I am a retired mathematics college professor. All through my years of teaching mathematics, I have been fortunate to have taught students of practically every age group. Upon graduation with my B.A. degree in mathematics, I started teaching an elementary mathematics course at San Jose State University. At the same time, I worked for a private educational project, Project S.E.E.D., Inc. (Special Elementary Education for the Disadvantaged).
In Southern California, I have been teaching college and high school mathematics since 1980. My unique method of teaching mathematics, which was the topic of my dissertation, is one through which the student is constantly involved in the learning process, and is encouraged to "discover" the topic that is being presented. The student is never is scolded and or blamed if her or his response is other than what is mathematically relevant.
Now that I am retired and not teaching college and university students, I would like to practice and enjoy the art of teaching mathematics through tutoring students, and helping them be proud of their own discoveries in the topic that was always thought to be "difficult and hard to understand".
I have successfully taught many mathematical subjects, e.g.,PreAlgebra through College Algebra, College Geometry, Trigonometry, PreCalculus, and the first semester of Calculus. I use a teaching method that is unique, i.e., I help my students "Discover" what I am helping them learn. So, since the students are encouraged to find the answers to my questions, they will be able to excel at the material learned, and also, they will retain the subject for a much longer period of time.
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