I am a Naperville North High School and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign graduate with a degree in Mathematics. I have extensive problem-solving experience including winning 1st place at the 2007 ICTM State Math Contest, qualifying for the USA Math Olympiad, and placing in the top 500 in the...
Mountain View, CAView Tutor
A little about me: My name is Doug H. and I am a twenty-four-year-old Liberal Studies and English Major currently attending San Francisco State University. I spent the previous five years in the military where I worked as a apart of the Educational Services Provider on my ship where I conducted AC...
San Francisco, CAView Tutor
...Specific section scores include: Reading - Scaled Score: 77; Mathematics - Scaled Score: 65; Writing - Scaled Score: 75. I teach Genetics every year as part of my Biology or Life Science classes, and have also included Genetics units in a Bioethics course I used to teach. I also taught a Genetics independent study course to a high school senior.
Berkeley, CAView Tutor
As a student and then a scientist for many years, I have a love of learning that has grown into a wish to teach. My PhD in biology opened me up to how math and science relate to our everyday lives and the world around us. I try to bring that into my tutoring whenever possible and find that underst...
San Ramon, CAView Tutor
I love making an intimidating subject approachable to students. I've received feedback that I make students feel more comfortable and confident about learning math. I agree strongly with psychologist Carol Dweck's theory of the "growth mindset" that success has to little to do with inherent "smartness" and comes from effort, practice, and learning from errors.
Palo Alto, CAView Tutor