...Pre-calculus is the study of function families and their behavior. It includes transformations, trig and lots of modeling of real world behavior. When teaching Pre-calculus I focus on helping students to make the connections between the graphical, table and equation forms of the functions we work with.
Wakefield, MAView Tutor
...Every meeting is unique; I don't prepare a script in advance. And our dialogue will never be one-sided: I ask questions constantly, and I expect to be asked questions. My emphasis, always, is on concepts and communication -- on making sure you can clearly explain what we're doing and why we're doing it.
Boston, MAView Tutor
...Most troubles with introductory calculus are traceable to an inadequate mastery of algebra and trigonometry. As noted above, trigonometry is usually encountered as a part of a pre-calculus course. In my view, much of the traditional material associated with trigonometry should be replaced by an...
Allston, MAView Tutor
...I specialize in helping students learn mathematics and chemistry. For the first couple of sessions I like to see how the student learns best, what are their strengths and weaknesses so that i can better prepare a personalized teaching method for them. I love it when the students ask me question...
Jamaica Plain, MAView Tutor
...I see myself as a coach, not just a source of information: when students have questions about how to do their work, we work through problem-solving strategies to find the answer. When students understand the material and work through it themselves--with the help of a knowledgeable tutor--they ma...
Somerville, MAView Tutor