...My areas of expertise include elementary math, prealgebra, algebra, precalculus, and college-level calculus. All of my students came to me failing, but improved their performance and grades to passing with not less than a B by the time they took their next exam. My professional experience includes several years a a medical and technical writer for a well known research company. (read more)
...I have worked in the computer software and services industries for 26 of the 27 years that have elapsed since I graduated from College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. For the last 10 years, I have focused on using Microsoft Access as a platform for designing customi... (read more)
...They are experts at teaching study skills for the long-term; I have been applying these methods for the past few months, with dramatic results. These methods include:
* Taking notes, and having students follow along, copying the full notes for themselves.
* Frequently stopping to have students e... (read more)
...I am patient and kind because I understand the anxiety that comes from trying to master mathematics. I have found success by breaking down complex topics into smaller, more manageable pieces and building on those understandings. Math is its own language, so I spend time making sure students have a clear understanding of the definitions and terms. (read more)
...I currently teach at a high school in Aurora, Illinois. I enjoy tutoring because it gives me a chance to work one-on-one with a student. Many students do not yet have the patience to sit in a classroom for 50 minutes and take in a lecture, so tutoring gives them the opportunity to work in a more desirable environment. (read more)