My objective is to ensure you are confident in completing/answering the problems by yourself. Because when you believe in yourself you will succeed and are able to do anything.
I will breakdown your lesson plans and cater it to you so you can enjoy it. What's the point of learning if you cannot enjoy it.
I will answer all your questions and make sure you understand it; so please, do not hesitate to reach out to me.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Bachelors, Industrial Engineering
SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1320
SAT Math: 700
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Elementary School Math
High School Biology
High School Chemistry
High School Physics
Middle School Writing
PC Basic Computer Skills
Technology and Computer Science
What is your teaching philosophy?
Practice, practice, practice, practice.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Learn how the student typically learns.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Ensure they complete certain problems 100% by themselves before asking me questions.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Show them examples of people that have succeeded, even when society said they were not supposed to.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Break it down. Then break it down into smaller steps.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Sound it out. Take it very slow. Rest. Repeat.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
Relate it to something they enjoy in their life.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
Practice, practice, practice.
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
Based on their learning and what they find fun.