Award-Winning Elementary Math Tutors in New York, NY
Priyanka "...I make sure my students understand and practice every concept before being bombarded with new information. My goal for my students is to show consistent progress with their scores. I believe learning should be fun. Math tends to give students anxiety on its own..."
Jay "... Since graduation, I have been doing research in cardiology and pursuing a Master’s Degree in Public Health at SUNY Downstate. I graduated Summa Cum Laude as a Biomedical major at Brooklyn Technical High School, where I tutored fellow classmates for the SAT/ PSAT/ SSAT/ SHSAT, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus, and AP US History exams. This is in addition to serving as Class President in the Student Government..."
Sophie Davis at City College - BS, Bio-Medical
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine - M.D., Medicine
Giavonna "... I worked as an ESL instructor, Kindergarten teacher, private tutoring instructor, and Kindergarten department head during my four years in Thailand. Outside of my normal duties of being a homeroom teacher or administrator at the private school I worked at, I also tutored English and basic Math to young students in their homes around Bangkok. I love tutoring because not only is it rewarding to help someone academically, it helps me as a teacher understand a range of student needs that may be overlooked in the big classroom..."
York University (Toronto) - BA (Honors), Criminology
Wagner College - MSc in Education, Childhood Education and Special Education
Beiwen "... I was born and raised in China until age 14 and attended a secondary school in Singapore for two years before I went to California for high school. After moving to the east coast for college, I studied abroad in Denmark for a semester. Therefore, I have experience working with diverse population. Outside of work, I am a theater-goer who loves action movies..."
Irina "I am a high school teacher with 12 years of experience. I have taught various sections of high school Mathematics, including Advanced Math I and II, as well as middle school Science. I am also a college professor and have taught Western Humanities at Montclair State University and Russian History at NYU. Besides an ABD Ph.D..."
Lomonosov Moscow State University - BS - Summa cum laude, Physical Geography
State Certified Teacher
Simona "I have been teaching in NYC for a few years and it has opened my eyes to different types of learners. Being able to accommodate students with different learning styles has broadened my horizons as an educator and has ultimately increased my desire to teach (and learn). Having been exposed to diverse learning atmospheres with small and large groups of students, lower socioeconomic and affluent NYC areas, all with different teaching philosophies has made me qualified and eager to tutor.."
Hunter College - BA, Childhood Education/English Language Arts
State Certified Teacher
Alexandra "...The notes I write are yours to keep when I am done, so you can keep them to review on your own at any time. I tend to incorporate practice problems into my lesson to reinforce what I've explained, because I truly believe practice makes perfect. Success in any subject can come with enough practice and with enough time spent talking through key concepts. I have additional experience in the classroom from working as a remedial math and literacy teacher for elementary school students..."
Kate "...It is an integral part of my job to set a plan for students to follow, and implement it in a way specific to their needs. Over the years, I have developed a passion for the subjects I tutor. I not only teach the students the subject matter, but why it is important to their overall knowledge..."
SUNY Binghamton - BA, Chemistry
Nicole "...While working with students, I observe each individual to see how each student learns, and then teach the student the way that will work the best for him or her. This may change based on subject matter or concepts. I am a certified teacher for students Preschool through 8th grade, with additional certifications in Special Education and Middle School Mathematics. I encourage students to work through problems, and offer guidance or direct instruction throughout when needed..."
Kathleen "This is my fifth year of teaching, and my first year with Varsity Tutors! I am currently a New York City public school educator, teaching a 5th grade class, after spending three years teaching 2nd grade. As a teacher I strive to ensure each of my students receives a high quality education that meets their needs. As a tutor, this goal also applies..."