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Divya R. I am a graduate student at Johns Hopkins and I hope to become a professor one day after I graduate with my PhD. I started tutoring when I was in high school with a after school tutoring program. I would help students who were in classes that I had taken previously to help them understand the material better.
24 Subjects: including calculus, elementary (k-6th), vocabulary, grammar
Baltimore, MD
Elizabeth T. ...In many math classrooms today, teachers show their students one way to solve a problem, and then the students simply mimic a series of steps. This approach does not promote conceptual understanding! Students need to be able to think critically and creatively when they face a new problem.
16 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, calculus, geometry
Washington, DC
Patricia H. ...As a Montessori trained teacher I believe that phonics is crucial for reading, spelling, writing and any of those subjects requiring the decoding of words for reading comprehension and understanding. Montessori methods teach phonics through the use of sand paper letters, and then forming simple ...
18 Subjects: including elementary math, reading, English, writing
Brunswick, MD
Eric B. ...Many students have told me that I was able to explain a concept to their understanding much easier and quicker than their current teachers. I also try to make learning fun and exciting whenever possible. In addition, it may direct them towards a career in science, filling the growing future need in the United States for scientists and engineers.
9 Subjects: including algebra 1, algebra 2, chemistry, geometry
Burke, VA
Chris J. ...This experience reinforced the importance of breaking big ideas into smaller digestible pieces and finding a reasonable starting point, something someone does know. I earned the actuarial credential, Associate of the Society of Actuaries, by learning statistics and mathematical principles and de...
20 Subjects: including prealgebra, linear algebra, algebra 1, algebra 2
Reston, VA

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