As a physics tutor at Knox College, I assisted first-year students to gain a better understanding in introductory Physics classes. In addition, I presented information in an effective way to develop confidence and positive attitude in students toward school work. Moreover, I adapted to tutoring se... (read more)
...It resembles the old SAT in that there are penalties for guessing, analogies, quantitative comparisons, and other question types. I've developed a number of study techniques to help students master such material. In college, I took 10 courses in political science, and eight additional courses in history, psychology, and sociology. (read more)
...It upsets me when I hear students say, 'I'm just not good in math!' Comments like that typically mean that a math teacher along the way wasn't able to present the material in a way that made sense to the student. I've never met a student who didn't understand once we as a team figured out how t... (read more)
I am a full time Assistant Professor of Mathematics and have prior experience teaching middle and high school students. I am very patient, thorough, clear and passionate.
I love teaching Algebra and SAT math, but will gladly teach any subject the student needs.
7 Subjects: includingPrealgebra,Algebra 1,Algebra 2,SAT Math
...I want the student to work through the problem so if they get stuck on a test they have the confidence to be ability to work through the problem they are having. This ability to solve problems is one that comes through hard work, practice, and doing lots of math problems. As a tutor I tried to give students more problems to do outside the tutoring session so they can practice when I am gone. (read more)