Girma Tutoring Program

Girma Tutoring Program

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1 years in business

About this tutor

The learning's completely at your pace! Here at the Girma Tutoring Center, helping students understand the concepts they're being taught is the number one priority. 

I spent a part of my sophomore and junior years of college teaching University Physics 2: Electricity & Magnetism so I have experience communicating complex topics in a simple way. I've taken math classes all the way up to Differential Equations, so I know first hand how the subject builds on itself and how to study for these classes. Overall, I've decided to tutor not only because I love math and I truly believe in every person's ability to understand the information, if it's taught properly to them.

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Alexandria, VA 22310
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

It depends. If the student only plans to meet for one or two sessions, I mainly work to help them understand the topic of the work they're doing during that session. However, if the student plans to meet more consistently, then I would spend the first ten minutes doing introductions. I mainly would want to know what subject/topic they we're struggling with, what is their learning style, and how can we help you get back on track in your math class.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

As a mentioned earlier, I've spent time in college teaching Physics with Calculus to about sixty students every three to four months. I have experience working with students both students who fully understood the material and students who didn't.

How did you get started teaching?

I started out helping a family friend's daughter and taking up a job as an undergraduate teaching assistant for a Physics 2 class. Tutoring at both levels at the same time gave me the opportunity to learn how to teach more technical topics clearly. I also realized how much I love teaching.

What types of students have you worked with?

I've worked with midde school students, high school students, and college sophomores and juniors.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Good questions students can ask themselves are, "How do I determine whether I understand a topic or not?," "Are there any trends with the mistakes I'm making?," "What exactly do I want to learn in this next tutoring session?." 

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