...It is my intent to help each and every student not only with the skills necessary to excel at a given subject, but also gain a drive for learning, which is critical to future success. As a father of three teenagers, it has been a privilege to be a part of their success as they approach their college years. Getting the opportunity to work with my own children has been a blessing. (read more)
...When my son started high school, I worked with him on his homework from his AP Physics, AP Chemistry, and AP Calculus classes and rediscovered my love for teaching. Upon his graduation to college I signed up for some volunteer teaching jobs in order to continue doing what I truly enjoyed, in add... (read more)
...Well... physics and math problems are difficult because they often require multiple skills and ideas to be implemented at once. We usually have a vague sense of what we're supposed to do or know, but of course this vagueness can lead to frustration and anxiety. My goal is to help the student break down the problem into simpler problems so we can isolate the constituent ideas. (read more)
...Sometimes I volunteered in the Chinese elderly center teaching ESL (English as a Second Language).
I've been in the U.S. for over fifteen years, so I'm fluent in English. I'm friendly and patient. Although Chinese is a complicated language to speak and write, I always try to make it fun and easy to learn. (read more)
...I have a lot of experience working with frustrated students, adults returning to school, and English Language Learners. (I was a frustrated student when I first attended college, and then was an adult when I returned.) My goal in a tutoring session is to focus on transferable skills, so that each... (read more)