...I am excited to help you in your academic journey. APPROACH:
My experiences as a student and professor have taught me the importance of internalizing key concepts, cultivating an effective problem solving process, and making connections to the real world. I also value fostering a "growth mindset", which celebrates effort and provides mental resilience. (read more)
...It is such a great feeling when I see students faces light up and they exclaim "now I get it."
I specialize in tutoring students in elementary and middle school math, science and reading. My goals are to help young people become comfortable doing what at first seems difficult, while cha... (read more)
...As a Math teacher for 13 years, I have developed organizational and study skills methods that have been very effective. Studying for Math incorporates many of the study skills that are transferable to other subjects but there are unique skills for learning and preparing for Math. I have also taught MCAS classes which incorporated test taking strategies. (read more)
...I received a PhD in Political Science from UNC (a top 10 program in the nation). I have MA in Political Science from Northeastern University (earned a 4.0). Political Science was also one of my majors during my undergraduate studies. I taught classes and tutored GREs for over 6 years at the Prin... (read more)
...I work hard to tailor all my classes to the student's specific needs. For five years I was head of the drama department at the Woodstock Country School, grades 9-12, where I taught acting classes and directed plays. For about 20 years I directed a small comedy company in which my work included working with actors in different media -- radio, television, stage. (read more)