...I have been helping students of Spanish (all levels) for over 15 years as a tutor. Prior to that, I was a bilingual aide at an elementary school for several years and later worked as a bilingual substitute teacher for the LAUSD. I have an MA in Linguistics, and my second language proficiency (one of the requirements to achieve the Masters Degree) is in Spanish.
Tarzana, CAView Tutor
...Here are samples of what parents and students have written about me: -"Tohoru has an amazing way of connecting with both of my kids, He has made math more understandable and has certainly taken away the apprehension. He is so patient and really makes each session effective and enjoyable. Nick ...
Los Angeles, CAView Tutor
...I gauge where the student is at in knowing the concepts by having him/her work out the problems. Every problem has two parts: the first is recognizing what kind of problem it is (e.g. quadratic equation) and the second is the mechanics of working it out (e.g. arithmetic skills, factoring, quadratic formula). I have been tutoring since I was in high school myself. I keep it simple and fun!
Santa Ana, CAView Tutor
...I work with my students so that they not only know the material that we are covering, but also so that they understand the meaning of the material, the background behind it, and how to apply it in the real world. This allows for my students to handle those really difficult problems where they ha...
Carson, CAView Tutor
...I was a teaching assistant in an introductory engineering class. I have also done a course in cadet teaching in which I taught math to 5th graders. I believe there is more than one way to explain math concepts so that if a student doesn't grasp the way it is presented in class, I can find an alternate way of explaining it.
Burbank, CAView Tutor