...He provided different methods of teaching that helped me understand certain concepts in a number of different ways. The instructor was enthusiastic and provided great examples."
"Karsten is the only reason I am passing physics. This is the only place I learned physics. (read more)
...The concepts are very abstract, and they haven't had the opportunity to see them in application in calculus itself. My approach to precalculus includes some illustrations that will help to see more of the "why" of some of these concepts. Trigonometry is by definition the study of triangles. (read more)
...Preparing for a test means more than just being familiar with the subject material: improving one's score also requires the right test-taking skills, such as pacing, eliminating incorrect responses, strategic guessing, and alternative strategies (such as backsolving and plugging-in-numbers). Alth... (read more)
...Middle school and early High School are the ages when most children develop crazy ideas about their abilities regarding math. It upsets me when I hear students say, 'I'm just not good in math!' Comments like that typically mean that a math teacher along the way wasn't able to present the materi... (read more)