...I was also a tutor for "No Child Left Behind" for 4 years. Many of my students in that program were also Pre-Algebra students. I am a former math teacher with 25+ years tutoring experience.
Swampscott, MAView Tutor
...Algebra is such a fundamental skill for all further math courses, that it really needs to be mastered. And to do so, students need to have solid capabilities from earlier pre-algebra years, such as with arithmetic, fractions, decimals, negative numbers. I assess those abilities early in our sessions together, and incorporate practice as needed.
Acton, MAView Tutor
...I am very much aware of the challenges many students face in their early encounters with physics and mathematics, and work to build confidence as well as proficiency. Prior to my teaching career a lifelong interest in--and deep affection for--mathematics and physics led me to wonderful adventure...
Allston, MAView Tutor
...When I teach the subject, I emphasize two aspects: first, The Essential Facts (making sure my students know exactly what material the College Board likes to test, and how they like to test it), and second, The Essential Strategies (making sure my students know how to think like an expert SAT inst...
Boston, MAView Tutor
...However, my personality might not always be an appropriate fit. My philosophy is that whenever learning feels like a chore, or something that needs to just get done, the experience will be less effective. When I learn about a topic, I need to let myself investigate tangents that might not be immediately necessary; I like to meander a bit.
Belmont, MAView Tutor