Frank M - Private Tutor in West London
I work for the London School of Economics and Harvard University, where I co-teach a 120-student graduate-level class on international economic development and produce applied research on economies in Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This year, I will also co-teach a class on international trade with the Dean of the School of Public Policy at LSE! I have a Bachelor's degree from Brown University in physics and philosophy and a Master's degree from Harvard in economics and public policy, where my thesis won 'Most Outstanding'. Outside of work, I deeply enjoy tutoring students to assist with Economics, Mathematics, Physics and college applications. I especially enjoy awakening students inner curiosity and passion for knowledge, learning and excellence.
Subjects I Teach
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
I've always loved pedagogy. I've deeply enjoyed the last two years where I've been co-teaching international economic development at Harvard to graduate students ranging from their early 20s to mid-career students with decades of work experience. Engaging students on this fascinating and important subject in both a large classroom setting and in a smaller office hour setting has been thrilling. I have received exceptional student feedback and been awarded with a Teaching Distinction for two consecutive years. I also have very fond memories of leading study groups during my studies in physics and economics and of tutoring students in a private capacity on various of subjects throughout.
My Approach to Tutoring
I love to inspire students and ignite their passion with case-studies and discussions about real-world applications. I employ Socratic approach designed for deeper learning and retention, where there is an ongoing dialogue that helps clarify concepts and course material. My pedagogical objective is for students to gain the confidence, independence, and curiosity to tackle assignments (and more) on their own.
Fun Facts About Me
I love progressive rock from the 1970s and have read every one of Kurt Vonnegut's novels!
My Client Testimonials
International Economic Development
"Frank is amazing! He knows the material inside and out, presents it in an accessible way, and genuinely cares that we are learning. He asked for a lot of feedback about the way section was done, especially early in the course, and adjusted to meet student needs. When I've attended office hours with him, he's been great at helping me untangle complex questions in development and brings in additional nuance from beyond the course materials. I especially appreciate that he is humble about what we don't know and the limitations of what we cover in the course. Thank you, Frank, for being our guide to the semester!"
International Economic Development
"Frank is the best teaching fellow! He cares so much about students' understanding the questions. He is brilliant but also an excellent teacher. His review sessions focused on applying the concepts taught during lectures, and he made everything so easily digestible and easy to understand. Absolutely fantastic. Thank you so much Frank!!!!"
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