Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Elementary Math tutors in Des Plaines, IL
"I love kids and teaching. I've been working with children since I taught Sunday school in High School. I continued at college by volunteering during homework time at a local homeless shelter and working at the college writing center. After graduation, as jobs and family commitments allowed, I continued to volunteer, again at a homeless shelter through a Chicago Public School program."
- University of Illinois - Chicago - BA, History
- DePaul University - MA, Media and Cinema Studies
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, ACT Writing, College Essays, ACT English, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, ISEE, HSPT Prep, Essay Editing, Phonics, Writing, SAT Verbal, ACT Reading, Reading
"Hi there! My name is Michael and I am extremely passionate about education. I believe that education is extremely important in today’s society in all forms; that is why I love delivering knowledge and assisting students in enhancing their educational experiences. I realized that I loved helping and teaching at an early age when I began assisting my younger brothers with their homework. In high school I began tutoring my peers and soon began tutoring for local non-profit organizations including The Education Center in Naperville, the Student Opportunities for After-school Resources program (S.O.A.R.) in Champaign, along with ...
- University of Illinois-Champaign - BS, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Writing, Essay Editing, Biology, ACT Science, ACT Reading, Pre-Calculus, Elementary Math, ACT English, Geometry, Physics, Algebra, Middle School Math, ACT, Grammar and Mechanics, Calculus, Phonics, Reading, ACT Math, Statistics, Writing, Trigonometry
" I graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Math Education. I have Illinois Secondary Education Certification in Mathematics Grade 6-12. I specialize in tutoring in math, at all levels, and also ACT preparation for math and science. I have worked with middle school, high school and college students for over five years, and I recently completed my student teaching with the tenth and eleventh grade Geometry and Intermediate Algebra II. I enjoy tutoring students and helping them build confidence in their ability to achieve, both academically and socially." ...
- University of Illinois at Chicago - Bachelor of Science , Teaching Secondary MathematicsBachelor of Science Concentration: Teaching Secondary Mathematics
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Elementary Math, Geometry, Calculus, ACT Math, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, SAT Math, ACT Science
"I've been involved in multiple tutoring programs since my freshman year of high school. After completing my organic chemistry course at Loyola University Chicago, my professor hired me as a TA, and I maintained that job for one year until I graduated. I am also a certified MCAT/ACT instructor. Additionally, I've spent over one year as a tutor at the tutoring center at Loyola University Chicago."
- Loyola University Chicago - BS, Biology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Chemistry, MCAT, Essay Editing, Physiology, Organic Chemistry, Anatomy, College Essays, Algebra, Middle School Math, Biology, Writing
"“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” This quote from Anthony J. D'Angelo is one of my favorites, and is very closely aligned with my perspective on education. I have been afforded many opportunities to learn from passionate teachers, my enthusiastic parents, and other friends who share my interests."
- University of Illnois at Chicago - BS, Biological Sciences and French and Francophone Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, French, Biostatistics, Biology, Algebra, Elementary Math
"As a tutor, my goal is to enable kids to become stellar students by demystifying the writing process. From mastering basic study skills to writing a killer college application essay, I want students to feel confident with their ability to communicate ideas effectively. My experience as a tutor, mentor and editor has provided me with the opportunity to help a variety of students, from kindergarteners just learning to read, to high school seniors writing the essays that will gain them access to top-tier universities. In my years as a teacher’s assistant for college freshmen, a workshop teacher at 826 Chicago, and a literacy tutor with ...
- Oberlin College - BA, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Math, SAT Verbal, SAT, Essay Editing, College Essays, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, Reading, Phonics, SAT Writing, Writing
"As a tutor, I like to begin with structured strategies for learning concepts and applying them to new tasks. If working on a school or college subject, I will incorporate the students' own classroom texts with my own additional examples or readings. If working for test prep, I would like to work with the student in his or her own test prep book (I will have the same myself) working through specific strategies for each question. My past tutoring and teaching experiences include working with individual college students on English essay writing, Intro Micro- and Macroeconomics, and 4th-5th grade creative writing." ...
- Indiana University - BA, English; Speechwriting
- University of Cambridge - MPhil, English
- University of Chicago Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, History, PSAT, HSPT Prep, Elementary Math, Economics, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Writing, College Essays, Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, Middle School Math, ACT Math, SAT Math, ACT, Algebra, LSAT, ISEE, GRE, Writing, ACT English, ACT Reading, Reading, SAT, ACT Science
"Hi! My name is Caroline, and I'm a Chicago transplant (but a Northeasterner at heart). I'm also a 2010 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I earned a Masters degree in creative writing. I love to read and write, cheer for the Chicago Blackhawks, and, of course, help students meet their academic goals. My favorite tutoring subjects include composition and reading comprehension, and I enjoy working with students of all ages!."
- St. Lawrence University - BA, English
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MFA, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Writing, SAT Math, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Writing, Algebra, Middle School Math, ACT English, ACT Science, SAT Verbal, Algebra, HSPT Prep, SAT, SAT Writing, ACT, Elementary Math
"My math tutoring experience ranges from grade school to college levels, up to and including Calculus II. I've tutored at Penn State's Learning Center as well as students at home. My passion for education comes through in my teaching methods, as I believe that all students have the ability to learn a subject as long as it is presented to them in a way in which they are able to grasp. I use both analytical as well as graphical methods or a combination of the two as needed to cater to each student."
- Penn State - BS, Industrial Engineering
- UIC - M Arch, Architecture
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, GRE, SAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Geometry, Essay Editing, Chemistry, Algebra, Middle School Math, Pre-Calculus, College Essays, Physics, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics, Elementary Math
"Hi there! I am a conscientious, experienced Latin tutor. I recently relocated to Chicago from Cincinnati, OH, where I was a preferred Latin tutor at a high school that consistently ranks in U.S. News' and Newsweek's lists of top 100 high schools in the nation. In Cincinnati, I worked with Latin students at all levels."
- Indiana University Bloomington - BA, Classical Studies: Latin & Greek, Theatre & Drama, minor in Art History
Tutoring Subjects:Latin, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Reading, Elementary Math, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Verbal, Reading, Essay Editing, Writing, ACT English, ACT Writing, SAT, College Essays, SAT Writing
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