...I have worked with students who range in age from 10 to 60+.
A lot of people know math, a lot of people can tutor math, but for me it's about the individual needing help. Everyone has their own style of learning. It takes time and effort to figure out the best way to learn. (read more)
...My approach when tutoring is to find a way to bring the student to that "aha" moment when things become clear. Not just to become clear for its own sake, but clear enough that the student can solve problems. Sometimes we must dig around the topic until its secret becomes clear, and that is the core of the tutoring process for me. (read more)
...This is very common because pre-calculus is the first time math becomes more abstract (especially with limits), and there are no clear steps to follow to solve math problems like in previous classes. Many of my students have told me that the way I explained the concepts was easier to understand ... (read more)
...To overcome this challenge, I focus on "writing one proof daily" by the students. This helps a lot in getting mastery in proofs. Pre-Algebra plays an important role in the development of a student. (read more)
...I ask open-ended questions and give my students the tools to discover systematically the answers, which I believe are fundamental to their educations. I have found that working with students is a perfect match for my science-oriented mind and love of learning. I have had training as a math teac... (read more)