...My approach to precalculus includes some illustrations that will help to see more of the "why" of some of these concepts. Trigonometry is by definition the study of triangles. That said, the applications that arise from the study of trigonometry go far beyond three-sided geometric figures. (read more)
...I have worked with many students in one-on-one situations, and their confidence in their prealgebra skills has increased through those sessions. Since calculus is my favorite area of mathematics, I feel it's essential for a student to have the necessary fundamental tools when that course begins. Precalculus has so many skills that must be solid for a student to enter calculus. (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 an artist and graphic designer looking to share some of the knowledge and skills I have acquired over the years. I earned a BFA in Visual Communication Design with an emphasis in Illustration from the University of Dayton in 2001. In 2005 I completed an MFA in Painting at Northern Illinois University. (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