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I am a retired CSUB Mathematics Instructor with many years of experience both teaching and tutoring mathematics. I have taught everything from Pre-Algebra to Calculus, Teacher Education and Business Math. I know how to present topics using a range of different approaches, depending on the student, and how to break topics down to make them understandable. I emphasize conceptual understanding rather than rote memorization of techniques, because when a student understands "Why?", remembering "How"? becomes much easier. I genuinely love teaching math, both to gifted students and those struggling to succeed, or with learning disabilities. I am MAC/PC computer proficient, experienced in public speaking, proofreading, editing, writing, small business accounting and Quickbooks.
Helped Me Through My Tough Online College Math Courses — Virginia has been the first teacher/instructor/tutor to help me to truly understand math concepts when I need clarification. I have a great appreciation for the hard work she has put into helping me fill in the holes in my understanding that have caused me to struggle through algebraic problems for years. Virginia's background as a teacher definitely comes through when we sit down for tutoring ses ...
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