I offer Math and Science tutoring for students located in the NW suburbs of Chicago. My degree is in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University. I have worked in many positions related to the field as well as in software development. (read more)
...In college I worked as a physics and chemistry teaching assistant. I am a licensed Illinois teacher for math and science grades 6-8, however, I am quite comfortable in higher grade math. I enjoy helping students understand and learn the material. (read more)
...Research work has given me real-world exposure to differential equations. I am able to break down the concept and techniques and explain things on the level of the student. This is an important topic with many many applications, and I studied it as part of my training in physics. (read more)
...I make learning an enjoyable experience, and connect the student's life to the material to make learning personal, effective, and memorable. I am willing to travel, meet at a local public place such as a library or Starbucks, or hold lessons at my home. I love helping people feel like they are in command of their subject matter. (read more)
...These methods include:
* Taking notes, and having students follow along, copying the full notes for themselves.
* Frequently stopping to have students explain what they understand in their own words.
* Breaking problems down into step-by-step plans - even students who struggle with the material c... (read more)