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I have been tutoring both high school and college students for 25 years. As a graduate student at UGA, I taught symbolic logic four times. For the last three years I have been tutoring student athletes at UGA and upper and middle school students at Athens Academy. Math tutoring is my vocation.
I approach mathematics more as an art than a science. Math as an art means that it is a skill perfected by practice--an "activity"--not a spectator sport. An analogy may help clarify this point: Learning mathematics is more like learning how to play tennis than it is like learning the facts of U.S. history. This approach affects my tutoring in that I try to find ways to improve the student's skills in solving problems both correctly and as efficiently as possible.
AB Economics and Philosophy (UGA) PBK
MA Philosophy (UGA)
Currently senior math major, Georgia Gwinnett College
Excellent Tutor! — Richard is a great tutor with a profound knowledge of math. He has a strong ability for teaching math concepts in a way that are easy to understand. Highly recommend him! ...
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