...I have also worked with middle school students the last two summers. I have worked with students who range in age from 10 to 60+.
A lot of people know math, a lot of people can tutor math, but for me it's about the individual needing help. Everyone has their own style of learning. (read more)
...Hence, I felt that it was important that the student showed improvement. If the student is already doing well but then the parent wanted the student to be continually monitored, I also took that into consideration. As a math tutor, I always see to it that the student understands the concept through my exercises and discussions. (read more)
...When I teach math concepts such as Geometry/Math 2, I try to make it more engaging for the student by connecting the math concepts to other subjects. Some students relate more to the language of math so I'll discuss the etymology of unique math terms. Math has a natural connection to history and science and Geometry/Math 2 especially connects well to the arts and architecture. (read more)
...Trigonometry has always been one of my strongest areas in math. I have tutored one student in Trigonometry specifically, and others as a part of another math class. In Trigonometry the fundamentals are essential so I maintain a strong focus on definitions and understanding early concepts throughout the course. (read more)
...Through these interactions, I discovered my passion for teaching. In high school, I helped tutor for math (precalculus, geometry, algebra) and chemistry. After I finished taking standardized tests, I also tutored for the ACT my senior year. (read more)