Award-Winning Elementary Math Tutors in Lake in the Hills, IL
Rachel ...Goshen College--a liberal arts college in northern Indiana--where I studied English and Secondary Education. Since graduation, I have taught high school English, taught 5th and 6th grade Art, tutored elementary and middle school students, worked and taught at an orphanage in Cambodia, and am currently working in a 5th grade classroom. While I tutor a...
Goshen College - B.A., Secondary Education
State Certified Teacher
Paulina ...to the maximum. I adjust my tutoring style to each student, but I always focus on understanding the main idea and purpose behind the material in order to eliminate memorization whenever possible. In particular, I enjoy teaching science because it fascinates me. Other areas that I tutor are : ACT preparation, math (through pre-calculus), English...
Loyola University-Chicago - BS, Biology
Midwestern University-Downers Grove - D.O, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
James ...just the test, but the thought processes behind it. I'm proud that my students can learn not only how to improve on the areas I work with them on, but also writing, analytics and critical thinking that let them perform at their potential in the long term. As a proud member of Varsity Tutors, I...
Loyola University Chicago - Bachelors, Political Science, Economics
Stephen ...reading, and conversational skills to ESL students in Chicago, Ecuador, and Colombia. While I tutor a number of subjects, I particularly enjoy helping students with standardized test strategy and following their scores as they increase towards their goal. When I tutor, I aim to lead students to an answer by example so that they can...
Grinnell College - BA, Computer Science
Lee ...student is able to do well and I really enjoy helping them along their path to success. But being laid back, I am also good at relaxing a student and helping point out what is important and what is not. In my free time, I enjoy writing music. I am also a die hard Packers...
Northwestern University - BS, Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University - MS, Biomedical Engineering
Abel ...teaching but about learning. The student needs to be gain interest via examples, questions, and humor in order to become proficient. A combination of written, visual, and visual aids the learning; advancement occurs over several stages, but should end with the student being able to work on problems as independently as possible.... I think it's about learning, not teaching. The student should be interested in what he or she is doing. A good tutor can give examples, clarification, and provide alternatives and encouragement that can help the student to become interested in the material.
Polytechnic Institute of New York University - Bachelors, Chemical Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - PHD, Chemical Engineering
Stripe ...best to meet you where you’re at. Working with a tutor doesn't have to be stuffy and dry, and it doesn't even have to feel like work. I think that most learning evolves out of having a conversation about the work we’re being asked to do. In my spare time, I enjoy biking, yoga, and...
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - BA, English
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Phd, English
Ryan ...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...
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management - MBA, Design Innovation, Management and Strategy
Anna ...playing mandolin. I think my studies have given me a unique perspective on what makes tutoring effective. In addition to teaching the academics of the subject, I find it important to identify the obstacles to learning the child may be experiencing (such as anxiety, testing environment, interpersonal difficulties, learning styles) and focus on enhancing the...
New York University - Bachelors, Psychology, Child/Adolescent Mental Health Studies, Creative Writing
Midwestern University-Downers Grove - Current Grad Student, Clinical Psychology
Kim I have 7 years of experience teaching fifth and sixth graders in Math, Reading, and English. I have a lso spent the past 7 summers tutoring students in grades K-7. I have a B.A. degree in Elementary Education from Millikin University with a middle school...
Millikin University - BA, Elementary Education
Concordia University - MA, Curriculum and Instruction
State Certified Teacher