...I've always loved learning, especially the process of discovering how and why things work. Both these pieces are very important to me, as many times education focuses too much on teaching students the processes of how to solve problems instead of why a procedure works--whether it's a math formul... (read more)
...In college, I had to take Calculus twice. I wasn't able to grasp these subjects until I found a way to break down the confusing topics into very easy-to-understand language (the same language I now use with my students).
I also invented clever/rhyming memory devices that made the math formulas a... (read more)
...If you have any questions, please contact me.I studied Spanish 4 years through high school. I studied for 2 years on the Arizona-Mexico border. I have completed 3 semesters of Spanish studies at Brigham Young University, and been certified as having an advanced understanding of the language by the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. (read more)
...I love helping them understand the "why" behind concepts so they will be well equipped to answer any questions they face. I also love building confidence and helping the people I work with see that they are capable of doing anything they set their mind to, as long as they're willing to work at it. As for me, I am currently in the Mechanical Engineering program at Brigham Young University. (read more)
...When working on a specific problem, if the person already knows the necessary concepts, I try to ask leading questions, and give comments to nudge them in the right direction to help them come to the answers on their own. This gives them the opportunity to apply what they already know and feel s... (read more)