...I have many stories to tell and examples that I can relate to the use of mathematics in real life. This helps my students better understand how to do math and apply statistics, but, more importantly, why math and statistics are important. While I try and make my teaching/tutoring as accessible as possible, and try to avoid mathematics jargon, I do have high expectations for my students. (read more)
...I graduated summa cum laude with a BA and an MA in English. I also hold a BFA in Music performance. I used to teach Freshman writing for the City University of New York as an adjunct professor of English, where I lead classes of 25 students, and I have tutored writing for undergraduate and graduate students across various college subjects. (read more)
...The more well-written and articulate words you read, the more your writing will improve. This process can be accelerated, though, by learning Latin/Greek roots and extra vocabulary, by strengthening grammar skills, and by reading, thinking about, and writing about literature. Through a combined... (read more)
When I teach....
My first job is to create a learning environment that students enjoy. I love learning something new, so education has always fun for me, except when I was learning nothing. Boredom is painful, so I work hard to avoid it. (read more)
...I have successfully taught AP Calculus for 8 years. I have also been part of the AP Calculus correction team in Kansas City. The average score of my students who took the AP Calculus test was 4.3. (read more)