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Laura V. ...This is acquired through reading, writing, and checking references. There are also many rules of thumb (such as, 'i' before 'e' except after 'c') that become useful. I expect students NOT to rely on an extensive use of spell check to get by.
26 Subjects: including calculus, reading, chemistry, English
$50.00/hr
San Francisco, CA
John D. ...I was also the dean for grades 6-12 at the international school. If math doesn't make sense and isn't useful, then it's pointless. I enjoy providing students with practical application to the rigor of math.
8 Subjects: including calculus, geometry, algebra 1, algebra 2
$60.00/hr
Mill Valley, CA
Sean M. ...In both cases, many of my students were... less than motivated. The Korean kids had been raised on a steady diet of rookie, 20-something foreign English teachers from a young age. They knew *exactly* how to exploit the weaknesses of this species, and were typically more interested in drawing cartoons, cell phone games, and wrestling each other than they were in learning English.
6 Subjects: including calculus, chemistry, physics, geometry
$70.00/hr
Berkeley, CA
Andrew G. ...It is my goal to increase each student's ability to understand the material and to learn effectively. Mathematics is not "difficult" if it is approached the right way. Anyone with the desire can learn algebra, trigonometry, and calculus if each concept is simplified.
13 Subjects: including calculus, physics, statistics, geometry
$55.00/hr
San Rafael, CA
Shervin S. ...Well, I love learning! There is a lot to enjoy about this world, and for me, a lot of that enjoyment comes from our human curiosity. We all learn to speak languages, play sports, enjoy music, study worldly phenomena, explore cultures, and - yes - to teach!
40 Subjects: including calculus, chemistry, English, physics
$60.00/hr
San Francisco, CA

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