

...Recently I have been a mentor for many startups at MIT. And consulting often involves teaching and training. My tutoring methods vary somewhat by topic but as much as possible, I try to mix the theoretical with applied uses.
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27 Subjects:
including
precalculus,
calculus,
geometry,
statistics

David D.
$65.00/hr
Needham Heights, MA


...In my job I used many computer languages (COBOL, FORTRAN, ASSEMBLER, C, C++, Pascal, Lisp and Java). Java is distinct as it is an objectoriented language and currently the language used on the AP Computer Science test. I start students with an introduction to basic Java syntax followed by dat...
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29 Subjects:
including
precalculus,
calculus,
geometry,
GRE

Margery W.
$75.00/hr
Marlborough, MA


...Typically this involves having students work on problems relevant to the material they are studying. I make sure that students do as much as possible on their own, and I take on for myself the role as a guide rather than simply an instructor. I use many examples and problems, starting with easy ones and working up to harder ones.
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9 Subjects:
including
precalculus,
calculus,
physics,
geometry

John H.
$60.00/hr
Brighton, MA


...Having witnessed ?learned helplessness? and math phobias, both in school settings and my practicum experience, I strive to help students to develop positive attitudes regarding mathematics. Mathematics is a stepping stone, not a frustrating high school class. I use my energy and enthusiasm to promote positivity and active learning, helping all students access the mathematics curriculum.
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29 Subjects:
including
precalculus,
Spanish,
GRE,
literature

Blythe C.
$70.00/hr
Boston, MA


...As noted above, trigonometry is usually encountered as a part of a precalculus course. In my view, much of the traditional material associated with trigonometry should be replaced by an introduction to the linear algebra of vectors, which provides alternative methods of solving many of the prob...
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8 Subjects:
including
precalculus,
calculus,
physics,
algebra 1

Clark N.
$50.00/hr
Allston, MA
