I offer Math and Science tutoring for students located in the NW suburbs of Chicago. My degree is in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University. I have worked in many positions related to the field as well as in software development. (read more)
...I believe in you!While in the military, I was sent to the Defense Language Institute, where I studied Modern Standard Arabic full-time for 1.5 years. I worked as a translator for the military for the next 5 years, attending annual language maintenance training. I maintained a 3/3 (Superior) on the Defense Language Proficiency Test. (read more)
...Research work has given me real-world exposure to differential equations. I am able to break down the concept and techniques and explain things on the level of the student. This is an important topic with many many applications, and I studied it as part of my training in physics. (read more)
...Knowing how to study, make outlines, take notes, and mange time are all important skills that students need in order to be successful. I incorporate these skills into my lessons with students. I have played tennis for 25 years. (read more)
...These methods include:
* Taking notes, and having students follow along, copying the full notes for themselves.
* Frequently stopping to have students explain what they understand in their own words.
* Breaking problems down into step-by-step plans - even students who struggle with the material c... (read more)