Hi, my name is Esther and I come from China, so I can speak both Chinese and English fluently. I learned Japanese as well, loving it and spending much time on it. I have a bachelor's degree in math and physics, I have tutored math for many students who want to pass college-entrance-examination, SAT math, GMAT and GRE math. (read more)
...I like to build a rapport with students in early lessons by learning their interests and extracurriculars. I find this helps me communicate in a way that works for the student and makes for a friendly, comfortable relationship. I can boast of raising a D- student to an A in high school physics,... (read more)
...Students that undergo inquiry-based learning are conditioned to the unique thought process necessary in science and math subjects and will be prepared to approach all varieties of problem solving. This style of learning allows my students to comprehend the subject as a whole rather than a topic ... (read more)
...I have also successfully tutored many high school students (though I prefer not to tutor students below high school level).
I have worked for both Kaplan and McGraw-Hill designing testing materials for tests such as the SAT, ACT and GRE. I know the ins and outs of how tests are constructed and ... (read more)
...I have a Masters in Mathematics and am a former mathematics instructor at Sonoma State University. I have taught college algebra there as well as tutoring it privately for many years. Although I taught at university level, it has been my pleasure to continue to work with younger children, helping them with their mathematics and study skills, throughout my life. (read more)