# Charlotte

Certified Tutor

Charlotte’s Qualifications

## Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: University of Chicago - Bachelor of Science, Mathematics and Computer Science

## Test Scores

SAT Composite: 2310

SAT Math: 740

SAT Verbal: 770

SAT Writing: 800

## Hobbies

Mathematical art, yoga, origami, theater

## Tutoring Subjects

College Computer Science

Elementary School Math

High School Biology

High School Computer Science

High School Physics

Homework Support

Other

SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 1

SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2

SAT Subject Tests Prep

Summer

Technology and Computer Science

Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

Any student can learn, but the best results come when students feel confident about the material! They gain this confidence through a genuine understanding and mastery of the material. In order to develop that level of understanding, they must learn according to their specific needs and at a pace which suits them. This means that students should feel comfortable asking questions and communicating their problems. Learning should be a positive experience for the student.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

Oftentimes, students limit their toolbox of skills to what was most recently covered in class, instead of the entire body of knowledge they have accumulated. It is key to emphasize learning as a cumulative process. Additionally, students should learn to trust their instincts, recognize patterns, and feel comfortable being wrong about their assumptions. In fact, an incorrect assumption can provide new and valuable insight and understanding! Students should also learn to be comfortable with a new challenge and not become discouraged when the material seems too hard.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

Positive language, patience, and frequent reassurance work wonders to improve a student's attitude towards a subject they may be struggling in!

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

I encourage them to talk about their specific problems, and then listen to their responses. If they cannot pinpoint the specific nature of their issue, I will go through a detailed explanation with them, making sure they are actively engaging in the process.