...I am the father of 3 teens, and have been a soccer coach, youth group leader, and scouting leader. I am also an engineering and business professional with BS and MS degrees. I tutor Algebra, Geometry, Pre-calculus, Algebra 2, Analysis, Trigonometry, Calculus, and Physics.
Acton, MAView Tutor
...I tried to make learning positive to reinforce both confidence and self-esteem. Overall, I try to work on word attack and basic skills through syllabication, phonics, and a word by word approach utilizing flash cards and other techniques. We also focus on comprehension by using pictures, diagrams, sub-headings, and other learning aids.
North Dartmouth, MAView Tutor
...Typically it includes a review of basic algebra topics; various types of functions--including trigonometric and polynomial; series; limits; and an introduction to vectors. Most troubles with introductory calculus are traceable to an inadequate mastery of algebra and trigonometry. As noted above, trigonometry is usually encountered as a part of a pre-calculus course.
Allston, MAView Tutor
...However, my personality might not always be an appropriate fit. My philosophy is that whenever learning feels like a chore, or something that needs to just get done, the experience will be less effective. When I learn about a topic, I need to let myself investigate tangents that might not be immediately necessary; I like to meander a bit.
Belmont, MAView Tutor
...The section score evaluates quality of explanation in addition to correctness.) Because of my results on the MTEL, I obtained certification to teach Math, 8-12 in public schools in Massachusetts. I have experience helping students prepare for the PSAT. According to one student, this preparation was also helpful in laying the foundation for later success on the SAT.
Warren, RIView Tutor