...But, a good teacher can throw in there some interesting problems to spice things up a little. For example, students often wonder what is all the fuss about inequalities. But once presented with a real-life simple problem like the one below, they often realize that actually inequalities are a relevant tool.
"Suppose you need to paint your house. (read more)
...It is my hope that I can truly get your son or daughter feeling successful and confident with high school math again within a few of our lessons. I focus immediately on what they need as I seek the questions they are dealing with and what it is they need to see and experience so we can get them ... (read more)
4 Subjects: includingAlgebra 1,Algebra 2,Precalculus,ACT Math
...My greatest satisfaction comes from seeing the confidence writing skills bring to a student; the improved grades are a bonus. I tailor my lesson plans to the needs of the student and the situation, assigning homework when appropriate, and/or working with them to prepare for an upcoming paper or presentation. I specialize in reading and writing skills. (read more)
...The techniques of both Calculus and Linear Algebra are brought to bear on problems of dynamics -- that is how things move and change with respect to one another. I matriculated into the Doctoral Program in Mathematics at University of Illinois. My coursework includes the following: Calculus, Mu... (read more)
...I know problems can be frustrating when you don't get the right answers, but my job is to give them the knowledge and confidence to not only solve the problems at hand, but also to incorporate these assets in their everyday lives. In my free time, I enjoy going hiking to see the magnificent view... (read more)