...A student is required to have a solid foundation in high school math (most notably algebra 2, trigonometry, and geometry). I try to help students by teaching them the most important concepts, the ones that are tested over and over again on the ACT. I also teach them various techniques to help w... (read more)
...It was the subject that would frustrate me the most. Because I used to struggle with Math, I worked harder at it than any other subject, and that is when I became better at it. I have about four years of tutoring experience now, and I think my struggles with math help me understand what kids are going through. (read more)
...Due to the requirements of my degree, I had to be proficient in college level mathematics and have tutored over 900 hours of algebra alone. I find algebra to be the most essential tool not only in science, but in everyday life. I often find myself asking, at the most basic level, "Why not know how to solve basic equations by the 5th grade?" as most students already have the tools to do so. (read more)
...Math is so easy to become an exercise in memorization, but what I like to do with the kids is get them to solve them with other techniques (use what they know already- math grows on itself).
Because I enjoy and understand math, I always taught to convey the beauty of the subject. I respect my l... (read more)
I'm a graduate of Brown University with honors in Italian Studies and Performance Studies. Having worked as a tutor for over five years, I have extensive experience tutoring standardized tests and math for high school and middle school students and have a demonstrated history of score improvement a... (read more)