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Not all of us can memorize what we study therefore I come up with a few details that can help us to know the unit circle without memorize it.         1-For the (x, y) coordinates in the unit circle, always know or remember the four major coordinates point between the horizontal line (-1, 0) left and (1, 0) right and the vertical line (0, 1) up and (0, -1) down. Also, between the x-axis and the y-axis the middle angle, coordinate point always (√2/2, √2/2) in the entire unit circle; also, watch your sign in quadrant two through quadrant four. In addition, just remember your last angle coordinate point always going to be what you're starting with in the order side of your vertical or horizontal line.                2- There are three angles between x and the y axis, and the difference between them is 15° degree as well as for the radians, the difference between them is π/12. Also, from the... read more

While I was tutoring fellow students I noticed they did not want to do the actual work or look in the back of the book for definitions.  They sat there and waited until I gave more to an answer or told them additional info.  I told them that I would not just give them the answers because they would never learn that way.  But how I did change them to start actually doing their own work was to relate the subject to their everyday lives.  One student, who was a bagpipe player told me the cost of the bus, the amount of pay to play in a parade and other various expenses and I told him what you did there was basic accounting.  He seemed kind of amazed that he had been doing this the whole time, just not out of a text book.  Once I started relating his hobby to the subject he started being more interested and started doing more of his own work.  So I find that relating a subject to the students or make it conform to their everyday lives will make them want... read more

When I tutor a student I really like to learn as much about their likes. This helps me design fun, creative and exciting lessons.    5 ideas that make a lesson great! 1. Movement - song or poems. 2. Games- focus on the objective       with a fun game. 3. Praise- always find a positive       way to say good job. 4. Make sure the Lesson is on     level with the student. Making     sure the material is appropriate       will also help the student learn     and become confident In their     abilities! 5. Prepared- make sure to have      Activities that involve all levels     of learning...Hearing, seeing       and touching.  

A polynomial is an expression of the form AnX^n + An-1X^(n-1) + An-2X^(n-2) + ..... + A1X + Ao. Examples are 4x^2 + -3x + 7 and -5x^3 + x^2 - 2x. Let's suppose that a polynomial when divided by x-19 has remainder 99 and the same polynomial when divided by x-99 has remainder 19. What is the remainder when that polynomial is divided by (x-19)(x-99)? Let P(x) be the polynomial. Then we are given that P(x)/(x-19) = Q(x) + 99/(x-19) and P(x)/(x-99) = R(x) + 19/(x-99) where Q(x) and R(x) are polynomials. If we subtract the left and right sides of equation 2 from the left and right sides of equation 1 we see that P(x)/(x-19) - P(x)/(x-99) = Q(x) - R(x) + 99/(x-19) - 19/(x-99). The left side simplifies to [P(x)(x-99) - P(x)(x-19)]/(x-19)(x-99) = (xP(x) - 99P(x) - xP(x) + 19P(x))/(x-19)(x-99) = -80P(x)/(x-19)(x-99). The right side simplifies to Q(x) - R(x) + [99(x-99) - 19(x-19)]/(x-19)(x-99) = Q(x) - R(x) + (99x - 99^2 - 19x + 19^2)/(x-19)(x-99)... read more

I've searched for grammar books that are enjoyable to use.  And I think I've found a couple.  Learning is quick and painless. :-)   They are both available on Amazon. Basic Grammar In Use   and   Grammar In Use Intermediate     Both are available in most public libraries. Both books have answer keys in the back of the book, as well as a CD. The reason why I like Murphy’s books is because they offer exercises that satisfy intuitive learners as well as explanations that satisfy learners who want to understand when to use the rules. The way I would use Murphy’s books is to go directly to the answer key in the back while you are doing the exercises. Just fill in the blanks with the answer. Yes, no struggle. You are just filling in the blanks with the correct answer. This way, you are learning the pattern intuitively. You see example after example of a sentence using the correct pattern. After... read more

Today I had my second lesson with a 14 year old who wants to learn how to do an eComerce website.  It is SO much fun when they are interested.  This kid was asking all the right questions.   At the same time, you have to remember that you still have to cover the basics no matter.  I tried to skip ahead to a concept and we didn't have language enough for him to understand. No worries, just dropped down a level.   I've gone through a long period lately where I wasn't getting students like this and I was just about to quit tutoring.  Nice to see there are still good students out there.

      I think of learning as someone who just win a champion, a million dollar schorlaship, or who just have the most important thing he or she was waiting for in he/she lives, for a long periodof time. When that moment occurs he or she cannot stop smile for years. Therefore, my five tips to help make a fun learning for students and I are writting below.         First, I open a five munite discussion with the student to know where he or she weaknesses are in the Subject we're working on. Also, find what is the best way he or she learn's.         Second, I figure out ways I can relate he/she difficulty in way back math such pre-k, first grade math, or money best on how he/she learn's.            Third, I'll make an appropriate joke to get the student engagement, or I share my way of approaching a subject like that... read more

I always talk to the student on the first meeting to find out more about his/her individual learning style and general fun facts about what the person's interests are. I then try to tie that into my lessons. For example, if someone is more visual (many learners are nowadays), I'll have more charts and organization tables for the lessons or have the person make flashcards with pictures on them. I had one student who was learning Spanish and loved sports so I first went over some sports vocabulary and played a little vocab baseball game with them, for example. If the person likes singing, I can incorporate songs or rhymes into the lesson to help the person memorize things more quickly. 

