...In my experience, there is not a very strong correlation between a student's success in Algebra and a student's success in Geometry. In fact, many students who are used to excelling in math find themselves struggling during their bout with Geometry. Geometry more visual-spacial, and often is presented via problems that are solved like a puzzle.
Needham, MAView Tutor
...A frequent downfall of students in Algebra 2 is weakness on fundamentals from earlier grades, such as in equation solving, graphing, working with negative numbers, fractions, and exponents. I look at these skills early in our sessions together, and incorporate strengthening exercises as needed. ...
Acton, MAView Tutor
...I have been a programmer for many of those years, in C, C++, and Java. I have tutored college students in Java programming. J now work primarily as a database developer and I am an expert on most things related to databases.
Lancaster, MAView Tutor
...Having witnessed ?learned helplessness? and math phobias, both in school settings and beyond, I strive to help students to develop positive attitudes regarding mathematics. Mathematics is a stepping stone, not just a frustrating high school class. I use my energy and enthusiasm to promote positivity and active learning, helping all students access the mathematics curriculum.
Boston, MAView Tutor
...I also worked as a teaching assistant and ran a series of classes during MIT's Independent Activities Period (IAP) for other students, faculty and staff. I can meet near Alewife, Harvard or MIT and at your house by previous arrangement.The reason for my success in tutoring kids is that I am able...
Concord, MAView Tutor