St. Mary's College (Math)
I will only be available as a tutor until the middle of December 2011. After that, I will be getting married and moving out of the country.
I have been tutoring math on a volunteer or professional capacity for ten years and I spent the years from fall 2007 to spring 2009 tutoring at private centers with students aging from early elementary school through high school. This covered a range of subjects, but my specialty is math. I have also tutored numerous students at the college level.
As a student, I began taking math courses at colleges after 7th grade and took one each summer from then through high school. Having taken different math classes at several schools during this period, I have seen a variety of teaching styles. I earned perfect scores during that time on the SAT I Math component, the SAT IIC Math Test, and the AP Calculus BC Test. After that I studied math at St. Mary's College, a school which emphasizes communication and cooperative learning in all subjects. I am currently exploring my career options, but am leaning towards pursuing a teaching credential to work as a high school math teacher.
It is difficult for me to describe my tutoring process in much detail because it centers around the student. My first task is to assess his/her level of understanding and then work to find the best way to communicate the subject matter. My priorities include establishing a confidence in the student such that he/she feels comfortable asking questions and telling me what does not make sense. Nothing makes me feel better than knowing that I have helped someone achieve a goal.
For any further information, feel free to contact me. I will only be available as a tutor until the middle of December 2011. After that, I will be getting married and moving out of the country.
I have been tutoring math on a volunteer or professional capacity for ten years and I spent the years from fall 2007 to spring 2009 tutoring at private centers with students aging from early
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