...My strategy generally includes confidence building, organization, and study skills in addition to helping students with the math material itself. When I took the ACT and SAT in October 2008, I scored in the 99% and 95% percentiles respectively for the English portions. I took both AP English and AP Literature in high school and have taken English classes in college.
Silver Spring, MDView Tutor
...For two years I worked in the Center for Academic Excellence at the United States Naval Academy. During part of that time that time, I was a Learning Skills Instructor and taught topics such as Time Management, Note Taking, Effective Reading, and Test Taking. I am an experienced volleyball coac...
Severna Park, MDView Tutor
I am a retired psychologist who worked with children and youth with learning handicaps for 20 years. I was also a special education teacher for 14 years. Most recently I was employed by a high school as a special education teacher in self-contained Algebra and Geometry classes for ED/LD youth.
Annandale, VAView Tutor
...I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching math, physics, and engineering courses to science and non-science students at UMCP, Virginia Tech, and in Switzerland. I am a dedicated teacher and I always took the extra effort to spend time with students outside regular class hours to help them learn. It is from these individual sessions that I find the students learn the most.
Gaithersburg, MDView Tutor
...I believe that motivation is at least half of the battle for success in school. Both kids and adults are motivated when their teachers capture their imagination, provide frequent positive feedback, praise and a sense of accomplishment. I often assist students who, through no fault of their own, were placed in classes with poor teachers or poor or absent textbooks.
Fairfax, VAView Tutor