...As a former teacher of learning disabilities and the parent of a child diagnosed with ADD, I have had to learn adaptive strategies to help students and my son achieve success in the classroom. Some of these strategies are:
1) Seat the student facing me to minimize distractions.
2) Provide many ... (read more)
...I strive to understand each child's individual needs, and tailor my tutoring methods in a manner that best fits those personal needs. I also believe that a key facet to learning is enjoyment, and keep that in mind as I tutor--the more a child enjoys the subject matter as well as the teaching met... (read more)
...I have a PhD in Chemistry with a strong background in mathematics and a great deal of experience tutoring algebra and more advanced math. When I tutor algebra, I use a conversational approach to try to remove the subject from the formalities of the classroom and thereby make it more accessible a... (read more)
...I also tutored math and science at West Shore Community College in Scottville, MI where I was taking biology, math, physics, computer science, pottery, and photography classes for my own personal interest. (I have a BS in geology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1990.) I took Calc 3 and... (read more)
...Having taught a variety of other standardized tests besides the GMAT (such as GRE, LSAT) I have become intimately familiar with the format of most major standardized tests. Over the years I picked up several problem-solving strategies, which can be immensely helpful for improving grades on the G... (read more)