...My mother is a second grade teacher and I believe I get my teaching skills from her. I am very patient with students who want to learn and succeed in these difficult subjects. I believe my calling is in education but engineers are paid much better. (read more)
I have taught private lessons to 6-9th-grade students back in Norway. I work as a Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).
I have expertise in sequential data assimilation, particularly the ensemble Kalman filter, ensemble smoothers, and optimal interpolation. I am interested in applying these schemes to state-parameters estimation problems for geoscience application. (read more)
...Today, I focus on providing lessons for High School and College students in Pre-Algebra, Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus I, Conceptual Physics, and Chemistry. I also regularly help High School students prepare for important standardized tests, such as the SAT and the ACT. One of my main goals as a tutor is to instill confidence in my students. (read more)
...I am also a multiple spelling bee award winner, and I achieved a high score on Wyzant's qualifying test for Spelling tutors. I won multiple science fair awards at local, regional and state competitions including multiple awards from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for achieving excellence in the sciences. (read more)
...I have over two years of experience as a private tutor and have also worked with children as a swim teacher. As a math tutor, my belief is that it is more important understand how and why things work as opposed to being able to use skills mindlessly. This technique of teaching allows students to build on what they have already learned instead of feeling hopeless when learning a new material. (read more)