Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Elementary Math tutors in Buffalo Grove, IL
"It can be difficult for students to feel motivated if they have experienced "failures" or consistently run into obstacles they do not feel equipped to overcome. That's where I find it critical to provide opportunities for students to experience success through small steps. I also find it critical to work with content in a way that connects to their interests and to real-world situations and problems. I have a strong understanding of both the "science" and the "art" of teaching. I am a patient and enthusiastic educator with extensive knowledge research-based best practices." ...
- Linfield College - BA, Education
- University of Oregon - MS, Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:HSPT Prep, ISEE, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, Essay Editing, Reading, College Essays, Phonics, Elementary Math
"Since early high school, I have tutored both peers and younger students in a variety of subjects. I received my BA with Honors from Brown University in 2010, where I studied Spanish and Biology, and am currently pursuing my Master's Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Northwestern University. My areas of expertise include: Spanish, math through Algebra 2, biology, chemistry, physics, English (writing, comprehension and college essay instruction), and test preparation for the GRE, ACT, and SAT."
- Brown University - BA, Hispanic Studies and Pre Med
- Northwestern University - MS, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Tutoring Subjects:Chemistry, ACT, Biology, Spanish, Physics, Algebra, College Essays, Trigonometry, Elementary Math, SAT Math, ACT Math, ACT Science, ACT Reading, SAT Writing, Microbiology, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, PSAT, Biostatistics, ACT English, SAT, SAT Verbal, Geometry, Essay Editing
"I love to act, sing, make mixed CDs for friends, play with animals, read, write, and watch good movies. I have tutored independently for the past couple years; my teaching experiences include tutoring an eight-grade boy with Asperger's in reading and math, and a 9th grade girl in essay writing and editing. Most recently, I tutored two brothers, in the 4th and 5th grade respectively, in math. I also volunteer weekly as a mentor to a 4th grade girl at the Evanston YMCA, and have extensive babysitting experience."
- Northwestern University - BA, Theatre/Creative Writing/Psychology minor
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, Algebra, SAT Writing, ACT Writing, Elementary Math, Reading, ACT Science, ACT, ACT Reading, ACT Math, SAT Verbal, ACT English, SAT Math, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, College Essays
"With 4 years of tutoring experience with kids ranging from 8 to 18, I developed a range of skills for helping kids to make the connection at different stages in their school careers. In addition, as a gifted individual, I have the perspective to help gifted students who need and crave extra challenges and exposure above and beyond the standard curriculum. My goals in tutoring students is to help them find their self-confidence in their studies, make learning fun and exciting, and show students the joy of continuous learning that I hope will carry over into adulthood.." ...
- Western Governors University - BS, Business Management
Tutoring Subjects:Latin, Reading, Essay Editing, Writing, Elementary Math, Phonics, Grammar and Mechanics
"Since making this decision I have had experience with students of all ages. I taught weekly lessons to 2nd and 4th graders during the first year of my program at Vanderbilt and then student taught in a fifth grade and a kindergarten. Although I enjoy teaching in all subjects, my favorites are language arts/reading, Spanish, and science. I also provide ACT tutoring."
- Northwestern University - BA, Psychology with a minor in Spanish
- Vanderbilt University - M.Ed, Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Science, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT, ACT Writing, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, ACT Math, Phonics, ACT English, Essay Editing, Writing, ACT Reading, Reading, Spanish
"I am confident I can do this. With a patient, yet persistent style, I am certain I can be of assistance to you. I have been practicing law since I passed the bar in 2006, but am back in school to finish up my biology degree so that I can become a Patent Attorney. Before becoming a lawyer I aspired to be an elementary school teacher and do have a teaching background. I minored in elementary education in college, student taught during my last semester, and also worked as a teacher's aide for our local Special School District."
- Grinnell College - BA, Psychology/Education
- University of Missouri - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Writing, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Reading
"My fiancee and I just moved to the Chicago area. My passion for physics and math distinguishes me as a tutor because I explain the "why" behind the "how". My Experience: I have extensive experience with leading study groups while in school at Georgia Tech. Studying with such a diverse group of people allowed me insight into the different ways people learn and think about studying. Also, a deep understanding of physics and mathematics was fundamental to mastering the engineering subjects I studied every day."
- Georgia Institute of Technology - BS, Mechanical Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Science, Elementary Math, Calculus, Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Middle School Math, Geometry
"Academically, I specialized in social sciences, languages, and writing in undergrad and in law and legal research and writing in law school. Professionally, I am a licensed attorney. I bring a wide range of educational and professional experiences to my tutoring sessions and dedicate myself fully to engaging with students in a fun and interesting manner. Working with students of all ages to achieve their goals and reach the ever-important "aha!" moment draws me to tutoring."
- Purdue University, West Lafayette - BA, Political Science; Spanish Language and Literature
- Indiana University Maurer School of Law--Bloomington - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Economics, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Spanish, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, College Essays, History, Writing
" I really enjoy learning, especially about the way the world and living organisms work. Because of my interest in learning, in addition to courses in physics, I have taken courses in a wide variety of subjects including chemistry, psychology and biology. It is also my interest in learning that makes tutoring something I enjoy doing. As an undergraduate I spent time tutoring other students in several subject areas, including physics, chemistry, biology and math."
- UC Berkeley - BA, Physics
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, MCAT, Pre-Calculus, ACT Science, ACT, ACT Math, Biology, Algebra, Geometry, Middle School Math, Trigonometry, Chemistry, Elementary Math, Calculus, Statistics, Physics
" My specialties are math, essay writing and Spanish. I love algebra because it's so neat and there's always a right answer, and I enjoy helping students realize that it's more straightforward than it seems. I learned Spanish as a second language, and becoming fluent was one of the most exciting things I have ever done. Helping beginners to feel comfortable with the language is very rewarding."
- Northwestern University - B.S., Human Development and Psychological Services, Spanish minor
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, Elementary Math, ACT, ACT Reading, ACT English, SAT Math, Middle School Math, Essay Editing, ACT Math, SAT Writing, Spanish, ACT Science, College Essays, ACT Writing, SAT, Algebra
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