The pressure is off! I'll help your child to relax and accept mistakes as a natural part of the learning process.
Many students believe that solving a math problem is about using the one and only correct method. I'll teach your child that most problems have many possible paths to the solution.
Most math teaching in schools is focused on the hard facts of math. I’ll explore together with your child how they think about math: Do they use their visual imagination? Do they use words? I’ll help them develop “math sense”—using intuition to seek answers.
I teach all high school math subjects, including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, statistics, precalculus, and calculus.
Review material from prior classes, and improve any weak areas.
Prepare for a test by reviewing areas of strength and clearing up confusion. Prepare for standardized testing like the SAT. Focus on homework.
Learn wiser, smarter problem solving. Get better study habits, and learn to organize your thoughts and your notes.
Mike founded Path to Math Clarity on the strength of his experience both in mathematics and in teaching.
Feel free to contact Mike.
After teaching himself competitive math in high school and winning one of the ten scholarships in the 1987 Westinghouse Science Talent Search, Mike went on to receive a degree in computer science from Caltech.
Mike worked at NASA-JPL for sixteen years, where he deepened his understanding of math and science.
Mike's method of math teaching is influenced by the way musicians and artists work, calling on both left and right sides of the brain. In addition to tutoring, he's also a composer and artist.
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