...I teach grades 6-8, in math subjects ranging from Common Core 5th grade through Algebra 2 and beyond. I have most recently helped tutor a student in pre-calculus. I also teach science subjects including biology, physics and chemistry. (read more)
...I participated numerous field research projects applying qualitative methods in the local communities of the Polish eastern borderland and in the Ukraine. My experience there has shaped my approach to society in that I recognize and stress the local arena of social interaction as a more valid so... (read more)
...My teacher influenced the way I understood the material and she took pride in the subject, as I do now. After several, advanced, college-level math courses, I graduated college with more than just an Economics degree: I left with a love for math. I began tutoring calculus and prealgebra to high school students while at college. (read more)
...My work with students involves the usual concept review and practice problems, but I also work with students to master the mental game behind great math. Math is perhaps the purest performance-based academic subject, and I believe my background in psychology combined with my passion for all thin... (read more)
...My teaching style is one of:
* LISTENING to see what your student is doing; to learn how he or she thinks.
* ENCOURAGING students to push a little farther; to show them what they're really capable of.
* EXPLAINING to teach what students need, in ways they can understand and remember! I have o... (read more)