## Blaize

Certified Tutor

Blaize’s Qualifications

### Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Howard University - Bachelor of Science, Mathematics

### Hobbies

I enjoy dancing and poetry as well as many different games and sports.

### Tutoring Subjects

Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

Math is a universal language driven by logic. I believe most people who make logical decisions have a natural aptitude for math, but may not realize it because they do not know how to translate their thoughts into mathematical language.

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

I would get to know the student through a series of questions. I would attempt to find out their level of comprehension of the topic, as well as things that interest them, in an attempt to make interesting real-world connections.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

Students become independent learners through tools and techniques that apply to all disciplines and subject areas.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

Keeping students motivated is a matter of giving a mixture of positive and honest feedback to encourage them, as well as show them their progress in their understanding