I am trained as an electrical engineer and was fortunate enough to spend a rewarding career in that field. I recently decided to change careers in order to teach science and math in high school. I have completed my teaching license program at UMass Boston and earned my M.Ed degree and a MA license to teach Physics and Math. (read more)
...I am patient and creative. 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. (read more)
...If letters are the building blocks for making words, then the elements are the building blocks for making matter. Most people can use about 5,000-10,000 words, but chemists can use and understand literally millions of compounds. This is exciting stuff if you are willing to learn the rules and recipes that have been developed over about the last 400 years to actually master chemistry. (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)
...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)