Hi, I'm Mike. I've been a professional tutor since September of 2011, teaching English and mathematics to children from third to eighth grade and test prep, composition, comprehension, and mathematics (through pre-calculus) and organization and study skills to high school and college students. I specialize in helping academically frustrated students. Whether you are a fifth grader with a learning difference who's never excelled and can't even imagine being an A student or you're a freshman wh... [more]
I am proficient in all major facets of algebra 1, including plotting points and graphing linear equations; solving systems of equations; factoring polynomials; exponent rules; order of operations and so on. I have taught students at all levels of competency and comfort with these concepts.
I currently teach Executive Functioning (organizational and study skills) through a tutoring agency that I work with. Besides my experience directly tutoring it, I have received approximately 10 hours of direct training in this area from a tutor/mentor.
I have years of experience tutoring, including tutoring philosophy. I also received an A+ in my introduction to formal logic course, a score that required me to earn a curved score above 100%. I have an intuitive and comprehensive understanding of Semantic, Syntactic, and Predicate logic as well as significant experience with Modal logic.