...There's a reason many students aren't required to take it unnecessarily or opt not to if possible. Much of it is less "here are the steps" like algebra tends to be, and more "analyze and try a few possible steps". It can be frustrating to sort through such a thick topic alone, especially one that requires mastery of nearly everything learned from grades 3-12.
Needham, MAView Tutor
...I have a Master's in Early Childhood Special Education from George Washington University, where I was awarded an award for outstanding achievement. I worked for two years in a public school setting working with children with various learning disabilities. Since then, I have been certified in Orton-Gillingham for teaching children with dyslexia.
Providence, RIView Tutor
...My approach is to use various materials and try to relate the material to the student. I also value the importance of teaching learning strategies that can be applied across curriculum, so that students can have a toolbox of these strategies to help organize their thinking. I feel follow through with families is important and like to have an open communication system between sessions.
Marshfield, MAView Tutor
...The reader must be "hooked" into what is written and follow a logically presented rationale. The piece must avoid redundancy, irrelevant examples and vagueness. There needs to be something worth saying and it must be said/written not just well, but well enough to stand out.
Lexington, MAView Tutor
...I know that all children can have success with math and internalize a positive, healthy idea that "I'm getting pretty good at this, and I even find this interesting." This is one of the most important attitudes to develop in young minds that will last through their school years and into college ...
West Roxbury, MAView Tutor