...A close friend of mine desperately asked me to tutor her for the intermediate algebra college course she was taking. She had failed the class three times and it was the only class she needed to get her AA degree. How frustrating, right?! After everything was said and done, she passed her class.
San Marcos, CAView Tutor
...I worked in the math lab and the writing center, the former for work-study money and the latter for credits. I finished my degree in business and tried the accounting field briefly, but my heart was in teaching. I've taught all levels of math and Spanish in secondary schools, with some experien...
Oceanside, CAView Tutor
...I enjoy the challenge of finding these shortcomings and correcting them. Usually students find that once these are taken care of, they are free to soar. Oh the wonderfully weird trig!
Ramona, CAView Tutor
...Not only is this boring and meaningless for the student but incredibly frustrating as well. Because without an understanding, even closely related questions will stump them all over again. Central to my approach is getting your student to grasp concepts in ways that are meaningful to them.
Encinitas, CAView Tutor
...Teaching math is something I've been exposed to my whole life, whether it was private instruction from a university math teacher (my mom) or helping friends and classmates. Other Comments: My focus is on the conceptual level. I do not think it's helpful to simply have students memorize formulas with a "paint by numbers" approach.
Carlsbad, CAView Tutor