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“Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty.” - Bertrand Russell
My ultimate objective is to empower students to be more confident, organized, and enthusiastic about learning. This requires a comprehensive and intense approach of teaching and training. Are you up to the challenge?
Welcome to my tutoring page! I am studying mechanical engineering at the University of California, Merced. I am preparing to research and design the technology of tomorrow! Through education, I have overcome many challenges and I have helped others reach challenging goals. Outside of school, I like to play chess, work on cars, and read.
I have had the wonderful opportunity to teach math for years. I have served as a volunteer, a tutor for college students, and I have worked for learning centers and other tutoring businesses. Although I do have years of experience, the thing I want you to know is that I have constantly reflected and reviewed to better share my enthusiasm and expertise through tutoring.
Overview of Services:
1) Tutor-Tutee agreement/Goal Setting:
in our first meeting we make a basic agreement about our responsibilities as tutor and tutee. The agreement is not legally binding in anyway, it is simply a standard to hold ourselves to. This is a great way to outline goals and also set up a framework to work together at an optimum.
2) Weekly Assignments: Each lesson will come with extra practice problems to lead into the next meeting.
3) Up to two Questions a week at no additional charge:
Feel free to email me questions. I enjoy sharpening my math skills so I set aside time to tackle questions from my students. (Just please make sure to give me a few days to work on it.)
4) Lesson Reviews:
I respond with lesson reviews that list the proceedings of the learning session, key concepts discussed, and suggestions for further study.
5) Learning Processing Training:
If you are a college student a kindergartner, or anything in between, I will not tutor you if you do not present me system for which you are organizing and processing the notes from our lessons. I can present you great lessons but if you are not retaining the info it it most likely resulting from your processing system. This is so important that if you are struggling, I will give you recommendations for organization systems that have worked wonders in my life.
This is a great course where you will develop tools that are handy in almost all math and sciences!
Awesome! — Joseph is a wonderful tutor. This last tutoring session he reviewed math concepts with my grandson. Joseph has motivated him to accomplish his lessons and also my grandson wants to accomplish his lessons. He looks forward to going to his tutoring session with Joseph. Joseph is very patient and presents the lesson so that he understands. Joseph knows how to teach and motivate. My grandson wants to ...
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