I have 4 years tutoring experience in China, and I have a lot of good methods to approach knowledge. I came from China, and I am good at explaining Chinese culture.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Inner Mongolia Agriculture University - Bachelor in Arts, English
Undergraduate Degree: Spokane Community College - Associates, Aviation
Swimming, tennis, traveling, experience different culture.
Q & A
What is your teaching philosophy?
Interest is the best teacher.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
I try to understand what the student needs and his hobbies.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Teach him different ways to acquire knowledge.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Make the lesson as interesting as possible.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
I try a different way to approach knowledge, and I repeat knowledge more.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Learning is a step by step process; starting at a lower level will be helpful.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
Practice makes perfect.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
Connect to his or her strength; try to make the subject easy to understand.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
The web, social media.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
Start from the easy problems. Make sure the student understands the knowledge. Let the student use the knowledge as much as possible.
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
Work to adjust the knowledge as need.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
Certified education books.