...Another student I worked with starting in 6th grade did very well on her standardized tests which gained her admission to LSU. I am still working with her - she will graduate this December. As far as hands-on experience with the TAKS test goes, I worked for a brief time (about a year) with the Houston Independent School District in the Research and Accountability department.
Bellaire, TXView Tutor
...As a result, my foremost goal in teaching is to convey both a sense of understanding and appreciation of mathematics. A student who hates a subject he or she does not understand will never truly learn, and conversely, a student who finds an idea beautiful will be much more inclined to pursue and...
Houston, TXView Tutor
...I have taught Statistics at the university level and have tutored students from high school through graduate school in the subject. I have been a practicing Statistician for much of my professional life. I find that students' problems with Statistics tend to be caused by a lack of understanding...
I graduated from Yale University with a doctorate in physics. I studied astrophysics, particle physics, and chemistry in school. I have taught university level physics and astronomy at University of Houston Clearlake, University of Houston, Yale, University of Washington.
...However, to me what is really important is the tutor's ability to explain things in such a way that students understand and feel comfortable with. A tutor may be very smart, may be even like Einstein, but if he or she can't come down to students' level, then it is not helpful to the students. It may be waste of time and money.