...For example, when a student says he/she can't study at night because everyone else at home is watching TV, I suggest going to the library or a friend's house or using ear plugs. I help people learn or improve in chess by playing with them and talking about each move -- mine and theirs. Chess is...
Hull, MAView Tutor
...The PSAT is the most important test you'll take that nearly doesn't matter (to the outside world, at least). Colleges won't get scores to discriminate for future applications, but the real benefit to prepping PSAT is the jump start it gives you for SAT. For all intents and purposes, your scores ...
Needham, MAView Tutor
...I can also provide enrichment and challenge activities to stretch students? understanding and help them experience the joy and excitement of math. As an elementary school teacher, I have also taught writing skills (including spelling) and creative writing, and I have led literature discussion gr...
Framingham, MAView Tutor
...Having witnessed ?learned helplessness? and math phobias, both in school settings and beyond, I strive to help students to develop positive attitudes regarding mathematics. Mathematics is a stepping stone, not just a frustrating high school class. I use my energy and enthusiasm to promote positivity and active learning, helping all students access the mathematics curriculum.
Boston, MAView Tutor
...The confidence is needed to keep from freezing up, or freaking out just because a question is a bit confusing. The humbleness is necessary to realize that sometimes it is best to make a best guess and move on; nobody knows everything and time is the game. Aside from tutoring I like biking, gard...
Belmont, MAView Tutor