...Elementary students often need more variety and, occasionally, a sense of play during instruction to remain fully engaged. I enjoy working with younger students and helping to set them on a positive academic trajectory! I am currently pursuing a PhD in Science Education so I have a solid foundation in best practices in teaching and learning, in general. (read more)
...Having come from an inner-city public school background myself, I’ve witnessed firsthand how children of all walks of life tend to struggle and are in need of academic guidance and support. Each circumstance is unique; be it students with middling grades, those who excel but shy away from class... (read more)
...I’m enthusiastic about this stuff, and that helped them overcome some of the distance between themselves and the subjects, and to make the subjects “click”.
After graduation I got a job on Wall Street, but I continued tutoring informally – mostly family friends, and mostly in math or SAT prep.... (read more)
11 Subjects: includingPrealgebra,GRE,Algebra 1,SAT Math
...I develop puzzle programs for a major magazine publisher; for example I wrote the Sudoku program which builds all of our Sudoku puzzles, and more! My previous job involved making educational software, where I specialized in math products for kids. I was the lead designer on "The Hidden Treasure of Al-Jabr", an Algebra product, and producer on the award-winning "Math Essentials I and II". (read more)
...Most SAT math questions can be solved in more than one method, so I approach to questions in many different ways based on my students problem solving skills and prior knowledge for the problems. For each problem, I assess their weaknesses for the problem and strengthen their weakest area. In ad... (read more)