Monthly Archives: January 2015

Learning Physics with Help from Makers

Most of the students I tutor live here in Victoria but meet with me online. Pre-calculus, calculus and physics are my specialties. In previous posts and elsewhere on this site I have described how I use some very appropriate technology … Continue reading

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Victoria Tutor’s Exam-Time Sympathies

Here in Victoria this is final-exam time for some of the students I tutor in math and physics. One of the few that I still work with in person (rather than online) should have written the final for Pre-calculus 12 … Continue reading

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The First R

Since pre-calculus, calculus and physics are the subjects I spend most of my time tutoring, it’s not surprising that most of my blog posts are about those fields. In a world that is becoming increasingly influenced by science, it makes perfect sense for … Continue reading

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Science Literacy in Context

As an independent math tutor and physics tutor, I suppose it’s inevitable that I pay more attention than most people do to public perceptions of people like me who are interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) subjects. A particularly … Continue reading

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