Weekends at any time
EducationWestern Washington University - BA, English, Psychology
ExperienceI'm an autodidactic tutor who learned teaching from learning. I want to help others become learners and teachers as well. When I work with a student, I believe in focusing on their individual needs, strengths, and opinions, and motivations. When I know my students, I can adapt my approach to teach them the most effective way possible. I have a lot of techniques and tactics I can use to help students learn, but often it's a very simple thing, like a missed detail somewhere along the line, that is holding a student back from success. When I work with students to prepare for exams, I teach the material on the test primarily. Test taking skills can also help gain a few more points here and there, and students are welcome to seek out that extra edge, but for long-term learning these tricks will not take you far. I work with a student to understand where their knowledge gaps exist, and I will fill those in and build from there to get a student a solid foundation of understanding, which they can then use to apply their knowledge towards new understandings. I believe in effective and efficient learning, and I want to bring that to my students.
HobbiesComedy, Reading, and Writing
ACT, ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, Algebra, Algebra 2, Algebra 3/4, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP United States History, Arithmetic, College Algebra, Competition Math, Elementary Math, ERB CTP, Geometry, ISEE, ISEE- Middle Level, ISEE- Upper Level, Linear Algebra, Math, Middle School Math, Pre-Algebra, PSAT, SAT, SAT Critical Reading, SAT Math, SAT Mathematics, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, Social studies, SSAT, SSAT- Middle Level, SSAT- Upper Level, Statistics, Test Prep, Trigonometry
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