## MASTERING MATH | WHAT'S HOLDING YOUR CHILD BACK?

Has your child complained that he or she is bad at math? Or has your child questioned the point of learning math altogether?

Have they ever asked, "When am I ever going to apply math concepts in real life?"

Math is the language of the natural world. As adults, it is our responsibility to help our children to understand that. Give them the gift of self confidence that proper math tutoring provides.

## MATH AS PART OF NATURAL WORLD

Many things on Earth are governed by mathematical law. For example, Fibonacci’s golden ratio and Newton’s law of universal gravitation apply to all forms of life.

Mathematics allow humans to make sense of the world.

Your brain is a muscle. With the right mental exercises, and through mathematical thought, it can grow.

By tackling more challenging math problems, young brains can establish more synaptic connections. Your math tutor will show you methods that will have you saying, "this is easy!" In fact, active learning helps both young and adult brains to become more powerful and skillful.

### One on OneTutoring

We know that nothing beats one-on-one tutoring.

We make efficient use of your child's focus, time, and energy to help them learn the most important math concepts they will then have for life. Our tutors work together with students to understand their problem areas and create a plan to overcome them and gain confidence. Aside from teaching individual topics, we also help your child gain a deeper understanding of how major tests are constructed so they can not be intimidated by them any more.

Your math tutor will navigate each content area at a pace that's comfortable for you and work with you until you know it well. Your math tutor will also help you develop a real sense of confidence and readiness for your exams.

How often have you walked into an exam hall feeling you know everything that needs to be known, but become unglued when you start reading the questions? That's not going to happen ever again.

### OurExpertise

Here is a quick look at some of the core concepts that our math tutors will be teaching

• Multiplication Counting Principles
• Functions
• Understanding Slope
• Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles
• Laws of Logic and Conditional Statements
• SOH CAH TOA
• Unit Conversions
• Solving Inequalities
• Complex Numbers
• Parabolas: General Form, Intercept, and Vertex
• … and more!

### WhyChoose Us

At Alexander Tutoring, we are not just math tutors. We strive to be good role models for your child too. We work tirelessly to help your child realize his or her full academic potential.

With our leading tutoring services, math is a subject that no longer needs to be feared or shunned. When you choose our math tutoring services, we do not teach tricks or gimmicks. It is all about pure practice, strategy, and mastering core concepts that promote deep learning.

These skills work on the test and beyond!

## WILDER SCHAAF

His fascination with physics and mathematics began in High School. It's been a large part of who he is ever since.

Wilder earned his BA in Physics from Middlebury College in 2015. He then developed an interest in computer science and math. So he picked up a major and minor, respectively.

## ANGELIQUE ALEXANDER

Angelique has had two passions both of which she has been lucky enough to study and work in professionally. The first is teaching mathematics. The second is Opera.

As a teacher, Angelique’s strength is her ability to connect with her students and her abilities to break down difficult material with multiple representations.

### MEET OUR TEAM

We are committed to making an impact in the lives of our students and families.

SEAN ALEXANDER

Sean discovered a fascination for physics when he was just fifteen, when he proof-read a friend’s report on black holes. In one semester, he read every physics book in his school’s library. He was hooked, but his love of teaching came a bit later.

HOWARD ISACCSON

A key member of the Kepler Space Telescope missions at UC Berkeley, he brings a unique and exciting perspective to his math and physics teaching at Alexander Tutoring.

GERALD MORGAN

He noticed his strong love for mathematics at the tender age of eight years old. Though difficult, he welcomed the challenge and enjoyed the sense of accomplishment that accompanied solving each equation.

ANGELIQUE ALEXANDER

Angelique has had two passions both of which she has been lucky enough to study and work in professionally. The first is teaching mathematics, the second is Opera.

WILDER SCHAAF

Wilder is currently pursuing his Master’s in Physics from San Francisco State University. In his free time, he likes to run, snowboard, travel, and play with Legos.

FELIX ROJAS

With a B.S degree in Chemistry from The Central University of Venezuela, he started delving into physics and mathematics to take on one of the most fascinating areas of knowledge, Quantum Mechanics, and the application of its concepts in the atomic and molecular world.

ALEXANDER SHEYNIS

Between spaceships, lightsabers, and the mystical powers of the Force (which one later finds out is a fundamental concept that drives all of physics... not the mystical part but the force part), a young boy’s imagination was stolen.

Maddy is a recent graduate of University of a California Davis, with a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering.

## We Work With

### San Francisco Schools

St. Ignatius College Preparatory
2001 37th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94116
www.siprep.org

Convent and Stuart Hall
San Francisco, CA 94115
www.sacredsf.org

San Francisco Waldorf High School
470 W Portal Ave
San Francisco, CA 94127
www.sfwaldorf.org/high-school

### San Francisco Libraries

J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University
1630 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
library.sfsu.edu

West Portal Library
190 Lenox Way
San Francisco, CA 94127
sfpl.org

Mission Branch Library
300 Bartlett St
San Francisco, CA 94110
sfpl.org