...Generally variables serve as a means of parameterizing problems so they are easier to solve. Good algebra skills have lots of real world applications, from the basics like how much lumber to buy to build a deck, to the more abstract such as how do unemployment rates affect the balance of trade. Regardless of the problem, algebra provides a clearly defined procedure for finding solutions. (read more)
13 Subjects: includingCalculus,Precalculus,Trigonometry,SAT Math
I have been a special education paraprofessional for the last 8 years and have found it to be the most rewarding job I have ever had. 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 sc... (read more)
...My training was in physical chemistry, which required quite a lot of mathematics, which I loved very much, and yet did not excel in. My approach to math and science has always been philosophical, intuitive, and explanatory, and I believe it benefits me that none of what I learned really came eas... (read more)
...I am currently teaching Pre-Algebra class to 7th and 8th grade students. My 7th graders are accelerated students. Aside from having a Philippines teaching license, I hold a Vermont and New Hampshire teaching certificate with an endorsement in math 7-12. (read more)
...As I earned my education degree, I learned that everybody did not know these techniques but they are imperative to reading well. I have always written well academically even though I prefer creative writing. I was fortunate to have attended an elementary school that encouraged creative writing along with journals to practice the important skills necessary to write. (read more)