I inspire my students when they see that I love what I do. I establish a rapport with each student and as a result, they get to the next level to achieve academic success.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Cal State Northridge - Bachelor in Arts, Mathematics
Graduate Degree: University of California-Los Angeles - Master of Arts, Applied Mathematics
guitar, keyboards, bass
Q & A
What is your teaching philosophy?
hands-on for students. They must have hands-on to totally understand.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Establish a rapport with them, and assess where they are and the difficulties they are having.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Have them solve the problems with me. I ask them questions like "what is the next step?"
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Be upbeat, be motivational and maintain rapport.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Time for a motivational talk with them.