...My approach when tutoring is to find a way to bring the student to that "aha" moment when things become clear. Not just to become clear for its own sake, but clear enough that the student can solve problems. Sometimes we must dig around the topic until its secret becomes clear, and that is the core of the tutoring process for me.
Redwood City, CAView Tutor
...I have extensive problem-solving experience including winning 1st place at the 2007 ICTM State Math Contest, qualifying for the USA Math Olympiad, and placing in the top 500 in the national Putnam competition. My tutoring methods vary student-by-student, but I specialize in breaking down problem...
Mountain View, CAView Tutor
...I've received feedback that I make students feel more comfortable and confident about learning math. I agree strongly with psychologist Carol Dweck's theory of the "growth mindset" that success has to little to do with inherent "smartness" and comes from effort, practice, and learning from errors. I prefer to allow students to explore multiple ways to solve a problem.
Palo Alto, CAView Tutor
...This includes giving you French films to watch or music to listen to after lessons and visiting French locations, such as restaurants or movie screenings, around the bay area. After studying French in the south of France, my skill set is perfect to help you reach that level of understanding you ...
Belmont, CAView Tutor