...My teaching style is to stress the importance of algebra with word problems and real world examples, both as a core skill and a motivational tool. I recently (03/2013) passed the Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensing (MTEL) subject 09 test (which covers the standard math curriculum from grad...
Boxford, MAView Tutor
...Why did you choose to do it that way, and why does that way work?" It is this last question that I spend most time on with my students. I have consistently found that once students begin to understand the "why" behind the things they learn (rather than just a systematic process to be forgotten b...
Pascoag, RIView Tutor
...Likewise with math through calculus, chemistry or earth science. I've also been teaching music lessons for many years (starting with drums at age 14, and piano and guitar as an adult) and this has given me a lot of experience in seeing how different people approach the same concept differently. I have always had a passion for literature and minored in English along with my B.S. in physics.
Lynn, MAView Tutor
...This past year, I had as many students getting help in calculus as in physics. Calculus can be studied at many different levels. Thorough understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of this powerful tool can be left to the math majors.
Andover, MAView Tutor
I am a highly experienced, enthusiastic math tutor. I firmly believe that anyone can succeed in mathematics with the right help and encouragement. My approach to tutoring is to help students gain a deeper understanding of fundamental concepts, to develop skills and master techniques for solving re...
Ashland, MAView Tutor