...I am able to explain to students how their prior knowledge can be applied to new material, as well as motivate them by explaining how they'll use the information in future classes. Algebra 2 is one of my favorite courses, because students' understanding of what they learned in Algebra 1 is deepe...
Palo Alto, CAView Tutor
...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 will check for understanding as I explain these smaller parts. I will then ask students to explain back the lesson to me. If they are able to do so, then I will have the student do a similar problem with different numbers.
Dublin, CAView Tutor
...My very first one-on-one class student learned half a semester?s material in 7 sessions, gained in-depth understandings into the true meaning of calculus, and became confident in jumping from middle-lane pre-calculus into the fastest-lane calculus. His mom added, ?Thank you so much, Leon! I kno...
Stanford, CAView Tutor
...Education I have a master?s degree in materials science from UC Berkeley and a bachelor?s degree in chemical engineering from UC Irvine where I graduated magna cum laude. I am also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Teaching methods I like to start with a student assessment to understand what the student is struggling with so that I may tailor my lesson plans accordingly.
San Jose, CAView Tutor