# Award-Winning Elementary Math Tutors in Mokena, IL

Jourdan ...approach math problems, so there is usually a way that fits the student the best. This reflects my tutoring style, because I like to see where a student has problems understanding, and complete the problem in a way that they can connect with. It is important to see how students approach a problem on their...

Johns Hopkins University - BS, Biomedical Engineering

Eric ...math as low as elementary school mathematics and as high as Multivariable Calculus and Abstract Algebra. Personally, I prefer to tutor Calculus I. It is one of the most applicable mathematics courses and forces the student to put together all prior math knowledge. My biggest quality as a tutor is that I am able to...

Northern Illinois University - BS, Mathematics

Northern Illinois University - MS, Mathematics

Katie ...to help my students succeed in every way possible, no matter the subject. My teaching style is very hands-on and involved. I begin by assessing which way a student learns best and then tailor the material to fit their learning needs. As their skills and knowledge evolve, I evolve with them. We will work together...

Northeastern Illinois University - Current Undergrad, Music Education

Lisa ...am a firm proponent of peer-to-peer learning and the importance of a strong education. I hope not only to assist with your academic needs, but also to inspire critical thinking and challenge you to become a better student! Outside of my career pursuits and tutoring, I enjoy crocheting, painting, blogging and watching too much Netflix.

University of Illinois at Chicago - BS, Biological Sciences

Judie ...and have done so for more than ten years - it's a great activity to develop confidence and teamwork. I come from a large family- -12 brothers and sisters - and like to make people laugh. Even when we are doing homework! I always find out what the student knows, and what might be confusing...

Monmouth College - BS, Psychology and Physical Education

Harvard Graduate School of Education - Masters of Education, Education, General Purposes

James ...that there is nothing a person cannot achieve with proper teaching and training, and that every student can succeed. Moreover, my approach has always been to teach not 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...

Loyola University Chicago - Bachelors, Political Science, Economics

Tina ...hard time understanding the concepts or sometimes they just choose not to learn the concept. But I can always find a way to help them realize that math is not a complicated subject. What they really need is a little bit of encouragement and a little bit of practicing easier questions to build their confidence...

University of Hawaii at Manoa - BS, Mathematics

Mengyi ...subjects). I also have experience tutoring graduate students with ESL. I love getting to know my students and understanding how they study best. I tailor my teaching style and methods to each individual, and sometimes I find that the most effective way to learning is to have the student teach it back to me. I...

Princeton - BA, International Relations

Subash I have been a tutor at multiple colleges and universities for about 4 years. My students have appreciated my efforts in helping them with their classes and that motivates me to continue tutoring.... To make a student understand something, you have to approach the problem from student's point of view. So, its very important to know how does a student understand the problem.

Illinois Institute of Technology - B.S., Computer Engineering

Molly ...In each lesson, I use a variety of methods - stories, games, worksheets, writing, manipulative activities, etc. - to ensure (1) a deep understanding of academic content and (2) an engaging, fun, authentic interaction with each subject area. Likewise, as a Teacher and Tutor, I focus on problem solving; developing real, concrete skills and strategies...

Columbia University - BA, History

Northwestern University - M.S.Ed., Elementary Education