...More specifically, I love being part of someone's discovery that math isn't really a foreign language and that writing doesn't have to be a torturous process. I believe that learning should be fun, and enjoy seeing the satisfaction, confidence, and wonder that comes with understanding and succes...
...I will probably ask to see examples of your writing and tests you have taken, just to confirm your self-assessment. If factors outside school affect you, we'll explore those, too. We'll then work out a plan to get you to your goals as quickly as possible, respecting limits on time and energy.
...If you don't understand something or can't solve a problem, I can simplify it until you get it and solve it all by yourself. I like to help high school students prepare SAT math, making sure that they understand everything and are well-prepared before the test. With my years of tutoring experience, I've helped many students improve their math scores.
Lynnwood, WAView Tutor
...I believe in seeing where a student is beginning from and then helping him or her make as much progress as possible. I support, I help, and I am not negative. Unlike many teachers, I actually like teenagers!Students who struggle with math have almost always had a teacher who forgot to tell them about a crucial fact or step.
Tacoma, WAView Tutor
...My present occupation is writer and editor. I am a Class-A chess player and have played in tournaments. I generally open with the Latvian Gambit and play Sicilian Defense.