...We're taught this is algebra, and this is how you use it, but we're never taught why we use it, or what makes it so useful. "Why" is a very important question. I believe understanding the "whys" of math is the key to both using it effectively, and retaining the information. I've been playing with computers for years.
Washington, DCView Tutor
...I have a PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland. I have 8 years of teaching experience at the University of Maryland and 31 years at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Severna Park, MDView Tutor
...I'm also enrolled in graduate coursework at the University of Colorado Boulder through its distance learning program. In my past, I've earned a B.S. in Computer Science at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, where I was a TA and grader for two Computer Science courses. I to...
Fairfax, VAView Tutor
...I think many times students forget what problem they are solving and get bogged down with memorizing the mathematical steps. When this happens they are not able to use their analytical skills to solve the problem and they don't know whether the answer they came up with actually makes sense. I l...
Monrovia, MDView Tutor
...I look forward to continuing this passion with your student. I hope to bring patience to the table and take time to understand where your student is with a particular subject. I look forward to filling in any holes that may be hindering his or her understanding and to help push your student forward with progress in their appreciation of the subject.
Sterling, VAView Tutor