Plymouth State College (Math Education)
After forty years of teaching high school math and over thirty years in tutoring math for the S.A.T. test, I am looking forward in keeping my hands in education. I have always tried to make my students feel comfortable in the lesson at hand. I have taught every course at every level offered on the high school level. My experience with the S.A.T. was through the program offered at St. Anslem's College. I have also taught Finite Math on the college circuit, both at the University of New Hampshire, Manchester and at Southern New Hampshire University.
The courses of algebra 2, finite math, precalculus, and trigonometry are my courses of expertise. I have literally taught them to thousands of students!
I am looking forward in making your math lessons more understandable. After forty years of teaching high school math and over thirty years in tutoring math for the S.A.T. test, I am looking forward in keeping my hands in education. I have always tried to make my students feel comfortable in the lesson at hand. I have taught every course at every level offered on the high school level. My experience with the S.A.T.
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I have recently retired from teaching high school math. In my forty year career I have taught Algebra 2 dozens of time. I certainly know how important the language of algebra is for future math and science classes.
I have taught Finite Math, both in high school and college settings for the past 15 years. I have taught at such institutions as Manchester Central high, Bishop Guertin(Nashua), Bishop Brady (Concord), UNHM, and SNHU.
I consider precalculus to be the most difficult math course in a high school curriculum. A student must have a solid understanding of algebra and a strong work ethic. The teacher, or in this case, the tutor must have the same. The subject of trigonometry is covered for about 12 weeks of this course. Other functions such as polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic are also covered. At the end of the course, the teacher will either cover conics or discrete math. The first part of the course should also prepare you for the S.A.T. test. I have been teaching this course for the majority of my forty year career.
I taught the SAT math course at St. A's the past 30 years. I also edited an SAT math book for Barons. I am now retired from the classroom and can be available for tutoring any time on Thursday.