...It is critical, before going into pre-algebra, that students have a firm command of arithmetic. My experience is that many such students have troubles adding and subtracting fractions, and my first task with such students is to make sure that they have mastery of that kind of calculation. Much ...
San Mateo, CAView Tutor
...My tutoring methods vary student-by-student, but I specialize in breaking down problems and asking questions to guide the student toward discovering and truly understanding concepts which helps with retention and effective test-taking. I take pride in the success of each and every one of my stud...
Mountain View, CAView Tutor
...And I have coached at the junior level extensively. I took organic chemistry as a student at Stanford University, then completed a year of Organic Chemistry at San Francisco State as a member of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program. I have received straight As.
Stanford, CAView Tutor
...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. I believe that reasoning out a formula is far better than memorizing it.
Palo Alto, CAView Tutor
...I taught English in Poland and South Korea for two years, and have four years and ~1000 hours of experience tutoring science and math at the high school and early undergraduate level. I know how school is. I've spent plenty of time in the roles of both student and teacher.
Berkeley, CAView Tutor