...Notwithstanding that the test often asks writers to express their opinion on an issue, the graders are looking for a certain kind of *structured* reasoning. Approaching the writing section in this way, I find it fairly straightforward to show students the skills that will help them build strong essays. I taught middle school for a decade and am well aware of what the PSAT covers.
Burlingame, CAView Tutor
...I also have extensive experience teaching music at the college level. I have a PhD in Music from UC Berkeley, and a wide range of knowledge about various traditions, from classical to world music. I have taught extensively at the college level.
Oakland, CAView Tutor
...I was also the DEAN for grades 6-12 at a Christian international school. If math doesn't make sense and isn't useful, then it's pointless. I enjoy providing students with practical application to the rigor of math.
Mill Valley, CAView Tutor
...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 national Putnam competition. My tutoring methods vary student-by-student, but I specialize in breaking down problem...
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...I've received and eventually provided extensive training and tutoring at UC Berkeley for the Athletic Study Center (located at the Caesar Chavez building) from 2008 until 2011. My perspective of education is complemented from being a workshop leader (discussion section instructor) for the Summer...
San Francisco, CAView Tutor