...I also cover test taking skills. We can remember things that make sense to us and things that relate to other material that we've learned. Reviewing for these tests not only helps a student score better, but more importantly, it gives the student an opportunity to put all the material they've learned into an integrated whole.
Los Angeles, CAView Tutor
...Before the first lesson together, I have a free telephone conversation with the student to learn his/her availability, time requirements, score goals, and academic history. I then almost always assign a diagnostic test to get a better idea of his/her strengths and allow me to plan for the first ...
Studio City, CAView Tutor
...The stigma of Prealgebra is "letters". There is an inherent fear that Algebra and thus math is hard because of letters. My approach to tutoring Prealgebra is showing that math is language.
Mission Viejo, CAView Tutor
...Time management is crucial, and a planner/agenda is helpful, if not necessary, for each student. I show how to maintain a record of homework assignments and exam dates. I'll check that students are using their planners on a regular basis.
Laguna Niguel, CAView Tutor
...While my main profession involves writing and editing scripts, I love tutoring math because each problem has only one answer. So few things in life are simple enough to have one answer that I truly appreciate math for that one reason. At the same time, I enjoy tutoring AP English Language and AP English Literature because of their subjective nature.
Santa Monica, CAView Tutor