Fordham University (Marketing)
St. John's University (MBA)
St. John's University (EdD)
As a math teacher, I have taught both middle school math and high school math (Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry). My method is to teach step by step how to solve a couple of problems and then have the student solve one with my help and then have the student solve one by him/herself.
After the problem solving method is mastered, I believe that practice makes perfect and the student is expected to solve many similar problems - some are done immediately and others are assigned as homework.
Over the years I have found that repetition works well for two reason: it improves retention and it also improves the student's ability to quickly recognize what type of problem is presented and what mathematical method is to be used to solve it. As a math teacher, I have taught both middle school math and high school math (Algebra, Geometry and … Read more
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