...I used to work at a test-preparation company teaching SAT and related tests, where I received specialized training in teaching PSAT, SSAT and SAT, among other variations of these. I taught a couple of large classes, but didn't like the "one size fits all" approach. Since then, I have used what...
San Francisco, CAView Tutor
...As there is no single magic formula for all students, I find making the lessons individualized the most important factor in success! Knowing algebra is a basic skill that will be tested all through the high school years and beyond. I have taught the math part to both the SAT and ACT prep courses through Silvan Learning for the past 3 years.
Belvedere Tiburon, CAView Tutor
...I taught Algebra 2 a number of years at an international school. This is one of my favorite subjects to teach because it tends to be a "make or break" class for students to either love or hate math. I love applying reality to the mere methods of mathematics.
Mill Valley, CAView Tutor
...Your interest is piqued. The second step is getting to the "aha!" moment -- the moment when you've broken down a topic into its individual, understandable pieces and can put them all together to solve the problem you've been working on. I do my best to go through both steps with my students.
Oakland, CAView Tutor
...Many schools focus on facts, figures and dates. While the basics need to be known, I consistently found that my middle school students were capable of so much more intellectual and analytical depth. They simply needed more challenge, and someone to structure these intellectual learning activities.
Burlingame, CAView Tutor