...It is the point where students have to begin to grasp concepts that are more abstract. Whole numbers, fractions, and decimals are easy to represent with objects, along number lines, or in the real world. Negative numbers, roots, and radicals are slightly more difficult, but they can be represented visually or with metaphors. (read more)
...By reviewing previous material, teaching him how to take notes, how to consult the textbook, and how to ask questions when he was lost, I helped him to get back on track. He needed to become confident, and eventually he turned into an excellent and attentive student. His grades went up and I'm proud to say he was just accepted into Millersville University for the Fall of 2015. (read more)
...He made the recitations fun by injecting humor into the conversation of the work at the appropriate times. He clarified many things in lecture that the lecture was not clear about. 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? (read more)
...Since calculus is my favorite area of mathematics, I feel it's essential for a student to have the necessary fundamental tools when that course begins. Precalculus has so many skills that must be solid for a student to enter calculus. As a certified math teacher, I have taught both precalculus and calculus. (read more)
...I am passionate about Math in the early years, from Pre-Algebra through Pre-Calculus. 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 ... (read more)