...I am patient, relaxed and truly enjoy this work. In addition to my engineering degree, I also come from 2 previous generations of world class science/math academics from both sides of my family (My dad was a MIT professor).
Also having been a professional actor during this entire time, being a... (read more)
...Alternatively, I've used "metaphors" to group a problem into its particular family. Often times, a math problem seems difficult but it is really just "disguised" really well. The same techniques used to solve "easy" problems can be applied to solve difficult ones, just with more steps. (read more)
...In that time, I have found that trigonometry is often confusing for students simply because of their approach; the subject is often taught as a series of isolated formulas and equations to be remembered and used for specific problems, without tying these disparate concepts together in a unified c... (read more)
...I worked at a professional tutoring center for 6 years and have tutored a wide variety of students. I have tutored privately the last 15 years. My approach to students is to ascertain their trouble areas and focus on fixing them. (read more)