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Michael

I am a knowledgeable tutor who can help students learn their material by providing a relaxed, stress free environment. My goal is to help students learn in the way they find most effective. If one way of explaining a topic does not work, I will try explaining it in another, more fitting, way. My hope is that through asking students questions about their work, they can better understand what is in front of them. I want to be a part of a student's learning process, and I believe I can be fitting addition to a student's education.

Undergraduate Degree:

Fordham Univeristy - Current Undergrad, Economics

ACT Math: 32

ACT Reading: 31

Riding bikes, watching movies, reading, writing, having fun

AP Economics

AP US History

Business

College Business

College Economics

College English

College Geography

College Level American History

Comparative Literature

High School Business

High School Economics

High School English

High School Geography

High School Level American History

Homework Support

Macroeconomics

Other

Study Skills

Study Skills and Organization

Summer

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

To help students become better independent learners, I teach students how to ask questions. Once students are able to ask themselves tough questions, they can begin to research the answers to their own questions.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

By creating a relaxed, low stress environment, students tend to not worry about outside problems and concerns. They feel comfortable engaging in a conversation about what they are learning and leave the session with new knowledge.

If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

If one way of instruction is not working, I ask the student questions about basic skills of the concept and move the lesson down a different path to reach the result.

How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?

Since humans began sharing stories, we spoke our tales. If a student is having difficulty with reading comprehension, I will tell a story and ask the student about my story. After passing a verbal story, I will have the student read aloud the reading passage and ask the student questions about the story. Hearing the story can help with understanding what a student has read.