...I think that's some of the beauty in chess--there are principles which should guide you, but the way in which you use those principles are up to each player; it's both an art and a science. My style of teaching tends to be pretty interactive. After relaying some basics of core strategies, I ten... (read more)
...I feel that English for the standardized tests is one of my specialties. My personal scores these sections of the the SAT and the ACT were very high, and my experience with students thus far has been very positive; most of my students have seen a 3-4 point increase on the ACT, or around 100 poin... (read more)
...At my first public elementary school placement, my principal- who had hired me for my ability with gifted students - expressed great surprise at seeing how well I worked with the struggling students and asked me why that would be.
"I teach people, not subjects," I replied. The goal is always to... (read more)
...History, AP World History, and AP Human Geography, receiving a score of 5 on all 3 exams. I also took AP Comparative Government, but I am still awaiting my score for this exam. Additionally, I took a college Political Science course through the University of Minnesota which I finished with an A. (read more)
...SAT students have enjoyed an over 150 point average increase, and a current ACT student saw his score jump from a 28 to a 32 after only one week of working with me. With practicing test-taking strategies and homing in on skill areas that need focus, score improvement and stronger general test-ta... (read more)