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 Melbourne - Narre Warren South

Teaching math through questions

Melbourne tutor in Algebra, Calculus, Further Maths, Geometry, Maths, Maths Methods, Maths Specialist

Hi, I'm Yianni. For over a decade I've been using question-asking (the "Socratic method") to teach mathematics more effectively than would otherwise be possible using more conventional teaching methodologies.

My teaching philosophy is simple:
-- Develop clear and comprehensive techniques for solving the relevant mathematical problems.
-- Use Socratic dialogue to help students reinvent and rediscover these techniques for themselves.
-- Use pictures to support the development of intuition and real understanding.
-- Test students repeatedly to find and address ‘gaps’ in their knowledge.

Past students have included four year-olds, PhD students, and many, many Year 12 students. Some have been neurotypical, while others have had ADHD, dyslexia or autism. And while some have been gifted, most came to me either because they were struggling with gaps in their knowledge, or due to an absence of motivation. In all cases, students have responded positively to the Socratic method.

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Fourteen years tutoring experience. In that time I've taught four-year old children, PhD students, and everything in-between. About 1/2 of my students are usually Year 12 students, while the remaining 1/2 are either above or below that level


University of Melbourne, Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Pure Mathematics).
University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Science (Pure Mathematics).
Melbourne High School, Victorian Certificate of Education, ENTER Score 99.15


$50/hour for Year 1 through to Year 10
$60/hour for Year 11 and 12 students
Please enquire about rates in connection with university and other tertiary-level subjects

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Yes, I'm cleared to work with children in Victoria until 06-Oct-2026 (details available on request)


Joined Tutor Finder on 12-Jan-2022 (updated profile on 21-Apr-2022)
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Calculus (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Further Maths (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Geometry (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Maths (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Maths Methods (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Maths Specialist (Secondary)
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