...My philosophy is that kids (and adults!) learn best when they are feeling challenged yet successful, so I try to push my students a little bit without letting them get overwhelmed. I also work to keep the learning environment safe and upbeat, making sure my students feel supported and encouraged. For younger kids in particular, small breaks are sometimes helpful, and fun is a "must".
Dublin, CAView Tutor
...Calculus has a natural connection to science, especially Physics, so I make those connections whenever possible. I also find real-world applications for the Calculus concepts so students see how relevant math is in their lives. When I teach math concepts such as Geometry, I try to make it more engaging for the student by connecting the math concepts to other subjects.
San Jose, CAView Tutor
...Just as reading a person wrong can result in an undesirable situation in a human relationship, so as reading a word problem wrong will result in an undesirable answer. I train the student to read the problem thoroughly and carefully first, then solving the problem will just take some simple guidance. I assisted and guest taught Algebra 2 for the entire year at a south bay high school.
Sunnyvale, CAView Tutor
...My familiarity with the subject along with my patience and creativity are strengths that enable me to be an effectual math tutor. My passion is all things biology. I have been an active student and participant in the biological scientific community.
Oakland, CAView Tutor
...Though I did quite well in my Math and Science classes as an undergraduate at UC Davis, I initially struggled a bit with my writing classes. However, with the help of proper guidance from some tutors at the university, I was able to make a vast improvement in my writing. This experience made m...
Castro Valley, CAView Tutor