...I take the greatest pleasure in reading books set in 16th and 17th century England, an area where a good deal of my vocabulary originates. An entertaining and effective method I have come by in my tutoring of vocabulary is with the use of accents. Pronouncing new words with accents and using them in sentences cements the new words better in memory rather than plain memorization.
Oakland, CAView Tutor
...Those practice books contain the right mix of geometry, algebra, probability, etc. I usually work through such books with my SAT math students, giving them supplemental information in those areas where they need extra help. I have helped several people with the math section of the ASVAB test, b...
San Mateo, CAView Tutor
...Before I became a tutor, I worked as a Copy Editor in the business world (e.g. Dolby Laboratories) and academia (UC Berkeley). I have created and taught a highly acclaimed Grammar Course for high school students. I teach grammar in a way that is accessible to all students, including those for whom English is a non-native tongue.
Lafayette, CAView Tutor
...I have been an education consultant for Chicago Public Schools and not only taught all upper level honors math courses at the high school level, as well as some college level, but also designed them all. This includes Honors Algebra II/Trigonometry curricula. We used Blitzer (the book with the chili pepper on the cover). I know the material inside-out.
San Francisco, CAView Tutor
...I tutored at Surfer Math, a service specializing in mathematics, for 2 years. More recently, I have been tutoring all grade levels in language arts and mathematics. I have a BS in Agricultural Science and Management and in Mathematics(Education). I have also taken all of the classes required to teach ESL.
Berkeley, CAView Tutor