...English is my first language. Early in life I stocked up on a large vocabulary rich with denotation and connotation, which has served me well as a writer and public speaker. I've devoted thousands of tutoring hours with Wyzant and earlier services, helping as many English-as-a-second-language students as natives to function at a higher, more satisfying level. (read more)
...To do this, I often prepare games and worksheets which help make learning and skills practice more entertaining. Elementary students often need more variety and, occasionally, a sense of play during instruction to remain fully engaged. I enjoy working with younger students and helping to set them on a positive academic trajectory! (read more)
...Helping students on the Regents Exam.
19. Encouraging students to contact me with any questions they have between sessions.
20. Helping students understand that they can and will do better than they are currently doing. (read more)
...My method has worked wonders for hundreds of students - as long as they put the study time in. We focus on weak areas in order to see very quick improvement. I explain every single difficult question to my students so that they understand fully and clearly why their answer was wrong and know exactly how to ace that type of question next time. (read more)