...How can the door to its beautiful and fun aspects to be opened onto the numbers and their qualities, then remain open through algebra and beyond? Or, how and why fear and luck of confidence close that door? A child-centered, developmental key can open that door. (read more)
...Even throughout my time at UCLA I tutored with MESA programs and other college preparatory programs for K-12 students. I am especially passionate about getting students introduced to Engineering. Learning math is not necessarily an easy task, but I have always been passionate about helping students find their own way of learning. (read more)
...Nearly the whole time, I supported myself tutoring everything from math to the SAT to college essays. I have worked at other tutoring companies, test prep companies, and colleges. I know all the ins and outs of the tutoring world, working in curriculum design, tutor training, and, of course, on the other end of the classroom. (read more)
I have been teaching for 18 years and 14 of those have been math. I have taught at the elementary level, middle school level (Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1) and high school level (Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, and Geometry).
I enjoy working with students and I really enjoy seeing a student grasp a concept that... (read more)
...With a well-built foundation, progress to the next level is easy and natural. The alternative usually results in much struggle until the fundamentals are finally learned or the student gives up and barely scrapes by. The ability to easily use algebra is essential for success in chemistry, biology, physics, economics and many other classes and professions. (read more)