...It would be far more useful to understand the concept underlying the formula, and if necessary derive it when the need arises. The latter is a far more powerful skill that allows a person to more directly unpack a problem without having to play a mix and match game with a suite of memorized form...
Brooklyn, NYView Tutor
...I specialize in tutoring math for success in school as well as for the SAT, ACT, NYS Regents and GED. My goal is to keep lessons challenging but at the same time not overwhelming. I assign homework every lesson to make sure that my students return to the material learned in between the lessons and aslo to recognize any gaps in understanding of the covered material.
Valley Stream, NYView Tutor
...My job is to work with students, parents and teachers to achieve academic goals and develop cognitive skills. A lot of what I do has to do with diagnosing specific performance gaps and using a highly personalized approach to target and fix them. The majority of my students need help with math, specifically algebra and standardized testing like the SAT.
New York, NYView Tutor
...I have a Masters in Mathematics Education from Columbia University and a Bachelors in Applied Mathematics from Queens College. I have taught Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Precalculus for a public high school for two years. After teaching high school, I joined a private test preparation company and worked as math instructor and curriculum developer for 4 years.
Jericho, NYView Tutor
...I have a doctorate in math and have worked with students for years in all levels of high school and college math, including algebra and precalculus. It is important to review basics to see where a student's weakness (if any) arises, then to explain and drill on exercises to remove that weakness....
Harrington Park, NJView Tutor