...I am also majoring in mathematics at Occidental College. When I took the SAT, I got an 800 on the Reading section, which was a perfect score. I have tutored 19 students for the old SAT and 25 students for the new SAT.
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...My interest in elementary math developed more recently after having met too many algebra and geometry students who struggle with foundation-level concepts and skills. I feel that, mostly because of the way the system works, many teachers lack expertise outside of their particular grade level and...
Riverside, CAView Tutor
...Tutoring and good study habits are key to success. Some students need directed study, where a tutor (me!) will work alongside the student. I adapt my teaching style to meet my students' needs.
Pasadena, CAView Tutor
...My favored method of teaching is using the Socratic method of asking questions that encourage the student to reach the answers on their own. I like to have the student gain an understanding of the reasons behind a particular method of solving a problem instead of merely showing a mechanical way ...
Redondo Beach, CAView Tutor
...I believe a successful tutor-student relationship requires respect from both parties, as well as patience on the tutor's end. Therefore, I strongly feel tutors should go at the student's pace, and only move onto new material once the student feels comfortable with the current material. I enjoy math, and try to find ways to make it easier to understand for others.
Covina, CAView Tutor