...My goal is not only to help the student learn, but create an interest in the subject as well, as I have found that interest and curiosity are the best motivators. I try to challenge students to do their best, without overwhelming them. I expect the best from myself, and I will not charge for any lesson with which the student, or parent is not completely satisfied.
Santa Clara, CAView Tutor
...I enjoy highlighting the connections between topics for students, through which they gain a deeper understanding of the math concepts. A strong foundation in Algebra 1 will serve them well for the remainder of their math education. My years of experience tutoring students (and teaching Algebra ...
Palo Alto, CAView Tutor
...Now over thirty, I can say with confidence that it is the one job in which I am most successful and most myself. Tutoring is an act of observation. It succeeds where normal instruction fails because it is geared toward a student's particular strengths.
Castro Valley, CAView Tutor
...Additionally, I was trained in rhetoric at Harvard. I passed a course in deductive logic at Harvard, and tutored other students there on the material we covered in the class. I am most familiar with Warren Goldfarb's textbook, though I also reviewed Quine's textbook and am familiar with Hurley's.
Menlo Park, 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