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I am a full-time private tutor independently and working with other tutoring institutions such as Fortune Tutoring and Premier Academy. I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in math from UC Riverside to enrich my content knowledge in math. I earned California Teaching Credential to enhance my teaching skills.

I have tutored many students in math over eight years in K-12 math including AP Calculus and SAT prep. I mainly serve students in the district of San Marino/Arcadia/Pasadena.

Through teaching various students in different subjects I concluded that students need more enhancement in conceptual clarification to build up a solid foundation. I don't only guide students through their questions in current progress but I also provide students with additional practice addressing blind spots in their conceptual understandings.

He taught me in the way I can comprehend and I feel Calculus is easier than I thought now. Helpful and better than my college professor.

Steve is a hard working tutor with nice and humorous personality, good listener to my concern about all the math exercises.

He guided me step by step and uses simple ways to explain the question. Oh! and he also gives me confidence in Math.

Steve has helped me in pre-calculus since last semester. He taught in more detail than my professor. I liked his teaching style.

My brother got an A on the test with Steve's help. Clear explanations and very patient. Highly recommend him for tutoring in Algebra 2.

He taught me trigonometry in a new way which was much better than my teacher. My teacher only asked me to memorize unit circle to do trig function. This tutor taught me to use an analytic way to understand trig function and it helped me a lot.

His tips and skills helped me understand material better and faster. He also provided me with extra practice to review what I have learned before. Very helpful.

Math:

ACT Math,
Algebra 1,
English:

ESL/ESOL
Science:

Physics
Computer:

Computer Science, Java
Homeschool:

Algebra 1,
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Most of students have conceptual proficiency but do not have procedural one. I measure students' calculation ability and how much conceptual reasoning they can make. I teach students’ tips of calculation to faster their process. I provide personalized practice as enhancement for procedural proficiency of students according to individual needs. I taught high school students in Algebra One for five years as a private tutor. I have a a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics, and I also have Single Subject Teaching Credential in math.

I taught high school students in Algebra Two for five years as a private tutor. I have a a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics, and I also have Single Subject Teaching Credential in math. Most of students have conceptual proficiency but do not have procedural one. I measure students' calculation ability and how much conceptual reasoning they can make. I teach students’ tips of calculation to faster their process. I provide personalized practice as enhancement for procedural proficiency of students according to individual needs.

I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics in math, and I also have Single Subject Teaching Credential in math. I taught high school and college students in Calculus for five years as a private tutor. Many students have misconceptions of how to apply theorems and difficult interpretation of questions in Calculus. I focus on students' blind spots and explain how the concepts are applied to questions with my own tips. I provide students with supplementary material.

I am a native Chinese speaker and fluent in writing and speaking. I have experience in tutoring students who learned Chinese as a second language.

Geometry requires students have the skill of conceptual reasoning and organization of composing proofs. I guide students to build up the skills of conceptual reasoning and analytic abilities such as interpretation of theorems and application to questions. I provide students with supplementary material. I taught high school students in Geometry for five years as a private tutor. I have a a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics, and I also have Single Subject Teaching Credential in math.

The key to achieve a good grade in Physics is knowing how to apply theorems to word problems. I help students convert words in questions into calculation. I teach students how to collect clues and develop logical deduction.

I taught high school students in Pre-Calculus for five years as a private tutor. I have a bachelor degree in math, and I also have Single Subject Teaching Credential in math. In the part of trigonometry, I teach students to implement the systematic ways such as graphing by table and using key points that students do not learn from school teachers. I provide personalized practice as enhancement for procedural proficiency of students.

SAT math covers concepts which students have learned in Algebra One, Geometry, and Algebra Two before. The first step for students is to review the concepts categorized by different topics such as arithmetic/geometric concepts, word problem, function, exponent, and probability.

I guide students through these topics and help students develop particular strategies and skills for taking SAT math. Then students will have to work on categorized and mixed questions for procedural enhancement.

Students often need to use graph to understand the concepts in Trigonometry. I don't encourage students to merely learn characteristics of Trig functions by rote. I help students relate Trig functions to the corresponding graphs and explain how each Trig functions make changes in graphs.

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He taught me in the way I can comprehend and I feel Calculus is easier than I thought now. Helpful and better than my college professor.
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Steve will travel within 10 miles of Temple City, CA 91780.

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