...All too often, the time and grade pressures of school stunt exploration and incentivize the memorization of the exact procedures needed to succeed on exams-- i.e. school implicitly "teaches to the test". The students that get sucked into this trap are missing out intellectually, but there are al...
Berkeley, CAView Tutor
...If there is one thing I've noticed as a tutor about the process of learning, is that it takes hard work on both ends. The middle school student I helped in algebra would understand the material and do exercises with ease, but when it came to test preparation on her own, she wouldn't study the material I would set up for her. This led to poor test grades, and a low overall grade in the class.
Danville, CAView Tutor
...So many standardized tests are required these days ? CAHSEE, PSAT, SAT I and SAT II subject tests, ACT and the many Advanced Placement tests [AP Literature, AP History, AP Chemistry, AP Math, AP Physics, AP Languages ... and more]. Success on each of these tests needs solid work in class, of cour...
Pleasant Hill, CAView Tutor
...I am very patient and enjoy leading students to academic success. As a graduate of Cornell University's engineering department, I have a strong foundation in the math and sciences. I provide personalized tutoring in the following subject areas: Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-calculus, Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, SAT & Advanced Placement (AP) test prep.
Walnut Creek, CAView Tutor
During my years in graduate school -- both as a physics student and as an Electrical Engineering student; both at UC Riverside and at Brown -- I usually worked as a teaching assistant in undergraduate level courses. Whether it was a laboratory- or lecture-based course, I worked with students in-per...
San Leandro, CAView Tutor