NY State Certified Math Teacher
NY State Certified Math Teacher
I graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a degree in secondary education for mathematics. I have taken several upper level math courses that include: Calculus 1-3, Introduction to Proofs, Axiomatic Geometry, Precalculus, Algebra 1-2, Trigonometry, Geometry, linear algebra, abstract algebra, foundations of analysis, and intermediate analysis. I developed an affinity for math when taking Calculus in High School. My teacher really inspired me and made me realize that math did not have to...
I graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a degree in secondary education for mathematics. I have taken several upper level math courses that include: Calculus 1-3, Introduction to Proofs, Axiomatic Geometry, Precalculus, Algebra 1-2, Trigonometry, Geometry, linear algebra, abstract algebra, foundations of analysis, and intermediate analysis. I developed an affinity for math when taking Calculus in High School. My teacher really inspired me and made me realize that math did not have to be as dry and boring as it is often perceived to be.
My education courses in college have made me aware of and interested in many different styles of learning and I am interested in developing my own teaching style that revolves around activities rather than the traditional lecture homework style. My interest is in teaching the concepts rather than strictly the material. I believe that learning comes most naturally when you're having fun, and my goal is to make math a fun learning experience. This is certainly not to say that I won't assist in understanding homework assignments, but I feel that a broader understanding can be developed by branching off and covering the material from different perspectives of thought.
I have tutored over 400+ hours through Wyzant and have learned a great deal of things during that time. I prefer to tutor in public locations since many students are much more focused when they are in an environment away from the comfort and distraction of their homes.
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Above and Beyond
We reached out to Bill last minute to help our son study for finals in his Algebra II class. What was supposed to be an hour of tutoring turned into 3 and a half hours. After my son said "Where has Bill been all year? He was fantastic!" Thank you Bill for going above and beyond last night and spending three and half hours with my son working your magic.Christina, 3 lessons with Bill
ASVAB Test Prep
As usual very productive class. Bill showed me different ways to work around polynomials and also worked on scientific notations.Brian M, 12 lessons with Bill
Bill was very helpful and patient! Very understanding and professional. Definitely a great refresher for the first lesson. I'm looking forward to continue with sessions.Kyndrah, 1 lesson with Bill
Patient, punctual and easy to work with. Great help for my daughter!!
Bill is helpful and patient teaching my 15-year-old daughter with ADD. She is doing great!!! We do recommend him greatly. He is a great teacher with a gentle approach that is able to get through the anxiety kids feel at times.Alex, 3 lessons with Bill
Bill is very patient and knowledgeable.
My daughter felt more confident with a better understanding on only the first session, I can't wait to see how she progresses. Bill is patient and made it enjoyable for her.Nicole, 4 lessons with Bill
He helped me with the things I needed. I really recommend him if you guys need help with the asvab. He knows what he is talking about and he gives you short cuts and he explain them.Derrick, 11 lessons with Bill
Patient and kind
Bill doesn’t rush you. He takes his time and helps you really understand the work. Bill has helped me with my ASVAB and also my school work. It’s never a dull moment. :)Ashley, 11 lessons with Bill
Great as usual
The title says it all. Another A+lesson with Bill. Looking forward to next weeks lessons. Couldn’t ask for a better tutor.Gavin, 12 lessons with Bill
Practical tips and very patient
Bill's teaching methods were simple and easy for my daughter to comprehend. He was very patient and easygoing. He offered practicals tips and shortcuts to make it easy for my daughter in the long run.Anna marie, 3 lessons with Bill
He taught my daughter Algebra and she actually got 23 out of 25 questions correct. I would recommend him and plan to use him again in the future. I found him to be very patient with her and answered all her questions .Crystal, 4 lessons with Bill
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