I have been tutoring math
students for over 20 years. Over 95% of my student raise their grade by 2 levels!
I have many references upon request.
I am patient and concerned about the success of my students.
I have tutored students from third grade
MY METHODOLOGY & TUTORING GOALS: Mathematics
can be intimidating to students who MUST take the classes but see no practical benefit to their future plans and goals.
Teaching mathematical subjects should be brought to a level that shows the student how it will be an important part of their future career, regardless of career choice. “If you cannot explain it to the student in terms that he/she understands, then you don’t have the knowledge or skills to be tutoring.”
Every student is unique and learns in a different way. Listening to the student, his/her anxieties about the subject and frustration with understanding what they are doing is the key element.
Mathematical subjects are no harder to learn than any other subject. The student needs the information told to him/her in terms that relate to their experiences. Once they see the correlation, the “light” will come on and the learning becomes easier and faster. Sometimes it takes numerous attempts from the tutor to find the appropriate level needed for the student to grasp the concept.
There are no dumb students. Just instructors who cannot relate to the student in a manner that allows the “light” to come on. That is why tutoring, one-on-one is such a great tool.
My greatest satisfaction is taking the student to the point of understanding how the subject relates to their experience and future career choices.
Tutor students in mathematical subjects of pre-algebra
, algebra, algebra II
. Tutoring computer
skills, languages, how to use internet
, search engines, general use of email
word processing, blogs and social networking.
Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community.
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The Real Numbers are ALL numbers (including counting numbers, positive and negative whole numbers, fractions, decimals roots of numbers, logarithms of numbers etc).
the only thing not included in the real numbers are the Complex (imaginary numbers).
Think of the set of all real numbers...
From the online free dictionary, PROVE means
a. To demonstrate the validity of (a hypothesis or proposition).
b. To verify (the result of a calculation).
18/24 divide both top and bottom by 6 to get 3/4
the factors would be 18 = 2*3*3 24 = 2*3*4
notice we have 2*3 in both numerator and denominator, therefore 6 would be common and the greatest common divisor.