As a teacher, the most rewarding moment is when you see that "light bulb" go on for the student: after showing the same concept in multiple different ways, you finally hit upon the methodology that "clicks" for him/her. The student's face brightens, eyes widen, and smile blossoms; in that moment, he/she feels smart--proud to have the potential to do things that seemed impossible before. It's a moment of empowerment and accomplishment, for both teacher and student. And that's what I love mo... [more]

Algebra 1

I have a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, and have particular expertise with Algebra. When I was in high school, I placed 1st nationally in the Intellitest Algebra II division, and placed 2nd in the state of Florida on both the American High School Math Exam and the Florida Math League.

Algebra 2

I have a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, and have particular expertise with Algebra. When I was in high school, I placed 1st nationally in the Intellitest Algebra II division, and placed 2nd in the state of Florida on both the American High School Math Exam and the Florida Math League.

Calculus

I have a Bachelor's of Science degree with a double-major in Mathematics and Computer Science. I have been tutoring in all levels of higher math from Algebra through Calculus for over two decades.

Microsoft Excel

I have used Excel extensively, including customizing layouts, importing data from various sources, creating multi-sheet documents, writing complex macros, and creating charts.

General Computer

I have been using computers for over 30 years, from the days of TRS-80 and Apple II. I am mostly proficient with the Windows operating system, though I have extensive experience with DOS and Linux as well.

Geometry

I have a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, and have particular expertise with Geometry. When I was in high school, I placed 1st nationally in the Intellitest Geometry division.

Microsoft Word

I have extensive experience using Microsoft Word for creating documents of different types, using custom styles and formatting, creating tables, modifying printing options, tracking changes between versions, and protecting content.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I have been using PowerPoint extensively to create presentations for various target audiences over the past 12 years.

Precalculus

I have a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, and placed 1st in my school in the Continental Calculus League during the 1984-1985 school year.

Trigonometry

I have a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, and earned 1st place in Trig-Star in 1986.

Java

I wrote plugins in Java for the Eclipse framework for 9 years, and was one of the founders of an open source project using Java and Eclipse.

HTML

I have written basic HTML web pages including tables, framesets, form entry, and style sheets, as well as dynamic content using Javascript.

SAT Math

I have a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, and have been tutoring in Math for many years. When I was in high school, I scored 800 on the math portion of the SAT when I was in high school. I even scored a 650 on the math portion of the SAT when I was in middle school, and was invited to an award ceremony at Duke University.

Adobe Photoshop

I have used Photoshop extensively, both professionally and personally. I have performed the role of "graphic designer" on software projects where we had no budget for a dedicated graphic artist. One of my hobbies is creating puzzles, and I often get very creative in the composition of the puzzle images.

GRE

The GRE involves basic math and verbal skills with which I am very well-versed.

GED

I have taught at the college level, and have extensive experience with test preparation.

Probability

I have a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, won numerous math awards, and have experience in probability and statistics, permutations and combinations, calculating odds, and many other aspects of applied mathematics.

PSAT

The PSAT covers basic math and verbal skills with which I am well versed.

ACT Math

I have a Bachelor's degree in mathematics, and a lot of experience with test preparation in general.

C++

I have been coding in C++ for many years, and in my current capacity as a software engineer, I continue to develop C++ applications regularly.

C

I started programming in C over 25 years ago, writing online multi-user games for bulletin board systems (before the Internet). In my current capacity as a software engineer, I continue to develop C/C++ applications regularly.

Computer Programming

I have been programming computers for almost 30 years, from the days of TRS-80 and Apple II. I have developed numerous commercial software packages, as well as hobby projects. I'm currently a research engineering manager for a major international software company. I'm mostly proficient with C/C++, but I have extensive experience with Java, BASIC, and many other languages.

Computer Science

I have a BS in Computer Science, and also attended graduate school towards an MS in Computer Science. Before finishing that degree, however, I started working for a major technology company and have been doing corporate software development for the past twenty years.

DOS

I have been using DOS since the mid-80s, and still bring up the "Command Prompt" on Windows on a regular basis to accomplish what can't be done as quickly from the GUI.

Logic

I have been doing logic puzzles since I was a child, and studied logic in college. Logic is also a basic tenet of software development, which I have been doing for more than 25 years.

Pascal

Pascal was the first procedural programming language I ever learned, back in the 80's during a summer course, and further expanded on that in an Advanced Placement course as a senior in high school in the mid-80s.