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“**A great help for my son**”

I'm an experienced math and science tutor specializing in Middle School, High School and early College classes, and SAT and ACT … Read more

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We are on our second year with Jon. He has been a great. Patient, understanding and building a great foundation for my son's advancement. Develops problem solving and critical thinking.

It was our introductory lesson for Algebra I. Our daughter was very happy with Jon. Looking forward to see him next week.

Jon knows how to explain high school physics course in simple terms so it was easier for my son to understand; we would certainly recommend Jon to other students who want to improve their grades

Jon worked with my son on algebra 1, he has excellent rapport, a kind and patient manner and can be highly recommended

Jon is really nice and patient with my daughter. Especially when she didn't understand the physics lingo and kept asking Jon to repeat. We are very lucky to have found a tutor my daughter can learn with.

Jon is so helpful! He understands math so fluently that he is easily able to help you understand anything your having trouble with. Very smart and also a very nice guy all around

Jon is helping me relearn how to understand and analyze data from word problems in preparation for a test. I found him to be very patient and thorough in his explanations.

My daughter had her first lesson with Jon and he was patient and made sure she understood the problem and how to solve it, by showing her steps. He made sure she got it and she has a much better understanding. He's prompt and doesn't leave until she has worked out a problem. This will help her greatly in her upcoming lessons and testing!

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I have studied and worked with math my entire life. I was valedictorian of my high school class and then majored in math at Harvard, where I graduated with an honors degree. While there, I was also a Teaching Assistant at the Harvard Extension College.

The ACT Math section has a particular set of topics that it expects students to know, and a particular style of question, unlike those you have to answer in class. It takes a combination of knowledge and math skill to be able to approach the questions and answer them correctly. But it also takes mathematical insight and cleverness to be able to answer them efficiently, so that you can finish all the questions in the available time.

I have a three-pronged approach to preparation for the ACT Math test: 1) Identifying areas of math that you're weak in or not familiar with, or where you need refreshing. 2) Teaching the math you need, using customized teaching materials and a friendly, patient and persevering approach. 3) Showing how to use math insight and problem-solving logic to think through questions more quickly and get right to the answers.

I can help you increase your knowledge of math AND your ability to think through the kinds of questions you can expect to see on the ACT.

I am an experienced tutor who has worked with students in the entire range of subjects offered in middle and high school, including Algebra 1.

I have studied and worked with math my entire life. I was valedictorian of my high school class, and I have an honors degree in math from Harvard. During college I was a Teaching Assistant in Harvard Extension College math courses, working with members of Cambridge community in a variety of subjects.

After that, I worked for 35 years doing economic research and software development -- fields in which logic and math are used every day.

I know that Algebra 1 can be difficult for students who have never had to think about numbers in abstract ways. I have a patient approach that leads students through specific class work and homework and test preparation, while also showing them the ideas behind the formulas, so that they develop the tools to really master the subject and learn to figure out solutions on their own.

I am an experienced tutor who has worked with students in the entire range of subjects offered in middle and high school, including calculus.

I have studied and worked with math my entire life. I was valedictorian of my high school class, and scored the highest possible score on the AP calculus test. I then majored in math at Harvard, where I graduated with an honors degree, and where I was a Teaching Assistant in calculus at the Harvard Extension College.

After that, I worked for 35 years doing economic research and software development -- fields in which logic and math are used every day.

Calculus can be a difficult subject, because it requires a degree of abstraction that most students have not seen before. It introduces concepts involving continuous change rather than equations and shapes that remain static. It includes some of the most important tools that are used in solving real-world problems in the physical world.

I have worked with both high school and college calculus students, and I have helped them learn and master this challenging subject. I can help you too.

I've worked with physics students at many levels, including high school students and college engineering majors. I studied physics at an honors level at Harvard, where I earned an Honors degree in Math.

I am an experienced tutor who has worked with students in the entire range of subjects offered in middle and high school. I have particular experience in pre-calculus, with a significant portion of my students in recent years having been at this level.

As a transitional subject, pre-calculus has two roles. It repeats some of the material from Algebra 2 but with some additional and more complex ideas. And it introduces entirely new concepts that the student has not seen that he/she will be assumed to know when entering calculus later in his or her education. There is more abstraction than in Algebra 2 and a greater requirement for rigorous thinking. It can be a challenge to the student who didn't fully master what came before.

I have a patient approach that helps students through specific class work, homework and test preparation, while also showing them the ideas behind the formulas. I identify the areas from previous subjects that they are not clear about and take the time to firm up those weak spots so they don't interfere with learning the new material. And moving forward, I help the student see the ideas in new ways, so that they can really master the subject and learn to figure out solutions on their own.

I have studied and worked with math my entire life. I was valedictorian of my high school class, and I have an honors degree in math from Harvard. During college I was a Teaching Assistant at the Harvard Extension College, working with members of the local community in a variety of subjects.

After that, I worked for 35 years doing economic research and software development -- fields in which logic and math are used every day.

I have studied and worked with math my entire life. I was valedictorian of my high school class and then majored in math at Harvard, where I graduated with an honors degree. While there, I was also a Teaching Assistant at the Harvard Extension College.

I've tutored many students in the Math SAT and I'm very familiar with the kinds of questions that are asked, and how to think them through. I also understand the coming SAT format change, and I can help you decide what plan makes the most sense for you or your child.

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