Hi Everyone, Thanks for browsing my profile! I believe that every student can succeed and, what's more, that any student can become a genius given enough time, resources, and motivation. I take a holistic and rigorous approach to teaching, focused on improving one's learning ability as well as their understanding of the subject matter.
Redwood City, CAView Tutor
...It's nice to go into an exam knowing that one can derive all those trig function values based on just two memorized facts. The key to studying for the SAT Math section is to get an SAT practice book and work on as many problems as possible. Those practice books contain the right mix of geometry, algebra, probability, etc.
San Mateo, CAView Tutor
...In a good tutoring session, the student will do 50% or more of the talking, discovering the solution rather than being told how to get there. I understand that math is about clear communication and that a 'right answer' has no value if it's not well communicated. I am comfortable tutoring students in middle school and above.
Palo Alto, CAView Tutor
...My basic method was to make sure they understood what differentiation and integration were and how they worked before moving on to using all the shortcuts. I have a BS degree in Math from Michigan State U, a Master's in Computer Systems from Air Force Institute of Technology, and completed PhD coursework in Geophysics at U.C. Berkeley.
Alameda, CAView Tutor
...As I continued working with them, they kept telling me things such as "You should really consider being a teacher," "You are really good at explaining things," "Your explanation is so clear," or "I would have aced my calculus and physics classes in high school if my teachers had taught the way yo...
Saratoga, CAView Tutor