...My philosophy is that kids (and adults!) learn best when they are feeling challenged yet successful, so I try to push my students a little bit without letting them get overwhelmed. I also work to keep the learning environment safe and upbeat, making sure my students feel supported and encouraged. For younger kids in particular, small breaks are sometimes helpful, and fun is a "must".
Dublin, CAView Tutor
...There is frequent confusion between a function and its derivative function, and this confusion can be remedied only by lots of practice with graphs. Calculus classes now include some physics, particularly the physics of trajectories. As a physicist, I am especially well prepared to help students with such physics-based problems.
San Mateo, CAView Tutor
...It succeeds where normal instruction fails because it is geared toward a student's particular strengths. My best experiences as a tutor have been with the students who needed me most, learning how they needed to learn. Regarding my areas of expertise, as an undergraduate I was a teacher's assis...
Castro Valley, CAView Tutor
...I won the state chess championship in 2007 for division 3, and competed for 2 years in high school chess in Wisconsin. I have a USCF membership rating of 1108 (as of a long time ago), my online ratings are around 1650. I took differential equations in college, and continued to take a more advanced calculus class above that.
Santa Clara, CAView Tutor
...I will help give you the tools you need, but it is up to you to use them.I have tutored an 8th grade algebra student for a year and as an astrophysics student at SF State, I work with algebra on a daily basis. I feel very confident in my ability to help someone who doesn't know the subject very ...
Danville, CAView Tutor