My undergraduate degree is in Civil Engineering while my graduate degree is a MBA with concentrations in finance and strategy. These degrees have made my math background extremely strong and, in most cases, second nature. The best way to learn math is through solving problems. (read more)
...I completed a Discrete math course (included formal logic, graph theory, etc.) in college, and computer science courses that handled automata theory, finite state machine, etc. I completed a semester course on Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE's) at Caltech. My course textbook was Elementary... (read more)
...Just a little effort each day is what kept my children ready for daily classroom lessons. My goal is to get a student to ask a question relating to 'what's next?' rather than 'what just happened?'
My professional background includes banking and software. I sold a successful business I started in 1999. (read more)
...I retired from Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories in 2001. For the past ten years I have spent two afternoons a week tutoring mathematics at the Joliet Job Corps Center. I have worked with students doing GED (high school equivalency exam), ASVAB (military aptitude test), several versions of ... (read more)