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Diana B. ...In all cases, however, I emphasize risk taking, self-sufficiency and critical thinking when approaching problems. My aim is to help students to become independent learners who eventually won't need my help. I strongly emphasize the need to work on homework and review outside of tutoring time.
9 Subjects: including prealgebra, calculus, physics, statistics
$85.00/hr
Mountain View, CA
Andrew C. ...Teaching and drilling the “how” of problem solving mechanics are important, but really understanding the “why” that those problems are based on generates the greatest returns, especially for students interested in continuing in the natural sciences. Furthermore, early tutoring sessions helped ma...
25 Subjects: including prealgebra, reading, calculus, chemistry
$120.00/hr
San Jose, CA
Aaron K. ...While in college, I have spent two years as the chess coach at the high school level, which included working with 10-15 students 2-3 times weekly. I also was the president of the economics club at my college for two years, and I did a lot of peer tutoring in economics and mathematics. My tutori...
35 Subjects: including prealgebra, reading, calculus, statistics
$75.00/hr
Santa Clara, CA
Frank S. ...I am also actively involved with a local church (I am unavailable Thursday and Friday nights due to church activities). TEACHING METHODOLOGY (1) Identifying and working within the student's ZPD (Zone of Proximal Development). ZPD is basically an academic way of saying, "Not too easy, not too h...
22 Subjects: including prealgebra, reading, English, calculus
$45.00/hr
Newark, CA
James B. ...I took a number of courses in the subject. I've used the concepts during my years as a programmer and have tutored many students in the subject. I have a strong background in linear algebra and differential equations.
49 Subjects: including prealgebra, calculus, physics, geometry
$75.00/hr
San Francisco, CA

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