...In my experience, there is not a very strong correlation between a student's success in Algebra and a student's success in Geometry. In fact, many students who are used to excelling in math find themselves struggling during their bout with Geometry. Geometry more visual-spacial, and often is presented via problems that are solved like a puzzle.
Needham, MAView Tutor
...In the last year, I have tutored several physics students at both the high school and college level. Algebra goes down much easier if there's a solid prealgebra foundation in graphing, ratios, and exponents. Also important to be developed is the ability to read a word problem and translate it into mathematical terms.
Andover, MAView Tutor
...When teaching Pre-calculus I focus on helping students to make the connections between the graphical, table and equation forms of the functions we work with. The SAT is a test that with some simple techniques and practice of specific aspects of high school math content students can improve their...
Wakefield, MAView Tutor
...My first job out of college was at Beijing Normal University in the People's Republic of China, where I taught ESL to graduate students. More recently, I spent a couple of years living with a Chinese family in Beijing, where I taught ESL and Latin to their twin children. We had a wonderful time.
Somerville, MAView Tutor
...Sentence completion exercises require students to consider definition and connotation within a framework. Figuring out words in context is learning vocabulary in the most natural way. Synonyms, antonyms and analogy have a game component that can keep interest while negotiating unfamiliar words.
Lexington, MAView Tutor