...My hope is that by doing so they will be able to appreciate the topic and be able to move forward in engagement. Finally, I'm a big believer in the use of manipulatives (games, puzzles, etc.), whether online or hands-on, to teach math concepts. This is especially true for those students that ar... (read more)
...My Cyber defense team placed third at the state computer Cyber Defense competition my senior year. I scored a 35 on the ACT when I was 14. I am an avid Cyclist.I Completed AP Calculus AB & BC in High School, and Calculus 2 at Grinnell College. (read more)
PaulaI like words - what they mean, why they're spelled as they are, how to use them correctly and advantageously! A good vocabulary goes hand in hand with reading and spelling - all work together to enhance communication. I've successfully taught Vocabulary as a separate subject and along with Reading and Spelling. (read more)
...You can save picture files of the whiteboard afterwards. I have tutored students in 21 states and a foreign country with the help of Wyzant's online tool.
** Most hours of any Des Moines area Wyzant tutor in 2017 (159 hours) **
I have a master's degree and work as a credentialed actuary (ACAS)... (read more)
...My goal as a teacher - and as a tutor - is to give the student the knowledge, skills, and confidence he or she needs to excel. My two years spent as a middle school and high school teacher were some of the most rewarding work I've ever done. I particularly enjoyed teaching small classes - one o... (read more)