...My approach when tutoring is to find a way to bring the student to that "aha" moment when things become clear. Not just to become clear for its own sake, but clear enough that the student can solve problems. Sometimes we must dig around the topic until its secret becomes clear, and that is the core of the tutoring process for me. (read more)
...I will check for understanding as I explain these smaller parts. I will then ask students to explain back the lesson to me. If they are able to do so, then I will have the student do a similar problem with different numbers. (read more)
What I bring to my students:
I have been a coach for many years and worked with students of all ages and skill levels. I tutor English and German, teach ESL, and coach students in their test preparation (GRE, SAT, ACT, EPPP, CBEST).
Study strategies include time management,concept learning, and ... (read more)
...I also have experience as a TA for Differential Calculus at UC Santa Barbara. I have a high level of math expertise, and have taken many high-level math courses due to my Electrical Engineering background at UC Santa Barbara as algebra 2 is one of fundamental requirements. I also have experience as a TA for Linear algebra and Differential Calculus at UC Santa Barbara. (read more)
...In my experience, teaching proofreading is essentially training a client in the art of critical reading with an eye to correct American English usage. The professional proofreader is a grammarian with an understanding of correct use of vocabulary and sentence structure. I also introduce my clients to the proofreading tools now available through the Internet. (read more)