...They know where they struggle, but not WHY they go wrong or how to avoid that error. When working with students, I target a specific aspect of their performance to improve - i.e. setting up an equation, writing a stronger thesis - & offer concrete, applicable solutions.
3. Work Smart: When teaching a subject, (whether it is calculus or essay writing) I focus on the best practices. (read more)
...I have been an adjunct professor, but far prefer the tutoring. I've taken students from Fs to Bs multiple times, and the largest point increase that I've had with a student between tests is 73. I also work with students on enrichment materials in preparation for things like the AMC test. (read more)
...I scored 800 on the Math section of the SAT, and a 34 for my overall ACT score. I have also recently passed the Praxis II Exam in Math Content Knowledge while earning Recognition of Excellence for scoring in the top 15 percent over the last 5 years. I am currently teaching math full-time, and h... (read more)
...The first time meeting with a student would be a consultation to assess the student's strengths and weaknesses, which will allow me to tailor a learning plan to the child's specific learning style and needs. I have a 24-hr cancellation policy on all sessions; however, I can be flexible and will ... (read more)
...Additionally, I have experience with tutoring, having been a tutor starting in high school, as well as a college teaching assistant. While obtaining my Ph.D., I have taught genetics topics to classes of first year graduate students. I am quite patient, and am willing to try multiple approaches ... (read more)