...I would like to teach math (through BC calculus), science (physics, chemistry, biology, environmental), engineering (mechanical, electrical) or history (modern European or US). I could also help you prepare for the AP exams (I took a number of them and received a string of 5s, even for tests wher... (read more)
...Helping students make score gains is addicting. I love seeing how the little tweaks I make to a student's test-taking approach generate instant score gains in the next practice test. Let me help you achieve your goal score!
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I have developed a training system with 3 primary elements essential to effective, rapid test prep:
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...I show them that there is usually more than one approach to a question, but that some methods are faster than others. Finding the right path not only gets them to the answer, but it also saves time for the other questions, which is so important on a timed test. And I show them, when they are tr... (read more)
...In the Boston Teacher Residency I taught 7th grade biology and geology at the Timilty Middle School. After graduating, I traveled to Africa, and taught 10th grade chemistry at a boarding school in Somaliland. Through all of these experiences I have been happiest when I can work one-on-one with a student and support them in the learning process. (read more)
...I am a high "Class A" tournament chess player who has taught chess in public and private schools, as well as on a tutorial basis for more than 30 years. One of my former students is now a Grandmaster (FIDE) and has competed for the world championship (though I suspect he just might have gotten t... (read more)