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Joyce L. ...Lastly, reading comprehension skills and vocabulary skills play a big part in successfully navigating the reading tasks. I have worked with new learners, students with dyslexic patterns and advanced students in reading skills. I have taught SAT prep classes for several years, and find that the SAT challenges students to use several types of Math knowledge in new and innovative ways.
12 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, elementary math, geometry
Lakewood, WA
Karen A. ...I thought it was just memorizing a bunch of algorithms, and it wasn't until I learned more about teaching math that I found my passion for it. Now that I see the "hows" and "whys" behind the mathematics, I developed a love and respect for mathematics. In my experience teaching high school, I ha...
5 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, geometry, prealgebra
Tacoma, WA
Herbert B. ...One time, when a middle school class had finished their work ahead of time, I decided to teach them about something called imaginary numbers – a subject taught in high school Algebra II. To their surprise, they all learned it in half the time expected. Students are often able to do more than they think if I teach it in a way that is accessible to them.
8 Subjects: including trigonometry, algebra 1, algebra 2, geometry
Tacoma, WA
Brianna B. ...I would love to work out a schedule that best suits the student. I was a student-athlete throughout middle school, high school, and my first couple years of college, so I am very understanding of students with busy schedules. My base rate for tutoring is $45/hour but can fluctuate depending on location of the student.
30 Subjects: including algebra 2, prealgebra, algebra 1, geometry
Gig Harbor, WA
Dennis S. ...Real life examples from life such as newspapers,ads,comics and other realia can be used. Practicing and creating dialogs and stories, from listening to producing and simple to complex, are effective in learning logic, grammar, punctuation, spelling and handwriting. I believe in teaching English as a second or other language so that the learner's goals and how to use language are important.
29 Subjects: including SAT math, prealgebra, geometry, elementary math
Tacoma, WA

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