Return to the Purplemath home page The Purplemath Forums
Helping students gain understanding
and self-confidence in algebra


powered by FreeFind

Find a Fairfax Station Math Tutor

Subject: Zip:
Thomas B. ...Confidence is gained through repetitive success. Most of all, I aim to teach in a way that ensures the student retains knowledge and can build on it in the future. By doing that, the student learns how to learn.
28 Subjects: including calculus, statistics, linear algebra, logic
$45.00/hr
Fairfax Station, VA
Elizabeth T. ...In many math classrooms today, teachers show their students one way to solve a problem, and then the students simply mimic a series of steps. This approach does not promote conceptual understanding! Students need to be able to think critically and creatively when they face a new problem.
16 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, calculus, geometry
$70.00/hr
Washington, DC
Abbe L. ...My methodology is simple. I establish a rapport by noting the questions asked, how they are asked, and assessing whether or not a student has gaps in knowledge. Our rapport grows and I tailor the pace and remediation based on the students needs.
5 Subjects: including linear algebra, algebra 1, geometry, prealgebra
$70.00/hr
Fairfax, VA
Roman K. ...I have always enjoyed teaching. As a mechanical engineer, my highly technical day-to-day work has allowed me to stay erudite in the subjects I teach. I do not work with more than 4 students per school year as it allows me to concentrate on the needs of each student rather than creating a "tutoring factory." My teaching methods are simple: theory and practice go hand in hand.
13 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, calculus, geometry
$65.00/hr
Washington, DC
Daniel M. ...The opening strategy includes the ideas of controlling the center, developing the minor pieces, and getting the king into safety. I lived in the Netherlands for 8 1/2 years (1986-1995), working for a Dutch company then called Buro voor Systeemontwikkeling. I took lessons with tutors twice a week for the first year.
22 Subjects: including logic, algebra 1, SAT math, geometry
$50.00/hr
Mc Lean, VA

  Copyright © 1999-2012  Elizabeth Stapel   |   About   |   Terms of Use   |   Privacy

 

 Feedback   |   Error?