...I am comfortable teaching all ranges of ages and abilities. Usually, students are just stumbling over an initial 'speed bump' that I work to help them get over. Once a problem gets off to a good start, the student can experience the success of correctly completed and understood assignments. (read more)
...Over the past few years I have enjoyed hiking and identifying trees and wildflowers in my spare time. Pre Algebra is what I used to call Basic Math and is concerned with things like multiplying, dividing, adding and subtracting fractions, lowest common denominators, least common multiples, prime... (read more)
...Confidence and freedom comes for a student when, by his own initiative, he knows how to identify holes in his knowledge and fill them. This past year, one of my high school juniors easily passed his college math entrance exams. Also, I coached six of my students to not simply master Algebra, but also to effectively teach Algebra to their peers. (read more)
...Maybe you're plagued with triskaidekaphobia. . .
As fun as they are to show off how smart you are, vocabulary words are essential tools in the arsenal of any successful professional, and that usually begins during the years spent in school. I enjoy learning new words myself and I especially enjoy helping others get a grip on the finer points of the English language. My, how I love Excel! (read more)