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Peter T. ...I have taken many Physics classes, including graduate level ones, during college and loved and excelled in them. I found the way to learn Physics is to understand the few crucial concepts really well, then the rest is simply applying them to different situations and, of course, having reasonably...
8 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, calculus, geometry
$80.00/hr
Palo Alto, CA
Roger M. ...When I teach math concepts such as Precalculus, I try to make it more engaging for the student by connecting the math concepts to other subjects. Some students relate more to history and culture so I'll discuss the evolution of unique math concepts. I also find real-world applications for the Precalculus concepts whenever possible, so students see how relevant math is in their lives.
30 Subjects: including geometry, ACT Math, GED, GRE
$45.00/hr
San Jose, CA
Sal V. ...I've received feedback that I make them feel more comfortable and confident about learning math. I agree strongly with psychologist Carol Dweck that success has to little to do with inherent "smartness" and comes from effort, practice and trying new things. I prefer to allow students to explore multiple ways to solve a given problem.
15 Subjects: including statistics, differential equations, C++, algebra 1
$100.00/hr
Palo Alto, CA
Gary F. Dr. Gary F. aka Dr. Demento aka The Evil Mechzilla earned his baccalaureate (1988) and his PhD (1993) in Chemistry from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
14 Subjects: including prealgebra, English, writing, geometry
$80.00/hr
Boulder Creek, CA
Francesca P. ...I take a particular joy in teaching it with direct connections to a student's own experiences, using the world to make sense of the math, and using the math to make sense of the world. I first started programming in C++ in high school in 1999. Since then, I have used the language in college during labwork and for personal amusement, but not professionally.
25 Subjects: including precalculus, SAT math, probability, algebra 1
$48.00/hr
Castro Valley, CA

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