...Without these problem solving skills, even the most advanced math students can find themselves stumbling. I’ve spent my entire adult life, from college at Harvard through the present day, working in math-related areas that required problem solving skills, logic, and creativity. I've tutored man... (read more)
DonI am a mathematics major. I have been a tutoring for many years, mostly math for all ages and English for younger kids. I work part time at a local after-school program for age 5 and up. (read more)
...It is always a joy to help them realize how fun reading can be! Too many kids are turned off by math at an early age. I've worked with numerous students to not only get their grades up, but to restore the confidence they need to succeed in math class. (read more)
...A student who can visualize compound transformations of a sine function on a graph may struggle with fractions and ratios. A student who can solve complex equations in her head might be lost when presented with a number line. Each of these students may appear to be doing very well or very poorly, and their real abilities and needs can be obscured. (read more)
...I was also an undergraduate teaching assistant for the classical mechanics physics class while I myself was a student at MIT.
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My initial sessions usually begin by going over assignments and tests with the student to identify his/her specific challenges with the... (read more)