I can help you better understand basics concepts of mathematics and show you how they can be applied in everyday life through realistic illustrative examples. I am currently teaching at two different Universities as an Adjunct in their Mathematics and Engineering Departments, so I can offer different perspectives and a great variety of solution techniques to any kind of math problem.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: middle east technical university - Bachelors, Civil Engineering
Graduate Degree: Rutgers University-New Brunswick - PHD, transportation engineering
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
Example sets, textbooks.
What is your teaching philosophy?
Interact... simplify... use examples and applications from real life.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Understand their knowledge level.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Give them a set of study tools and strategies, such as using reliable materials and resources, and solving practice problems.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Challenge them as much as possible.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Extra practice problems.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
Simplify things to ensure easier understanding... also show them how the theory could be put to practice through realistic examples
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
Ask questions... let them ask questions.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
Practice practice practice.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Start with the easier examples, then slowly move towards the more difficult ones.