...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)
...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. I took 13 years of piano lessons. (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)
...I absolutely love tutoring. I love helping students understand and learn mathematical concepts and processes. My goal is for the student to be able to learn the process to be able to solve the problems on their own and feel confident in doing so. (read more)
...I love being part of another's learning experience and particularly enjoy the 'light bulb' moments where something finally clicks and the student understands something they have been struggling with. While teaching in the classroom has its own rewards, I enjoy the individual experience of one-to... (read more)