters degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. I have been a practicing engineer for many years and thus I am familiar with many practical applications of math concepts to real world examples. M... (read more)
...Algebra provides a solid foundation for important aspects of business and life for years to come, and it prepares a person well for more advanced mathematics courses (which I teach too).
I also help with communication skills and standardized test preparation. Writing concisely and effectively i... (read more)