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Mr. Anthony D.

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"I believe very strongly that education is not something you can expect from a classroom- it is something that you must expect from yourself.

For that reason, I have devoted much of my life to self-betterment and to sharing what I have learned with others. Ultimately, it is my aim to make sure that any student I work with will not just learn WHAT to learn, but also HOW to learn. Effectively, I would more...

"I believe very strongly that education is not something you can expect from a classroom- it is something that you must expect from yourself.

For that reason, I have devoted much of my life to self-betterment and to sharing what I have learned with others. Ultimately, it is my aim to make sure that any student I work with will not just learn WHAT to learn, but also HOW to learn. Effectively, I would like to teach myself out of a job!

My strongest areas of knowledge are, unsurprisingly, my strongest personal interests. I love languages, mathematics, and all of the various sciences that study the unique aspects and qualities of the human mind and the human experience. I have spent many thousands of volunteer hours teaching others on a wide variety of topics and have gained valuable insight into how to help students get the most out of their efforts.

I am a nationally certified sign language interpreter with over a decade of experience. I also have one pair of dearly departed Deaf grandparents, one deaf cousin, and countless Deaf personal friends. I have helped hundreds of people significantly improve their sign language skills. My lessons are unique in that, instead of spending class time memorizing vocabulary or key phrases, I build up the very foundation of skills necessary to quickly excel at language learning.

I have well over a decade of experience working in mathematics classrooms- sometimes as an interpreter, and sometimes as an assistant. I have helped many students to grow from frustrated and befuddled to confident and capable. The math and science teachers that I have worked with have universally praised the clarity and creativity that I bring to the teaching table.

I hold a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, which includes concentrations in Psychology and Sociology. My GPA in the major was 4.0. Of course, it's one thing to KNOW a subject, but quite another to be able to TEACH it. I don't just ask my students to recite definitions by rote. I ask them to consider how knowledge of mental processes an" less...

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fee: $30 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 0 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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Education and Qualifications

certified: Anthony D. is a certified tutor

Thomas Edison State University, Social Sciences

West Haven, CT 06516

Subjects Tutored

Algebra 1 - Psychology - Sign Language - Sociology