I believe that every student is capable of learning. My goal is to allow them to reach their maximum potential by getting them interested in the subject, making them think, and teaching them in the style most comfortable for them. Some people are visual learners, so for those a picture may be worth a thousand words, some are auditory, for whom the explanation is most important, and some learn by doing. I apply my vast experience to teaching an individual person and adapting to that person's l... [more]

Algebra 1

I am certified to teach mathematics K-12. Many students have difficulty when first encountering abstract math, so Algebra is my most requested subject. I have successfully tutored many students, who improved their grades in Algebra I dramatically. I also developed a curriculum that I am teaching to 5th and 6th graders starting them on Algebra at an early age, so that they are familiar with the concepts when they go on to take Algebra formally.

Algebra 2

I am certified to teach mathematics K-12. Students often take Algebra I, then Geometry, then Algebra II, so they forget a lot of concepts from Algebra I in the meantime. My goal is to build a strong foundation of Algebra I and then proceed to Algebra II, which is the lion's share of all standardized math tests. I have successfully tutored many students, who improved their grades in Algebra II dramatically and, as an added bonus, scored higher on standardized tests.

Calculus

Calculus was the first subject that I ever tutored. This high level subject requires thorough understanding and careful implementation. I can provide explanations and practice problems for the student to gain understanding of calculus.

Geometry

I am certified to teach math K-12. Geometry is unlike any other math subject that students will encounter in their lives. Also, this is the subject where students first encounter formal proofs. I work with students to learn logic needed for proofs, and to create proofs on their own. I also emphasize the importance of drawing and marking correctly on the pictures so that it is easier to solve problems.

Prealgebra

I am certified to teach math K-12. I have successfully tutored many students in prealgebra. I help students master prealgebra so that they can build a strong foundation and move on to algebra later on. I emphasize understanding and word problems, and provide many materials to practice. I have developed a curriculum which I currently teach that bridges the gap between elementary and middle school math. Using this curriculum, most of my students were able to get into the highest level of math offered in school in 6th grade.

Precalculus

I am certified to teach math K-12. Precalculus builds upon Algebra 2 knowledge and extends it in order to prepare for Calculus. In this subject, it is imperative that the student starts thinking at a higher level and applies the concepts learned in Algebra 2 in order to succeed. Precalculus also typically includes Trigonometry, which is based on Geometry knowledge. My goal is to connect all of these subjects and present a picture that is thorough and easy to understand. As always, I have lots of practice materials to support the learning.

Trigonometry

I am certified to teach math K-12. In trigonometry, the goal is to draw on what the student knows from algebra and geometry. It is important to bridge all gaps in the knowledge and introduce higher level concepts after that. Since trigonometry is also essential for standardized tests, students also simultaneously prepare for college entrance exams.

Java

I have a Master's Degree in computer science with a 4.0 GPA and an award for the highest GPA in the graduating class. I have worked as a computer science professional for years and successfully tutored many high school and college students in Java. Most of my AP Computer Science students have received highest grades in the subject and achieved the highest score (5) on the AP Test. I use extensive preparation materials for the AP test and for class tests, especially for the Livingston, Verona and Millburn school districts.

SAT Math

I have successfully tutored many students who dramatically increased their SAT Math scores and went on to be admitted to top colleges. I can help with the material covered on the test as well as test taking strategies which will result in a top score. It is essential for students to prepare for the new SAT and train for it specifically, so I use the newest material in preparation for the test.

GRE

The GRE test includes math up to algebra and geometry, both of which I have been tutoring for a long time. I can help with the material covered on the tests as well as test taking strategies which will result in a top score. I have successfully tutored many students who went on to be admitted to great colleges because they scored high on the entrance exams.

ACT Math

I have successfully tutored many students who dramatically increased their ACT scores and went on to be admitted to top colleges. I can help with the material covered on the test as well as test taking strategies which will result in a top score. I utilize real past ACT tests that is essential for practice for the actual test.

Elementary Math

I am certified to teach math K-12. I have successfully tutored many elementary students in math. I emphasize understanding and word problems, not just memorization, and I provide supplementary materials for students interested in progressing to higher levels of math. I have developed a curriculum which I currently teach that bridges the gap between elementary and middle school math. Using this curriculum, most of my students were able to get into the highest level of math offered in school in 6th grade.

Computer Programming

I have extensive experience tutoring high school and college students in computer programming. I have a Master's Degree in computer science with a 4.0 GPA and an award for the highest GPA in the graduating class. I also have worked as a software engineer for years, and I am certified to teach computer science in high school.

Computer Science

I have a Master's Degree in computer science with a 4.0 GPA and an award for the highest GPA in the graduating class. I have worked as a computer science professional for years and successfully tutored many high school and college students in the subject. Most of my AP Computer Science students have received highest grades in the subject and achieved the highest score (5) on the AP Test. I use extensive preparation materials for the AP test and for class tests, especially for the Livingston, Verona and Millburn school districts.

Logic

As part of my computer science training, I was required to study logic and how it applies to algorithms in computer science. Logic is the building block of all sciences and math, and without understanding it the student will have a hard time in all of those. I also took a philosophy course in logic. I typically teach all concepts of logic from analogies to logical operations and their composition, as well as logic problems and how to solve them using the logical grid.