I have been teaching for 18 years and 14 of those have been math. I have taught at the elementary level, middle school level (Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1) and high school level (Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, and Geometry).
I enjoy working with students and I really enjoy seeing a student grasp a concept that... (read more)
5 Subjects: includingPrealgebra,Geometry,Algebra 1,Elementary Math
...I graduated cum laude with a degree in History and Literature from Harvard (focusing on Britain and Russia), and work with students of all levels on coursework and essay writing. I can also help prep for AP Tests. A lifelong theater practitioner, I have a 10+ year career as a theater director, with work performed in New York, Los Angeles, and regionally. (read more)
...I have written short stories and poems, as well as A+ graded UCLA papers. Most recently, I co-wrote a novel and am currently writing a screenplay.Algebra 1 is a subject I have utmost respect for, and one that has always just made sense to me (my students look at me like I'm crazy when I say, "I ... (read more)
...I have tutored several students in Trigonometry from local high schools such as Esperanza, Troy, and Yorba Linda. The topics covered ranged from unit circle, trig. identities, trig. function graphing, and the application of trigonometry to science and engineering. I coached recreational and signature soccer for 8 years. (read more)
...I put a premium on my students enjoying the process of learning, and I try to minimize the stress of the learning environment by integrating fun "brain-breaks" (jokes/games/pop culture references, if needed) into the lesson, in order to make the information "pop" for the student. The basic tenan... (read more)