...I teach students techniques to generate sufficient examples that support their perspective on the issue, craft a thesis that states their argument and enables them to quickly organize their essay, and argue their point capably and succinctly. We then practice this process until students are effi... (read more)
...At Carnegie Mellon University, I taught three semesters of Intro to Theater, where I guided students new to the form in both written and in-class presentation skills, based on both general analysis and close reading. As a private tutor, I have worked with students from elementary to graduate sch... (read more)
...The high scores are greater than three times the national average. What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alternating).
I was trained as a Classicist, a Chemist, and a Mathematician. I have enjoyed... (read more)
...I have taken quite a few courses in not just differential equations but also in partial differential equations. You also learn the fundamentals in Calculus, but I feel comfortable in tutoring Differential Equations for those that are taking undergraduate courses or in Calculus. I have tutored many students in taking the ISEE in the past. (read more)
...I am especially fond of Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus (which is basically a review of all math learned to that point, plus a little Calculus thrown in), although I am most experienced with Pre-Algebra and Algebra. And of course there is Geometry, Finite Math, Calculus (I only tutor Calculus 1, ... (read more)