...My education at both of these institutions provided me with a strong foundation in mathematics and chemistry. I have completed extensive coursework in both those areas. While working on my master's degree, I worked as a teaching assistant, teaching courses and providing extra tutoring help for undergraduate college age and adult students. (read more)
...Although math and science subjects always came easily to me, my fellow students often struggled. When I began to tutor, I found that a minor misunderstanding of a concept was usually the main cause of the student's difficulties. I have found that discovering the gaps in understanding is a critical step in the tutoring process. (read more)
...I encouraged students to continue to push through their difficulties because what they did not understand was an obstacle that they could overcome with perseverance and effort. I wanted my experience with each student to motivate them to accomplish anything academically. I attempt to expand their minds by giving them numerous examples and problems to solve. (read more)
...I have tutored students individually since 2007. I specialize in teaching basic math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, and Algebra 2 (not honors, AP or IB). I've also helped students (both young adults and adults) in test preparation for the math portions of the GED and the ASVAB (military entrance exam).
Math is my specialty. I really enjoy teaching math including solving word problems. (read more)