...I am a father of three outstanding math students and enjoy working with young people. I am particularly interested in working with those with math phobia and encouraging young women to excel in mathematics. I studied Mathematics at Cornell University and am licensed to teach Algebra 2 in both VT and NJ. (read more)
What I do best is engage students one-on-one or in very small groups. The conscientious student will learn the material, and will learn to think critically about the material. Chances are that we will have a good time doing it. [That's really all I have to say, but the form I'm filling out requ... (read more)
...When you don't know the answer and you can design an experiment or series of experiments to help find the answer, that is very gratifying! Matrices, vectors and n-dimensional spaces are the bread and butter of linear algebra. This is the stuff you need to know if you want to do any type of 3D rendering, engineering calculations, physics, waves, materials science, or physical chemistry. (read more)
...It is such a great feeling when I see students faces light up and they exclaim "now I get it."
I specialize in tutoring students in elementary and middle school math, science and reading. My goals are to help young people become comfortable doing what at first seems difficult, while cha... (read more)
...Knowing WHY something is the case makes a subject a lot easier (not to mention more fun).Took numerous courses in statistics and research methods at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Received an "A" on all stats courses and exams. I am a PhD student in Political Science. (read more)