...It is up to me to find a way of presentation that works with the student's background. I use the Socratic method a lot, asking the student questions and building on the response. I did some Skin diving from 1966 to 1975, and back packing from 1969 to 1975, mostly in the Olympics. (read more)
...I can teach a variety of ages and math subjects, including:
-Algebra I and II
1. Independent Tutor - I've tutored both middle school and high school students as an independent tutor.
2. Sylvan Tutor - I was a tutor at a Sylvan Learning Center in Arizona before moving to Washington state. (read more)
...I eventually majored in mathematics at Rice University, where I was an academic fellow, tutoring students in college-level mathematics, among other subjects. When tutoring math, my goal is not just to help the student with whatever specific assignment he or she is working on at the time, but to ... (read more)
...Content-wise, I have vast experience with math topics ranging from pre-algebra to calculus. Starting in 6th grade I took the math sequence starting with pre-algebra and culminating with Calculus AB/BC, for which I earned 5's on both AP Exams. After high school, as I learned to tackle higher-lev... (read more)
...By the time I was done with my Master's at UW, I was getting highly positive teaching reviews above the departmental average, and students at the end of the quarter would routinely ask about taking future classes with me. I received thank you cards, heartfelt goodbyes, and even once a standing o... (read more)