...One of my goals in tutoring is to do the same for others. Because algebra is so foundational, I focus on basic concepts enforced by applied drills. I tutored algebra II as a senior in high school winning kudos from both students and parents alike. (read more)
...With a mix of practice and learning I believe that every student can achieve an effective understanding of any topic with enough time and effort. Every student is unique and learns in a different way, and I believe in making sure to mold my tutoring approach to each student's individual talents ... (read more)
...I tutored and worked as a teaching assistant throughout graduate school. After graduation, I carried my love of education into a teaching position at a school in Reston, VA. I teach math (Algebra II through AP Calculus BC) and physics (introductory and AP Physics C Mechanics).
I love using the expertise I've built up over the years to help other students succeed. (read more)
...In addition, I tutored a high school student in this subject several years ago, and they did very well. I work on carefully reading a section and then discussing what it means, the purpose, and other relevant questions. Doing so helps the student start thinking about it while reading, increasing their comprehension and speed, and thus their score. (read more)
...Excess stress is not conducive to learning, so you can expect me to keep things light and throw in a joke here and there so we're both relaxed and open. Whenever necessary, I return to concepts the student already knows well, and build back up from there to establish new concepts on a solid foun... (read more)