Post: STEM Subjects (Math, Science, Computers)

    Dr. Joseph Gabriella / Japan & Tampa, Florida

    Posted on 8/25/16
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    When I was in high school, my parents were unable to help
    me with calculus because they had never studied the
    subject. For this reason, I sometimes struggled,
    experiencing feelings of extreme frustration and utter
    despair. Perhaps you have felt helpless as your child
    struggled with math or science. Maybe you are a student
    yourself who continues to struggle with math or science.

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    as I can, I can usually treat the symptom, but do not
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    Profile
    Uncle Joe is professionally known as Dr. Gabriella. In
    addition to a Ph.D. in education, he holds an MBA, MS,
    and BS. Ivy-league educated Dr. Gabriella has served as a
    lecturer or professor at universities in the U.S., Japan,
    and China. Currently resident in Japan, he is a senior
    manager and active consultant. A former high-school math
    teacher in Florida, Joseph is passionate about teaching
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    His services include small-group virtual tutoring and
    learning communities, curriculum design, and educational
    consulting / public speaking. You can view his blog at
    http://funstem.blogspot.jp/.

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