Learning should be a fun and pain-free experience. A goal of teaching is to tap into the natural curiosity of students and turn learning into a discovery.
Andy Chan has a rich background in the biological sciences. As a native English speaker from the US, Andy has volunteered his spare time to teach English as a private tutor to local children. He incorporates his knowledge of the sciences into his teaching to enrich his lessons and foster his students’ natural curiosity. Andy continues to pursue his goal of becoming a Medical Laboratory Scientist, while also developing his career as a Biology and English teacher.
- MS Medicine (Medical Science): Taipei Medical University
- BS (Biology): University of California: San Diego
As a tutor, one of the challenges I face is dealing with difficult responses from my students. It is frustrating at times when children become uncooperative or show unruly behaviors. From my own experience, as well as advice I have gathered from colleagues, the best course of action involves composure, active listening, clear communication, using positive reinforcement, and modeling good behavior. Composure The first… Read More
Learning a new language can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be boring. When I learned English as a child, I enjoyed discovering the language beyond textbook and grammar exercises. Some of my favourite and most effective ways to learn English are through music, video games, cooking, and the radio. Read on for ideas of how you can use these tools to learn too. Read More