# Award-Winning Calculus Tutors in Oak Park, IL

Ryan ...a personal learning opportunity for me as well. Each student is unique in his/her learning approach and tutoring forces me to see problems through the eyes of the student, to challenge myself to widen my own perspective, and to innovate methods in explaining complex concepts. My goal for each tutoring session is to truly dialogue with the student and encourage him/her to discuss the underlying principles behind each lesson, not just listen to a lecture....

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management - MBA, Design Innovation, Management and Strategy

Igor ...concept in straightforward and totally plain language to describe the relationships between all of the moving parts in math and science subjects. I use familiar analogies as needed to paint a picture of the models students should imagine to successfully solve problems and wrap their heads around the concepts. After learning with me, you will be able to navigate any problem because you will know the subject backwards and forwards, from the ground up. I...

University of Wisconsin - BS, Chemical Engineering AND Chemistry

Vivaldi ...endorsed in middle school math and physical science. I also carry an algebra endorsement. Math courses I have taught include Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Pre-Calculus and Calculus. Science courses I have taught include Earth and Space Science, Life Science, and Physical Science. I have served as both a Math and Science Department chair, and a Science Instructional Coach. I am also very knowledgeable of the Mathematics Common Core and the Next Generation Science...

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

University of Illinois at Chicago - Masters, Education

Nikolaj ...interested in interior design and architecture. I discovered that what I really liked about building sets was getting to create a space that felt real, and I've been trying to find a way to branch out into that world a little more. In terms of online video, I watch a lot of YouTube videos from a small collection of channels. There's a company called Rooster Teeth that operates a handful of channels as well as...

Richard ...Statistics, and Computer Science. I like tutoring Math. Math is usually the reason people are afraid to choose majors and avoid taking some classes. The look on a student's face when he understands a concept is priceless. The power a student feels when she is able to understand and solve problems is unlimited. I believe that people learn best when they can connect the material they are trying to learn, to something they already know....

Iowa State University - BS, Computer Engineering

Iowa State University - PhD, Computer Engineering

Nathaniel Nathan...One of the things I find most rewarding is explaining math. My career goal is to become a college professor, teach math, and do research. I am currently a Senior with a math major at Loyola University Chicago and have been accepted to their masters program. I also like playing tennis, whiffle ball, and writing poetry.

Loyola University Chicago - Current Undergrad, Mathematics

Loyola University Chicago - Current Grad Student, Mathematics

Evan ...is one of my favorites in particular, because I enjoy seeing my students realize that, while it is kind of intimidating at first, Calculus is just as easy as the math that came before it. I also enjoy helping students learn to get comfortable with standardized tests like the ACT. I keep both of us in a good mood so that the test doesn't seem as frustrating as it used to be for them. The...

Benjamin ...experience everything there is in the world. She told me to start a podcast where I interview all kinds of people about all kinds of things and call it, "A Little Bit of Everything." I haven't done that yet, but maybe you could be my first guest! I value teaching because it helps me continue to learn and sharpen my mind. I also enjoy being able to pass on the knowledge I have been given....

Northwestern University - Bachelor of Arts, Theatre with a minor in Business Institutions

Lulia ...I tutored college level math and chemistry. I also have extensive experience working with elementary and middle school students, teaching them various sciences. I am passionate about science and hope to inspire and motivate current students. I believe that everyone learns differently and as a tutor I cater to each student's different learning style to ensure that they truly understand the material and are able to apply it to their course and beyond!... Patience, persistence and inspiration is key!

University of California-Berkeley - Bachelors, Chemistry

Hannah ...Aspergers at a social service agency. I have extensive experience tutoring and mentoring children, teenagers, and young adults, including those with developmental and/or learning disabilities. These experiences have taught me to approach every new student as a unique individual with her or her own slew of strengths, limitations, and learning styles. I make sure to tailor my tutoring approach accordingly, as I continue to reassess the best strategies for that particular student's success.

Washington University in St Louis - BA, Pre-med/Psychology, Minor in Gender Studies