I have a lot of experience teaching & tutoring and have completed a wide variety of standardized test with excellent scores.
Haverford - Bachelors, Mathematics
GRE Quantitative: 169
What is your teaching philosophy?
Start by trying to achieve a broad understanding and refining it as needed.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Introduce myself, meet the student, and identify areas of strength and weakness.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Short breaks, fun problems.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Ask leading questions until the student understands, and then try to build a deeper understanding.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Try to make the passage seem more approachable or put it in simpler terms.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
Have the student explain it to me, ask them to generalize or try a similar problem, or have them draw a picture.