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Jon P. ...It repeats some of the material from Algebra 2 but with some additional and more complex ideas. And it introduces entirely new concepts that the student has not seen that he/she will be assumed to know when entering calculus later in his or her education. There is more abstraction than in Algebra 2 and a greater requirement for rigorous thinking.
22 Subjects: including prealgebra, chemistry, calculus, English
$75.00/hr
Waban, MA
Cristiana P. ...My favorite part of teaching is when I am able to aid a student in grasping a challenging concept. I pride myself on using universal comparatives and tangible examples so that my students can understand even abstract principles in their own terms. In physics and mathematics alike, equations work for a reason.
15 Subjects: including prealgebra, reading, calculus, physics
$65.00/hr
Framingham, MA
Kevin R. ...I've tutored students in various college-level math courses (including probability and statistics), environmental sciences, physics, and statics and strength of materials. I used algebra, geometry, and trigonometry on a daily basis as a civil engineer, and am very comfortable with the concepts i...
10 Subjects: including prealgebra, physics, geometry, algebra 1
$50.00/hr
Quincy, MA
Kate C. ...I use diagnostic probes to explore students' mathematical thinking and help to shore up their knowledge gaps. Mathematics particularly is a subject where knowledge gaps in elementary arithmetic and algebra can cause cascading problems. A student who can easily factor a quadratic equation with multiple techniques may misunderstand "simpler" ideas, such as the meaning of negative exponents.
23 Subjects: including prealgebra, chemistry, physics, calculus
$200.00/hr
Watertown, MA
Jacky L. ...However, these lapses in comprehension are generally exposed when the student is asked to apply concepts to answer questions phrased in ways they have never seen. I believe in teaching beyond the given subject matter: I want my students to learn to think in a deeper and more proactive way, impro...
18 Subjects: including prealgebra, physics, college counseling, mechanical engineering
$120.00/hr
Cambridge, MA

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