...I use successful reading, writing and phonics programs to help improve English skills as well as practice workbooks and hands-on activities. Most of my students have ADD/ADHD or other focusing difficulties, so these are challenges that I work through every day. Over 15 years, I have learned what works and what doesn't work with this population. (read more)
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 only move on from a topic once I'm sure the student can explain and apply its content in every necessary context. My students often say they went from just following the rules set out by the book to having a firm grasp on the underlying concepts. I have a friendly, approachable style, and work hard to make even the most arcane topics relatable. (read more)
...Linear Algebra: My background in Mathematics is quite deep and extensive, and Linear Algebra happens to be my favorite of the sub-disciplines. It is where the true beauty of Mathematics begins to be apparent, and where one can finally see the deep connections that exist among mathematical structures. I matriculated into the Doctoral Program in Mathematics at University of Illinois. (read more)