Here are my five top tips for making lessons fun 1. Let the student suggest or choose a topic. 2. Set learning goals with input from the student. 3. Use a variety of media - YouTube videos, music, songs, podcasts, stories. 4. Make it challenging. 5. Make the lesson a game!

Using unusual resources make my tutoring lessons more fun.  Especially when teaching ESL, using Netflix or FireStick to call up particular shows in English that interest my students (I use their suggestions) are very useful while providing the motivation needed for language learning in the moment.  The students want to know it all--idioms, American or British common sayings, and more vocabulary that can be learned in a single lesson at times.   I always bring my tablet and a hotspot if there is no WiFi to use this fun tool.

Depending on the age of the student, there are a number of ways to bring out the best in him/her while having an enjoyable time studying. Each child has a unique learning approach and this can't always be accommodated to in the classroom by the teaching staff. Tutoring provides the one-on-one time with tutor and student where the tutor learns about the child's personality, their frustrations, and their concerns. All of which helps the tutor design learning activities where the student recognizes the positive changes they are making. When this happens, the student's self-esteem, self-efficacy, and empowerment gradually advance over time as they should. Students learn of their capabilities and how to put them into practice.   As a tutor, I realize that I have the unique opportunity to positively impact a student's sense of self that will help them study and approach school with more confidence and success.  

Students have a wonderful opportunity to show admissions officers who they really are, by using the college essay to stand out from the crowd. In my experience, if you find a topic that you care about, and you write an essay that speaks from your heart, you will have a successful application experience. Admissions officers have to read dozens of applications per day in the 'busy season'. If you give an application reader a chance to pause, laugh out loud or wonder about the end of the story, and really recognize you as an individual, whether using humor, philosophy, creative writing about a memory or a fictionalized experience, or a profound lesson learned, you will hit a home run!   I am happy to help you get started, and then to edit your results. I do not write essays for students, but I do help you present yourself in the best light possible, and to give you opportunities that you may not find on your own.  Contact me for 3-session essay writing package... read more

Getting children to be interested in learning can be really difficult so there are a few ways that I like to make it more interesting so that tutoring can be more than just work. One of the first things I like to do (mostly for younger children) is the high five. Young children love to be encouraged and a high five is positive reinforcement that really makes young children smile. Another way is to encourage children to "help me" find the answer to the problem rather than to make them just listen. This is especially effective with math problems because it emphasizes the process of going through the steps to get the answer. Playing games is also a great way to encourage students to learn, especially since kids will look forward to getting to the games. The best part of the games is that they are also learning games that reinforce learning while having fun. A really effective way to make learning more fun is to use everyday items to encourage understanding for kids. This can... read more

It’s 5pm on Sunday evening and you decide it’s time to break out your 1st Java assignment, which is due later that evening at 12am. No big deal, you have plenty of time! What can’t you do in seven hours? I mean that’s like at least 40 games of Halo. You stall another hour (playing Halo) until six 0clock at which point you decide you better get started just in case. You glanced at the problem earlier in the week, no biggie. A couple of inputs, some basic processing, some formatted output, and maybe the professor threw in some easy twist. Two maybe three hours tops, you’ll be counting sheep by ten.   The clock strike’s ten; you have 25 IM windows open (3 hopefuls). You’ve Googled the same thing 25 times, you have more red squiggly lines than if you had written a letter in Spanish inside MS. Word, your code doesn’t compile,  and it looks like this…   public class Chaos {       //default constructor public Chaos()    ... read more

One reason why mathematics seems to be a monster to be feared by many people seems to be the perception that there is only one way to solve a given problem developed by a nameless, faceless genius mathematician and in order to get the correct answer, you must memorize and use the appropriate magical equation.  I blame the teachers and professors of the early-on math courses.   The truth is that there are always more than one way to solve a math problem.  It's only a matter of finding the method which you feel most comfortable with, the one you understand the most.  As long as you realize that there are many ways to solve a mathematics problem, and you can find that method for each problem you find the easiest, you will do well in anything mathematical.

No matter what subject a student is tutoring in it can always be fun. 1. I have found with younger kids if you do hands on examples, not only is it fun but they learn much more and gain a better understanding. 2.Another way I try and make lessons fun is by incorporating real life. I might ask the student what their favorite sport is. Ex: Football Question: If Martin scored 21 points in the football game then how many touchdowns did he make? This gives the student a topic that they are interested in and will be more than willing to cooperate. 3.Another trick is rewards. Everyone loves incentives but to kids a sticker is like earning a gold medal. Offering stickers for the correct answer always works. 4. Sometimes students get distracted or don't like the example. Change it up! You can start with an example about cookies and the student might see your drawing and think it resembles something else...like an alien. Go with it! Listening to them makes them feel... read more

I believe that the student is already smart! and filled with wits, my role is to make those wits turn into successes! by using the students own creativity. The very dynamics that motivates them to stay interested in their studies! My tutoring lessons are filled with live role plays and rehearsing of the materials. Most importantly, the students pace creates the atmosphere of confidence! which produces positive results. 

My sessions are fun because it is hands on. I also have deaf friends that I can introduce you to when the lesson is over. I love to laugh and I will make this lesson laid back but I also have high expectations. I am also creative and if the student struggles than I use a more visual approach. I also send videos to the email and/or phone. I give fun and easy homework to make sure signs stick in the head.

Music- use modern music made into trumpet sheet music Music - let them wright there own song Soccer - play pool with soccer balls Soccer/music- let the student be the teacher for a little while and show that they are understanding and can repeat the teachings Soccer/music - do as I make my students do. 

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