# Award-Winning Calculus Tutors in Westminster, CO

Steven I'm creative, patient, and very enthusiastic about math and helping others love it like I do. I love online tutoring because it allows more flexibility and creativity. I enjoy helping students understand complicated math concepts with plain language and creating more math lovers! :)... Educators at the secondary and post-secondary levels face a very common and very real challenge of developing tunnel-vision with their instruction. Whether this is due to the speed-based system of education in which they may be working, where a certain amount of material must be covered in a set time-frame, or teaching multiple courses of the same material, or that the teacher may feel most comfortable explaining a concept only in the way they themselves learned it, education itself, for the instructor, can present a very formidable foe. I myself have had times throughout my twenty years in education where I couldn't see the educational forest for the trees. I found myself so engrossed in making sure I covered the material, and in the day-to-day teacher operations, that I lost sight of my overall goal of how I wanted my instruction to be experienced by the students. Interestingly, it was during my time tutoring students that I found my way, because tutoring allowed me to talk with a student rather than providing instruction to them. No student wants to think of education as an endless practice of taking notes and memorization of material. They want their education to be both enjoyable and fulfilling. An instructor can help accomplish this by making their instruction an experience rather than an exercise. Whether an educator is teaching philosophy or mathematics, students learn when they not only see how to do something, but more importantly, why. From this point, the educator has succeeded, because students who understand material at this level will be able to apply the critical thinking they've been given to decide "when." They will comprehend the connections not only between sections in one class, but also how each class is connected overall within their educational experience. In summation, I believe that education is meant to be a collection of experiences rather than sectioned into parts to be robotically learned. This approach allows all students to see their forests in spite of the trees.

Plymouth State University - Bachelors, Physical Education

Zhenyuan Being able to help others to understand a subject always makes me proud. During my study in college, I have worked as a math tutor for two years. It was one of the greatest work experiences I have ever had. Working as a tutor not only helped others to understand better, but also improved my teaching skills and strengthened my understanding of a subject. ... Each person has different learning styles. Personalizing teaching styles can maximize the student's learning efficiency and quality. Thus, it is important to build a strong relationship with the student because it is the best way to understand the student's interests, learning strength, and weaknesses.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Bachelors, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Skylar ...my students. I have taught students of all ages and find it particularly rewarding to work with those who have learning challenges. In my free time, I love reading mysteries, horror novels, true crime books and general fiction. I also spend time furthering my knowledge of Forensic Science (I'm actually a trained CSI!). I'm also passionate about animals and volunteer at a wildlife rescue center. I truly care about all of my students and do...

San Diego State University - Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry

Landon ...in English and can help students with reading and essay writing. I feel I stand out among other tutors because of the breadth of my education. My grounding in both liberal arts and science allows me to relate to students regardless of whether they consider themselves a "math person" or an "English person." I myself have struggled with Math and feel that my experience working to truly understand the material gives me valuable tools to...

University of Georgia - BS, BA, Physics, English

Nick ...have difficulty with in the classroom; foremost among these lessons is the need to understand where a student is coming from and remember what it was like to learn these subjects for the first time. Generally, my focus is on helping students understand the concepts and master the thought processes that lead to the right answer, rather than using rote memorization or oversimplified practice. My favorite subjects to tutor are Math and Physics, particularly Calculus...

University of Colorado Boulder - BA, Physics, Math, Music

Eric ...in this regard is my ability to approach a problem from multiple angles. If the first approach I suggest for a problem isn't clear to a student, I can usually come up with an alternate, sometimes more intuitive way of addressing the same problem. Recreationally, I spend a significant fraction of my time developing my problem-solving skills with the Mathematica programming language. I also enjoy building small digital and analog circuits, for entertainment and study...

University of Washington - BS, Physics

Natasha ...wide age range in a variety of subjects. For example, I worked as a teaching assistant at a bilingual New York City elementary school, and tutored college seniors for the GRE as a tutor with Columbia University's tutoring and translating agency while I was an undergraduate at Columbia studying Political Science and Mathematics. I'm passionate about early childhood education in math, science, reading, and writing, and I act as a Teaching Assistant as part of...

Columbia University in the City of New York - BA, Political Science/Mathematics

Yale University - PhD, Political Economy

William ...on the math SAT and SAT II. I also took 5 AP Exams as a high school student, receiving 5s in Calculus BS, statistics, computer science, biology, and chemistry. At my university, I received an honors scholarship for my academic performance in engineering, and I currently aspire to continue my education at a higher level. As a tutor, I will motivate students, set clear goals, and help students progress towards a higher level of understanding.

Vanderbilt University - Current Undergrad, Biomedical Engineering + Chemical Engineering

Aaron ...shows you why they are relevant. This provides a context for what you are learning and makes the topics easier to understand and remember. It will also help you organize your knowledge so that it is useful to you, allowing you to know what you know, what you should learn, and what you need to figure out. I can also recommend important things worth memorizing, as well as teach standard methods and strategies for solving...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - BS, Mathematics

University of Utah - PhD, Physics

Orval ...statistics, and basic geometry. My favorite topic to tutor is trigonometry, because it is the topic in mathematics that I find most interesting. I go about teaching in a very structured and organized manner. I believe that fundamentally mathematics is about problem solving and as such I aim to present a wide variety of problems to my students to build their problem solving repertoire, and to foster deep comprehension of broader mathematical concepts. In my...

Polytechnic Institute of New York University - BS, Mathematics