After seeing how much my father loved teaching math, I decided I wanted to become a mathematician when I was only 12 years old. I pursued this dream throughout my education and now enjoy the time I spend working with students on mathematics. I am a visiting faculty of Princeton University.
Undergraduate Degree: Sharif University of Tech - Bachelors, Mathematics
Graduate Degree: Princeton University - PHD, Mathematics
enjoys writing books in Philosophy and Education
Elementary School Math
What is your teaching philosophy?
Every one can learn math if one is taught according to one's cognition type.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Try to know the student's capacities.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Giving the student a chance to solve problems on his or her own.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Making him or her believe than she is capable of learning.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Patience, more attention, and asking questions to understand his or her mind better.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Try to read problems slowly and restate problems for them in a simpler language.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
Finding out about their cognition type.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
Start with easy problems that they can handle.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
Quizzes and constant communication.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
Showing him or her his or her abilities.
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
Making them comfortable to request and use my experience.
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
I ask about their opinion on my teaching.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
It depends on the student.