...It is critical, before going into pre-algebra, that students have a firm command of arithmetic. My experience is that many such students have troubles adding and subtracting fractions, and my first task with such students is to make sure that they have mastery of that kind of calculation. Much ...
San Mateo, CAView Tutor
...And I have coached at the junior level extensively. I took organic chemistry as a student at Stanford University, then completed a year of Organic Chemistry at San Francisco State as a member of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program. I have received straight As.
Stanford, CAView Tutor
...I agree strongly with psychologist Carol Dweck's theories about growth mindset: that success has to little to do with inherent "smartness" and comes from effort, practice, and learning from errors. I prefer to allow students to explore multiple ways to solve a problem. I believe that reasoning out a formula is far better than memorizing it.
Palo Alto, CAView Tutor
I've been teaching or tutoring for over twenty years in some form or another. For me the reward from tutoring is when I see that a student has caught onto an idea, when the light bulb goes on. In my career I've not only studied physics, mathematics and statistics, but applied them as well as time management and study skills.
Castro Valley, CAView Tutor
...In the various Physics courses I have taught, I try to help develop connections between theory and real-life applications. I want students to live in the world of Physics by introducing experiments, encouraging questions, debating views and often have students guide the direction of the course. During my classes, I?ll try to leave them with visual and hearing memories.
Los Altos, CAView Tutor