...In middle school, I had to take Algebra twice. In college, I had to take Calculus twice. I wasn't able to grasp these subjects until I found a way to break down the confusing topics into very easy-to-understand language (the same language I now use with my students).
I also invented clever/rhym... (read more)
...One of the reasons I chose my college and graduate school was that students were exposed to a wide variety of subjects in the sciences and humanities. My education spanned natural biological sciences, chemistry, and geology, plus technical fields like developmental biology, genetics, and physics... (read more)
...While I cannot guarantee scores exactly like mine, I can help students learn the test-taking techniques that helped me succeed with the PSAT, SAT, and any other multiple choice test. There are two ways of studying for the PSAT and the SAT. The first is to study the actual material, which involves reviewing geometry, algebra I and II, vocabulary, and grammar. (read more)
...When I was on a two year mission in South Africa, I discovered a few things. First, there were a lot of people that struggled with the basics in school, especially math which was a big stress to the kids and their parents. Second, because they didn't understand it in class, they just assumed they weren't good at it. (read more)
...I've always had a knack for understanding people and always liked helping those around me learn. I connect well with my students and work to make sure that they can connect to the curriculum in a way that matters to them. I've always had a mind for logic and patterns, which is all math is. (read more)