With my unique background and education, I can work successfully with a wide variety of students who have a wide variety of "issues" with learning math. I understand where the problems are, and how best to get past them and onto a confident path to math success. My undergraduate degree is in mathematics, and I have worked as a computer professional, as well as a math tutor. (read more)
...Working in these diverse environments has taught me how to guide children to discover and then to let them explore, how to teach a new idea and then get out of the way. In addition, my experiences as an actor and a playwright have taught me how to inspire students to uncover their own ideas and express them. My goal is to get students excited about learning, the world, and the future. (read more)
...I have also successfully tutored many high school students (though I prefer not to tutor students below high school level, and do not tutor calculus).
I have worked for both Kaplan and McGraw-Hill designing testing materials for tests such as the GRE, SAT, and ACT. I know the ins and outs of ho... (read more)
...I've been tutoring physics for years, with great results. I remember the moment I went from being an ok physics tutor to a stellar physics tutor: My student had been struggling with centripetal acceleration, and while I myself knew the right answer to the question at hand, I didn't know how to h... (read more)
...I have taught my younger sister piano and my friends' kids Mandarin and math. For the past several years of working as a professional tutor, I have tutored students of all ages and backgrounds in all levels of math (from elementary math to calculus), high school and college level statistics/bios... (read more)