...I have an advanced degree in mathematics and tutored at Michigan State University's Math Learning Center while I was in grad school. I've tutored this subject there some and also tutored it occasionally while I was an undergraduate myself. It's one of my all-time favorite courses (it's a toss u... (read more)
...I have a PhD in MSE and BS in Physics, which includes Precalculus. I have my BS in Physics, which involved learning and project use of MATLAB. I have done a lot of data analysis in MATLAB for my PhD in Material Science, using smoothing functions to properly plot scattered data. (read more)
...That each student learns differently and can be helped differently is one of those things that I recognize and keep in mind.
-- How did I Learn about the Science and Mathematics that I Teach? I graduated from the University of Chicago (BS) and UCSD (PhD) studying and applying chemistry, physic... (read more)
...Once we get established, I try and determine what your strengths and weaknesses might be. I look to see if there are any mistakes that occur regularly and figure out how to fix them. I also like to challenge a student's understanding of topics and fit the big and little ideas together. (read more)
...I have now been authorized to take up paid employment. As I'm most interested about the learning of my students, I have decided to charge only the minimum fees. At the moment, I'm working with a handful of NIU students, 9 and 12 graders. (read more)