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It may seem strange to begin with a statistic, but I trust you will agree it's not wholly inappropriate. During the 2009-2010 school year, my 11 AP Chemistry students had a 100% pass rate with the following score distribution: Seven of them scored a 5, three scored a 4, and one scored a 3. The high scores are greater than three times the national average. What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alt... [more]

Geometry is a very visual topic, because of all of the shapes. I enjoy discussing with students how to change these shapes into words and then equations. Hello. I love mathematics, students of mathematics, and am enthusiastic about tutoring. I have a BA in Mathematics from UC Irvine, and a California Math Secondary teaching Credential. I have recently retired from LAUSD, where I taught high school math for 30 years that included 10 years in a gifted magnet program. I taught basic math, pre-algebra, geometry, algebra 2, pre-calculus, trigonometry, AP calculus, both AB and BC levels, basi [more]

Over the past 6 years, I have helped hundreds of students master even the most difficult aspects of geometry, such as proofs and theorems. By helping students organize the information carefully on paper, I make sure students learn the thought process behind using the relevant formulas and can carry out the calculations successfully. In less than 3 years of study, I graduated with honors from UC Berkeley in 2012 and was inducted into Psi Chi, The International Psychology Honors Society, in the same year. My coursework focused mainly on Psychology and the Pre-Medical Sciences and Mathematics. My [more]

I've tutored students in math subjects from pre-algebra to calculus, including geometry. I'm familiar with the Common Core geometry teaching method. I remember what it was like to struggle with science and math subjects, and I hope to remove the anxiety and frustration from these topics. I think all students can understand these topics... IF they have someone who will teach them the way they learn best. Not all students learn or are motivated the same way, and I adapt my approach for each student's needs. When students don't understand the material due to the pace and style of the classroom [more]

Hi! I'm Vincent, a recent graduate of Harvard University who moved to Los Angeles a few months ago. I've had lots of experience tutoring a wide variety of math subjects. I've done in-home tutoring in Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus. Not only that, but I've worked professionally as a group tutor for first-year college Physics. Prior to getting my graduate degree at Harvard, I attended Pomona College in Claremont, CA, where I earned a 3.8 GPA. While at Pomona I was able to m... [more]

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I?ve always loved learning and sharing the joy of discovery and the thrill of a challenge with others. I find that the more a student can relate his or her own passions and experiences to a subject, the more that subject's material becomes a part of the student, rather than stale information to be memorized and forgotten. My goal, therefore, is to engage those I tutor, not merely to instruct. I graduated from Pomona College in 2006 Cum Laude with a B.A. degree in English and minors in Lingui... [more]

I am a Harvard University graduate (cum laude) with almost 13 years of tutoring experience. I have achieved perfect scores on the GRE, GMAT, SAT, and ACT, and scored in the 99th percentile on my LSAT exam prior to law school. While in law school, I was a faculty lecturer for the University of San Diego's Test Prep Program, specializing in GRE, LSAT, SAT, GMAT, and college and graduate school application essay writing. During my time at Harvard, where I was a joint-concentrator in Comparativ... [more]

I believe that every student can learn. I am a patient and resourceful teacher that engages students in meaningful learning. I have an extensive background in mathematics and mathematics teaching methods. I have been teaching for over 25 years, including 16 years in a university graduate education program. I have taught students from 5th grade through medical school. I also have extensive experience in working with students that have special needs or are behind. I am very successful at finding alternative methods to learn and understand mathematical concepts at every level. [more]

I have been teaching students from elementary school through adulthood since I was twelve years old. My mother, a teacher herself, showed me that students learn best when they are active participants in every stage of the learning process. Thus, I focus on understanding each student's educational background and learning style, so as to break each task into pieces that are easy for them to engage. I am energized by the tutoring process, and take great joy in seeing my students succeed. I am... [more]

Hi, I'm Zeth. I am a credentialed high school Math teacher, currently teaching in Granada Hills. I've been teaching for 11 years. I have taught Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus AB, and AP Calculus BC. My favorite to teach is AP Calculus AB and BC. Why? Because it requires the students to use all the math they have learned prior: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus. It is a lot of fun diagnosing which math skill a student is lac... [more]

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