"Espanol -- Francais -- English TEACHER WITH EXPERIENCE"
I was a Fulbright Scholar and teaching assistant in France. I lived in Spain for more than twenty years. I completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Spanish except the dissertation, and completed the Ph.D. minor in French. I've taught Spanish and French at various American colleges and universities, taught English in Bilbao and Madrid, Spain. I was a Reader for the AP Spanish Exam for 14 years, several as Table Leader or Assistant Table Leader. Through the years, I have kept in touch w... ... More
"You know more math than you think."
I've dealt with a lot of bad math teachers in my time as a student. But I've also had the pleasure of working with a few of the very finest. These experiences have left me with a strong impression of the way mathematics should be taught. Instead of being instructed, students deserve time to explore. Instead of memorizing a fact, a student should learn to discover that fact herself. Instead of being told what mathematics means, a student should discover what mathematics means to her.
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"Math, SAT, GRE, Computer Science, Biology"
I am currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science at UW Madison, and I eventually hope to become a professor at a school that allows me to focus on teaching. I have always been passionate about teaching, and especially about encouraging women in STEM. Most of my free time in college was spent teaching in a variety of capacities, from individual tutoring to larger class settings.
My undergraduate majors were Mathematics, Computer Science, and Biology, so I am comfortable and have experie... ... More
"Corpus Juris - body of "learning""
Teaching is learning. Therefore, learning itself is a fine profession that never stops, and the only profession that cannot be taken away by any government, person or group. I love teaching in a sense of sharing and responding to questions that cannot be answered by simple opening of a book. The best way to learn is by knowing and referring to the contemporary times and examples. I use comparisons, analogies and well-controlled sarcasm to inspire into an unorthodox way of thinking, seeing, an... ... More
government & politics
"Social Studies and Spanish Tutor"
I am an incredibly organized person who loves to color code and make lists. I am open to other people's systems, but I have developed quite a few that work well for me. Post-it notes and highlighters are my best friends and I have a number of fun review games and websites to help me practice vocabulary and facts. ... More
government & politics
"Bilingual Spanish and English Tutor!"
My name is Elliot, and I am a recent graduate from UW-Madison looking for tutoring opportunities here in Madison. I have a BA in History and Spanish, with certificates in both Classical and European studies, and I am looking for some supplemental income as I prepare to apply to graduate programs. I have years of experience tutoring through a tutoring company as well as through the UW's Greater University Tutoring Service, or GUTS in Spanish language, literature, writing and history.... ... More
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