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Martin P. ...My work there has been aimed at creating new techniques that can move any learner, regardless of sensory preference or learning style (auditory, language, tactile, visual) to subject mastery. More advanced algebra involves quadratic equations, radicals and curvilinear functions. Without a sold base, it's tough stuff.
22 Subjects: including prealgebra, SAT math, English, algebra 1
$60.00/hr
Belvedere Tiburon, CA
Richard M. ...After learning about the student's interests in doing well elsewhere, I ask the student to discuss the courses s/he is currently taking and tell how s/he approaches various courses (or homework problems). I ask about assignments and for the student to describe and evaluate how s/he has been doin...
50 Subjects: including prealgebra, SAT math, reading, algebra 1
$95.00/hr
Millbrae, CA
Peter L. I tutor from the perspective that mastery is not knowing all the right answers, but asking the right questions. Especially in science and math, taking the right approach is far more important than the solution for any one problem. I graduated from UCLA with a degree in psychobiology, and have been tutoring chemistry, biology, and math students from high school to college level.
15 Subjects: including geometry, GRE, SAT math, algebra 1
$45.00/hr
San Francisco, CA
Valerie L. ...I constantly try different ways of explaining a concept. I also have high expectations from my students because I know that they are capable with the right amount of effort and time. Lastly, I am a good listener and use this skill to get to know my students.
7 Subjects: including algebra 1, biology, anatomy, elementary math
$40.00/hr
San Francisco, CA
Aaron H. ...Before that, I tutored math and science for 4 years at a SAT tutoring company in Los Angeles while an undergraduate at the California Institute of Technology. I first try to assess where students are having difficulties and try to explain some of the student's underlying misconceptions. After p...
2 Subjects: including algebra 1, geometry
$60.00/hr
San Francisco, CA

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