...I am a retired teacher/administrator with current state certification in Math, Reading, Social Sciences, ESOL and Gifted. My experience includes developing many math and math/reading related programs for students from elementary through high school levels. As a vice principal of instruction I developed classroom and individual teaching techniques for teachers as well. (read more)
Hello, my name is Anna. As a math teacher and tutor for more than 10 years, I have heard a lot of reasons why my students struggle in math . . . "I just can't do it!" "I'm no good in math." "I'll never use this stuff, ever!" "Why do I have to do this anyway?"
Well, I understand. In high school, math was just math. (read more)
...The 4th step is Enable. After the first three steps, I will let the students work through the problems without any intervention on my part. If needed, we'll repeat the steps until the student becomes proficient. (read more)
...I am considered to be an effective writer by my peers, so I have to know the rules for punctuation and grammar. In conclusion, I once worked as a professional in a non-profit youth agency. Effective writing accompanied the daily responsibilities. (read more)
...I have always enjoyed tutoring and I miss it. I generally try to give a student guidance on the material that is being learned and then slowly back off little by little until the student is doing the work on his/her own without any assistance. I am proficient in all high school math, science, and physics material. (read more)