Greetings! I'm Tim H. and I have an enduring love for Latin grammar and literature and a thoroughgoing appreciation for English language and literature. I received a Ph.D. from Brown University in 2013 and have taught extensively at the university level since 2008 and recently participated in Brown University Summer@Brown program for motivated high school students.
Providence, RIView Tutor
...I then majored in math at Harvard, where I graduated with an honors degree, and where I was a Teaching Assistant in calculus at the Harvard Extension College. After that, I worked for 35 years doing economic research and software development -- fields in which logic and math are used every day. ...
Waban, MAView Tutor
...I pride myself on using universal comparatives and tangible examples so that my students can understand even abstract principles in their own terms. In physics and mathematics alike, equations work for a reason. If the reasoning makes sense, my students can solve any problem and achieve whatever they set out to do.
Framingham, MAView Tutor
...A student who can easily factor a quadratic equation with multiple techniques may misunderstand "simpler" ideas, such as the meaning of negative exponents. A student who can visualize compound transformations of a sine function on a graph may struggle with fractions and ratios. A student who can solve complex equations in her head might be lost when presented with a number line.
Lexington, MAView Tutor
...I?ve found that many students may be able to ?get by? in school just through pattern matching and learning definitions, but without fully understanding the fundamental ideas. However, these lapses in comprehension are generally exposed when the student is asked to apply concepts to answer questi...
Cambridge, MAView Tutor