Award-Winning Elementary Math Tutors in Kansas City, MO
Kim ...me because I have proclaimed that Math is my passion. (It's true!) I have taught and tutored students in a wide variety of math levels from elementary school through college. I love helping students overcome insecurities with Math. My next favorite subject is Spanish. Learning a second language can be an amazing experience because you learn to communicate with another culture. In my free time, I enjoy watching my kids in their various sports, theater, and...
Kansas State University - BS, Mathematics Education
Kansas State University - MS, Curriculum and Instruction
Anna ...to work with Varsity Tutors in August of 2014, I worked in a K-8 school as an intervention math teacher. There, I tutored elementary- and middle-school students in math in small groups. Working in that setting taught me more about how to explain abstract concepts simply and creatively, and about how to use quizzes and evaluations to track student progress. During college, I helped my peers learn French both individually and in small groups; and...
University of Kansas - BA, BA, Biology, Environmental Studies
Canise ...comprehension and fluency. A few years later, I began my Masters in Counseling. I worked successfully as an elementary counselor until I received my Ed. Specialist in Leadership and Superintendency. I have been in a leadership role for 9 years. Four of the nine years were at the High School Level, which was a tremendously great experience. Of course, my plans to enter a doctoral program are near. I have developed a special interest in...
Ottawa University-Kansas City - Bachelors, Elementary Education
William Woods University - Masters, Counseling
Vaishnavi ...classroom and are able to apply it to real-life situations. I have learned to adapt to the individual needs of each student. Furthermore, I also volunteer at the UMKC Dream Project, an organization in which we tutor middle school and high school students from the Kansas City area. As a current medical student at UMKC, I am able to tutor higher level science courses, but I am also comfortable with helping my clients with math...
UMKC - BA, Biology
UMKC School of Medicine - MD, Medicine
Chad ...hope to help others succeed as well. My favorite subject to tutor is physics because I feel like learning to apply a few fundamental principles to different real world situations is extremely useful in any discipline. While tutoring I try to help students master the fundamentals so they can apply them to the material we're working on as well as future material. Outside academia, I help look after my four siblings and play more League...
Dartmouth College - BA, Economics
Clayton ...of experience teaching upper elementary education. The last two years of my career were spent in Hong Kong at an international Christian school. During this time, I learned a lot about how to connect with a wide variety of students and learning styles. In 2007, I received my Bachelor's in Elementary Education at Missouri Western State University and, in 2010, I completed my Master's in Elementary Administration at William Woods University. I consider myself to...
Missouri Western State University - BS, Elementary Education
William Woods University - MS, Elementary Administration
Christopher ...I have a long background in the arts and literature. I completed a BFA in Painting at the University of Iowa, a JD at the University of Tulsa and an MA in Classics at the University of Kansas. After law school, I practiced law in New York City for ten years before deciding to go back to school for Classics. I am currently developing a publication on the relative clause in Ancient Greek and I...
University of Iowa - BFA, Art
University of Kansas - MA, Classics
Lindsay ...full time student at the University of Missouri Kansas City. I am pursuing a degree in middle school education with an emphasis in mathematics. Though I find all aspects of education important, I have a passion for mathematics. I want to share my love with mathematics with others. While tutoring or educating, I strive to make learning fun and interesting for all my students. In my free time I enjoy traveling, cheerleading, and reading.
UMKC - BA, Middle School Education
Eli I have over eight years experience tutoring, mostly in math and science, but other subjects as well. I attempt to find analogous concepts from a student's other interests or daily experiences to make abstract concepts more understandable. I believe that generally, grasping a concept follows on from realizing it's not so foreign as we used to think.
University of Missouri Kansas City - BS, Biology
Brennan ...and my natural talent for explaining concepts in a variety of ways began to emerge. My patient and caring nature allows me to reach a variety of students and help them reach a new level of understanding and knowledge. I enjoy tutoring all types of students and learners in all different subject areas. As a current 4th grade teacher, I value education and enjoy working with all types of students in both the classroom and...
Southern Methodist University - BA, English, Spanish
University of Illinois at Chicago - M.Ed., Elementary Education
State Certified Teacher