...I would highly recommend Chu as a T.A. in the future."
"Karsten for president"I somehow made it to Ph.D level in physics...I think I get it? In all seriousness, I have a firm background in what it takes to become rock-solid in elementary mathematics. My mother spent a lot of time with me as a young lad and that is precisely what made me into the mathematical juggernaut I am today. (read more)
...Middle school and early High School are the ages when most children develop crazy ideas about their abilities regarding math. It upsets me when I hear students say, 'I'm just not good in math!' Comments like that typically mean that a math teacher along the way wasn't able to present the materi... (read more)
...I have taught all levels of math from Applied Math through AP Calculus BC. I feel the most important thing to succeeding in any math course is to understand what you are doing not just trying to memorize a list of steps. I enjoy seeing students finally having a "light bulb" moment and feeling confident. (read more)
...I've had the privilege to help hundreds of students with everything from Creative Writing to Calculus, not to mention the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, ASVAB, and AP and SAT II subject tests, like Literature, Statistics, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry as well. I absolutely love writing, of course, so ... (read more)
...I was also a tutoring assistant in college for calculus. I have tutored several students in calculus and helped improved their scores and help them prepare for the AP exam. I was also a teaching assistant in college. (read more)