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This is the subject with which I first began tutoring math students. Here is where I believe it is important to teach students become truly "self-sufficient" in their math journey: I do not allow the use of calculators when I help Algebra students. I believe they need to develop their algebra skills with the use of their own mind and good old-fashioned pencil and paper. This is how I learned math, and I believe I have strong math skills because of that.
This is where Algebra gets more involved but more exciting. Here is where I like to help students really become algebra experts so they are better prepared for higher levels of math. In addition to their regular assignments, I like to give students supplemental problems that provide extra but fun challenges, so they can strengthen their problem-solving skills.
Chemistry is a fun science that often requires specific calculations- this is where I can help. With my strong algebra and problem-solving skills, I am able to help students with both chemical calculations and lab reports. I can also help students understand some of the more abstract laws and theories of chemistry.
This is a subject where I find it is really important to make sure students have a firm foundation in algebra and trigonometry, in order to get them ready for the challenges they will meet in Calculus. I work with students to make sure they are able to successfully handle the very heavy algebra that they encounter in this class. I often find it is necessary to give students supplemental algebra and trigonometry problems along with their coursework, so they do not fall behind when they begin Calculus.
This is a subject where I use a lot of algebra, drawings and visualizations to help students understand problems. Trigonometry is heavily dependent on visualization and geometry, and I make sure that this is addressed when helping students. There is also quite a bit of algebra involved with this subject, and I make sure that students have a good understanding of algebraic concepts, so they do not fall behind on topics such as inverses and trigonometric identities.