...What they don't? and How to build on the first to strengthen the second? I have tutored a number of students in math for both the SAT and ACT. What makes these tests more difficult is not the individual question but the breadth of math topics that are covered.
Sudbury, MAView Tutor
...Students are 1st introduced to the use of logic in high school geometry, and this is a new skill to develop, and essential to complete proofs. This is the biggest help I give Geometry students - I have them approach a problem both from the conclusion, working backward ("for this to be true, what do I need? How can I get that?") and forward ("Given this, what does it do for me?
Acton, MAView Tutor
...I ask questions constantly, and I expect to be asked questions ? that is part of the fun! John Dewey once wrote, "Practical skill, modes of effective technique, can be intelligently, non-mechanically used, only when intelligence has played a part in their acquisition." Unfortunately a lot of wha...
Boston, MAView Tutor
...I have taught more than 3,000 tutoring sessions and feel well able to help a student looking to improve their overall study kills. I have presented before groups as large as 4,500, led courses, seminars and projects. I have thought a lot about the mechanism of developing a concept, presentation, talk and then how to deliver so everyone in the audience understands.
Concord, MAView Tutor
...I enjoy teaching not only the content but also the strategies. Doing well on tests requires an interesting mix of confidence and humbleness. The confidence is needed to keep from freezing up, or freaking out just because a question is a bit confusing.
Belmont, MAView Tutor