...I am easy to reach and will always provide fast responses. Feel free to contact me with any additional questions or to schedule a lesson! Recent graduate student, with passing Praxis scores. (read more)
5 Subjects: includingAlgebra 1,Geometry,Elementary (K-6th),Discrete Math
...Most recently I was employed by a high school as a special education teacher in self-contained Algebra and Geometry classes for ED/LD youth. In addition, I have taught or been a tutor for Pre-Algebra, Reading, US/VA History and Government, English, Biology, Earth Science, Active Physics, and Law... (read more)
...Case studies and role playing can lead to valuable discussions that engage students in deep, meaningful learning.The environment must be conducive to the expression of doubts and questions that lead to growth and understanding.
4) Use a Variety of Teaching Methods
Young people are social creatur... (read more)
...The program of study I chose in college required rigorous mathematical proofs which enabled me to analyze the truths of various mathematical concepts. In other words, I explain the why behind the math, versus just memorizing steps. This helps one to understand the mathematical precepts and, in my experience, creates mathematical independence. (read more)
...Then they develop the attitude that "I just can't do math." I believe that everyone can "do math" if they're firmly grounded in the basic principles and continue to practice through homework. I have uncovered weakness in earlier subjects while tutoring more advanced math. By finding and correct... (read more)