...Conversely, having a weak background in precalculus makes the study of calculus more difficult since the student will feel he has an overwhelming amount of things to learn simultaneously. Precalculus involves memorization. For many students, it is the first math class they have taken where memorization plays such a profound role.
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...I have found that this greatly increases my students' motivation and ability to learn. There is nothing gimmicky about the way I teach - I use textbooks and require that students complete homework. Regardless of the subject being addressed, I teach content, problem solving, test taking skills, and organizational/study skills.
Glen Ellyn, ILView Tutor
...I've written a young adult novel. I have taught English to grades 9-12 and run a high school writing lab. I have tutored many students who needed help with writing projects and were surprised how painless the process was!
Saint Charles, ILView Tutor
...My ex-husband only spoke Spanish and it was our first language in the home for 11 years. I understand the culture and have studied and traveled to Latin America many times. Because I am currently in the classroom, I am aware of the current requirements and scope and sequence of language learning.I am a certified Bilingual Spanish/English speaker.
Dundee, ILView Tutor
...In addition, at the high school I work at, I work with students whose first language is not English, helping them to better their skills and comprehend course material in a variety of subjects. I am an LPC (licensed professional counselor) with a master's degree in counseling psychology and curr...
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