...Geometry proofs, which are required study under the CA Common Core curriculum, are not tested on the ACT or SAT. However, students need to know the theorems and postulates well in order to excel in ACT and SAT math. I believe middle school is a good stage to stretch students? minds and encourage them to think outside the box.
San Mateo, CAView Tutor
...I have personally taught this class a number of times. It is a wonderful introduction to proofs as well as foundational trigonometry that will set the stage for calculus and other deeper applied mathematics. While teaching at an international school in India I had the privilege of teaching Pre-Algebra for a number of years.
Fairfax, CAView Tutor
...D. program at Stanford after a triple major in Physics, Mathematics, and Economics at Williams College. I have worked as a teacher, tutor, camp organizer, writer, and editor in the meanwhile and enjoy teaching a diverse variety of students and subjects. I have thousands of hours of one-on-one t...
Palo Alto, CAView Tutor
...My graduate coursework includes Abnormal Psychology, Statistics, and Developmental Psychology. I am available for tutoring M-F, as well as on weekends and can travel to students; I also offer online sessions. My rates are negotiable per subject and I offer package deals as well.
Oakland, CAView Tutor
...I've spent plenty of time in the roles of both student and teacher. There are serious issues with the way our education system both motivates and tests students. All too often, the time and grade pressures of school stunt exploration and incentivize the memorization of the exact procedures needed to succeed on exams-- i.e. school implicitly "teaches to the test".
Berkeley, CAView Tutor