...On top of the tutoring that I had performed in college, I took part in grading assignments for some Physics classes that were offered at the college. This gave me more exposure to providing constructive feedback and seeing exactly where the students were falling short. I was able to hone my app... (read more)
...I have taken numerous math and mechanical courses. I have studied the various applications in each subject. I have tutored numerous students one on one at University Maine at Farmington. (read more)
...It's almost like cracking a code -- phrases, ideas, or diagrams that previously made no sense at all suddenly slide in to place and are as clear as day. Those "aha!" moments are about more than just a single idea making sense -- they renew students' confidence in themselves and give them the cou... (read more)
...I am familiar with most calculators used in Algebra 2, or can work without a calculator.. I have worked with many students at this level, some advanced, some needing help to understand the complications of mathematics. I have taught Geometry, including proofs, for over 20 years. I try to have my students see proofs as puzzles and have fun doing them. (read more)
...I am also interested in history and geography (my wife often makes fun of my map obsession).
I have experience in a wide range of chemical topics, from 8+ years of industrial experience, along with experience in teaching chemistry (general, inorganic and organic) from six years teaching at the c... (read more)