...My background in chemistry starts in high school, when I really did not get it at all my first year. My second year I tried much harder to get beyond the cryptic symbols and somewhat dry experiments and began to understand that it is about achieving power and control over the stuff from which al... (read more)
13 Subjects: includingChemistry,Elementary Science,Calculus,SAT Math
My specialties are: AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP Seminar, AP Research, SAT, ACT. I hold a Master of Arts from Columbia University (Teaching of English) and a Bachelor of Arts from New York University (English and Art History).
I have 11 years of experience in the... (read more)
...My goals are to help young people become comfortable doing what at first seems difficult, while challenging them to do more than they think they can. Lessons are accompanied by homework and followed up with assessments and progress reports. If at any time a student feels overwhelmed we will discuss modifications to ease any perceived excess burden. (read more)
...As an "outsider", I have tasted the cultural and educational difficulties students can have. My training was in physical chemistry, which required quite a lot of mathematics, which I loved very much, and yet did not excel in. My approach to math and science has always been philosophical, intuit... (read more)