# Award-Winning Math Tutors in Fountain Valley, CA

Janice ...to succeed by showing them *simple*, but extremely effective, studying methods to begin mastery of any subject area. I tutor SAT/GRE test prep, as well as writing in general, biology, and French. However, my favorite subject to teach is ecology because I am passionate about environmental/ecosystem stability and would ultimately love to work in biodiversity conservation. Appropriately, I enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and camping. I also practice wushu--a Chinese performing martial art...

University of California, Los Angeles - BS, Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution

Harvard University - MA, Organismic Biology

Aram ...in a comprehensive graduate program that will award a teaching credential and a Master's Degree in Education. I'm comfortable tutoring all high school math subjects, but love tutoring trigonometry the most because it is a challenging balance of geometry and algebra. My degree in computer science qualifies me to tutor high school programming classes and first year college programming classes. My teaching style is socratic, I try my best to engage my students in conversations...

California State University-Los Angeles - BS, Computer Science

Maggie ...Rush. These mentorship experiences have strengthened my open-minded, positive, patient, and friendly personality. I love meeting and interacting with mew people! I tutor Biomedical Engineering, AP Calculus AB, Calculus, Pre-Calculus, Algebra2, Algebra, Pre-Algebra, Geometry, and Middle School Math. My favorite subject is Calculus (both AP and regular) because it challenges students to integrate multiple concepts and apply them to real situations. Calculus is also inspiring to me because of its real world applications and uses....

Purdue University - BS, Biomedical Engineering

University of Southern California - MS, Medical Device and Diagnostics Engineering

Linda ...dancing and acting, and I began teaching dance in order to pay for my own dance classes while I was studying dance at San Francisco State University. I discovered how much I love instructing students and eventually went back to school for my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with BCLAD from CSU East Bay. Teaching has also given me amazing opportunities to travel to Oaxaca, Mexico, and Barranquilla, Colombia, where I taught various age groups and...

San Francisco State University - BA, Dance

State Certified Teacher

Lori ...confident in my abilities up to and including multi-variable calculus and differential equations. I have been working as a tutor since high school, initially as a private tutor for 2 junior high students and then transitioned into a math specialist and supervisor at Kumon Tutoring Center. I am comfortable with working in small groups or one on one, but I strongly believe one one one tutoring is most effective for the student. I am a...

University of California-Irvine - BS, Civil Engineering

James ...a passion for lifetime learning to my students. One way I instill this passion is by being a model lifetime learner for my students. For instance, when I teach, I will often demonstrate inquiry by asking questions alongside students to get them to think and generate their own ideas. I believe that every child can reach their learning potential with high expectations and goal-setting, the necessary support and opportunities, and a caring environment. One size does not fit all... each student has unique learning styles, so the teaching should adapt to the student. I aspire to find a way to clearly communicate concepts to students in a way that makes sense to them.

University of Chicago - Bachelors, Economics

UCLA Anderson School of Management - Masters, MBA

Yongli I graduated from UCLA with a BS in Mathematics and a M.Ed in Teaching. Teaching has always been my passion, ever since I was an undergraduate student. I have extensive teaching experiences in a variety of math levels. I enjoy working with young people so they can be inspired to pursue math/science related fields in the future. I am also an experienced Mandarin instructor and would love to help you learn my language.

University of California-Los Angeles - BS, MATH

University of California-Los Angeles - M.Ed, TEACHING

State Certified Teacher

Fady ...tend to implement in my tutoring sessions, and they have proved effective during my teaching career. I choose to interact with the family of the student and continually update them on the status of their student, as I believe that the family plays a crucial role as well as the tutor himself. Also, I approach my students in a very friendly way to eliminate any discomfort or stress the student might have. Finally, I am...

University of California-Irvine - BS, Biological Sciences

Greg I am a recent veteran of the U.S. Air Force, studying Criminal Justice at Brandman University, where I had a 4.0 GPA in my Junior Year. I exited the Air Force as a Staff Sergeant (E5) after six years of service. During my years with the Air Force I came to realize that a high school education can only take you so far in today's economy, and...... I like to get to know the student and family, while assessing the student's general knowledge. There are a few short-story games I use to get the wheels turning, regardless of subject.

Brandman University - BA, Criminal Justice

Kelly ...Berkeley with a Bachelors of Science in Molecular Environmental Biology. I hope to become a doctor and am currently in the process of applying to medical school. I am passionate about science and want to pass this enthusiasm onto my students. In High School, I tutored middle school students in math. During college, I was the head instructor of a special needs program where I taught children with physical and mental disabilities hydrotherapy techniques. I...

University of California-Berkeley - B.S., Molecular Environmental Biology