"Certified Teacher, Experienced Tutor, many subjects, especially math"
I really enjoy teaching Algebra 1. I had to relearn many of the concepts to become highly qualified, and to teach it and, as I relearned it, I understood why some of them did not make sense the first time through. A lot of math understanding is actually language understanding, so I work to make sure students understand every word that I use or that is on their homework.
Algebra 1 uses every piece of math taught prior to that point. When a student lacks fluency in the basics, they often struggle with applying them in Algebra. I'm a practiced detective in finding what underlying piece of math ... More