...I am an excellent, methodical, and patient teacher who understands how to approach the concept of studying for a test and doing well. My own children have graduated from Johns Hopkins University (undergraduate degree in neuroscience) and American University's business school (master's in finance... (read more)
...By identifying areas in your current understanding of mathematics I will fortify strengths in areas complementary to what you have already mastered. Access to go over any notes, homework, quizzes, tests, and exams will be helpful if the student permits. I have a flexible approach tailored to the short, mid, or long term needs of any student. (read more)
...I cannot count the number of times I have heard someone moan about calculus by saying they will never need to know it in the real world. Needless to say, I disagree with that sentiment. I did not just study math in school. (read more)
...As part of that degree, I took several courses that required programming in various languages to include Pascal, Prolog and C++.
I taught AP Computer Science at a local high school using the Java language. I have programmed in several shell scripts as part of 12 years as a UNIX system administrator to include PERL, Korn shell and C shell. I hold a Master of Science in Computer Science. (read more)
...I've always been interested in science and history and found throughout my years of learning that being able to understand the "why" behind math or science is crucial for understanding and enjoying the topics, and I work to always help students to come to that understanding. The best teachers I ... (read more)