...How can the door to its beautiful and fun aspects to be opened onto the numbers and their qualities, then remain open through algebra and beyond? Or, how and why fear and luck of confidence close that door? A child-centered, developmental key can open that door. (read more)
...I began coaching writers while still in high school, and have continued through the graduate and professional levels. A lifelong theater practitioner, I have a 10+ year career as a theater director, with work performed in New York, Los Angeles, and regionally. I received an MFA in Directing from Carnegie Mellon's School of Drama, where I also taught three semesters of Acting for Non-Majors. (read more)
...I taught precalculus for the last 7 years, including Trigonometry. I am well versed in the material and have lots of tricks and techniques for getting the material across and to stick. I taught high school math for 13 years. (read more)
...I love to help others achieve their academic goals. Additionally, I have honed excellent communication skills through my coursework at Berkeley and my active participation in Toastmasters International. I have also attained the elusive score of 800 on the SAT verbal section. (read more)
...The high scores are greater than three times the national average. What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alternating).
I was trained as a Classicist, a Chemist, and a Mathematician. I have enjoyed... (read more)