Hello there! My name is Michael and I have over fifteen years of experience tutoring math. My style as a tutor involves patience, listening, and explaining the material in language that's easy to understand. (read more)
...Having struggled, and eventually overcome those struggles in Math, I am committed to helping students succeed. I believe in the ability of each and every student to gain comfort with this often maligned subject. I adapt my teaching style to accommodate the unique learning style of each individual student. (read more)
...I have thirty years' teaching experience teaching writing and literature at the high school and college levels. I have extensive experience working one on one with students. I am fully up to date on grammar and research methods. (read more)
...I have years of experience tutoring Geometry, so I know how to help students find the right answer, such as by paying careful attention to units. I can usually tell when they understand - and when they don't - and can rephrase the problem so they can see it from a different angle. Doing well on the SAT math section requires a good foundation in mathematics, which I have and can share. (read more)
...I find it highly gratifying to introduce the YouTube generation to the beauty and wisdom of "ancient" writings. - Scored 740 on SAT reading, and 100 on WyzAnt's qualifying exam.
- Former newspaper reporter and editor. Also have worked as a grant writer.
- Home-schooled my five children (all a... (read more)