...The moment when a challenging problem becomes a "no-brainer" is the highlight of my week. That is the energy that I bring to my sessions. Throughout my life, I have striven to replace "impossible" with "challenging" and "I can't" with "I'm working on it." These are the same ideal that bring to my tutoring sessions.
Hyattsville, MDView Tutor
...This approach does not promote conceptual understanding! Students need to be able to think critically and creatively when they face a new problem. They need to be challenged with rich problems, while being provided with the tools to tackle those problems with creativity and confidence.
Washington, DCView Tutor
...I have also continued private tutoring. A particular skill is helping students relate to complex problems using real-world examples. Any tutoring assignment will begin with an evaluation--with the objective of establishing a mutual understanding of where the student needs help.
Annapolis, MDView Tutor
...I have been told many times that I am very good at communicating what I know in a patient and easy-to-understand way. I've had a good deal of success tutoring my peers in the past. Many of my peers come to me for help before a math test, and during my junior year of high school, I was able to help raise six people?s grades nearly eight percent in five weeks in chemistry.
College Park, MDView Tutor
...This experience reinforced the importance of breaking big ideas into smaller digestible pieces and finding a reasonable starting point, something someone does know. I earned the actuarial credential, Associate of the Society of Actuaries, by learning statistics and mathematical principles and de...
Reston, VAView Tutor