...He scored 60 points on that test. Whether your child is a new reader or a student who is struggling with phonics, I can help to improve their skills. Since students who struggle with study skills often struggle in multiple subject areas, I use a general comprehension program to help students to first understand what they are studying. (read more)
...I am looking for students who want to work hard to do the best they can in their academic lives, and want an excellent guide to help them maximize their achievements. Also, I am an actress, a yogi and a pianist; I've traveled all over and I make a mean spaghetti sauce (thanks, Mom!).
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...While I have taught many subjects, I specialize in middle and high school mathematics. Math challenges students to reason in new ways as well as applying prior knowledge, so I make sure to test understanding regularly by discussing examples and assigning practice problems. I only move on from a topic once I'm sure the student can explain and apply its content in every necessary context. (read more)
...As a college instructor and author I have taught students to design, program, calculate and innovate. I love working with students individually and in small groups. I love to see the look of revelation and clarity setting in, the sudden spark of new understanding, and the glow of accomplishment, inspiration and motivation. (read more)
...The ACT essay prompt is usually far more straightforward than that of the SAT, and it asks students to take a particular position on a topic that the test writers feel relevant to high school students’ interests. First, I familiarize my students with the range of prompts they can expect to encou... (read more)