...I firmly believe that many aspects of learning are enhanced when students can relate the material to other contexts about which they already are passionate. This is especially true for math, where the abstract nature of the content is often removed from the daily world of young students. As a r... (read more)
...I am a member of the UNLV Athletic Hall of Fame in baseball. I have also made a living for several years playing poker (a practical use of math and observation skills).
All of the teaching/tutoring/coaching that I do is very much "hands on". I have "been there and done that", and I've found the best way to learn is by doing as long as you are doing it right. (read more)
...I am patient teacher and try different approaches to get mathematical concepts across. I believe my job is to take a complex subject and bring it down to understandable level based on the students learning type. I also love to challenge gifted students to excel and expand their learning. (read more)
...I have helped many students to master the art of the two-column proof and to discern the differences between similar and congruent triangles. I show them how to organize different shapes based on certain criteria and how to verify those classifications using theorems and postulates. After worki... (read more)
...My students have been successful with standardized testing, math and science project competitions, engineering competitions, project based learning, and academic bowl competitions. I have experience as a leader of mathematics departments and as an engineering project coach. The opportunity to help you succeed with your study of mathematics is my ultimate goal. (read more)