Award-Winning Elementary Math Tutors in Melrose Park, IL
Lee ...back individual, but I like to push my students. I know that every 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...
Northwestern University - BS, Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University - MS, Biomedical Engineering
Adham ...I enjoy tutoring one-on-one much more than group instructing. I find that my teaching style varies from student to student, however, I often employ the Socratic method, and I am still a believer in old school liberal arts methodologies, namely using your reasoning and wit to derive answers to almost all questions.
Loyola University-Chicago - BS, Biology
State Certified Teacher
Theresa ...as a Special Education teacher for grades 3-4 in a local public school district. In my three years as a certified Special Education Teacher, I've taught children with an array of special needs including Autism, ADHD, and other significant learning and cognitive disabilities. I pride myself in providing the absolute best learning experience for every...
Marquette University - BA, Public Relations
Alverno College - MS, Special Education
Paulina ...area, and with children who already excelled, but wished to push their grades 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....
Loyola University-Chicago - BS, Biology
Midwestern University-Downers Grove - D.O, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Zach ...to pursue studies in Acoustics. At Northern, I tutored various subjects for two years and grew to love the act of teaching and sharing knowledge. I especially enjoy working on test prep, mathematics and writing as these are, from my point of view, the essential skills towards navigating today's world. I also have extensive background...
Northern Illinois University - BF, Music Performance
Love ...of hard work and effort as it is very important for the teacher to look at things from the student's perspective. I absolutely love teaching Mathematics and I feel proud to share that most of my students have become Math's wizards even though they didn't like the subject earlier. My teaching pedagogy involves innovative hands-on...
DIT - B Tech, Computer Science
Kelley School of Business - MS, Information Systems
Hannah ...I am currently working with young adults with 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,...
Washington University in St Louis - BA, Pre-med/Psychology, Minor in Gender Studies
Kandice ...always find relevant, hands on ways to engage students in learning, resulting in improved performance. I am tutor in a variety of subjects, but am most excited about Reading, Writing, Phonics, Elementary Math, Study Skills,and Public Speaking. In my spare time I enjoy taking road trips, reading novels, blogging, and creating boards on Pinterest.... My teaching philosophy is rooted in differentiation. When I truly know the social, emotional, as well as the academic needs of a student, I can better serve them. Learning is a holistic journey that is about process and product.
University of Chicago - B.A., Pyschology
University of Chicago - M.A., Teaching
Kelly ...about business subjects and mathematics. I consider myself a lifelong learner and enjoy sharing that passion and experience with students to help them achieve their goals. I take personal pride in helping my students achieve significant academic improvement and develop a deeper understanding of materials that they can apply to real-world situations. In my spare...
Indiana University-Bloomington - Bachelors, Finance, Business Economics and Public Policy
University of Chicago - Masters, Strategy, Operations, and Marketing
Stephen ...those interested in going to graduate school. Additionally I have taught English grammar, 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...
Grinnell College - BA, Computer Science