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Portland State University (Computer Science)
When teaching how you should always take the time to explain the why. Simply going through the motions is not learning for the student. Explain, with real life examples, why the knowledge will make a difference for the better for the student. By letting the student know how the knowledge will improve them you create a real desire for the student to learn the subject. Make it fun by allowing the student to suggest how they will be able to use the knowledge and then applying it to that and several similar situations.
I taught for 7 years at the University of Portland before moving to Seattle for a better paying teaching position. In December of 2000 I was in an automobile accident and survived a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury). I am much better now and ready to teach again. My 7 years at the University of Portland have given me a lot of experience with one on one learning. When teaching how you should always take the time to explain the why. Simply going through the motions is not learning for the student. Explain, with real life examples, why the knowledge will make a difference for the better for the student. By letting the student know how the knowledge will improve them you create a real desire for the student
Mr. G is extremely dedicated to his tutoring among being quite patient with me. It was my first time using a tutor and it turned out to be an incredible experience. I am excited about learning new ideas and concepts that I have always feared in math and look forward to my next lesson with him. He understands my challenges and is willing to start with basic fundamentals in order to get me through my course. He is the perfect tutor for me!
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