Nayoon Kim

Nayoon K.

Boston, MA
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Lesson Details

Calculus

Levels Taught:
Middle School, High School, College
I am an MIT tutor specializing in math and science, and I have taught math anywhere between pre-algebra and calculus (including algebra) for 5 years. I have taken AP Calculus BC while in high school, and I have taken Multivariable Calculus and Differential Equations at MIT, and I actively participated in many math competitions through elementary, middle, and high schools.

Before the lessons, I like to talk with parents, students, and/or teachers to fully gauge what they have been struggling with and how to best help them. Then I identify the student's gap in knowledge while helping them complete their homework and give them additional drilling problems as needed to help them fully master the materials and do well on their tests. I always carry around AP Calculus prep books or college calculus practice problems (depending on the students' levels) so that the students can practice these problems as needed. I also provide them with additional resources and practice problems as needed.

Since solving calculus problems often requires the knowledge from the previous courses, such as algebra, geometry, and precalculus, I drill them on these materials as needed so that the students can be fully caught up.

For the best results, I recommend 1.5-hour of lessons twice a week. However, this will also depend on the student's mathematical background. If this schedule does not work for you though, I would love to discuss with you so that we can come up with schedule that works well for you. If you think we may be good fits, please click the green button at the right.
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Nayoon passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Nayoon delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Females 5+ and males 5 to 30

Teaching since:
May 2010

“I would not have passed my test in such a short time without her. I hired her a week before my test. She was very professional and very smart, and she used different technique to help me remember.”
- Fabiola

“My daughter is so happy about her A in math. Thank you for everything you are teaching her!”
- S., Newton, MA

I'm an MIT tutor specializing in math and test prep, and I have taught math (anywhere from prealgebra to calculus) for 5 years. I have gotten perfect scores on SAT Math, SAT Math 2, and ACT Math. I also have taken AP Calc BC, AP Chem, and AP Bio. I have been an active member of math team throughout secondary school, and my sister and I solve math problems for fun in our spare time. I am especially experienced with the gifted students.

I believe in deep learning. Deep learning helps students build strong foundations to succeed in future courses. To facilitate this type of learning, I show how the formulas are derived and drill the students on concepts until they fully master the materials. If you think we may be a good fit, please click the green button on the right!

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Education

Biology
Aug 2008 - Jun 2012
MIT

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Korean
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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