I have 15 years experience teaching Mathematics at the High School and early College level. In High School, I have taught Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, Precalculus and Calculus. In College, I have taught Precalculus and Calculus. During this time, I have extensive experience working with my students in conference hours on an individual and small group basis, as well as individual outside tutoring.
It is important, when tutoring, to have a thorough knowledge of the subjects being reviewed. I have a B.A. in Mathematics, with honors, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science, with specialization in applications of Mathematics. However, it is equally important to reach students at their level of understanding. I always focus on finding, and then improving, my students' understanding of the basic concepts of their course. I try to illuminate what is essential, and what should be more readily grasped once the essential material is mastered.
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