...How I like to teach:
I approach tutoring with the idea that memorization is not the way to learn. Over the decade or so that I've been tutoring I've found that I really can't teach memorization. Instead, I teach my students how to draw numerous conclusions from a very small pool of baseline facts. (read more)
...I have been studying chemistry for the past 8 years, starting from honors chemistry in high school into my PhD. I have been teaching this subject for the past 4 years so it is especially important to me. I enjoy teaching chemistry because it gives my students a deeper understanding of the environment around them and a better appreciation for modern technology. (read more)
...As another building block of higher math and engineering learning, I enjoyed Geometry and excelled in both Plane (two-dimensional) and Spatial (three-dimensional) Geometry. This helped me tremendously in mastering Calculus since it is used so extensively there. Since I always had a strong inclination to logic and structure I really enjoyed learning how to prove theorems and develop proofs. (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)